Welcome to our Fall Fundraiser. It takes money and manpower to run Krishna.com. Our staff of enthusiasts tinker tirelessly to bring you the website all about Krishna, delivering Krishna conscious content to over 4000 people a day in 195 countries. That's more than a million people each year. Help us help more people. We still need to raise $12,000 $10,241 to keep Krishna.com alive and vibrant for the next six months. Thank you to those who've contributed $1759 so far. Please help. If everyone reading this gave five dollars—the equivalent of two gallons of gas at current US pump prices—we'd be done with this fundraiser and could go back to doing what we love most... Click here to donate.

Are there any things I should avoid, if I want to become Krishna conscious?

Here are some guidelines to keep in mind for anyone wanting to maintain a high level of spiritual consciousness. These are from the Upadeshamrita, or the Nectar of Instruction. To read more detailed explanations, click here.

Unfavorable Activities

  • To eat more than required or accumulate more than necessary.
  • To work too hard for temporary things.
  • To speak unnecessarily or speak about material things that have no connection to a life of bhakti.
  • To follow scriptural rules and regulations blindly.
  • To neglect to follow scriptural rules and regulations.
  • To keep the intimate company of persons who have no interest in bhakti.

Unfavorable Attitudes

  • To be deceitful.
  • To be disturbed by material loss or gain, or overwhelmed by lamentation or anger.
  • To be greedy for mundane achievements.
  • To cause pain to any other living being.
  • To offend Krishna's holy names.
  • To offend the temple Deity.

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