Tag Archives: Hare Krishna Mantra

How to Survive the Kali Yuga

by Aranyakananda I have not always been, nor am I now, clear on what yuga or phase of creation and destruction we are currently in. Since most agree that the Kali Yuga begun in 3102 B.C. while Krishna walked the … Continue reading

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Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare

by Aranyakananda It is said that one can brighten up one’s immediate environment by reciting the Mahamantra, or the Hare Krishna Mantra. I have been trying to do 108 repetitions each day and each night on mala beads, and I … Continue reading

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Prema-gita: A Simple Love Song in Hindi, Tagalog and English To My Wife, My First Mantra

Merlinda, maganda Mahal kita My premananda My prema-gita Rough translation: Merlinda, beautiful I love you My loving bliss My love song Yeah…definitely loses something in translation…Hmm…well moving on then: When I first read about meditation about four years ago, it … Continue reading

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Hinduism and Hippies. What’s the Deal?

by Aranyakananda Though Americans have been interested in Hinduism ever since the time of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden was published in 1854, and took well to the message of Swami Vivekananda in the 1890s and Paramahansa Yogananda in the first … Continue reading

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