1. If someone goes to Vrndavana

    A pure devotee of Lord Krsna resides in the district of Mathura or Vrndavana and visits all the places where Krsna’s pastimes were performed. At these sacred places Krsna displayed His childhood activities with the cowherd boys and Mother Yasoda. The system of circumambulating all these places is still current among devotees of Lord Krsna, […]
  2. Everyone can dance with Krsna

    Simply by hearing about Krsna, one becomes purified, and what to speak of persons who are dancing with Krsna. This opportunity is there. You can dance with Krsna, you can play with Krsna, you can talk with Krsna. So our Krsna consciousness movement is giving this chance to everyone. Everyone, without any discrimination. From Srila […]
  3. Sex feelings purified by Krsna-katha

    This krsna-katha will also be very much appealing to the most materialistic persons because Krsna’s pastimes with the gopis (cowherd girls) are exactly like the loving affairs between young girls and boys within this material world. Actually, the sex feeling found in human society is not unnatural because this same sex feeling is there in […]
  4. The purest type of devotion

    The exemplary character of devotional service manifested by the devotees of Vrndavana is the purest type of devotion. It is enjoined in authoritative sastras that devotional service must be ahaituki and apratihata. This means that devotional service to Krsna cannot be checked by political or religious convention. The stage of devotional service is always transcendental. […]
  5. How Krsna is available

    By following in the footsteps of devotees who are in a direct relationship with Krsna, especially the inhabitants of Vrndavana, one can reach the supreme position of associating with Krsna. As it is said, vrndavanam parityajya padam ekam na gacchati: Krsna does not leave Vrndavana even for a moment. The vrndavana-vasis — Mother Yasoda, Krsna’s […]
  6. Making people into controllers of God

    He’s the supreme controller, but He is controlled by His devotee, Srimati Radharani. He is controlled. So it is not to be easily understood what is the pastimes between… But Krsna is willingly agreed to be controlled by His devotee. That is Krsna’s nature. Just like Mother Yasoda. Mother Yasoda is controlling Krsna, binding Him: […]
  7. KARTTIKA/Living in Mathura

    In the Padma Purana there is a statement about the importance of living at holy places like Mathura or Dvaraka. It is stated there, “To travel to different places of pilgrimage means to attain emancipation from material bondage. This emancipation, however, is not the highest perfectional stage. After attaining this liberated stage, one has to […]
  8. Initiation, 4 regs, 16 rounds, going BTG

    Indian: Initiated devotee, and he follows those four regulative principles and chants sixteen rounds, will he go back to Godhead? Prabhupada: Oh, yes. Mam evaisyasi asamsaya. Krsna says. Man-mana bhava mad-bhakto mad-yaji mam namaskuru mam evaisyasi asamsaya [Bg. 18.65]. Asamsaya, without any doubt. Indian: But by taking initiation, will that speed up the process? Prabhupada: […]
  9. Completely controlled householder

    A householder may have wife, may have sex life, but that is for having children only, that’s all. A householder does not mean he gets license to legalize prostitution. That is not householder. Householder can simply have sex life to beget nice child, that’s all, no more. That is householder life; completely controlled. Householder does […]