Congregational Chanting

Question: Dear maharaj, PAMHO, AGTSP! Could you please describe in more details the benefits of congregational chanting online worldwide? What resources does it require, both technical and personal? Is it possible to chant 24 hours, 7 days a week, kirtan, taking into account different time zones?

Guru maharaj: Who asked the question? (Bhakti Vrksa they said.) Where? I am sure that there are devotees who have the technical expertise to organize this. Apparently, Satyamedha Gauranga das had arranged a worldwide kirtan, when I was being operated and so it could be done. How to do it and maintain it 24 hours, I don’t know personally the technique. But I think all the technical devotees we have should get together and workout, how we can use Zoom and social media and have kirtan going on around the world. Good idea! Krsna is not different from His holy name. Let us celebrate the holy name. So there is nothing that Krsna cannot do. If people chant Hare Krsna,you cannot limit the potency, the possibility of anything. He can do anything He wants. So in the age of Kali, we think that just chanting the name, it is not ‘just’. The name and Krsna are the same. So the unlimited power of Krsna is in His holy names. So we can take advantage of that and this will purify the whole world. More people we get to chant, more that the situation on earth would change.

24 March 2020 | Mayapur