The beginning of Spiritual Knowledge

Everyone is hankering for happiness because by nature we are happy: anandamayo ‘bhyasat (Vedanta-sutra 1.1.12). As spirit souls we are naturally happy, blissful. But we are suffering because we have been covered by five gross material elements — earth, water, fire, air, and ether — and three subtle material elements — mind, intelligence, and false […]

A story of Excellence from Hare Krishna Movement

A German once visited a temple under construction where he saw a sculptor making an idol of God. Suddenly he noticed a similar idol lying nearby. Surprised, he asked the sculptor, “Do you need two statues of the same idol?” “No,” said the sculptor without looking up, “We need only one, but the first one […]

Hide the Weakness and Highlight the Strength

There was a King who had 1 eye and 1 leg. He asked all the painters to draw a beautiful portrait of him. But none of them could because how could they paint him beautifully with the defects in 1 eye and 1 leg. Eventually one of them agreed and drew a classic picture of […]

Lord Jagannath wallpaper with quote from Harekrishna Movement Hyderabad

Here is the wallpaper of Lord Jagannath from Friends of Lord Krishna (FOLK), Harekrishna Movement, Hyderabad. This wallpaper displays the image of Lord Jagannath and a quote of Sri Srila Prabhupada, Founder Acharya ISKCON (January 21, 1971 at Allahabad). You can subscribe to daily newsletters, Nectars from Folknet registering yourself in the official website of […]