Focus on Your Work, You can win the World

You can win the world by just focusing on your work.. just by concentrating on what you are doing presently. Being completely absorbed in the moment, you can understand any sort of tough issues with a great ease. This is a spiritual mantra given us by Sri Srila Prabhupada, the Founder of ISKCON. So much […]

Every obstacle presents an opportunity

In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear, but none […]

Chanakya’s pain was that Hindu kings had no concept of a united nation. Their fighting allowed Alexander & Mughals to rule India. How do we revive the pride of Hinduism?

Gurudev, Chanakya’s pain was that Hindu kings had no concept of a united nation. Their fighting allowed Alexander and the Mughals to rule India. Even today rulers are in the garb of secular politicians. How do we revive the pride of Hinduism? Actually Hinduism means universalism. It is not just any sect. The president of […]

How can Rishis lose control and curse if they are enlightened

Why has Indian mythology given forms to all energies. Are all the mythological stories true? How can Rishis lose control and curse if they are enlightened? The universe is full of names and forms. The moment you give a name, form also comes with it. And many of these forms were cognized in the subtle. […]

Krishna means the highest pleasure

Krishna—this sound is transcendental. Krishna means the highest pleasure. All of us, every living being, seeks pleasure. But we do not know how to seek pleasure perfectly. With a materialistic concept of life, we are frustrated at every step in satisfying our pleasure because we have no information regarding the real level on which to […]

Let us do our duty Sincerely

In a certain province there was no rain fall for few years. People were fleeing away to other places for a livelihood. The king’s treasury was also almost got empty. It was an empty sight everywhere. During this period Sri Narada was passing by a village. In the outskirts of the village there was a […]

Spirituality Of Nature

Spirituality Of Nature.. We must always remember that there is one Supreme power, and we are all floating in the sea of that Divine power. It is present both, within us and outside us. When this faith dawns from within, then nothing in the world can shake us. Life acquires such great inner strength when […]

What is the Real Source of Energy?

Matter itself has no creative power. When it is manipulated by the living energy, material things are produced. Matter in its crude form is therefore the latent energy of the Supreme Being. Whenever we think of energy, it is natural that we think of the source of energy. For example, when we think of electrical […]

Hindu Traditions & Customs

A tradition is a custom or belief that has continued from the past to the present. It is the belief followed by our ancient people, and it is continued by the society or by a particular group of people, by following the significance of the past. Traditions are practiced for several thousands of years, in […]

Planets & Health: How do the Planets have an influence on our health?

The macrocosm and microcosm have a big connection. Each planet is aligned with a particular grain, color, shape, bird and animal. All these are connected; it is also connected to a particular part of the body. Even your fingers! Do you know, every finger is connected to a particular planet? It is an amazing science of […]

Transfer the burden, Quotes from Bhagvad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam

Good infrastructure is the basic necessity for any developing state. India also in its effort to progress is doing its best in this aspect. Indian roads and highways are seeing a change that is unparalleled in history. Realizing the crumbling state of the Roads in the national Capital due to increase in automobiles, the people […]

Bhagvad Gita says ‘God is Everywhere’ – How to experience God in everyday Life?

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See, these are two aspects to knowledge. One is Bodha – the knowledge itself, and the other is Vyavahara – meaning following the knowledge and experiencing it practically. You know that in your house, the doors, tables and chairs are all made of wood. But you cannot use a table for a chair, nor can you use the chair in the […]

An Idle Mind is Devil’s Workshop

Yoga

An Idle Mind is the Devil’s Workshop. It means if a person doesn’t use his mind properly, then his mind would get occupied with unwanted thoughts. He would become very lazy, and wants to run his life comfortably without working hard. For getting money, he would even steal and cheat others. He would be surrounded […]

Vaidya Narayana, Apath Narayana & Daridra Narayana

Who is Vaidya Narayana, Apath Narayana & Daridra Narayana? Narayana is not a person. Narayana is the consciousness which is present in the human nervous system. Narayana is made up of light; a body that is made up of light. When you become totally hollow and empty, you incorporate that light body within you, and that […]

What is sacrifice? What should I sacrifice, how should I perform it?

Let us understand what sacrifice means. You like something and you want to have it, but for something better to happen for everyone else, you give that up. That is called sacrifice. You wanted to go for a picnic or a movie, but then you were needed to do some work somewhere else, which would […]

Why is there no sanskara for divorce in 16 Sankaras in Hinduism

Why is there no sanskara for divorce in 16 Sankaras in Hinduism? You know, sanskaras are there so that you get something from them. A divorce is using the delete button, that is it. Maybe even sanyaasa could be called as a delete button, wherein you leave everything. It is not that you enter something, […]

Father Sense: Thoughts of Hare Krishna Movement on who is Real Father

Father Sense: here are the thoughts of Hare Krishna Movement on who is Real Father? We know that there is something which distinguishes a dead body from a living body. That we can understand. Suppose your father dies. You will lament, “Oh, my father is no more! He has gone away.” But where has he […]

The Power of Divine names

What is the power of divine names? What is the power of the divine names that are mentioned in Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayana, Mahabharata and other Scriptures? It is an admitted fact that no one is infallible. Born as a human being, one cannot avoid committing sins or mistakes or misdeeds in some cases this may […]

Journey to Divine Worlds

We would have studied in the Puranas and in other Hindu scriptures about the existence of various divine worlds in the upper worlds. The great rishis and devotees like Bhrigu, Narad, Thumburu and Bhakt Prahlad have already visited the Divine Lokas, and worshipped the divine deities. And since they have got bhakti on the gods […]

How & When did the 12 Jyotirlingas (Dwadasha Jyothirlingams) come into existence?

How, When did the 12 Jyotirlingas (Dwadasha Jyothirlingams) come into existence? And what is the importance of Pilgrimage? To this doubt raised by one of the devotee in his Satsang, Sri Sri Ravishankar, the Founder of Art of Living, giving explanation in his own words… See, every Jyotirlingam has a different story behind how it came to […]