Monthly Archives: June 2016

Love!

So-called love here means that “you gratify my senses, I’ll gratify your senses,” and as soon as that gratification stops, immediately there is divorce, separation, quarrel, and hatred. So many things are going on under this false conception of love. … Continue reading

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Genuine Guru

The genuine guru is God’s representative, and he speaks about God and nothing else. The genuine guru is he who has no interest in materialistic life. He is after God, and God only. That is one of the tests of a genuine guru: brahma-niṣtham. He is … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

In the beginning of Kṛṣṇa consciousness, one may not fully discharge the injunctions of the Lord, but because one is not resentful of this principle and works sincerely without consideration of defeat and hopelessness, he will surely be promoted to the … Continue reading

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Since we must serve…

Since we must serve, why not serve Kṛṣṇa? Why should we serve our senses, which are never satisfied anyway? SC 13

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Proud of your birth!

As soon as one becomes proud of his birth as the son of a brahmana and neglects to acquire the qualifications of a real brahmana, he at once becomes degraded and falls from the path of self-realization. Thus his life’s mission as a … Continue reading

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Surrender’s benefits.

By surrendering to the Lord and praying for His causeless mercy, the devotee can progress on the path of complete self-realization. The Lord is addressed as fire because He can burn anything into ashes, including the sins of the surrendered … Continue reading

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Can burn up the reactions of all past karma.

agne naya supathā rāye asmānviśvāni deva vayunāni vidvānyuyodhy asmaj juhurāṇam enobhūyiṣṭhāṁ te nama-uktiṁ vidhema O my Lord, as powerful as fire, O omnipotent one, now I offer You all obeisances, falling on the ground at Your feet. O my Lord, … Continue reading

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Days of cooking like this are numbered

This old style of cooking is on its way out. With the new kitchen we’ll be saying goodbye to these old pots. The new Bratt Pans provide an energy efficient, quick cooking method. The pan is shallow so the heat is closer … Continue reading

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The magic photo size.

570 pixels wide is the magic size for posting to all my blogs, twitter etc. without having to go back and fiddle with every page to make sure they look ok. One size fits all. Set and forget.

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Posing for a different camera!

I’m testing the optimum size for auto uploading pictures to multiple sites.  

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