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February 2019 Blog Posts (196)


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May Mother Ganges Bless You Today By Indradyumna Swami

Diary of a Traveling Monk

Volume 15, Chapter 1

February 26, 2019

“May Mother Ganges Bless You Today”

Ever since becoming a devotee of Lord Krishna in 1970, I have been fascinated with the Kumbha Mela festival. This year I decided to join millions of other pilgrims in the journey to the Ardha Kumbha Mela where, from January…

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PM Modi Unveils 800kg Bhagavad Gita at ISKCON Temple

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday boarded a metro train from Khan Market station on way to attend an event at ISKCON temple in south Delhi’s East of Kailash, officials said.

Modi unveiled a giant Bhagavad Gita, running into 670 pages and weighing 800 kg, at the temple, located near Kailash Colony metro station.

Dubbed…

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Egoism and Lethargy Lecture by HH Radhanath Swami

Srila Prabhupada has told us that the culmination of all of our preaching in Krsna Consciousness is to induce people to wholeheartedly chant the holy names of Krsna. The chanting of the Holy names must continue. Srila Prabhupada said we can do without temples, we can do without everything. We don’t need money. If we can get it, we will use it. We…

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The Marriage of Heaven and Earth (In the Gaudiya Vaishnava Tradition) By Matsya Avatara Das

First, its meaning lies in seeking a happy life on Earth, based on dharma and oriented towards Heaven. May marriage shine for its steadiness. May the union of marriage not be a comet that suddenly illuminates the sky but shortly after disappears into nothingness forever.

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According to the Rig-Veda, the…

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Potencies of Lord Sri Krishna By Jaya Gaursundar Dasa GauraVanacari

The Lord’s Potencies are inconceivable (acintya): That which cannot be thought of, understood, imagined or believed. While taking Kṛṣṇa and Balarāma to Mathura, and taking bath in the Yamunā, what Akrura saw in the water was four-armed Lord Vāsudeva. His complexion was dark blue like a fresh raincloud, He wore yellow garments and He lay on the lap of…

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Grand Opening of Unique Cafe in Watford UK By Parasuram dasa

Bhaja Hari prabhu asked me to take over his cafe in Watford, then shortly after we were texting each other about a massive Harinam we were organising that evening, he texted me about sound systems and how he planned to distribute 3,000 booklets. Seconds later he suffered a fatal heart attack. Two years on the cafe is going strong. We changed it to a…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 16.1-3

TEXTS 1-3
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 nati-manita

bhavanti…
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SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 18 / 21)

SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 18 / 21)

 

 

Sri Tiruppan Azhwar                         Part 18 of 21

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SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 16 / 21)

SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 16 / 21)

Sri Andal amma ( Bhuma devi amma our dearest mother earth)         Part 16 of 21…

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SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 15 / 21)

SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 15 / 21)

Sri Andal amma ( Bhuma devi amma our dearest mother earth)         Part 15 of 21…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 15.20

TEXT 20
iti guhyatamam sastram

idam uktam mayanagha

etad buddhva buddhiman syat

krta-krtyas ca bharata

SYNONYMS…
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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 15.19

TEXT 19
yo mam evam asammudho

janati purusottamam

sa sarva-vid bhajati mam

sarva-bhavena bharata

SYNONYMS…
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SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 14 / 21)

SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 14 / 21)

 

SRI PERIA AZHWAR / SRI VISHNU CHITTAR  - PART 14/21  (continued)  from part 13…

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SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 13 / 21)

SRIMAN NARAYANA, SRI LAKSHMI AMMA (DAYA DEVI) AND THE HOLIEST OF HOLY WORKS OF THE REVERENTIAL AZHWARS ( MYSTIC SAINTS ) OF THE SOUTH OF INDIA.       ( Part 13 / 21)

 

SRI PERIA AZHWAR / SRI VISHNU CHITTAR  - PART 13/21…

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Welcome home, HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaj!

It was a moment, mixed with emotions, ecstasy, joy & tears, to welcome HH Jayapataka Swami Maharaja, back at his home, Sri Mayapur dhama. After a year long separation from Sri Mayapur dhama, with loving feelings, both Maharaj and Mayapur devotees were waiting for this day to dawn to see that their beloved spiritual master stepping again at the land of Navadvipa. Right from Krishnanagar, devotees assembled to greet His…

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Elegant Jagannatha Ratha-yatra Graces Amravati

By Jayabhadra devi dasi 

On February 11th, a Ratha-yatra festival was held in Amravati, the second largest and most populous city in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region in India. Jagannatha Ratha-yatra, the Festival of Chariots, is originated in Jagannatha Puri, Odisha, and has been celebrated there since time…

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ISKCON Ahmedabad Offers Tribute for the Martyred Soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir

Events
 
By Haresh Govinda Das 

On February 14th, army vehicles carrying soldiers on Jammu Srinagar National Highway were attacked by a terrorist in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. In this attack, more than 40 Central Reserve Police Force soldiers were martyred.…

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ISKCON Pune Devotees Care for Blind Children

People
 
By Madhava Smullen 

ISKCON devotees in Pune, Western India are bringing Krishna consciousness to blind children, with inspiring effects on the children’s mood, health and spirits.  

Champaka lata Dasi, motivated by her spiritual master…

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Life according to the Bhagavatam

By Kadamba Kanana Swami

bhyāsa-yoga-yuktena

cetasā nānya-gāminā

paramaṁ puruṣaṁ divyaṁ

yāti pārthānucintayan, (Bhagavad-gita 8.8)

Krsna says in the Bhagavad-gita that by regular practise of offering everything in service to him, we will become strong. So, it’s very nice that we have communities of devotees and…

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Tractor-machine, means kill the Bulls

By Dusyanta dasa

February 12, 1976, Mayapur

Morning Walk

“Machine means unemployment for many. Tractor, they’re using, they’re unemployment for bulls and ploughmen and then they, bulls have to be killed. This is going on. Unemployment, then kill them.”

One of the main…

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