Category Archive: 02. Krishna Consciousness

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Science and Belief

The following conversation between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some of his disciples took place in March 1974 on an early-morning walk in Perth, Australia. Devotee: [Taking the part of a… Continue reading

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The Hare Krishna Maha Mantra – Effects on Stress, Depression, and the Three Gunas

ABSTRACT EFFECTS OF THE HARE KRSNA MAHA MANTRA ON STRESS, DEPRESSION, AND THE THREE GUNAS The author conducted a 3-group study on the effects of chanting the hare krsna maha mantra on stress,… Continue reading

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The Maha-Mantra Research Project by Dhira Govinda Dasa

Source: Back To Godhead magazine Jan 1, 2000 | Dhira Govinda Dasa, Holy Name, Volume-34 Number-01 ALTHOUGH I HAD done some preliminary theoretical work on researching the effects of chanting the Hare Krsna maha-mantra,… Continue reading

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The secret of fearlessness

By Chaitanya Charan Das Have you seen how peacefully a child sleeps in the lap of his pa­rent, even in a noisy, crowded local train? The hustle­bustle disturbs everyone, but not the child… Continue reading

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Surrender to God is not the suppression of human will, but its perfection

Some people hold that surrender to God is demeaning, for it suppresses human will. Their argument assumes that all surrender happens amidst antagonism, as a defeated warrior might surrender to the victor. But… Continue reading

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Science “Two” Short To Rope The Universe

One of the important legends associated with Diwali is Damodara lila, a pastime in which mother Yashoda tried to tie Krishna with a rope. The rope turned out to be two fingers short.… Continue reading

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  • Why this blog ?

    In all the scriptures, it is clearly established that the cause of our suffering is due to forgetfulness of our relationship with God. But currently we have either wrong understanding or no understanding about God or even Religion. Srila Prabhupada, my spiritual teacher used to say, if we have got wrong understanding about God or Religion then we should not abandon God or Religion; instead we should work towards getting the right understanding, just like if we have cataract in our eyes, we ask the doctor to remove the cataract and not the eyes!! This spiritual blog is an humble attempt in this regard.

  • What is Krishna Consciousness Movement?

    We are not teaching some ritualistic process, that "You become Hindu. You become Christian. You become Muhammadan." We are simply teaching, "You try to love God. You have forgotten God. You have declared, 'God is dead.' These are all nonsense. God is there. You are here. You are suffering because you have forgotten God. You try to love God. Your normal life will come back. You will be happy." This is Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement.

  • Why should we chant