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
Bhaktivedanta means ultimate understanding of Vedānta is bhakti, not to become impersonalist. Lecture on SB 1.1.3 — London, August 19, 1971 Many self-created masters are giving themselves names like “Bhaktipada”, “Bhaktivedanta” or “Mahāprabhu”. Bhaktivedanta is a special name given only to the chosen, for one who is in full knowledge of the Vedānta, one who […]Read More What is meant with the title Bhaktivedanta?
Jayananda made his own notes in the jacket of his Krishna book in a list in point form. He wrote: “As your begin to apply the book’s clearly described principles to your life you will quickly experience a new realm of mental poise and experience an inner happiness even in the midst of the most […]Read More Jayanandas notes: His realizations