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Sadhana, is it kriya or bhakti?

In the Narada Pancharatra, it is said bhakti begins only after we give up our material designations that is connected to our body and mind. As long as we are connected to the body and mind, any devotion we perform is mixed devotion (mixed with karma and knowledge).



When a soul engages in service to Krishna from his constitutional position as servant, then that service is called bhakti. Any service to Krishna thinking I am this body/mind becomes mixed.…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 24, 2017 at 5:17pm — No Comments


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Kalash Assembling Commences

We are very pleased to announce that a team of Engineers from the Manufacturing Company in Moscow that built the parts for the TOVP Kalashes has arrived in Mayapur.

A group of six engineers came to our site to assemble the grand Kalashes and no time was…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 24, 2017 at 5:16pm — No Comments


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Srimad-Bhagavatam Sets Being Held Up

“The presence of the Bhagavatam in any house makes the house sanctified and free of all inauspiciousness. Worshiping the Bhagavatam is equivalent to worshiping Lord Krsna. Hearing and reading the Bhagavatam is unalloyed devotional service. There are two…

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Who is the Jagad-Guru?

Who is the Jagad-Guru?

Compilation of Quotes

by Prabhupada Connection

“The acaryadeva to whom we have assembled tonight to offer our humble homage is not…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 24, 2017 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment


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For the love of wisdom

Philosophy – from the Greek words:

philo – love of, affinity for;

sophos – wisdom.

Philosophy – the love of wisdom

Wisdom – from the Old Norse visdomr – the ability to think and act utilising knowledge, experience, understanding, discernment, insight and common sense – coupled with just judgment as to action.

Philosophy means the love of…

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Does Surrender Mean to Become Dependent or Independent, Or …? By Atmananda dasa, ACBSP

"We are instructed to “surrender”; and at the same time, Srila Prabhupada encourages us to achieve apparently impossible tasks, like “Krishna-izing” the whole world, and becoming fully qualified spiritual masters in our own right."…

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“My devotee will never perish!” by Kadamba Kanana Swami

In the association of vaisnavas, especially advanced vaisnavas, we become uplifted beyond our normal limitations of holding onto material security. We hesitate about jumping forward in spiritual life, that Krsna will catch us, that Krsna will provide, that Krsna always protects his…

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LOVE-and-PEACE and the RASCAL! by Kadamba Kanana Swami

When we come to the spiritual platform, we think life is only love and only peace, that there is only one feeling, one emotion… LOVE-and-PEACE.

But no, no, no… true spiritual emotions are not only lovey-dovey, it is also YOU RASCAL! We know one of Prabhupada’s favourite words was…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 24, 2017 at 4:27pm — No Comments


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Australian leaders Meeting

Devotees came from all over Australia to attend the ISKCON three day Annual General…

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To be satisfied by Kadamba Kanana Swami

The Bhagavad-gita says that there is austerity of the body, austerity of speech and austerity of the mind. One of the austerities of the mind is to be satisfied. This is interesting. How is it an austerity to be satisfied?

It means that when everything is proper, when all the proper arrangements…

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GBC Opposes Brooklyn Temple Sale

ISKCON's Radha Govinda Mandir (Bharati Center) at 305 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

On Monday May 15th ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission hosted a Town Hall Meeting to explain why it is opposing the pending sale of Brooklyn’s Radha Govinda…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 24, 2017 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Sravanam

The beginning of Krishna consciousness and devotional service is hearing, in Sanskrit called "sravanam" – The Nectar of Devotion, Chapter 10. At MI, you get to hear from the internationally recognized…

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Overcoming Pornography Addiction By Dhameshvara Mahaprabhu Dasa

In this article, I begin with a confession of what I experience as a common experience for men with an addiction to pornography, based on my life and deep empathetic conversations with others. I will share what I believe to be the way to overcome this addiction in Krishna consciousness.…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 22, 2017 at 6:07pm — 3 Comments


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Dogs And Cats Don’t Need Freud By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

73/08/25 London, Bhagavad-gita 2.19-20

Srila Prabhupada:

ya enam vetti hantaram

yas cainam manyate hatam

ubhau tau na vijanito

nayam hanti na hanyate

[Bg. 2.19]

“He who thinks that the living entity is the slayer or that he is slain does not understand. One…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 22, 2017 at 6:02pm — No Comments


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Real education By Urmila Devi dasi

“In the last week of the last year of school, students sweat at the thought of the final exam. When they’ve passed their exams and earned their degrees, they’ll be entitled to call themselves educated.

But the Vedic culture has a different standard. The sage Canakya, whose proverbs Srila Prabhupda…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 22, 2017 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments


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Purpose of education: Reviving our spiritual identity By Jaganmohini Devi Dasi

HH Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Swami regularly emphasized, purpose of education is to educate the students about the meaning and purpose of life – the very first tenets of spirituality. To facilitate this synthetic approach of spirituality within education Bhakti Svarupa…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 22, 2017 at 5:57pm — 2 Comments


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The Rabbit that killed the Lion By Udayananda dasa (ACBSP)

Dear assembled Devotees,

I was doing some work at my home, and I was listening to some Srimad Bhagavatam lectures giving by His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada. Srila Prabhupada told a humorous story about a rabbit that killed a lion. It was so transcendentally pleasing that I thought I…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 22, 2017 at 5:53pm — No Comments


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Is God Male or Female? By Caitanya Caran Das

God is neither – and is both. Let’s see how.

Before we can understand whether God is male or female, we need to clearly understand that we ourselves are neither male nor female. We are at core spiritual beings, souls, whereas our gender refers only to our shell, our physical bodies. Our…

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When the Diagnose of Cancer Hits Us By Devaki Devi Dasi

Cancer is becoming a more and more common disease, also amongst devotees. Infact, it is becoming one of the main causes leading to death. Dealing now with this diagnose for the second time inspires me to try and share some little insights, hoping that it might help others who will be…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 20, 2017 at 9:09pm — No Comments


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Panchagauda Prabhu Interview

Panchagauda holds the record as the longest standing temple president in Vrndavan India – 8 Years-

He joined ISKCON in 1976 in Buffalo NY, then moved to Miami and managed temples there for many years.

When I met him in Vrndavan this year,…

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