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Lord Rama and the Boatman

There is a very nice pastime in the Rama-lila. Lord Rama and Sita-devi have just been banished into exile. They are now in the forest and are approaching a very wide river which is called the Sarayu...Read more
Lord Rama and the Boatman

When will I see God?

Student: Master, when will I see God? Master: When you are as desperate with longing as a man who craves for water...Read more
When will I see God?

Help from Krishna

On Sunday I took my bicycle and cycled to one of my favourite benches at the lake. I felt exhausted and brain tired after a whole week of intensive writing. Any inspiration was highly welcome...Read more
Help from Krishna

Alone with You

I wanted to come to your house alone, to be with you, without anyone disturbing our joy. But when I walked, I stumbled...Read more
Alone with You

Therapeutic Love

See the man standing quietly in the marketplace of love, with a burning torch in his hand...Read more
Therapeutic Love

One Interest

Know the path of true love is too narrow for two interests...Read more
One Interest

Spiritual Freedom Fighter

Throughout history, many people have given up everything – even their own lives – to become free from what they perceived as slavery. But only a select few have put in the same determination to fight for spiritual freedom – the freedom of the soul from all foreign influences...Read more
Spiritual Freedom Fighter

New Year´s Message - Find Shelter, Not Relief

What could we wish to accomplish in the year 2017 that would satisfy all of our spiritual and material needs?Read more
New Year´s Message - Find Shelter, Not Relief

The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - The Fully Sheltered Bird

When I left the house of my godbrother at 8pm – he pointed to a little tree in the courtyard, where a tiny beautiful bird sat alone perched on one of the branches...Read more
The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - The Fully Sheltered Bird

Kartik Inspiration - Day 30

We all know that according to Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu the key to good chanting is developing humility.Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 30

Kartik Inspiration - Day 28

Bhaktivinoda Thakur asks the following question: »Whose prayer does Krishna listen to?«Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 28

Kartik Inspiration - Day 26

Haridasa Thakura points out the main problem in the japa-practice of many of us.Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 26

Kartik Inspiration - Day 24

»Forbearing« means something like »tolerant«, and the definition is: a person who tolerates all kinds of troubles for a useful goal is called tolerant or forbearing.Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 24

Kartik Inspiration - Day 22

There are two aspects of purity in persons who are considered pure: one is that they always remain pure and don´t contaminate themselves, the other is that they purify everyone they come in contact with.Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 22

Kartik Inspiration - Day 20

I do not know about you, but I´m still under the impression of Srila Prabhupada´s disappearance day.Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 20

Nrsimha Caturdasi, Simhacalam 2017

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Nrsimha Caturdasi, Simhacalam 2017

The Two Faces of Lord Nrsimhadeva

Few days ago, we celebrated a truly amazing festival while commemorating Lord Nrsimhadeva’s appearance day at our “Lion Temple” in Simhachalam, Germany... Read more
The Two Faces of Lord Nrsimhadeva

Krishna’s Absence

Besides the experience of success, all serious practitioners on the spiritual path know the painful void that spreads when Krishna seems to be far away... Read more
Krishna’s Absence

In the shelter of the spiritual master

One of my most vivid dreams of Srila Prabhupada was when I accompanied him with many other God-brothers on his morning walk on one of the many beaches of this world. I had a burning question in my mind and waited for an opportunity to ask it... Read more
In the shelter of the spiritual master

I am Spring

The best time of the year is approaching: spring. It’s a time of new beginnings, of retrieved enthusiasm and of opportunities – if we connect with the Lord of spring. Read more
I am Spring

The Touch of Krishna

When I was on pilgrimage in Vrndavana, India – one morning while I chanted my japa, a devotee visited and showed me a verse written in a special notebook. He was very happy as he read it aloud for me... Read more
The Touch of Krishna

The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Overwhelmed with Gratitude

Once, two great devotees talked about Krishna’s qualities – especially His gratitude, tolerance and compassion – to encourage each other to serve Him happily. One of them then made a stunning statement... Read more
The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Overwhelmed with Gratitude

The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Don´t Fear to Surrender, He Will Take Care

This is a wish-fulfilling land – I realize. Maybe one of the wish-fulfilling trees under which I passed heard my prayer. Better be careful and make sure that I have the right kind of desires... Read more
The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Don´t Fear to Surrender, He Will Take Care

The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Trying to connect with You, Krishna!

What a pleasure it is to dive into the wonderful devotional atmosphere with the many sincere devotees who have surrendered their lives to the Lord... Read more
The Diary of a Pilgrim 2016 - Trying to connect with You, Krishna!

Kartik Inspiration - Day 29

Jiva Goswami explains that the Holy Name can be chanted in two ways: ordinarily or with affection. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 29

Kartik Inspiration - Day 27

The last few days of the month of Kartik are approaching and it is important to upgrade our japa because chanting the Holy Name is our main means of pleasing the Divine Couple. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 27

Kartik Inspiration - Day 25

If we want to think of Krishna, it is sometimes very very good to think of the things surrounding Him. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 25

Kartik Inspiration - Day 23

A person who has full control over his senses is called vashi, or self-controlled. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 23

Kartik Inspiration - Day 21

Rupa Goswami describes a grateful person as someone who never forgets services that have been rendered to him. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 21

Kartik Inspiration - Day 19

Krishna is truthful, in Sanskrit He is described as satyavaki, He speaks the truth. Read more
Kartik Inspiration - Day 19

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