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Articles tagged as Surrender

  • A Yes to What’s Been Given

    Living in the material world can evoke a sense of pessimism. Yet unforeseen grace that arrives, beyond my plan-making or comprehension, exists as well.

  • Uncertainty And Surrender

    If we try to control the material energy in an attempt to enjoy material happiness and avoid material distress, one thing is certain: we will be defeated.

  • Jahnavi Harrison and Willow Smith Collaborate on New Devotional Song ‘Surrender’

    Kirtan musician, Jahnavi Harrison and popular singer, Willow Smith have teamed up to release a new song entitled ‘Surrender (Krishna Keshava)’. The piece is a rendition of the sacred prayer for protection and shelter purportedly sung by Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu as he walked the length of India. 

  • Does Surrender Mean to Become Dependent or Independent, Or …?

    We are instructed to “surrender”; and at the same time, Srila Prabhupada encourages us to achieve apparently impossible tasks, like “Krishna-izing” the whole world, becoming pure devotees, and unalloyed, fully qualified spiritual masters in our own right. Are these ideas contradictory?

  • Surrender Out of Love

    My friend cringed when he heard that the final instruction of the Bhagavad-gita is to surrender to Krishna wholeheartedly. "Am I a criminal that I should surrender to Him? Better worship a God who is more humble and down-to-earth!"

  • Gaura Vani & As Kindred Spirit - Surrender

    Kirtan is a sure way to transcend the mundane preoccupations of the mind and enjoy the bliss of Divine.

  • The Meaning of 'Surrendering'

    Many people think of surrender as passive acceptance. However, surrender involves not just acceptance but also action.

  • Gauravani: Surrender

    Gaura Vani and As Kindred Spirits performing a moving rendition of their song -"Surrender"-from the album Ten Million Moons- at the Rhythm Hut in Gosford, NSW -Australia. (Dance: Vrinda, guitar: Bhakta Clayton Frick, bass: Shree Shyam, and Jahnavi Harrison on vocals and violin.)

  • When Strengths Make Us Weak and Weaknesses Make Us Strong

    To survive and thrive in our hyper-competitive culture, we usually hide our weaknesses and hype our strengths. Such a strategy may be necessary in material life, but it is unnecessary and even undesirable in spiritual life.