Connecting Devotees Worldwide - In Service Of Srila Prabhupada
Looking to post my daily Srila Prabhupada quote I stumbled upon the beautiful chapter 22 of canto 8, describing pastime of Bali Maharaj. It was amazing to read how Krishna expertly, what else can we expect from Him, bestows opulence on His aspiring devotees. On one hand He grants a lot to some…Continue
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By Ramai Swami
As always, the Mayapur Kirtan Mela is immensely popular and devotees come for all over to attend the 5 day festival.
There are a variety of leading devotees who inspire everyone to follow their ecstatic kirtans, which are interspersed with shouts of Gauranga and Haribol.
The evenings were so…Continue
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Join us at the Toronto Hare Krishna Temple on Thursday March 1st, as we celebrate one of the biggest festivals of the year, Gaura Purnima, the appearance of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu!
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Never are uncommon, these endless lessons of love
Of how to catch a man, how to keep a woman’s love
Or how to use God and His universe
To fulfil one’s desires diverse.
But wise people say just rise above
Life is nothing but a school of love
You get everything that you deserve
Just unlearn to use, and learn to love..
As water cannot…
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By Purushottam Nitai Das
Money can buy many things and some believe anything in this world. And so people work hard, extremely hard, to earn a lot. But can money buy everything? Let us try to see what money can buy, and what it cannot.
Money can buy...
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By Madhava Smullen
Three generations of devotees – kirtan artist Gaura Vani, his mother Rukmini Dasi, and his eleven-year-old daughter Kairava – led a group of kirtan lovers on the adventure of a lifetime around Maharashtra, India this winter.
The group comprised of twenty-six aspiring devotees and newcomers to Krishna consciousness from…Continue
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In the wake of the recent historic Chakra installation ceremony on February 7th, the TOVP is pleased to release this specialTribute song, Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, to all devotees worldwide.
Written and composed by Yamuna Jivana das from South Africa, over fifty devotee singers, musicians, recording engineers and artists from all over the world contributed their talents to help create this beautiful composition in glorification of…Continue
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“Our propaganda should be focused on spreading kirtana and distributing literature, books and magazines. The process experienced now is that after holding kirtana, they are selling magazines and books successfully.”
Srila Prabhupada Letter to Brahmananda, 30th January 1969
The divine dance of HH Bhakti Vikas Swami made the people of Parvat Patia, Surat tremble in ecstatic love and enchanted the whole area where recently Lord Jagannath…
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Finding a perfect match when it comes to marriage is not easy. Entering into a relationship is like playing lotto. You don’t know how far you will go and what would the level of success of your relationship. There are many factors that play an important role. The most important is a strong horoscope Matching.
A good Matching also takes into consideration Kuja Matching or Manglik Matching. It is said that a mangalik should marry only a mangalik or marry someone whose horoscope cancels…Continue
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(Bhaktivedanta Research Centre: This is a one of a kind original photo of Srila Jagannath Das Babaji Maharaj found by BRC while going through Sri Sundaranand Vidyabinode’s collection.)
Today is Srila Jagannatha dasa Babaji Maharaja’s disappearance day. He…Continue
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By Khonika Gope-Kumar
[Translated and abridged from the Bengali Book “Gauda Mandal Parikrama: The Holy Tirthas in Bangladesh” by Patita Uddharan Das Brahmacari. Publisher: Hare Krishna Publications, ISKCON Swamibag]
A lot of Bengali devotees lament that even though A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada instructed a number of his senior…Continue
Srila Prabhupada stated: “You are the young generation; you are the flower of your country and society. Practice this most sublime system, Krsna consciousness. Be happy and make others happy. This is the real mission of life.”
It was through the youth that Srila Prabhupada established this International Society and it was the youth that he engaged in fulfilling the desire of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu! In order…Continue
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By Radha Mohan Das
On Wednesday 15 February, Sruti Dharma das, Temple President of Bhaktivedanta Manor (UK), joined 1000 dignitaries from across the British Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace.
He was then invited to have a private audience with the Queen and other members of the Royal family.
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Srila Prabhupada once said that when devotees give up practicing Krishna consciousness it is ‘fifty percent their fault, and fifty percent ISKCON’s”. In this article I would like to explore what I perceive as a systemic problem contributing to our society’s fifty percent of the blame.
It is surely surprising that someone should get as far as seriously following the process of Krishna consciousness, only to…Continue
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Speaker: HH Bhakti Vinoda Swami
Transcribed by Madhumati Priyasaki dd
Date: 11 Feb 2018
Reading from Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 5 Chapter 5 text 18
gurur na sa…Continue
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Mayapur Kirtan Mela is a unique chance to chant 12 hrs a day prayerful kirtan with all devotees together. Devotees do akanda (non-stop) kirtan, in hope of bringing real peace and prosperity to the world having pleased the Lord by chanting his Names. Mayapur Kirtan Mela is the largest as its being held in Mayapur, the…Continue
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Srila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji - Disappearance DayContinue
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Speaker: HG Radha Krishna Das
Srimad Bhagavatam 8.7 44
Date: 8 February 2018
tapyante loka-tāpena sādhavaḥ prāyaśo janāḥ
paramārādhanaṁ tad dhi puruṣasyākhilātmanaḥ
It is said that great personalities almost always…