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...

Question: Sumitra Krishna prabhu: (Guru Maharaj: Our Chennai Temple President) Chennai devotees are very happy that you are constantly giving us good association. I was just realizing that Devaki and Vasudeva were locked down by Kamsa for more than eight years. And we have been locked down for four months. So our lockdown compared to Devaki and Vasudeva is nothing. By thinking of that, our suffering are nothing compared to Devaki and Vasudeva.

Guru Maharaj: When Devaki, after Krishna in the wrestling match, He killed Kamsa, Devaki and Vasudeva first were offering their obeisances. Then Krishna sprinkled some lila dust on them. And then they said, oh, my dear son, took Him on the lap! And Vasudeva embraced...