The world is a mirror of our consciousness

This whole world, as far as perception, is a mirror of our own consciousness. Nobody sees the same thing in the world in the same way. Whatever and whoever we come in contact with, we are going to see according to our own state of consciousness. Yes the world is …

The Golden Rule for Kirtan

So, the most important question is how to chant the holynames to actually access this grace? Lord Chaitanya taught us in a verse which is like the golden rule for Gaudya Vaishnavas. The Golden rule in the western scriptures is “do unto others as you would want them to do …

At every moment

“So we should always be sincerely trying to cultivate Love of God at each moment.” – Radhanath Swami Time’s precious; how we spend every moment determines our future. Those determined for worldly achievements keep their time under vigilance; the less determined squander away precious time.

Where’s the Bhava?

But the prayers are the package by which we send a message to Krishna or to God according to our particular religion. You have an envelope, you may even have the right address on it. Some people put the wrong address on. You have an envelope, if you are not …

Krishna reciprocates with everyone

Krishna wants to reciprocate with the love of all his devotees, because he is unlimited. The first boy comes to touch Krishna and Krishna open his arms and embraces that boy and Krishna feels the ecstasy of the love of his friend and friend experience the ecstasy of the touch …

Attachment to devotees

Krishna’s special grace within this world is He sends His devotees and those devotees are places of pilgrimage: bhavat vidha bhagvat Tirtha bhutah svayam, because they carry Krishna in their heart. And someone who is attached to Krishna, if we become attached to them it’s the same as being attached …

Coloured Glasses

You always see everyone according to how you see, you think everyone is like you. An envious person evaluates everybody as being envious, a lusty person evaluates that everyone’s motive must be lust. A proud person, he evaluates that everyone’s motive must be pride. According to the colour glasses that …

“Yet, we want to be a master!”

Here we find the Krishna the supreme absolute truth is humbly serving his friends. even Krishna wants to be a servant and yet we want to be a master that is completely artificial, unnatural and unfavorable situation – Radhanath Swami. It’s natural to want to be the boss. But from …

What does it mean to be an advanced bhakta?

Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, He made it very clear: amanina maan dena, you cannot chant the name of the Lord properly unless you offer all respect to everyone and do not expect respect for oneself, you cannot. That’s what it means to be an advanced devotee – Radhanath Swami. Radhanath Swami, …

Kirtan!

The taste of the ecstasy of Kirtan is the greatest satisfaction of soul – Radhanath Swami. The ecstasy of kirtan……….