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Yoga and the Master of Yoga

March 23rd, 2018 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

The preliminary processes of yoga system is to control the senses but none of them practice that, generally they are attracted by the bodily exercises only

Throughway to Happiness

March 20th, 2018 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Every one is searching after happiness, but we do not know what real happiness is. We see so much advertised about happiness but we see so few happy people.

We are constantly Changing Bodies

February 27th, 2018 | by Madhudvisa dasa

We are the spiritual force, the spiritual spark, the soul within. These bodies are simply an outward dress. I change bodies but remainin the same person

Perfect Questions Perfect Answers

January 27th, 2018 | by bob-cohen

I first heard the Hare Krishna mantra in Greenwich Village, New York, in late 1968. The chanting was captivating, and it made me feel very comfortable

Our Real Life is Krishna Consciousness

January 19th, 2018 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Chanting Hare Krishna puts an end to the false conception of self and engages the soul in his eternal, blissful activities in the loving service of God

Toward a Peaceful Society

December 28th, 2017 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Society cannot be peaceful without four divisions of men functioning in harmony with one another. The divisions are brahmanas, ksatriyas, vaisyas and sudras.

A fish is just a fish…

December 3rd, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

If you take a fish out of water and give him gold coins, nice comfortable beds and beautiful women the fish will not be satisfied by any of these things

How to offer food to Krishna?

December 1st, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

If we eat anything which is not Krishna prasadam we are eating sin and we will become sinful because of this. Therefore we can only eat Krishna prasadam

Just what is Samadhi?

November 30th, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

The stage of perfection is called trance, or samadhi, when one's mind is completely restrained from material mental activities by practice of yoga

Krishna consciousness is Yoga in Action

November 29th, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

When the yogi disciplines his mental activities and becomes situated in Transcendence--devoid of all material desires--he is said to have attained yoga.

Chant Hare Krishna and be happy!

November 26th, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

You have noticed Chant Hare Krishna and be happy! at the end of my letters. Some may be skeptical that simply chanting Hare Krishna will produce happiness.

The Real Goal of Yoga

November 24th, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

Yoga is not meant for attaining any kind of material benefit or siddhi. It is not for improving one's health and not even to make the mind peaceful.

Meditational Yoga — The Prerequisites

November 22nd, 2017 | by Madhudvisa dasa

To practice yoga one should go to a sacred place and lay kusa-grass covered with deerskin on the ground. The seat should neither be too high nor too low

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