Question: Someone that has never prayed before is asking me about it. He is in a suffering condition and ready to try anything evidently. If it pleases you, can you speak to us of offering prayers?

Jayapataka Swami: The highest form of prayer is to sing or chant the name of the Lord. If we pray, it maybe not a very good prayer. So that is why the saṅkīrtana or chanting of the holy name is recommended in the Kali-yuga. If one chants the name of Narasiṁhadeva 21...