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An Invitation to All, Heard Only by a Few

December 21st, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Absorbing the mind in the Absolute is the goal of meditation, and since there is no more consuming mental state than that of passionate love, this passion for Kṛṣṇa is the realization of that goal


December 17th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Bhagavān is not physically present, as Kṛṣṇa was to Arjuna, to advise us that we are rationalizing our egoistic acts to conceive of them as genuine acts of surrender. This is the function of the guru. Thus traditionally, the student lived with his guru so that he could be guided directly. The guru is the litmus test of one’s surrender

Gopi Vastra-harana Lila: Part Two

November 26th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Krishna asked the girls to wear only their smile as they came out of the water. Similarly, we should never begrudge one who asks us to bare our soul

Gopi Vastra-harana Lila: Part One

November 23rd, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Some people worship the right person for the wrong thing, others the wrong person for the right thing. However, If we worship Krishna for any reason, we will ultimately attain love of Krishna

Srila Prabhupada: Saktyavesa and Sakhya-rasa

November 18th, 2020 | 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

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