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Five Effects Nama Aparadha

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das   Everyone! Please be careful not to offend Sri Krishna’s most merciful and powerful, sweet, ever-present loving form as the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. In Kali-yuga, Sri Krishna Nama is our only hope—our…
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Harinama Is Not Diksha

Mahanidhi Swami Receiving the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra from a teacher is not called diksha; it is an expression of acceptance, care and compassion. According to the Veda shruti, Sri Sanatana Goswami, Sri Jiva Goswamipada and all Gaudiya…
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Gauranga Glorifies Harinama

Mahanidhi Swami When Mahaprabhu came to Benares, a local Brahmin narrated His transcendental glories to Sri Prakashananda, a famous Advaitin acharya. The Advaitin then laughed very much (bahuta hasila) and criticized Mahaprabhu: “Yes,…
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Hare Krishna Japa 16 Tips for Beginners - October 1, 2018

Mahanidhi Swami Dawn and dusk are best for japa because the air is pure and the density of distracting vibrations is less. Bathe or just wash hands, feet, face, and mouth before sitting for japa. Observe silence (besides japa) and…