Author: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

  1. An Old Photograph

    Prabhaviṣṇu Swami  Subhāga Swami  Ilāpati Dāsa (Bhakti Vikāsa Swami)  Niṣkiñcanānanda  (Looks like) Śrī Hari  Nistula  Nitāi Mantra Rasika Sevānidhi Others I do not recognize. Nistula Prabhu spent many years developing Puṇḍarīka Dhāma, where he now lies in samādhi. Śrī Hari and Sevānidhi have also passed away. Niṣkiñcanānanda  still lives at Puṇḍarīka Dhāma. Many thanks to my […]
  2. Remembering Krsna by chanting

    Lord Krsna stresses the importance of remembering Him. One’s memory of Krsna is revived by chanting the maha-mantra, Hare Krsna. By this practice of chanting and hearing the sound vibration of the Supreme Lord, one’s ear, tongue and mind are engaged. This mystic meditation is very easy to practice, and it helps one attain the Supreme Lord. From Srila […]
  3. Why Krsna is called Mukunda

    Krsna is called Mukunda because as soon as one comes in constant touch with Krsna or sees Him in full Krsna consciousness, one immediately becomes freed from all material anxieties. Not only that, but one is immediately blessed with all spiritual bliss. From Srila Prabhupada’s Krsna Book, ch 58: Five Queens Married by Krsna.
  4. The living example of the gopis

    We shall think of Krishna, seeking His protection. The living example is the gopis. They were householder wives, young girls having children to feed, carrying out the order of superiors; father-in-law, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, satisfying the whims of the husband, executing so many household duties from morning to night. Still they practiced in such a way Krishna Consciousness that they did […]
  5. Spiritual method to get money

    If we are in spiritual strength, there will be no scarcity of money; and the spiritual strength is that each and every one of us must chant the sixteen rounds of beads and follow the rules and regulations with great adherence. (From Srila Prabhupada’s letter to Tamala Krishna — Los Angeles 8 February 1970)