Mind during Chanting

Question: When you chant, your mind’s always better? Does it ever roam? Jayapataka Swami: In the beginning the mind goes here and there. And one…

Varnasrama

In the Vedic culture the whole system of varnasrama is given to divide the animals from the humans. So before varnasrama is practiced then, basically…

Reincarnation

I remember that 10 years ago, no one even knew what reincarnation was. Now, if you ask people how many believe in reincarnation, you’d probably…

Receiving the mantra

Dhruva Maharaja was searching for Krishna. He couldn’t find Him until he was given a mantra. When he received the mantra “om namo bhagavate vasudevaya”,…

Mantra

‘Man’ means mind ‘tra’ means deliverance. Mantra means to deliver the mind, so thinks Hare Krishna is the great mantra because… there are many mantras…

Complete Satisfaction

When karma-yoga is purified with love and devotion for God then it becomes bhakti-yoga, or devotional loving yoga. Yoga means to unite, or to link…