How can one surrender to Krishna?

Question: How can one surrender to Krishna?

Date: 18-Feb-2017

Answer by Amarendra Dasa:

We can surrender to Krsna by:
  • Hearing about Him
  • Chanting His names
  • Remembering Him
  • Worshiping His deity form
  • Following the instructions of Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga
  • Offering prayers to Him from the Srimad Bhagavatam
  • Bowing down to Him
  • Offering our cooked foodstuffs to Him
  • And finally aligning our life according to scriptural rules so that we reach our target of the lotus feet of Lord Krsna

As there are innumerable universes, is it possible that we may get our next birth in a different universe? Or will we get our next birth in this same universe only?

Question: As there are innumerable universes, is it possible that we may get our next birth in a different universe? Or will we get our next birth in this same universe only?

Date: 23-Mar-2017

Answer by Amarendra Dasa:

Yes we may get our future birth anywhere in any body in any planet of any universe. Hence we can maximize our chances of being Krsna Conscious by chanting more and more and more and more!

Why is the lifespan of Brahma also considered insignificant although he lives for a longer span?

Question: Why is the lifespan of Brahma also considered insignificant although he lives for a longer span?

Date: 22-Mar-2017

Answer by Amarendra Dasa:

In comparison to 100 rupees, 1 paisa is nothing.
In comparison to 10000000 rupees, 100 paisa is nothing.
Similarly in comparison to our life of 60 years, Brahma’s 311 Trillion 40 Billion years is immortality but in comparison to Eternity of time with no end, even Brahma’s life is nothing!
Einstein’s relativity with respect to time.