Connecting Devotees Worldwide - In Service Of Srila Prabhupada
By Ramai Swami
Rupa Raghunatha is well known to devotees all over Australia. He has been regularly going out on book distribution for over 25 years.
Some time ago he moved to Murwillumbah near our New Govardhana temple.
When gurus, sannyasis and senior devotees visit New Govardhana, he invites them for a…Continue
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Krsna has a deep personal relationship with every living entity and he is conscious of every thought the every living entity has – just imagine that! Krsna is unlimitedly great in this aspect. And so, Krsna enters into a deep personal relationship with every devotee and can become attracted and captured by their loving service. This is called sri krsna-akarsani – to attract Krsna by devotional service. This is our aim: to go deeper into…Continue
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Srila Prabhupada once remarked, “The two brothers Pankajanghri and Jananivasa – there is no comparison. Everyone should know there is no complaint.” (1/2/76, Mayapur – A Transcendental Diary Vol.1)
The 19th of March marks the auspicious appearance day of two of ISKCON Mayapur’s most beloved and long-standing residents, His Grace Jananivas Prabhu and His Grace Pankajanghri Prabhu. Jananivas Prabhu and…Continue
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By Karnamrita Das
[I am continuing the reposting of this 5 part series.] AWAKENING BY GRACE, MOUNTAIN FATHER, REDWOOD TREE PROFESSORS: Growing up in San Francisco, Chris didn’t think it unusual or sad if the sky was overcast or foggy—it was just a different color sky, though he liked the sun too. In fact, in a general sense, even at the young age of four he began a lifelong pattern of not look forward to…Continue
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Each year, March 22nd marks the ‘World Water Day’ established by the United Nations and celebrated all over the globe, with the purpose of focusing our attention on the importance of water.
On this occasion, the production team of ‘The Stolen River’, a 40-minute documentary about the sacred Yamuna, has made the film available for public screening for communities, temples, educational- and other organizations.…Continue
As eternal servants of Krsna, our natural position is to render service. Our happiness lies not in any other endeavour, but only in service. As soon as we try to become the master ourselves, we are in an artificial position. Since we are not very good masters, we have to ‘pretend’ and start hiding our defects.
We start on the wrong footing. If we only started properly from an early stage in life, we would be…Continue
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Sri Hanuman, a great devotee in the form of a monkey, prays, “Since Lord Sri Ramacandra is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vasudeva, He is not attached to anything in this material world. He is the most beloved Supersoul of all self-realized souls, and He is their very intimate friend. He is full of all opulences. . . .
“One cannot establish a friendship with the Supreme Lord Ramacandra on the basis of…Continue
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On 15th March, Gaur Gopal das addressed 500 most influential personalities from 35 different countries at the 12th Annual Mountain Partners Network Event Unternehmertag at Lake Tegernsee, Germany. He spoke on “Impactful, purpose-driven success.”
As global Company Builder headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland), Mountain Partners manages more than 90 investments in the…Continue
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karmany evadhikaras te
ma phalesu kadacana
ma karma-phala-hetur bhur
ma te sango ‘stv akarmani [ B.g. 2.47]
“You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and…Continue
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How many of us are fortunate to have not just good friends, but close friends with whom we can phone at any time, and for no particular reason, than to simply share a Krishna conscious realization?
How many of us are blessed to be able to shed all institutional and scholarly roles, simply to sit down in an informal setting once in a while, and discuss none other than Krishna katha?…Continue
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From Back to Godhead
By Vamsi Vihari Dasa
Variety is said to be the spice of life. Imagine a life where you eat the same vegetables daily, wear the same clothes, meet the same people, and visit the same places. So boring, right? This world is full of…Continue
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From Back to Godhead
By Vishakha Devi Dasi
How we value, acquire, use, and relate to money reflects our inner state of being.
Sri Sukadeva Goswami said, “Money does not stay in one place. It passes from one hand to another. Ultimately no one can enjoy money, and…Continue
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Ambassa, Mar 18 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports (YAS) and Food, Manoj Kanti Deb praised the initiatives taken by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) affiliated India Tribal Care Trust (ITCT) to sought out the roadmap for socio-economic…Continue
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Oh Holy Name give me strength when pride is at its peak
To remind my animalistic propensities and become humble and meek..
Oh Holy Name give me strength when envy takes its charge
To fight it with service and gratitude before in hell I am parch..
Oh Holy Name give me…Continue
Hare Krishna Dear Devotees
One of the most celebrated Festivals of India, Sri Rama Navami is around the corner. So here we are, ready to serve you all on this auspicious occasion with Rama Navami Special week showcasing special Kirtans, Darshan, Lectures, Bhajans and Live Telecast from various ISKCON Temples from 19th to 25th March 2018.
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The quality of humility and the quality of being able to develop love of God come together. It is not possible to develop love of God if there is no humility in our hearts. A person who is proud, how can he hear!? His ears are blocked because he is overwhelmed by his own ideas that he cannot even…Continue
“The root cause of devotional service to Lord Krsna is association with advanced devotees (sadhu sanga). Even when one’s dormant love for Krsna awakens, association with devotees (sadhu sanga) is still most essential.” CC Madhya 22.83
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By Padmanabha Dasa
Kishore Badal, chairman of the Hindu Coordinating Council (HCC) of Gauteng , South Africa, forwarded an invitation to ISKCON to participate in their 26th Shivratri Walk. Various temples in Johannesburg were also invited to participate in the walk with various floats to honor Lord…Continue
Gaur Gopal Das felt humbled and grateful to receive “The Best Spiritual/Motivational Show On The Web” Award 2018 at the IWM Digital Awards.
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Soon after setting up our BBT FEME booth recently in Mayapur, our Middle East panel draws in the crowds with Premadhan Prabhu, our Arabic translation co-ordinator from Lebanon (on the left), Rasamandala Prabhu (our well-wisher from Morocco), and finally Gaura Bhakta Prabhu from Algeria, who blissfully distributes the Arabic books from the souks of Algiers to the elegant boulevards de Paris……
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