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January 2016 Blog Posts (350)


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Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 01, Chapter 17, Text 21

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 01, Chapter 17, Text 21 by Bhakti Vinoda Swami on 26 Jan 2016

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New book: Krishna - Proofs Of Gods existence

New book: Krishna - Proofs Of Gods existence. 

Foreword by Lokanatha Swami: Proof of God’s existence? Do we really need it? Do we require any proof for the existence of the Sun for example? However, a blind person may well question its existence. He may state, “I don’t believe in the existence of the Sun”. What is the value of such a…

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The Joy of Humility by H.G. Mathura Vasi Devi Dasi

Humility means cultivating an attitude where one is ready to offer all respect to others and doesn’t want any in return. Humility really means honesty. Humility is about simply being truthful. What do we have to brag about? If God does not make the sun rise, what will you do? Did you create your brain? Did you create your eyes to see? Did you create your heart to beat? Did you create your arms to act? As they…

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Invitation for Bhumi Puja and Ananta Sesa Installation

Invitation for Bhumi Puja and Anana Sesa Installation.

For thousands of years sadhus have enriched the atmosphere surrounding sacred Govardhan Hill with their spiritual practices and realizations. We desire to offer the devotee community a retreat center on land we’ve acquired only 250 meters from Govardhan Hill. In Giriraja…

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Pushpa Abhishek! Showering of flower petals on the deities of Radha Gopinath at Iskcon Chowpatty

Srila Prabhupada: All persons in this material world are suffering from material pains, and if one wants to get rid of them, he must associate with saintly persons, pure devotees of the Lord, and chant the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. That is the only auspicious way for materialistic persons. (Srimad-Bhagavatam, 4.22.15 Purport)

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Positive emotions, spirituality and the practice of psychiatry

Editor’s note: There are some points made in this below article that are not supported by our vaisnava siddhanta, so it is just as well that that was not the reason for us posting it!

Rather, our purpose was to show, not only division among the scientific / psychiatric world, but to show the strong challenge there is to the outright…

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Sacinandana Swami’s Health Update

Dear disciples, friends and well-wishers
Please accept my best wishes. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
By Krishna's mercy I was discharged from hospital two days ago. This morning, I visited a local surgeon who changed my bandages and who checked if everything was alright. He had only good things to say about my…
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Letter to Visnujana

…I have got confidence in you because Krishna has given you special talent for chanting Hare Krishna Mantra. When you were chanting in L.A. temple in the evenings, or in the mornings, I enjoyed your chanting so nicely that I thought myself immediately carried to Vaikuntha. So I am always thankful to you for your activities in announcing the…

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Vaiyasaki Das Books are Bestsellers on Amazon!

For most devotees the name Vaiyasaki Das, a senior disciple of Srila Prabhupada, is synonymous with ecstatic kirtans and bhajans along with his Kirtan Explosion Band. He travels the world year after year with his devoted wife Kishori Devi Dasi doing kirtan events and presenting bhakti yoga in various favorable venues including Yoga…

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Community Dialog Presents Plan for New Vrindaban Village Association

Village Council Meeting at Vyasasana and Lokadristi’s Home

Possibly the hottest topic at the Fall 2015 ISKCON New Vrindaban and Eco-Vrindaban Board Meetings, and certainly the one that drew the most interest, was the Community Dialog about a proposed new “Village Association.”

For decades, New Vrindaban residents have felt…

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Everything is in Krishna and Krishna is in everything

Lecture on Everything is in Krishna and Krishna is in everything by HG Chaitanya Charan Prabhu on 2016

(His Grace Caitanya Charan Prabhu is a monk and spiritual teacher in the time honored tradition of bhakti yoga. He is a editor of Back to Godhead, which is the official…

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Demystify one's self

Science is defined as a systematic study of the natural and physical world around us through observation and experimentation. If we apply this definition to the process of Krishna consciousness, we will find a match.



Bhagavad Gita is an exposition on Krishna consciousness. It gives a detailed psychological presentation of what it…

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Call to ‘50ise’ regular festivals in ISKCON temples

Call to ‘50ise’ regular festivals in ISKCON temples

Temples can celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2016 by following six simple steps

By ISKCON 50 Global Office

The Global Office for the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON has called upon all ISKCON temples around the world to ’50-ise’ their regular festivals in 2016 by following a few simple…

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Saying No to Alcohol goes beyond personal benefits

In addition to what I just posted on women destroying liquor factories, here are some compelling reasons why one should keep away from drinking alcohol products. The havoc alcohol consumption continues to create in human lives is not unknown. Besides all that we keep…

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Humility in devotional service will help overcome false ego

Lecture on Humility in devotional service will help overcome false ego by HH Romapada Swami on 09 Jan 2016 at Chicago

(Romapada Swami‘s first encounter with Krishna consciousness came in Buffalo, in the shape of a lecture at the State University of New York in 1969. The lecturer was His Divine Grace…

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Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 84, Text 19-22

Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 84, Text 19-22 by HG Sesa Prabhu at ISKCON Alachua on 21 Jan 2016

(Sesa Dasa was initiated by Srila Prabhupada in 1974 while he was traveling as a member of the initial Bhaktivedanta Book Trust library party. Sesa Dasa has a portfolio of…

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The Joy of Humility



Humility means cultivating an attitude where one is ready to offer all respect to others and doesn’t want any in return. Humility really means honesty. Humility is about simply being truthful. What do we have to brag about? If God does not make the sun rise, what will you do? Did you create your brain? Did you create your eyes to see? Did you create your heart to beat? Did you create your arms to act? As they say in British parlance, do not…

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Cause of fear is Lust

Lecture on Cause of fear is Lust by Devakinandan Prabhu on 21 Jan 2016 at ISKCON Kanpur

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Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 06, Chapter 19, Text 14-18

Srimad Bhagavatam Class (05.17.01) by His Holiness Bhakti Vidyapurna Swami on 17 Jan 2016 at ISKCON Mayapur

(His Holiness Bhakti Vidya Purna Swami comes from a Jewish American background. He is a person of high integrity who had traveled a long way to find a spiritual framework in which he…

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Serve Others in a way you expect others to serve You

Lecture on Serve Others in a way you expect others to serve You by HH Radhanath Swami on 03 Jan 2016

(Radhanath Swami was born in Chicago in 1950. Radhanath Swami's childhood name was Richard Slavin; Radhanath Swami was given the name Radhanath Swami after he entered the…

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