Going beyond a devotee’s externals

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 12. Jul, 2014 | 4 Comments

We live with devotees who may confuse us with their paradoxes. But who are we to judge them? While doing the needful on the external level to protect ourselves, we need to be careful not to hastily judge them. […]

The uniqueness of Bhakti Yoga.

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 12. Jun, 2014 | 8 Comments

Bhakti Yoga emphasizes on a devotee’s heartfelt dependence on the grace of Krishna. All our efforts in our spiritual practises are to attract this grace of the Lord, which alone can help a devotee sustain his spiritual life. […]

How can I Please you?

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 04. Jun, 2014 | 6 Comments

Pleasing Krishna here and now !
We often postpone asking this question because we think pleasing Krishna can happen only if my material conditions are well adjusted. […]

Offering prayers during the month of Kartik

Posted by in Monk's Diary on 21. Oct, 2013 | 2 Comments

During this month Krishna performed the most intimate Rasalila pastimes with His beloved cowherd girlfriends, the gopis. He also enacted the pastime of being bound to a wooden grinding mortar by mother Yashoda’s love. […]