Posts tagged: Holy Name

Nāma-aparādha: The Ninth and Tenth Offenses

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Offenses of the Instructor and the Instructed To give a valuable object to an unqualified person is indirectly disrespectful to the valuable object. An...   Read More

Nāma-aparādha: The Seventh Offense

Committing Sins on the Strength of the Holy Name Śraddhā in śastra is the foundation of spiritual life. On the path of bhakti, this...   Read More

Nāma-aparādha: The Second Offense

To Regard the Names and Qualities of Śiva as Independent of Viṣṇu Among the devotees of Kṛṣṇa, Śiva has a very special place. Moreover,...   Read More

Nāma-aparādha: The First Offense

To Criticize a Devotee If we want to reach our destination, we need to follow the proper route and avoid the wrong route. We...   Read More

Importance of the Holy Name

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In Anuccheda 256 of Bhakti Sandarbha, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī, writes about the importance of hearing the name of Bhagavān before engaging in meditation on...   Read More

The Holy Name is Always Pure

Question: It is recommended that one who chants with offenses should continue chanting to become free from those offenses. Does this mean that one...   Read More

Spiritual Names and Their Powers

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Question:  The second nāmāparādha, mentioned in Padma Purāṇa, Brahma-khaṇḍa 25.15, says: “One who sees differences between any of Lord Śiva’s qualities and names and...   Read More

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