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How to Control the Mind?

March 11th, 2015 | by Madhudvisa dasa

For him who has conquered the mind, the mind is the best of friends; but for one who has failed to do so, his very mind will be the greatest enemy.


Bhakti, Active Engagement

March 7th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The more you are engaged in Krishna consciousness, as Krishna says, always think of Me, you just become My devotee." It is very simple thing.


The Story of Saksi-Gopala

March 5th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

In India there is a temple called Saksi-Gopala. The Deity was once located in Vrndavana. Once two brahmanas went to visit Vrindavan on a pilgrimage


The Cobbler & The Brahmana

March 4th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

There is a story of Narada Muni who was once asked by a brahmana: “You are going to meet the Lord? Please ask Him when I’m going to get my salvation?”


The Sparrow Who Conquered The Ocean

March 3rd, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

As for determination one should follow the example of the sparrow who lost her eggs in the ocean. The sparrow asked the ocean to return her eggs


The Boatman & The Technology Student

February 21st, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The student was asking the boatman, “Do you know what are the stars?” The boatman said, "Sir, we are ordinary boatman. What do we know about these stars?"


The Old Woman in the Woods

February 20th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

An old woman had to collect wood from the forest. So one day she was praying to God, that “Kindly help me. I am in very poverty-stricken.”


The Roads of the Foolish and the Wise

February 17th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Despite being looked after well by the father, the fool still disobeys him. One is foolish and low on the human scale if he persists in being punished


Life’s Only Goal

February 16th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Visnu is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the goal of everything. Doing everything for His satisfaction is the way to liberation from the cycle of karma.


From Folly to Defeat

February 15th, 2015 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The dog is thinking, ‘I am this body,’ and the cat is also thinking, ‘I am this body.’ So if a human being thinks like that, then he remains in ignorance


Dharma? Sanatana Dharma?

January 31st, 2015 | by Madhudvisa dasa

Many people have heard of "Dharma," even the term "Sanatana Dharma" has become quite well known. But exactly what is Dharma? And what is Sanatana Dharma?



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