Last night 3 devotees stepped forward to take Harinam Initiation, vowing to chant at least 16 rounds per day and following the four regulative principles
The initiation ceremony was especially memorable as it saw for the second time a Chinese women initiated in Singapore. Highlighting that people from all walks of life are uniting together in Krishna Consciousness, spreading the glories of the Lord.
Through the initiation process one is connected to the spiritual master who delivers the fallen soul from the clutches of birth and death. The process purifies the living entity who evolves from the mode of ignorance to the mode of goodness.
‘By chemical manipulation, bell metal is turned into gold when touched by mercury; similarly, when a person is properly initiated, he can acquire the qualities of a brahmana’ (Bhakta-sandarbha 28)