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By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)
The Toronto Hare Krishna temple will be celebrating Govardhana Puja on Friday, October 20, 2017. Govardhana Puja is an especially "sweet" festival!
During the time of Lord Krishna, the villagers of Vrindavan used to honour King Indra, the demigod responsible for providing rain for harvest. One day, young Krishna convinced the villagers…
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By Bhakta Wilfred
The Hare Krishna training centre (HKTC) was officially opened in 11th January 2017 by HH. Krishna Gopal Maharaja. Prior to its official opening, the Programs had been in operation since April 2011. With an initial population of 5 students, the centre has seen steady and consistent growth since then and now the total population stands at 43 full time residents…Continue
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October 16, 2017, GBC Midterm General Meeting
On October 15th and 16th, HH Hridayananda Das Goswami and HG Brahma Tirtha Prabhu met with the GBC Body and a special subcommittee to discuss some mutual philosophical concerns and Krishna West.
The committee members included the GBC Executive Committee–Bhakti Charu Swami, Madhu Sevita Das &…Continue
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Within the scenic, spiritually surcharged Govardhana Ecovillage outside of Mumbai, India, some two dozen participants from various parts of the world attended the Zonal Supervisor Course’s second and last residential session.
We enjoyed the company of leaders from India, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Italy, Hungary, Latvia/Lithuania and Kenya, including four sannyasis – desirous to improve their skill-set to better…Continue
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By Prishni devi dasi
Krishna-kripa dasa is known for his blissful engagement traversing the planet singing the glories of the Holy Name. But three decades ago he began what may appear to be a very different kind service with the Bhaktivedanta Institute: In 1988 he visited the San Diego branch and offered to engage his BA in Computer Science from Brown University, in…Continue
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Agnideva Das leads kirtan
Beloved kirtaniya and Prabhupada disciple Agnideva Das is reported to be in a stable but serious condition in an Australian hospital.
Agnideva had come to Australia straight after a visit to New Zealand, touring both countries to inspire devotees and the public through kirtan.
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By Kadamba Kanana Swami
Vaisnava Seva was the first ever studio album by Kadamba Kanana Swami. It was recorded, mixed and produced in Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa in April 2000. It remains, as of today, one of the greatest albums that Kadamba Kanana Swami has made.
Here is your chance to get the Vaisnava Seva album or the…Continue
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By Praghosa das
yaḥ samutpatitaṁ deha
ākāśān manyum ulbaṇam
sa guṇān ativartate
yaḥ—anyone who; samutpatitam—suddenly awakened; dehe—in the body; ākāśāt—from the sky; manyum—anger; ulbaṇam—powerful; ātma-jijñāsayā—by inquiry into spiritual realization or self-realization; yacchet—subdues; saḥ—that person; guṇān—the…
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Kartik is an auspicious month to go deeper into our spiritual practice. This month is particularly dear to Krishna and those that perform spiritual activities, including chanting and hearing, will see the benefits compounded.
A great way to receive special mercy of the Lord is to chant and dance together for as many hours as possible in a day. For that reason we are inviting every one of you to…
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By Ramai Swami
The GBC Body met at ISKCON Ujjain on the invitation of HH Bhakti Caru Maharaja, this year’s GBC Chairman. The mid-term meeting is held at a different location every year and next year it will be at ISKCON Kanpur.
The meeting is usually a strategic planning session with discussions on constitution, outreach preaching,…Continue
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Roles of zonal supervisors should meet standards set by Srila Prabhupada, assert members
About three dozen Governing Body Commission members, including the senior sanyasi and sadhu of the ISKCON, went on a sight-seeing tour of Ujjain, under the guidance of chairman Bhakticharu Maharaj. They first paid a visit to the Mahakaleshwar Temple and then visited Narsing Ghat, Ram Ghat, Sandipani Ashram. They were…Continue
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By Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha
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From Back to Godhead
By Chaitanya Charana Dasa
The supreme controller is controlled – and still remains in control.
Prayer is the universal…Continue
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By Chirag Dangarwala
In Bhagavad-Gita 14th Chapter, Lord Krishna explains the three modes of natures that are controlling the activities of all the living entities in the material world. Lord Krishna says,
sattvaḿ rajas tama iti
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By Ishvara Krishna Das
I would like this work to be considered a contribution not only to the study of the Bhagavad Gita, but to the emerging field of Comparative Theology, as once the structures of great theological works could be articulated, these could be compared, contrasted and grouped together, thereby offering a unified sense of pluralistic…Continue
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By Bhakta Mukesh
Brahmāṇḍa bhramite kona bhāgyavān jīva, guru-kṛṣṇa-prasāde pāya bhakti-latā-bīja (CC Madhya 19.151). True to this revelation by Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, the lives of Wellington Vaiṣṇava community blossomed with good fortune when HH Vedavyasapriya Swami Maharaj recently graced Wellington. A disciple of Srila Prabhupada and one of the initiating gurus of ISKCON,…Continue
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By Srila Vyasadeva
The Bhagavata Purana, commonly referred to as the Srimad-Bhagavatam, is considered the ripened fruit of all Vedic knowledge. Sri Vyasa Muni, the compiler of the Vedic texts, advises us as follows:
nigama-kalpa-taror galitam phalam shuka-mukhad amrita-drava-samyutam nigama bhagavatam rasam alayam muhur aho rasika bhuvi…Continue
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