Why Bother Singing Bhajanas and Kirtanas?

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Turnbridge, England: July 8, 1999 Srila Gurudeva: Why do we sing kirtanas, such as “Hari haraye namah krsna yadavaya namah,” “Jaya radhe, jaya krsna, jaya vrndavana,” and “Sri krsna caitanya prabhu nityananda”? Why...
How to Honor Prasadam

How to Honor Prasadam

Please accept our humble obeisance. All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga. For most of us, some of the main activities of our day are in relation to krsna-prasada – purchasing foodstuffs from the market, cooking them, offering them to Krsna, and then honoring the...
The Abandoned Dog

The Abandoned Dog

Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Viareggio, Italy: April 13, 1999 Today I went to the seashore for a walk. I was chanting and remembering some pastimes of Sri Krsna, and I was especially chanting this verse: evam-vratah sva-priya-nama-kirtya jatanurago...
Why Bother Singing Bhajanas and Kirtanas?

Why Bother Singing Bhajanas and Kirtanas?

Turnbridge, England: July 8, 1999 Srila Gurudeva: Why do we sing kirtanas, such as “Hari haraye namah krsna yadavaya namah,” “Jaya radhe, jaya krsna, jaya vrndavana,” and “Sri krsna caitanya prabhu nityananda”? Why not only “Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare...
How To Be Free from Anger and Resentment

How To Be Free from Anger and Resentment

A lecture given in France: July, 1999 What are you doing? Stop making garlands. Try to make this garland in your heart. Your attention is not here. I have only come for four or five days, and this is perhaps the third or fourth day. You are losing your time. You can...
We Have Not Come to Make A Group

We Have Not Come to Make A Group

Berlin, June 25, 1999 Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja: If you want liberation, you can have that in a moment. If you want Vaikuntha, that is very easy. If you want to be a queen of Krsna in Dvaraka, He has 16,108 and He can make you the 16,109th or 10th – very easily....