Reason for taking sannyasa

Many people take sannyasa because they are frustrated with life, but Lord Caitanya had the most perfect family, friends and loving associates. He took sannyasa because He wanted to reach people who were distant and who were offensive. As a sannyasi, everyone will respect Him and He would be free to travel and preach. He… Continue reading Reason for taking sannyasa

Radhanath Swami on What is preaching?

This was the technique adopted by Srila Prabhupada to somehow or other engage people in Krishna Consciousness. Whether it is book distribution, Prasad distribution, if people even appreciates them, what to speak of reading them or tasting them, their spiritual life begins. This is because these books and Prasad are all non-different form Krishna. Maharaj… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on What is preaching?

Radhanath Swami on Mood of the Yatra

Today we are beginning our yatra, Kartik of 2009. This human life is very rare, every moment is so precious. And the rarest of all things is the association of the Lord’s devotees. Caitanya Mahaprabhu taught through Rupa Goswami, five very important principles, which are most important to make spiritual progress. 1 .  To associate with devotees, 2… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on Mood of the Yatra