The first business of a devotee or a transcendentalist is to keep his mind always focused on Krishna. One must always think of Krishna and not forget Him, even for a moment. Constant full concentration of the mind on the Supreme Lord is called samadhi, or trance. In order to concentrate the mind on Krsna, … Continue reading CAREFULLY CONTROL THE MIND
NAMA RUCI To take care of yourself ensure you develop a taste for the holy name. This will make you constantly satisfied and help you deal with other areas of your life. VAISNAVA SEVA To take care of devotees - serve them. Serve them in any way you can. Serve their body, mind, and spirit … Continue reading CARE MODEL
It is when you are most busy that you have to stop, think, and draw upon your inner wisdom. When we are most busy or under pressure we tend to make our biggest mistakes, so we need at least a few minutes to think, reconnect to our conscience, and make a wise decision - in … Continue reading BUSY
Once I was trying to fix a bulb on the ceiling. In order to do that I had to take off the lid. It was very hard to do. It was not so simple and easy. I tried few times and it did not work as it was fixed very tightly. Then I had a … Continue reading BULB SUCCESS LESSON
In the first chapter of the Gita we learn that even if you have the best excuses, this will not help you become successful. Arjuna was expert in bringing up first-class,Vedic excuses why he should not take action. In order to move forward and advance spiritually and financially, we can ask ourselves: What are my … Continue reading BHAGAVAD GITA SUCCESS PRINCIPLE
Give a man a bread - you feed him for a day. Teach him how to serve - you feed him for a lifetime.
At one meeting I was objecting about some of our leaders being negative. One of the leaders challenged: "Why are you so negative about our being negative?" Everyone laughed and I accepted the defeat. I have often observed the same pattern: we try to correct someone by doing the same thing to him that he … Continue reading BEING NEGATIVE