The secrets of fearlessness

“A devotee who surrenders to Krishna, ‘You are the controller; I am yours.’ That devotee actually becomes completely fearless, and could be peaceful and blissful in any situation, even in the most frustrating difficulties.”- Radhanath Swami Prabhupad gives us that nice painting in Bhagvad Gita where mayadevi is puppeteer and …

“Please help me distribute these fruits!”

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has made this garland, Krsna Naam and Krsna Prem, and has come to this world along with His associates to place the garland on each and every one of us. Mahaprabhu spread the holy name and the sankirtan movement like wildfire in Navadwip. Why did he take …

Berries of Affection

There is a story in Ramayana. When Lord Ram and Lakshman were searching for Sita, they travelled hundreds and hundreds of miles – all the way from Panchvati, Nasik, to South India. And they came to a place called Kishkindha Kshetra. There is a pond of water called Pampasarovar, and …

Deep inside everyone is beautiful

I was walking alone through the Himalayan forest and I came into a leprosy colony, where all these people – this was at a time when nobody cared anything about the lepers; society just pretended they did not exist – they  were just laying in the cold ground of the …

Go deep, connect to your real self

Yesterday I was visiting a friend, and his room had a big window, just looking out at the Arabian Sea – it was just over the sea – and I was reflecting on this verse. The Gita tells that because the sea has so much volume of water – it’s …

Towards a Perfect Long-term Relationship

“Bhakti is about relationships.” – Radhanath Swami Vedic spirituality has a lot to offer. Relationships, especially long term relationships which are much coveted these days, Vedic spirituality has it in its store too. What are we looking for in any long-term relationship? In our lives we need both certainty and …

Key to success

The Key to success is to have a simple heart even if we may be embroiled in the most complicated circumstances of this material world which sometimes we get implicated in sometimes. Conflicts come among loved ones sometimes difficult economic situations sometimes natural disaster’s could make life extremely complicated to …