• Ekadasi tails
    Ekadashi,  Philosophy

    How to observe ekadasi as per Srila Prabhupada’s instructions ?

    Ekadasi is a powerful opportunity for us, the souls trapped in material existence, to perform recommended austerities and make our way back to our original home in the spiritual sky. The spiritual atmosphere is infused with selfless devotional feelings of the pure souls for Lord Krishna and His devotees. Enlightened humans should make best use of the opportunity to invigorate in themselves, this pure Vaikuntha consciousness transcendental to the debilitating impurities of the material atmosphere. His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada has given some simple principles for observing all Ekadasis   “One should observe fasting on Ekadasi day, the eleventh day after the full moon and the eleventh…

  • Divinity of Krishna
    Philosophy

    Krishna’s Divinity

    Krishna Declares His Activities Divine In the Bhagavad-Gita Lord Krishna describes His birth and actives as divine. janma karma ca me divyam evaṁ yo vetti tattvataḥ tyaktvā dehaṁ punar janma naiti mām eti so ‘rjuna “One who knows the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities does not, upon leaving the body, take his birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode, O Arjuna.” Bhagavad-Gita As It Is  (1972 Edition) 4.9. He declares that recognising the divinity of His birth and activities enables us to become free of the cycle of repeated birth and death. The Process of Understanding Krishna Understanding Krishna is not an intellectual exercise. Rather it…