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What was your experience when you first heard Hare Krishna chanted?

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What was your experience when you first heard Hare Krishna chanted?

Question to Radhanath Swami : I was curious to know how your experience was like when you first heard the Hare Krishna mantra chanted by the Hare Krishna monks.

Radhanath Swami Answers : In the book The Journey Home I tell the story of how I first heard the Hare Krishna mantra. I didn’t hear it in the Hare Krishna movement. It was given to me in a way, by what I believe, was a profound grace. I was fasting and sitting on the bank of the Ganges in the Himalayas, in Rishikesh. After weeks of meditation I heard in the current of Mother Ganga this beautiful mantra being sung.

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