Prasada seva

Q: What’s the meaning of prasada-seva? Srila Gurudev: Prasad has two meanings. One is krpa, mercy. To receive the mercy of Gurudev. And prasad-seva is the remnants of Krsna that I will accept. Just like a medicine. A medicine you cannot eat, you accept it. Krsna is the doctor. Krsna

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Krsna’s footprints

A: Krsna has 19 signs on His lotus feet. So, one by one you can also remember. All of them are important. First, you chant the holy names. While you are chanting, remember the footprints of Krsna. Srimati Radhika told how beautiful is Vrndavan. Because Krsna walks on the paths

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Mantra mayi-upasana

Srila Gurudev: Meditate in astakaliya-lila is just when you realize your own transcendental and constitutional form. At that time you will do astakaliya-lila. First, you do two kinds of smaranam (remembrance). One is called astakaliya-lila-sarasaki and the other, mantra mayi-upasana. You won’t do astakaliya-lila now. It’s according to your level.

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Love who loves your guru

24 December 2015 (Christmas eve) Teresópolis/RJ, Brazil – Morning walk Question: How to love who loves your [own] guru? Srila Gurudev: As like Gurudev loves Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaj, so all the disciples of Bhativedanta Svami Maharaj loves Gurudev. This is a simple way. Because everybody saw how he [SvamiMaharaj] loves

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Gaura Arati

16 January 2016 Santos/SP, Brazil – Morning Walk Listen the class here and here Question: What should we think at the time of Gaura-arati? Answer: Mangalarati is the arati of the end of night, nisanta-lila. And Gaur-arati is the time which Krsna is returning back from the herding of the

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