1. The importance of devotee association

    One must seek the association of persons who are Krsna conscious and who engage in devotional service. Without such association one cannot make advancement. Without such association one cannot make advancement. Simply by theoretical knowledge or study one cannot make any appreciable advancement. One must give up the association of materialistic persons and seek the […]
  2. Every day, as much as possible, read

    Nityam. Read every day, especially those who are in Vrndavana. Every day, as much as possible, read Srimad-Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-gita. Nityam. Then our heart will be cleansed, and we shall know what is our constitutional position, what is our relationship with Krsna, and then if we serve in that relationship, our life is perfect. From Srila […]
  3. That is Radharani

    We should utilize our talents without being envious of others. You should do your best, but you should not be envious of others. In material life there is simply envy of other’s progress, but in spiritual life one encourages another. ‘Oh! You are doing very nice: That is Radharani. She says, ‘Oh! Here is a […]
  4. A description of Radharani

    Srimati Radharani is fifteen days younger than Krsna. She always keeps Her hand on the shoulder of one of Her friends, and She always talks and thinks of pastimes with Krsna. She always offers Krsna a kind of intoxicant by Her sweet talks, and She is always prepared to fulfill all His desires. In other […]
  5. Vrndavana devotees seek Radha’s mercy

    Radharani is the internal potency of Sri Krsna, and She eternally intensifies the pleasure of Sri Krsna. Impersonalists cannot understand this without the help of a maha-bhagavata devotee. The very name “Radha” suggests that Srimati Radharani is eternally the topmost mistress of the comforts of Sri Krsna. As such, She is the medium transmitting the […]
  6. Real meditation

    Thinking of Krsna twenty-four hours is first-class meditation. You are seeing Krsna here, standing with Radharani. And if you see always, then you naturally you get impression of Krsna within the heart. Those who are engaged in service, just like they are offering this foodstuff, Krsna. They have prepared this foodstuff very nicely, thinking that […]
  7. Progress toward raganuga-bhakti

    Real bhakti is raganuga-bhakti. This raganuga-bhakti, we have to come after surpassing the vaidhi-bhakti [regulative process]. In the material world, if we do not try to make further and further progress in devotional service, if we are simply sticking to the sastric [scriptural] regulation process and do not try to go beyond that… The sastric […]
  8. Where is happiness?

    Where is happiness? Within the womb there was unhappiness, packed-up. When he comes down there is unhappiness. Then go to school, take education, appear for examination — that is unhappiness. Then grow up, then engage in some earning money — that is unhappiness. Then maintain your children, and that is unhappiness. Where is happiness, rascals? […]