Can Kanthi-mala be Worn Everywhere, Even in Toilets?

ASK BVKS | March 18, 2016 |

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Question:

Can kanthi-mala be worn everywhere, even in toilets?

Audio answer:

Play (22 m 4 s)     Download (10.1 MB)    

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

Mark




Related Lectures

Educated Sudras

March 4, 2011 |

Question: Question 1: We see that some student loss their power but they can learn their reading easily how it is possible. How much importace material study has in Krsna consciousness? Question 2: I have a query from one of my students: “If Mahabharat really happened, why is Srila Vyasa given credit for writing it.” Please answer with references if possible as I do not wish to give him a speculative answer.

English;

Guru Qualifications and Disciple Duties, Part-1

August 17, 2014 |

English; Govindadvipa, Ireland

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 1.1.35

  • 1 h 6 m  |  30.5 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Some Concerns About ISKCON – Part 1

August 24, 2011 |

English; Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

Meaning of Worshiping Lotus Feet of a Pure Devotee

April 30, 2011 |

Question: 1) What does it actually mean by worshiping lotus feet of a pure devotee or Lord HImself. 2) Whom should we worship: our acharyas lotus feet (Rupa Goswami and Jiva Goswami Prabhupada) or Radha Krishna's lotus feet (which are rarely attained).… Expand>

Question:

  1. What does it actually mean by worshiping lotus feet of a pure devotee or Lord Himself.
  2. Whom should we worship: our acharyas lotus feet (Rupa Goswami and Jiva Goswami Prabhupada) or Radha Krishna's lotus feet (which are rarely attained).

Answer 1 by HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami:

That’s the first question. Yeah, we speak of worshiping the feet of a devotee or of the Lord. That means we approach him with complete humility. The foot is the lowest part of the body, so we think that our… We bow down at the feet, which means that we think our highest part is lower than the lowest part of the person being worshiped. So, it’s an expression of humility. And devotees, they generally look at the feet of the Lord. They don’t feel themselves qualified to go higher, or to have a very familial relationship, so they describe the beauty of the feet of the Lord.

Answer 2 by HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami:

Well, you say our ācāryas’ lotus feet. What about Śrīla Prabhupāda? Why jump up all the way up to Rūpa Gosvāmī and Jīva Gosvāmī, leaving so many others in between? It’s a holistic process. We worship the ācāryas. By their mercy we attain to Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. If we worship the ācāryas, we follow their instructions, which is to worship Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. So, we worship the ācāryas fully by also worshiping Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa, and we cannot worship Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa bypassing the ācāryas. So, both. It’s not one way or the other, but both. It’s required to worship both.

^ Show less

English;

Inspirational Narada

October 3, 2008 |

English;

Siddhisadhanah

August 27, 2013 |

English; Inis Rath, Fermanagh, Ireland

Advice to Leaders Serving Under My Guidance

February 8, 2013 |

English; Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Varnasrama: The Big Picture

January 22, 2014 |

English; Jagannath Puri, Odisha, India

August 22, 2005 |

English with Русский translation; Moscow, Russia

Udbhavah, Kshobhanah

August 30, 2014 |

English with தமிழ் translation; Studen, Bern, Switzerland

The Importance of Faith

January 15, 2006 |

English with தமிழ் translation; Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Sri Caitanya's Harshness

March 19, 2011 |

English; Kolkata, West Bengal, India

  • Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta 2.7.73

  • 1 h 8 m  |  15.8 MB

  • Download
  • Play

Don't be Foolish, Part-6

January 28, 2015 |

English; Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Kuvalesayah

August 22, 2017 |

English; Udupi, Karnataka, India

Paying Taxes

July 21, 2014 |

Question: How important is it to pay taxes?

English with Русский translation; Dobromysh, Tatarstan, Russia

Demons Dressed as Devotees

November 3, 2015 |

English; Nanda Gokulam, Telangana, India

Beyond birth and death

October 2, 2015 |

English;

Boro Sukher Kobor Gai

February 20, 2016 |

English; Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Jiva

December 18, 2016 |

English; Kutralam, Tamil Nadu, India

Anivarti

October 5, 2017 |

English; Saputara, Gujarat, India