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6 melodious musical android apps by Ananta Nitai Das

Here are 6 very melodious musical apps in android by His Grace Ananta Nitai Das.

Hare Krishna dhoon (offline app)
Hare Krishna dhoon (offline app)…
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Accepting our Lot, Gracefully



By Praghosa Dasa
 
Recently while reading Srimad Bhagavatam I felt as if I was committing an offence, simply in the act of that study. The words I was reciting at the time were uttered by Prajapati Daksa, they were:
 
“O Narada Muni, O personality of…
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Steadiness

By Sivarama Swami

Devotees often ask what the meaning of steadiness is: some consider that chanting sixteen rounds a day and following the four regulative principles means that one is steady, while others say it is steadiness in one’s service; yet others give different variations of what they consider steadiness to mean. But these things mentioned—regularly chanting and regularity…

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Festival of India set to debut in Nigeria.

TVC E, LIFESTYLE – India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world, with some deeply religious societies and cultures.

The artistry and culture of the Indians is set to manifest in Nigeria at the first ever Festival of India, a celebration of cultural unity and diversity.

The international society for Krishna consciousness West Africa in partnership with…

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Saturday Night Harinam London 6-02-2016

RAIN AND STRONG WINDS… said the weather forecast. Still there was a great turnout of devotees and the Harinam was… special again. So many nice things happened. One devotee handed out prasadam to 5-6 police officers, one after the other, all in a row, while we were in Leicester Square. A little later on as we left the Square and moved off towards Piccadilly Circus, one policeman was seen playfully dancing, kicking his legs high into the air. Over…

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Garuda and Yamaraja. “Our friends, relatives and so-called

Garuda and Yamaraja.

“Our friends, relatives and so-called wives and children are not only fallible, but also bewildered by the outward glamor of material existence. As such, they cannot save us. Still we think that we are safe within the orbit of family, society or country.” One who properly prepares for the time of death is really intelligent, while one who thinks he can remain at home forever and enjoy the association of his wife and…

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ISKCON 50 Tshirt&Hoodies Campaign with a Cause

Hare Krishna! Please accept our humble obeisances! __^_o

All glories to Srila Prabhupada!!!
To commemorate 50 years of ISKCON we are launching this…
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Sri Vishnupriya



Katha-Kirtan on Sri Vishnupriya-devi
(Gour Govinda Swami sings a song of Srila Narottama dasa Thakura)


jaya jaya guru gosani-sri-carana sara…
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ISKCON Purchases 50 Acres Near Downtown Columbus

ISKCON of Columbus, Ohio, USA, has purchased fifty acres of prime real estate fifteen minutes’ drive from downtown Columbus.

On the land, which they have offered to Srila Prabhupada for ISKCON’s 50th…

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Bhakti is Superior to Jnana and Yoga

Lecture on Bhakti is Superior to Jnana and Yoga by Bhanu Swami

(Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 02, Text 32)

(Bhanu Swami has been a GBC member since 2003. His zonal assignments cover South India, and he is co-GBC for Japan.…

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Take only Krishna Prasada

Lecture on Take only Krishna Prasada by HG Sri Giridhari Prabhu (Tamil)

(His Grace Sri Giridhari Das was introduced to krishna consciousness in the year 1999 and was initiated by HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami Maharaj in the year 2002. He currently serves as…

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Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 01, Chapter 17, Text 27

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 01, Chapter 17, Text 27 by Bhakti Vinoda Swami on 31 Jan 2016 at ISKCON Coimbatore

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How to become attentive when mind keeps orbitting around foolishly

Lecture on How to become attentive when mind keeps orbitting around foolishly by HG Radhe Shyam Prabhu on 03 June 2015 

(President of the Pune branch of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) that has over 600 centres worldwide Director of Vedic Oasis for…

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Lessons from Sri Madhavendra Puri’s Last Days, February 6, Alachua

“When Madhavendra Puri was at the last stage of his life, Ramacandra Puri came to where he was staying.

“Madhavendra Puri was chanting the holy name of Krsna, and sometimes he would cry, ‘O my Lord, I…

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Bhumi Puja for the VIHE Govardhana Retreat Centre – and Construction Begins

Abhishek at the groundbreaking ceremony

The Govardhana Retreat has been going on since 2000 – the first with only thirty students under the trees surrounding Giriraja (we still remember having to crawl under a…

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ISKCON Purchases 50 Acres Near Downtown Columbus

A Bhakti Vriksha group gathers in Columbus

ISKCON of Columbus, Ohio, USA, has purchased fifty acres of prime real estate fifteen minutes’ drive from downtown Columbus.

On the land, which they have offered to…

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King Mucukunda's prayer

O Lord Krishna, the people of this world, both men and women, are bewildered by Your illusory energy. Unaware of their real benefit, they do not worship You but instead seek happiness by entangling themselves in family affairs, which are actually sources of misery. That person…

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Scared to become a devotee

By Jatayu dasa (SDG)

A long, long time ago when I was not an ISKCON devotee I developed a growing interest in spiritual life. After many years of taking drugs and attending rock concerts I had become sick of life.

I had been manager in several companies I worked for, most of the…

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Throwing Coloured Dyes on Holi

By Gandhari Devi Dasi

We are seeing that now more Iskcon centers are celebrating Holi with burning of Holika and throwing the colored dye festival. So there are some points to be mentioned about these celebrations. I was requested by a senior mataji to share this…

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Beating the ‘ritualistic’ mind

By Madhumati Pushkarini

Coming from a traditional family in India, the land of myriad ceremonies, rituals and customs, my mind was conditioned to all of it. Quite naturally. As a child I rarely questioned about anything we were ‘asked’ to do such as offering obeisance to parents first…

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