Who is In Need of Reform?

Who is In Need of Reform?

by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada “The world stands in no need of any reformer. The world has a very competent person for guiding its minutest happenings. The person who determines that there is scope for reform of the world, himself stands in need...
Friends, Relatives, Thieves

Friends, Relatives, Thieves

However many friends and relatives we have in this world are thieves, stealing our time, our energy, our love, and keeping us away from God. How can we be freed of material attachment, and receive transcendental service tendency from the Divine Potency, Srimati...
If You Want To Preach

If You Want To Preach

If you want to preach the Bhagavad-Dharma, first you must be a bhagavat. You may have great taste for speaking and singing, but are you speaking and singing of Hari, or of Maya? Unless you are a Bhagavata yourself, your preaching is not Bhagavad-Dharma or...
There Should Be Devotion

There Should Be Devotion

Srila Bhaktivedanta Vamana Goswami Maharaja’s Harikatha: 1. Behind our talent and intelligence, there should be devotion. 2. How shall we take to the path of devotion if we are not sincere? 3. Miyate anaya iti maya – That which can be measured is maya. 4....
Book Review, Jaiva Dharma

Book Review, Jaiva Dharma

BOOK REVIEW – JAIVA DHARMA by Bhaktabandhav Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja 1. The original Jaiva-Dharma, written in Bengali, is a priceless ornament for all Vaisnavas. 2. The author, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, is a confidential associate of...
Only by Their Mercy

Only by Their Mercy

Acharya-kesari Srila Bhaktipragyana Keshav Gosvami Maharaja’s Harikatha: 1. Only by the mercy of Sri Guru and vaisnavas is it possible to attain the mercy of Krishna. 2. The mercy of sadhus and the soul’s intent desire to serve are one and the same. 3. We should try...