Hear for urself: http://www.prabhupadaconnect.com/On-Chanting-MahaMantra-explanation.mp3 The Hare Kṛṣṇa mantra, also referred to reverentially as the Maha Mantra (“Great Mantra”), is a sixteen-word Vaishnava mantra which first appeared in the Kali-Santarana Upanishad, and which from the 15th century rose to importance in the Bhakti movement following the teachings of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The Hare Krishna mantra is composed of 3 Sanskrit […]Read More On Chanting Hare Krsna by Srila Prabhupada
During a recent morning walk near ISKCON’s center in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and several of his disciples were joined by Father Emmanuel Jungclaussen, a Benedictine monk from Niederalteich Monastery. Noticing that Srila Prabhupada was carrying meditation beads similar to the Catholic rosary, Father Emmanuel explained that […]Read More Krishna or Christ – The Name is the Same
TRANSLATION: The loud sound of the chanting of the Hare Krsna mantra certainly made the Kazi very much afraid, and he hid himself within his room. … TRANSLATION: The loud sound …Read More TRANSLATION: The loud sound …
“I am practically seeing that as soon as they, our students, begin to learn a little Sanskrit, they immediately feel they have become more than their guru. Then the policy is to kill their guru and become guru themselves”. “As soon as he learns that Guru Maharaj is dead, now I am so advanced I […]Read More Prabhupāda exposing Hansadutta.