What does it mean to say Hare Krishna?

What does it mean to say Hare Krishna?

The word “Hare” refers to the divine feminine potency of God. “Krishna” means the all-attractive one, and “Rama” is the reservoir of all pleasure. Hare Krishnas believe that the sound vibration of the mantra has a direct impact on the soul. According to a philosophy of ancient India, the soul is spiritually asleep.

Which is Maha Mantra?

The Maha Mantra, or Great Hymn for Deliverance, is known in the Vedas, Hindu scriptures, for having the power to change the consciousness of any person who repeats or changs it. There is no need to join any religious group or identify as this relgion or that spiritual.

Why Hare Krishna is called Maha Mantra?

One of the Vedas’ most quoted texts, the Padma Purana, says that the maha-mantra is Krishna Himself, appearing in the form of His name. Chanting Hare Krishna is meant to uplift us from the negative effects of this age of quarrel and hypocrisy, Kali-yuga, and bring us back into Krishna’s association.

Why should I chant Hare Krishna?

When you chant Hare Krishna Mantra, we start to clear the impure consciousness, that keeps us unhappy and away from our true self. This mantra in a way connects us to that higher energy and helps us to break away from that endless cycle and attachment to the physical world.

Who worships Hare Krishna?

Hare Krishnas claim a cultural and spiritual kinship with Hindus, but they worship only one God, Krishna, while most Hindus revere a number of gods, explains Swami Hridyananda of Los Angeles, who has served 21 years on the movement’s governing board.

How many times should I chant Hare Krishna?

The ideal time to chant Krishna mantra is Brahma Muhurat between 4 am and 6 am. Take bath early in the morning. Take bath and sit in front of a picture of Lord Krishna. Chant the chosen mantra in multiples of 108 times keeping count with a Tulsi mala.

Do Hare Krishna still exist?

The dancing and singing Hare Krishnas of the 1970s have long disappeared from Toronto streets, but the religious sect is still alive and well in the GTA.

  • October 27, 2022