1. The Nectar of Devotion

    When inaugurating the first publication of The Nectar of Devotion on 23 June 1970, Srila Prabhupada instructed: Every one of you should read this Nectar of Devotion repeatedly. The whole substance of Vaisnava philosophy and activities, everything is there. So every one of you read this Nectar of Devotion once, twice, thrice. Everything is very […]
  2. Two things for liberation

    Don’t take anything which is not Krsna prasadam and don’t talk anything which is not Krsna. Then you become liberated. Your path of liberation is open. Two things: don’t talk anything except Krsna, don’t eat anything except Krsna prasadam. Is it very difficult? Srila Prabhupada, Initiation Lecture — December 1, 1968, Los Angeles
  3. Gaura Nectar

    People from the three worlds used to come visit Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Anyone who saw Him received the transcendental treasure of love for Krsna. The inhabitants of the seven higher planetary systems-including the demigods, the Gandharvas and the Kinnaras-and the inhabitants of the even lower planetary systems [Patalaloka], including the demons and serpentine living entities, […]
  4. Wonderful Lord Caitanya

    adbhuta-dayalu caitanya — adbhuta-vadanya!aiche dayalu data loke nahi suni anya Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is wonderfully merciful and wonderfully magnanimous. We have heard of no one else within this world so merciful and charitable. Srila Prabhupada’s translation of Cc Antya 17.69
  5. Lord Caitanya teaches pure devotion

    Not that “By worshiping Krsna or acting devotional service I shall get this opportunity, this facility,” material or spiritual. A real devotee, he does not aspire even for liberation. He doesn’t want. He simply wants, “My Lord Krsna, wherever I may be, it doesn’t matter. Please keep me always engaged in Your consciousness.” That’s all. […]
  6. Artificial chanting and dancing

    Srila Prabhupada, CC Madhya 11.102 purport: Those not interested in understanding Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu are simply material in their attempts at professional chanting and dancing for money, despite their supposed artistry. If one does not have full faith in Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, he cannot properly chant and dance in the sankirtana movement. Artificial chanting and […]
  7. Serving Krsna as a wife her husband

    Husband is purusa, wife is prakrti. So if the wife is faithful, always trying to serve the husband, always to make her husband pleased, and husband takes care of the wife for all her necessities of life, as that home life becomes very beautiful and happy, similarly, Krsna is the supreme purusa, enjoyer. We living […]
  8. Devotees are often tortured

    A pure devotee of Narayana is never afraid of any material danger. There are many examples of devotees such as Prahlada Maharaja, who was tortured by his father but was not at all afraid, although he was only a five-year-old boy. Therefore, following the examples of Ambarisa Maharaja and Prahlada Maharaja, a devotee should learn […]
  9. Learn how to chant

    When one becomes devotee, beginning from the tongue, jihvadau, by chanting Hare Krsna mantra, sevonmukhe hi jihvadau, svayam eva sphuraty adhah, He becomes revealed. Yei nama sei krsna. That is the perfection of chanting without any offenses. Then you’ll find the name is not different from Krsna. When you are chanting, you’ll find Krsna is […]