(Kadamba Kanana Swami, September 2013, Cape Town, South Africa, BYS lecture) We have an interesting story about a female saint in the Islamic tradition. One morning, she came out of her house … more
We are following a process which is very very powerful and we just ourselves don’t even believe it how powerful it is. We are chanting, thinking it is so difficult, can I really do it? Can I follow these regulative principles or not? It is a struggle. Can I really dedicate myself to chant these 16 rounds which are prescribed everyday without fail for the rest of my life? I don’t know. Therefore we think that it is maybe a difficult process and we also … as is stated in Bhagavad Gita (Sanskrit) that as we surrender unto the Lord we will be rewarded accordingly. So we think well… as I am giving myself to Krishna I will get the mercy. But, even a little bit of service for Krishna one is showered with mercy! So what to speak of regularly doing service for Krishna….we cannot imagine, we cannot imagine what is going on. …..You may not understand but on the platform of the soul it will act and you will get purified!
(HH KKS 31/07/2005)