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According to the Bhagavad-gita, one’s activities can either be in goodness, passion, or ignorance.
There is no being existing, either here or among the demigods in the higher planetary systems, which is freed from these three modes…
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It was a beautiful sunny New York afternoon, with a…Continue
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My most beloved Srila Prabhupada,
Please accept my most humble obeisances at the dust of your divine lotus feet on this most auspicious occasion of your 121st Vyasa-puja celebration! All glories to Your Divine Grace!
This humble homage is an offering of an entire…Continue
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I have written several articles on vows and feel that any discussion on vows wouldn’t be complete without addressing sexual restraint. Plus, men often ask me how to control sexual desire and I felt that to do justice to this question I would need to write an article.
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Citraka dasa: A distinguished astrologer, after studying your personality declared that you were a person capable of building a home in which the whole world could live peacefully.
And as a matter of fact, in due course of…
My Vyasa-puja Offering to Srila Prabhupada.
Dear Srila Prabhupada,
Please accept my humble, prostrated obeisances in the dust of your lotus feet. All glories to Your Divine Grace, to your powerful love, mercy, and Krishna consciousness.
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From Srila Prabhupada Tributes:
“I remarked one time on a morning walk with you, that materialists were always looking for the bright side. You said gravely that ‘there is no bright side in the material world.’ You are that bright side,…Continue
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Sri Krsna Janmastami
A Talk by Giriraj Swami
September 2, 2007 Ojai, California
We read from Srimad-Bhagavatam, Canto Ten, Chapter Two: “Prayers by the Demigods for Lord Krsna in the Womb.”
tato jagan-mangalam acyutamsam samahitam sura-sutena devi dadhara…Continue
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Srila Prabhupada gave the first Krishna deity in ISKCON to the temple in Washington DC. Sri Sri Radha Madana-Mohana were moved to a bigger temple situated on 12 acres of beautiful forested land in Potomac prior to Srila Prabhupada’s visit in 1976. The building where Srila…Continue
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Expression reflects and reinforces emotion. The celebration of Vyasa-puja is an expression of the gratitude that the disciple feels for the spiritual master. And that feeling becomes reinforced when a disciple expresses one’s own gratitude and hears other disciples’ express…Continue
An excerpt from the Prabhupada Lilamrta about Srila Prabhupada’s mother, Srimati Rajani Devi.
Abhay’s mother, Rajani, was thirty years old when he was born. Like her husband, she came from a long-established Gaudiya Vaisnava family. She was darker-skinned than her husband, and…Continue
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On Monday 14 August at 6.45pm, on the eve of Sri Krishna Janmastami, Mother Kulangana passed away surrounded by devotees chanting the names of Krishna. This morning sankirtan was performed as her body draped in sacred items was carried around the temple in circumambulations.…Continue
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Today is Guru-purnima. Srila Prabhupada has explained that the system of honoring the spiritual master is current in all sections of Vedic followers. In the Mayavadi (impersonalist) sects, the disciples offer respect to the spiritual master every year on Guru-purnima. And in the Gaudiya…Continue
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1) O Krsna, Who descended in the province of Mathura, O Lord Who gives the great gift of pure love for Yourself, O Perfromer of extraordinary pastimes, O great Treasure-house of various kinds of sweetness, O Lord Who is full of transcendental…Continue
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Srila Prabhupada’s sole mission in life was, as was his spiritual master’s and his spiritual master’s before him, the mission of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, to help the fallen conditioned souls who are rotting within this…Continue
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“Because of my state of complete foolishness and paucity of pious activities, although the Lord offered me His personal service, I wanted material name, fame and prosperity. My case is just like that of the poor man who, when he satisfied a great emperor who wanted to give him anything he might ask, out…Continue
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On Friday, 11 August 2017, ISKCON BiH devotees held a sitting harinam in downtown Sarajevo. This time of year is especially busy for Sarajevo because right now the famous Sarajevo Film Festival is taking place. The city is full of tourists and this proved to be a very good…
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Krsna’s Village of Peace at this year’s Woodstock festival in Poland exceeded the expectations of everyone. With a steady stream of people passing through our site the lines for prasadam got longer and longer, large crowds…Continue
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While attending the Janmastami festival at the ISKCON farm in Czechoslovakia several years ago, I was asked to give a lecture about the appearance of Lord Krishna. Afterwards I asked for questions and an elderly, red-haired lady raised her hand. Since almost all the devotees there spoke only…Continue
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