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From Wikipedia, get the information About Patanjali (from Ramdev baba). They…Continue
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We all like a good story. It makes our day, inspires our heart, and we experience a gamut of emotions. When it comes to Krishna’s birth story he doesn’t disappoint. In Sanskrit, stories about God are called Lila. This is to remind us that His stories are not of the world, although sometimes taking place in the world.
There are many reasons Krishna comes here, and they converge, layer upon layer, story upon story, to create ”Lila”. For his…Continue
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As we approach Janmastami, Krishna’s birthday, we’ll be thinking of what to give. It’s a birthday celebration after all and everyone’s invited. The guest list is unlimited and when it’s a birthday we think of expressing our love with a gift.
Each of us has a unique and personal relationship with Krishna. Our world is not just me, myself and I. It’s me, the world, and Krishna. And still, this is our story as we are the main player. Everyone…Continue
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Every morning the meditation on theMahamantra offers us the possibility to discover important things, for example to achieve those intuitions which are rarely obtained during other moments of the day, because usually we are too busy in carrying out our worldly activities or mundane duties, which, of course, are also useful if we make them functional to our…Continue
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The 2016 Srila Prabhupada Tributes book – “the open Vyasa-puja book” – is now available as a pdf file from www.sptributes.com. Physical books have already been mailed. Each year, all initiated disciples of Srila Prabhupada are welcome to write offerings for the book. And any disciple who sends an offering will receive a physical copy of the book.If you were initiated by Srila Prabhupada but didn’t receive…Continue
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In The Late Eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, European scholars and scientists began to come in contact with the culture of India. Many were impressed by the antiquity of Vedic civilization and the deep spiritual and material knowledge contained in the Vedic literature. But other European intellectuals were dismayed by these developments. For example, in 1825 the British scholar John Bentley wrote of his conflict with the scientist John…Continue
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The harmonium was born in Europe – so how did it become synonymous with Indian music?
The Indian harmonium similarly made its way to the United States in the first half of the 20th century, but it was the Asian immigration wave in the 1950s-1960s that popularised it.
This was also the period of the American Counterculture, an anti-establishment cultural movement fuelled by such disparate elements as women’s rights, race relations, and…
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The hole in the ground has been there for a month now, but Caru Das can’t stop admiring it.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) By Lee Bensen Deseret News
Aug 18, 2016
Who’d have thought? A Krishna temple in the heart of the Salt Lake Valley?
Caru (Cha-roo) and his wife, Vai Bhavi, are local leaders of the…Continue
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05 September 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Initiation Lecture
One year in Vrindavan during Srila Prabhupada’s disappearance day program, one of Srila Prabhupada’s earliest disciples, Gargamuni, was present. Now, Gargamuni is a type of personality what you would call an individual, he is not exactly a traditionalist. On that day, Gargamuni was dressed in blue jeans, a black t-shirt and a tiger skin vest. He was standing on the stage, ready to…Continue
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Hundreds of devotees and guests attended two programs at the Sydney Opera House. One in the afternoon and the other at night.
The theme was, “The Transcendental Journey,” which depicted Srila Prabhupada’s coming to America and incorporating ISKCON 50 years ago.…Continue
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“Mrs. Nair’s husband died, and eventually she had a a change of heart. She surrendered to Srila Prabhupada and said, ‘I really didn’t go along with my husband; I didn’t want him to do that.’ Srila Prabhupada replied, ‘Don’t worry. You are like my daughter. If a man is going on the wrong path in the morning and comes to the right path in the evening, he is not lost. Now you have taken the right path and have reached home. You can stay in…Continue
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The Bhagavad-gita likens knowledge to a sword (jnana-asina). Its sharp edge can lop off our doubts and give birth to firm conviction. Yet, the acquisition of knowledge comes with a great responsibility. If one neglects to cultivate the appropriate devotional disposition, the sword of knowledge can actually be misused in one’s spiritual journey. Ancient sages therefore placed immense emphasis on the development of character, especially for those…Continue
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Question. 1. How to overcome depression? Right from my student days I have developed inferiority complex and at times I find it really difficult to overcome. My parents and brother have been extremely supportive to me in this regard. But still it is not totally gone. After getting introduced to Krishna Consciousness through my brother, things improved a lot but when my Sadhana started going down and is not consistent, this also started to lead me to hopeless mind state. Are there some…Continue
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Our dearest Lord Sri Krishna in his most divine Bhagavad Gita has enumerated various virtues which a person possesses like strength of character, honesty, gratitude, etc but the mother of all virtues is "Compassion". A true Vaishnava is one who showers compassion on one and all, all of our dearest creator's creations living and non living for this quality when practised only makes one feel good , spreads joy to every one around and above all instantly…Continue
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The importance of practising with ardent and unflinching devotion Sri Krishna consciousness enumerated below:
1. The cycle of birth and death is bypassed and the soul can easily attain "MOKSHA" very promptly. We would be eternally releasing our soul from the various sufferings of this transient world.
2. To be with Lord Sri Krishna , the supreme most personality of godhead and forever be safe, blessed and experience the very best joy of…Continue
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Most often, one question that keeps nagging us when we are chronically sick, when our losses (financial , or any other) suffering and pain becomes unbearable prompting us to ask " WHY ME OF ALL THE PEOPLE"? . The more it hurts, when we review the balance sheet of our life in the most truthful manner and find that we have been fairly good in our conduct and if not the very best , at least we have never harmed any one intentionally then why the never ending dark clouds…Continue
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Hare Krishna Dear Mataji's and Prabhuji's,
In the journey of our life, all our souls has assumed various forms namely human, animals, plants, birds , etc. As per our dearest Lord Sri Krishna's message, our soul is never born nor does it ever die , all that happens is transmigration. It enters new bodies as per our karmic properties and as ordained by our Lord Sri Krishna.
Each one of us, always prefer to perform those actions where we find some benefits for…Continue
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