Author: HH Bhakti Vikas Swami

  1. Vaikuntha understanding of the gopis

    Just like Radharani and the gopis. They are on the same status, but the gopis know that “Radharani is the better worshiper than us.” Therefore their only business is how to take Radharani and join with Krsna. This is Vaikuntha understanding. They are not envious that “Krsna loves Radharani so much.” From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture […]
  2. Four ways you can be doomed

    Canakya Pandita says, dusta-bharya: “If the wife is dusta,” dusta-bharya satham mitram, “and friend is satham, hypocrite, talking very friendly, but he has got something, design…” That is called satham mitram. Satham means hypocrite. So “If somebody’s wife is dusta and friend is hypocrite,” dusta-bharya satham mitram bhrtyas ca uttara-dayakah, “and bhrtya, servant, does not […]
  3. Confidence

    The devotee thinks, avasya raksibe Krsna: “Krsna will surely protect me and give me help for the successful execution of devotional service.” This is called confidence.From Srila Prabhupada’s purport to The Nectar of Instruction, verse 3
  4. Jealousy in Krsna consciousness

    There are many political parties in a state but in spite of all political jealousies they are one in serving the state. Similarly Krsna being the center, all competition and jealousies for serving Krsna the best is always absolute provided such jealousies do not come down to the material plane. From Srila Prabhupada’s letter to […]
  5. Criminal tolerance

    There was a poetry by Rabindranath Tagore. The purport of the poetry is that one who is mischievous, he is culprit. But one who tolerates mischievous activity, he is also culprit. If you are mischievous, you are criminal. But if you tolerate mischievous activities, that is also criminal. Srila Prabhupada/ Morning Walk Conversation — May […]