1. What can be done?

    Generally, woman, less intelligent than man — you cannot find any big scientist, any big mathematician, any big philosopher amongst woman. That is not possible. Although in your country, you want equal status with man, freedom, but by nature you are less intelligent. What can be done? (laughter) From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on SB 1.3.21, Los […]
  2. Observing Varaha Dvadasi and other festivals

    Prabhupada said that it would suffice to celebrate Lord Varahadeva’s appearance by singing the appropriate verse describing him from the song of the ten avataras. Srila Prabhupada also verbally listed the proper fasting periods to observe for other auspicious days: Lord Nityananda’s, Sri Advaita’s, Lord Balarama’s, and Srimati Radharani’s appearances are all half-day fasts. Lord […]
  3. Definition of devotee

    To serve a devotee, to chant the holy name according to a certain counting method,  to worship the Deity, to hear Srimad-Bhagavatam or Bhagavad-gita from a realized person and to live in a sacred place where devotional service is not disturbed are the first out of sixty-four devotional activities for making progress in devotional service. […]
  4. Advaita Acarya, ideal householder

    Cc Madhya 3.203: In this way all the opulences of Advaita Acarya — His faith, devotion, home, riches and everything else — were successfully utilized in the worship of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Purport by Srila Prabhupada: Advaita Acarya set an ideal example for all householder devotees in His reception of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu and His […]