There is always a difference of opinion between a smārta-brāhmaṇa and a Vaiṣṇava gosvāmī. There are even smārta opinions and Vaiṣṇava gosvāmī opinions available in astrological and astronomical calculations. By calling Nityānanda Prabhu a bhraṣṭa avadhūta (a rejected paramahaṁsa), Advaita Ācārya Prabhu […]

Even the poorest man can equally serve God like a rich man.

First Nṛsiṁhānanda Brahmacārī contemplated a broad road starting from the city of Kuliyā. He bedecked the road with jewels, upon which he then laid a bed of stemless flowers. He mentally decorated both sides of the road with bakula flower trees, and at intervals on both sides he placed lakes of a transcendental nature. These lakes […]

Are ghosts afraid of neem tree?

Ḍākinī and Śāṅkhinī are two companions of Lord Śiva and his wife who are supposed to be extremely inauspicious, having been born of ghostly life. It is believed that such inauspicious living creatures cannot go near a nima (neem) tree. At least medically it is accepted that nima wood is extremely antiseptic, and formerly it […]

Will Nature resist the supply of Food.

  If people become Kṛṣṇa conscious or God conscious, by the transcendental will of the Supreme Personality of Godhead there will be enough foodstuffs produced so that people will have no economic problems at all. One can very easily understand this fact. The production of fruits and flowers depends not upon our will but the […]

United Nations.

Existence means finding out how to come to the original consciousness. Everyone is struggling hard how to be in the platform of love. So many institutions come in the name of philanthropy either national, international or United Nations attempting to unite Nations in the platform of love. The vivid example is the United Nations or […]

Never be neglected.

Fire, disease and debt are never to be neglected. If we take loan from somewhere and neglect gradually it’s interest, compound interest will become so big one day that it will be unmanageable by us. Similarly fire is in form of a spark neglected, gradually it may increase to a blazing fire. Even disease neglected […]


Ahiṁsā means not arresting the progressive life of any living entity. One should not think that since the spirit spark is never killed even after the killing of the body there is no harm in killing animals for sense gratification. People are now addicted to eating animals, in spite of having an ample supply of […]

Happy New Year.

Please accept greetings in the happy new year and blessings of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. I thank you for your good wishes for the new year. Please accept the same from my side. So far as we are concerned, our new year is every day because Krishna belongs to the nitya lila. […]

Nonviolence is common sense religion.

Ahimsa is not a religious principle itself, but it is an important quality for persons who are actually religious. It is a common-sense religion because one is advised to do no harm to any other animal or living being because such harmful actions are equally harmful to he who does the harm. But before learning […]

Minds of the jungle people.

Even the uncivilized men like the aborigines offer their respectful obeisances to something wonderful exhibited by nature’s law, and they appreciate that behind some wonderful exhibition or action there is something supreme. So even in the minds of the jungle people, there is obedience to the Supreme. As soon as there is some thunderbolt strike, […]