Staying Spiritually Blissful is Easy

February 13, 2016 |

English with తెలుగు Translation; Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

Play (2 m 53 s)     Download (1.3 MB)    

You can mark interesting parts of the page content and share unique link from browser address bar.

Mark




Related Lectures

Guru Follows Srila Prabhupada in ISKCON

November 7, 2011 |

Question: Following on this topic, there is a very unusual but common understanding among devotees which prevents them from understanding and thinking about the points that you have discussed in your lecture on this topic. Their understanding is that "Every Guru in ISKCON has a different mood and thus a different way of pleasing Srila Prabhupada. So all… Expand>

Question:

Following on this topic, there is a very unusual but common understanding among devotees which prevents them from understanding and thinking about the points that you have discussed in your lecture on this topic.

Their understanding is that "Every Guru in ISKCON has a different mood and thus a different way of pleasing Srila Prabhupada. So all of them are right in their own capacity" For eg: H H Indradyumna Swami preaches by telling stories, H H Bhakti Marg Swami preaches by walking around Canada, H H Jayapataka Swami preaches by travelling extensively throughout the world, likewise every Guru has a different way of preaching. This thought is more prevalent in a multi guru scenario where disciples of various gurus are in the same congregation. One example, could be Damodardesh. If all devotees start thinking like this, there will be a day when there won't be any difference between right and wrong.

How do we address this understanding?

^ Show less

English;

Strained Guru-disciple Relationships

October 26, 2013 |

English; Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Hi, What is the Purpose of Life?

June 8, 2011 |

Question: Hi! It's a cliche question and many must have asked you, "what's the purpose of life?" Is it only a means of ensuring the sustenance of human race, some doing ordinary, some extra ordinary and all going back? How do I know what's best for me?

English;

Guru As Truth Conductor

August 19, 2012 |

English; Cupertino, California, USA

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 1.1.46

  • 1 h 39 m  |  34.3 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Sannyasa Initiation of Bhakti Ananda Tirtha Maharaja, Part-2

March 19, 2016 |

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Success is to make One Pure Devotee

January 7, 2014 |

Question: Srila Prabhupada often mentions in his lectures that his mission would be complete if he could make one pure devotee. Is this statement used out of humility by Srila Prabhupada? What is the definition of a pure devotee? Does it mean that there is no pure devotee in ISKCON? Please can you kindly throw some more insights on this topic.

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

The Cause of Fear of Death

May 29, 2014 |

English; Dallas, Texas, USA

Reading and Commentary

June 9, 2014 |

English; Sandy Ridge, North Carolina, USA

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 2.25.265-283

  • 55 m 24 s  |  25.4 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Mayavadi Association is the most Dangerous

December 3, 2013 |

English; Nanda Gokulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

One Verse Bhaktisiddhanta

December 10, 2014 |

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Viṣṇu-sahasranāma 386-390

  • 46 m 14 s  |  21.2 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Query from Gaura Prabhu (ACBSP)

October 15, 2011 |

Question: It has been at least three years since I was last in India and in Mayapura, you kindly bestowed upon me some of your books as a wonderful gift. I think I was asking you if any of your books were in a PC file format, like the Ramayana but they were not so you gave me the… Expand>

Question:

It has been at least three years since I was last in India and in Mayapura, you kindly bestowed upon me some of your books as a wonderful gift. I think I was asking you if any of your books were in a PC file format, like the Ramayana but they were not so you gave me the books.

Here is my question….

What are the points that you would specifically make to a group of 14-15 year old boys, from a private school here, in Toronto, who have volunatrily chosen to take a course on Encountering World Religions?

The professor visited our temple with other adults, studying the Hare Krsna movement in a course, and  he loved being encouraged to do the "Swami step" while chanting the Hare Krsna mantra, so he is very open.

The professor is genuinely concerned that these boys will soon grow up and be unleashed into today's society and will not be fully equipped as men to deal with what's out there .

I asked him about the school, and he said it's theme this year is "moral courage". He told me the Mission of Crescent Academy" is respect, responsibility, honesty and passion.

One thing I was thinking of doing is discussing in brief about the traditional Gurukula, as brahmacari life is described in the 7th Canto, how spiritual values USED to be at the core of an Education, but how this has been lost due to rampant materialism, and this is why the world is in so much chaos today.

I thought I could ask the boys what their definitions are of the school theme and mission, and then would go into more depth. You might have a totally differnt apporach to speaking to a classroom of keen 14-15 yr old boys and I welcome this. Please share your thoughts with me, and I will share them with the students !

^ Show less

English;

October 6, 2004 |

English;

Intelligence and the Intelligent

October 24, 2004 |

English; Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Distributing Chocolates in Nagar Sankirtan

July 16, 2011 |

Question: Is it good to distribute chocolates during nagar sankirtan? Some senior devotees said that if you have no prasadam facility and someone want to give something during kirtan, then it’s OK. So please help me and give answer. What is the instruction of Srila Prabhupada regaring this?

English;

The Highest Attainment

September 26, 2012 |

English; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Start With Basics

May 6, 2011 |

Question: After coming to Mathura, Lord Shri Krsna could not go back to vrindavana to perform Rasalila with His dear Gopis and Radha Rani. So from that time, Ratha Yatra was performed hoping that Lord will come back to Vrindavan. My doubt is what Krsna wants to teach us by this? Can you please clarify my doubt Gurudeva?

English;

Jita-krodah

February 17, 2016 |

English; Gaura-grama, Yadagirigutta, Telangana, India

Logical Reasoning to Understand God

February 27, 2011 |

Question: Is it possible to understand god through logical reasoning? If yes, what is the means to understand him? Or the only way to understand him is through loving devotion and the need of his mercy as well.

English;

Asokah, Taranah, Tarah, Surah, Saurih, Janesvarah, Anukulah, Satavartah

August 1, 2014 |

English; Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan, Russia