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I Am Being Written

October 4th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Day by day, as we try to live a life of devotion, we find that something begins to change. We find that within the loving sacrifice of service to Krishna, a new self begins to emerge—an inherently kind, joyful self. In the world of spiritual practice, we are created through service and sacrifice. Here, devotion is the most creative act


Srila Prabhupada: Saktyavesa and Sakhya-rasa

October 1st, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

\"After performing this service, he aspires after a life in the cow-keeping lila of Krishna, and he is appreciating that sort of friendly service of Krishna very much from the core of his heart, his aspiration after finishing his worldly preaching campaign.\"


Considering the Mercy of Srila Prabhupada

September 24th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Considering objectively what Srila Prabhupada did in his lifetime, we can safely conclude that he set the perfect example of sacrificing everything to satisfy Krishna.


The Remnants of Srila Prabhupada

September 4th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Once the late Sripada B. S. Govinda Maharaja—spiritual heir to the Sri Caitanya Saraswata Math of Srila B. R. Sridhara Maharaja—said of the followers of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura, “We are all living on the remnants of Swami Maharaja.”


The Liberating Embrace of Uncertainty

August 9th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

These lives we live, surrounded by beauty and horror, profound knowledge and pitiful ignorance, are a mystery to us all. To push that truth away with false certainty, falsely derived from either religion or reason, is to miss our most perfect truth


Strength in Change

August 6th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Although I still maintain my conviction and I am forever indebted to those who have helped me along the way, going through two and a half decades of life trials and changes in the association of those I share an intensely purifying and meaningful spiritual relationship with has been my toughest challenge


You Are Going to Die

July 5th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

You are older at this moment than you’ve ever been before, and it’s the youngest you’re ever going to get. The mortality rate is holding at a scandalous 100 percent


The Purpose of Prayer

May 31st, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Am I correct in saying that it makes no sense to ask God for anything? Am I correct in saying that the method of asking God for anything is flawed


The Tolerant Mercy of the Vaishnavas

May 28th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

To be humble like a blade of grass is truly meaningful if one feels the towering presence of a tree standing over. Humble before what? Without feeling a tree’s presence above, humility is only a show, fostering one\'s ego. Let one be humbled before the lotus feet of a Vaishnava



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