“Шри Таттва-сандарбха” о Хари-наме
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“Это правда, что мантра с именами Бога действенна, только если получена от истинного представителя Бога в ученической преемственности – и при должно проведенной инициации. Также правда, что в прежние времена, опасаясь неблаготворных последствий оскорблений Хари-намы, обычно лишь те, кто уже были очищены, поклонялись именам Кришны и Его внутренней энергии. Потому в особенности Харе Кришна мантра […]

Three Very Powerful Substances
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This photo just surfaced. Srila Prabhupada is giving prasadam to my son, Gaura Shakti das, in New Mayapura, France in 1975. One greatly fortunate soul, for sastra says … “The remnants of food offered to Lord Krsna are called maha-prasädam. After this same maha-prasadam has been taken by a devotee, the remnants are elevated to […]

Service Rendered
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In appreciation of the service rendered by his disciples, Srila Prabhupada once said that his guru maharaja, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, had sent them to help him in his preaching mission. One disciple spoke up and said, “But Srila Prabhupada how could that be? We were so sinful before we met you.” Srila Prabhupada replied, “That […]

Prasadam – Krsna’s Special Mercy
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One time Srila Prabhupada described prasadam as Lord Caitanya’s ‘secret weapon.’ When properly cooked with love and devotion, prasadam has an amazing ability to purify the heart and awaken love for Krsna. On our festival tour in Poland this summer we focused on preparing first-class foodstuffs for our guests who purchased them from our restaurant […]