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Niranjana Swami's Quote Of The Day

May 24

Sraddha means to have firm faith that simply by chanting the Holy Name of the Lord, all one's subsidiary activities can be fulfilled automatically. Chanting is the foundation of our spiritual life.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 23

We always have to be careful to protect our devotional creeper so that we can go on chanting the Holy Name of the Lord. Because it is by chanting this Holy Name of the Lord that one will be able to achieve the lotus feet of Krsna.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 22

if a devotee remains humble, even though he may lose his taste and give up chanting Hare Krsna due to some weakness of heart, if he doesn't blame others for his misfortune, if he is very careful and doesn't blaspheme any living entity, then in due course of time, he will come back, he will achieve his position again.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 21

We may find different reasons for losing our faith or find different excuses for not having faith in chanting. But actually anyone who has once received this Holy Name of the Lord in the proper disciplic succession and worships the Lord through this process of chanting the Holy Names of the Lord, must have firm faith and conviction in chanting the Holy Name of the Lord. That sraddha, that faith should be there even before accepting Vaisnava initiation.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 20

Even for millions of births if we don't actually come to that stage of chanting without offenses then we can never get love for Krsna. But if one goes on chanting with the understanding, that "Yes, I still have some attachments from within my heart, I have some anarthas within my heart, but I'm always very, very careful to avoid these offenses to the Holy Name of the Lord. If one continues to chant in this mood then gradually he will become free from offenses.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 18

Krsna and His name are nondifferent. It is never a material name under any circumstance. It is no less powerful than Krsna Himself. It never comes under the influence of the material nature. It fulfills all spiritual benedictions. Everything we need for advancing in spiritual life is contained within Krsna's name.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 17

As described, that even if one is chanting the Holy Name of the Lord with offenses, if he continues to chant the Holy Name of the Lord, trying to become free from offenses, he will gradually chant offenselessly.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 16

We chant Hare Krsna mantra in order to continue to chant Hare Krsna.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 15

It is due to the presence of Krsna's name that the mantra becomes potent and ultimately it is Krsna's name which will bring us to the lotus feet of Krsna.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture

May 14

Prabhupada himself confirmed that the most important instruction given by the spiritual master is the instruction given to his disciples to chant the Holy Name of the Lord. One must aspire to chant the Holy Name of the Lord without offenses because when one comes to the stage of being able to chant without offenses then he is guaranteed to obtain love of Krsna.

January 10, 2010, Kiev, Initiation Lecture 

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