Madhumangala replied to Madhumangala's discussion Exchanging rasas
"I wouldn't say that I am serving them in the same context that I serve Krsna. I am caring for them, with love and compassion. I rescued both my dog and cat from the streets. If anything I showed them mercy and acted in a way that I think Krsna would…"
May 15, 2019
Madhumangala replied to Madhumangala's discussion Animal testing and research
"Animal testing for cosmetic use is defantly most sinful, that's torture for no other reason then self-gratification. When I shop I make a point to chose products that are animal friendly and have NOT been tested on animals. But with medications,…"
May 15, 2019
Madhumangala replied to Madhumangala's discussion Exchanging rasas
"Thank you Zola, you're right, "rasa" was probably the wrong word to use, as it refers to spiritual activities. I love my pets and all animals and I guess in some ways I am attached to them, they make me happy and give me companionship and show me…"
May 15, 2019
Madhumangala replied to Madhumangala's discussion Exchanging rasas
"Thank you for your kind reply. I understand and agree with everything you're saying and have pointed out - that we should always chose Krsna to satisfy our senses. I just don't understand why it has to be either or. It's not like I am choosing the…"
May 15, 2019
Madhumangala replied to Madhumangala's discussion Exchanging rasas
"I guess I just don't understand why loving and caring for your pets and animals and and enjoying their companionship is wrong and somehow so offensive to God that he would punish you for it. I'm also an environmental activist and care deeply about…"
May 15, 2019
Madhumangala commented on ISKCON Derire Tree's blog post Bhakti Vriksha Manual (Second Edition)
"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the money changers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the…"
May 14, 2019
Madhumangala replied to Nitai's discussion Associating with ignorant devotees
"I have to tell you that in my 30+ years in ISKCON, association with ignorant devotees has been my #1 reason of falling down, by allowing their bad attitudes and general unpleasantness to upset me and disrupt my mind causing me to lose focus on…"
May 14, 2019
Madhumangala replied to 2an8tdfoll48k's discussion Survival
"Haribol!
Lord Jesus tells us "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven.
 
Being laughed at and ridiculed for…"
May 14, 2019
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