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My father's income was no more than 250 rupees, but there was no question of need. In the mango season when we were children, we would run through the house playing, and we would grab mangoes as we were running through. And all through the day we would eat mangoes. We wouldn't have to think, "Can I have a mango?" My father always provided food-mangoes were one rupee a dozen.
Life was simple, but there was always plenty. We were middle class but receiving…
This Festival takes place in the month of Jyeshtha. It is popularly known as the Deba Snana Purnima. This is the first occasion in the course of an year when the deities; Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra along with Sudarshan and Madanmohan are brought out from the Temple and taken in procession to Snana Bedi located in the NorthEastern corner of the outer compound. The deities are bathed there with 108 pitchers of water from a well near the Northen Gate. Here, Jagannath and Balabhadra are…Continue
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness has been established to facilitate these six kinds of lovin exchanges between devotees.
1. Offering gifts in charity
2. Accepting charitable gifts
3. Revealing one’s mind in confidence
4. Inquiring confidentially
5. Accepting prasada
6. Offering prasada
These kinds of exchanges also apply in ordinary social activities. Srila Prabhupada gives the example of a businessman who wishes to make a…Continue
When people see a picture Radha & Krishna, they often ask, “Who is that girl with Krishna?” The answer is that She is Srimati Radharani, Krishna’s pleasure potency. The devotees of the Krishna consciousness movement humbly try to glorify Srimati Radharani because by Her mercy one can advance wonderfully in Krishna consciousness.
What Is the Pleasure Potency?
Everyone naturally wants to enjoy, yet no one is fully independent in finding enjoyment. To satisfy our…