1. Time waste

    We take a newspaper and we read what the politician says, what so many nonsense things. We waste our time. Srama eva hi kevalam [SB 1.2.8]. We should increase our taste for hearing and chanting about Visnu, Krsna. From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.5.23-24 — 31 March, 1976
  2. No comparison with Jiva Goswami

    Your tendency to give Srila Jiva Goswami the proper position of philosopher is very much appreciated. Some years back I attended a meeting in Calcutta wherein Pramathanath Tarkabhusan, the learned Sanskrit scholar, was present. He said about Jiva Goswami very highly, that there was no comparison with Jiva Goswami and any other philosophers of the […]
  3. Radharani’s dancing and cooking

    “In Vrndavana, Srimati Radharani must be dancing. If Radharani were ever to stop dancing in Vrndavana, this whole business [the creation] would be finished.” So Radharani never stops dancing. It is eternally one of the things She does for the pleasure of Krsna.” Srila Prabhupada then began to speak about Her cooking. He said that […]
  4. How Radha charms Krsna

    Women are by nature endowed with many artistic tendencies, and from the Vedic age we find that high grade women and girls were highly qualified in sixty-four arts. Srimati Radharani was fully qualified in those arts, and therefore, by Her super-excellent transcendental qualities, she could charm Krsna who is the charmer of the three worlds. […]
  5. When chanting is not pure devotion

    Hare Krsna means, “O Krsna, O Hara, Krsna’s energy, Radharani, Hara…” Hari, Hara. So this addressing, “O Krsna, O Krsna’s internal potency…” Hare Krsna, Hare Krsna, Krsna Krsna, Hare Hare, chanting, addressing: “O Lord Krsna, O the internal energy of Krsna.” So They will respond that “Why you are calling Me, or Us?” You have […]