Wake up, wake up, and chant, O sleeping soul. / Lord Chaitanya has come to show the way.
In the text of Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita, Krishna defeats Tozer’s guesswork: “My sweetness is always newer and newer."
Arjuna’s action, then, becomes the sinless inaction that he would not attain by living as a monk.
By following Arjuna, I avoided a mistake many people make in trying to understand the Bhagavad Gita. In the summer of 1966 I became an initiated disciple of the teacher who told me that the Supreme Absolute Truth is a person. This teacher is now known by the name His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami … Continue reading Krishna’s Universal Form
This knowledge is the king of education, the most secret of all secrets. It is the purest knowledge, and because it gives direct perception of the self by realization, it is the perfection of religion. It is everlasting, and it is joyfully performed. ⁓Bhagavad Gita In 1985 I was living in a devotee community in … Continue reading Get In on the Most Secret of Secrets
Who says I don't have a soul? (Jonas Nordberg/Unsplash) In 1973 Srila Prabhupada was in Paris talking with Cardinal Danielou, a prominent figure in the French Catholic Church. When Srila Prabhupada brought up the Vedic principle of cow protection—because we drink the cow’s milk we should consider her our mother instead of killing her—the cardinal … Continue reading Let This Poor Cow Have Her Soul
A Sonnet To know Lord Krishna’s kingdom we must touch The nature of desire within our hearts... I will mostly publish articles in prose on this blog, but from time to time a poem may find its way in. A devotee is supposed to be poetic, and one advantage of expressing the philosophy of Krishna … Continue reading Goloka
Get your feet down from your footstool and stand up from your easy chair and start looking for Krishna.