Fortunate happenstance

  My friend Laura introduced me to the word “serendipity” during my vacations in Sri Lanka a couple of years ago and I feel in love with it straight away. Although the word has been voted by a British translation company as one of the ten English words hardest to translate, Laura did a very […]


Blissful eternity

Every devotional service – starting with śravanam (hearing) and kīrtanam (chanting) – is an investment into blissful eternity. HH Śacīnandana Swami Bhakti is devotion to God. In the beginning this concept of offering all efforts to God was difficult for me. On which God should I focus? Jesus, Buddha, Krishna? Can I have a comfortable relationship […]