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Appreciation from recipients of Srila Prabhupada’s books

Appreciation from recipients of Srila Prabhupada’s books.

Ignited with the Fire Of Krsna Consciousness.

I want to thank you for being a critical part in my life. Without the distribution of His Divine Grace A.C.…

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TOVP: Coffer ceiling update.

Sadbhuja Das: Rangavati d.d. has completed the Coffer Ceiling concept with its measurements for erection and execution of construction for MacCoy company. This is a final concept. It is very workable and following with the existing Dome structure, which you can’t see here.…

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ISKCON Ministry of Education Conference Report (Alachua) Florida, USA By Balimardana Das

Zonal Secretary, Ministry of Education

The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference was held in New Raman Reti Dhama – Alachua, Florida from June 21 through June 24, 2018. Alachua is home to two devotee run schools serving in…

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London Bridge Is Falling Down, My Fair Lady By Sankirtana Das

Don’t we just delight in books and movies wherein destruction wreaks havoc in one form or other, be it by nuclear bombs, disease, twisters, volcanic eruptions, giant creatures or alien invaders. If you do, then you’ll love The World Without Us, authored by Alan Weisman. Reviewed by…

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The Cure For Fear

sri bhagavan uvaca

abhayam sattva-samsuddhir

jnana-yoga-vyavasthitih

danam damas ca yajnas ca

svadhyayas tapa arjavam

ahimsa satyam akrodhas

tyagah santir apaisunam

daya bhutesv aloluptvam

mardavam hrir acapalam

tejah ksama dhrtih saucam

adroho…

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What makes us act selfishly?

Question: The caring attitude is pleasing to everyone, but generally the default attitude in this world is one always thinks selfishly. So is it an inbuilt script of the mind that makes one think selfishly?

Radhanath Swami: The false ego misconceives: “I am this body, I am this mind, I am…

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Getting deeper into Krishna consciousness.

Indradyumna Swami: This is a family that has been visiting our festival in Poland every summer for 12 years. They plan their vacation around our event. After our program this evening they decided to go deeper into Krsna consciousness and bought 10 books; one…

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Happy 20th Anniversary to the Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies By Shaunaka Rishi Das

A gathering of around 270 people met and dined together in the magnificence of Oxford Town Hall on Monday, 2nd July . The grand event was held by the OCHS to say a great big ‘Thank You’ to all our friends, benefactors and well-wishers who have helped to make our…

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Grand Jagannatha Ratha-yatra festival in Bali Indonesia By Hari Narayana Das

Diversity was the mercy of the Lord. When the diversity of people brings about good performance; progress & prosperity. When our country has social harmony, stability & security. No riots, no civil wars, no burning of each other’s places, no fear because of…

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Which Brahma are you? By Karnamrita dasa

The story of Lord Brahma going to visit Krishna at Dvarka is one of my favorite stories for reminding me of my insignificance. I think of this story when I am confused with other Karnamritas. I get email for Karnamrita dasi the singer, and I get asked if I wrote the biography of Gaura-kishora das…

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Accident By Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa

I looked at my watch as I stepped out of the show room in Agra. It was 9.30 in the night. I winced. It would take us more than an hour to reach Vrindavan. We had to get up for mangala arati again the next morning.

By Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa

We had come to Agra to pick up some things for the…

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Join Bhadra Campaign 2018 By SriRama Dasa

The Bhadra Campaign is a global effort to increase appreciation for the Srimad Bhagavatam through mass distribution via donation of sets on the occasion of Bhadra Purnima, 24/25 September 2018.

*How you can be involved:*

. You can begin taking pledges for donating Srimad…

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The Yamadutas…

The Yamadutas…

Dhirasanta Das Goswami: Yamaraja has instructed his servants the Yamadutas, “Swan-like persons are exalted persons who have no taste for material enjoyment and who drink the honey of the Lord’s lotus feet. My dear servants, bring before me for punishment only persons who are averse to…

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Lord Krishna and Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu come to just “one” Maha-yuga out of every 1000!

Lord Krishna and Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu come to just “one” Maha-yuga out of every 1000!

A very rare event because this means they both come just ‘’once’’ in a 24 hour day of Lord Brahma

Also all Maha-yugas happen during the…

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High end accommodation hosts Rath Yatra Commemoration

Due to his delicate health condition, HH. Jayapataka Swami Maharaj was unable to make it to Kolkata Rathayatra as per his usual annual routine.However, Maharaj’s optimism and determination sprouted a mini-Rathayatra in the high-end township complex in Chennai, where he…

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Constructing an Approximate Time-line of Mahaprabhu’s Life Events in Gregorian Calendar By Khonika Gope-Kumar

Stanford University

Anchor We all know that Mahaprabhu was born on February 18, 1486. It is also a well-known fact that for twenty-four years Lord Caitanya lived in the gṛhastha-āśrama in Nabadwip (…

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Hera Panchami Pastime recreated at ISKCON Mayapur By Subroto Das

By the mercy of Srila Prabhupad, today Hera Panchami is celebrated by devotes all across the world and with each passing year the size of the festivities is growing. More than 500 years back Sri Chaitanya MahaPrabhu along with His devotees use to derive ecstatic pleasure when HeraPanchami pastime of…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 11.40

TEXT 40
namah purastad atha prsthatas te

namo 'stu te sarvata eva sarva

ananta-viryamita-vikramas tvam

sarvam samapnosi tato 'si sarvah

SYNONYMS…
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ISKCON’s Padayatra Worldwide: Last Memorable Days In Karnataka, India

By Acarya Dasa – All India Padayatra Leader

BLESSED WITH THE DIVINE ASSOCIATION OF BHAKTI RASAMRITA MAHARAJA

On June 1st, we reached the city of Belgaum in north Karnataka. Congregation devotees warmly greeted us. We were fortunate to have Bhakti Rasamrita Maharaja, who delivered a…

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Hera Panchami

Hera Panchami is a unique festival at the Gundicha Temple. ‘Hera’ means to ‘see’ and ‘Panchami’ means the ‘fifth day’. On the fifth day of the Rathayatra Festival, Goddess Lakshmi becomes very worried and thinks, "Where has my husband gone? He told me, I am going for a change of environment for some days, and I will return very soon. It has been five days now, and still He has not come back." She appears anxious because her husband forgets to…

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