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Practice at Home

Long ago, serious spiritual seekers left home for the desert or some secluded cave in the Himalayas. This isn’t always practical nowadays.

Krishna consciousness is so potent and simple that anyone, anywhere, in any status of life can achieve perfection without heading for the hills. How?

Here are some practical hints, "how-to"s, and humorous stories for those practicing Krishna consciousness at home.


If the body is temporary, and spirit is what really matters, does it matter if we take care of our bodies or not?

Devotees try to go to bed early. As an old proverb says, “One hour’s sleep before midnight is worth three after.”

A common question carries uncommon significance in the context of the lives of Krishna's devotees.

A mother and teacher relates her life-long appreciation for the many benefits—material and spiritual—of rising early in the morning.

A few easy-to-apply principles meant to enhance a devotional mentality regarding preparing and eating food in Krishna consciousness.

"As I began to reply, my first thought was, 'Is she making any assumptions? How does she know that James is not a devotee and she is?'"