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February 2019 Blog Posts (186)


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Celebrating 50 Years of ISKCON UK at our New Temple in Birmingham By Praghosa dasa

Here is our offering to Srila Prabhupada for the 50th anniversary of ISKCON in the UK

Our National ISKCON UK theme is: “Be A Pioneer-Do Something Extraordinary Together”

Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK with over 2 million jivas residing in human bodies. It is the most multicultural city in the western world, as only half…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 15.17

TEXT 17
uttamah purusas tv anyah

paramatmety udahrtah

yo loka-trayam avisya

bibharty avyaya isvarah

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 7 / 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 7 / 21)

Sri Pey Azhwar        Part 7 of 21…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 15.16

TEXT 16
dvav imau purusau loke

ksaras caksara eva ca

ksarah sarvani bhutani

kuta-stho 'ksara ucyate

SYNONYMS…
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ISKCON Croatia – Continuity of Communication Success

By Govindananda das

Communication achievements within ISKCON Croatia – such us meeting the country presidents, government officials, city majors and other VIPs – significantly exceed the expectations which initially were put on such a small team of communication devotees we have around the Zagreb temple (Nova Jaladuta) in Croatia.…

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Gaura Purnima Festival 2019: The Festival of Loving Exchanges

“The best time and place is Mayapur on Lord Caitanya’s Appearance Day. That is not only the best for me but for everyone. Mayapur is meant for that. If possible all devotees from all our centers should go….” – Srila Prabhupada, Letter to Tamala Krishna, 20 July 1973.

Srila Prabhupada especially desired that all ISKCON devotees from all over the world visit Sridhama Mayapur for the annual Sri Gaura Purnima…

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Bangladesh preaching program 2019

Bangladesh is the country where our vaishnava acharyas took birth, Narottam Das Thakur, Pundarik Vidyanidhi, Hari Das Thakur, Rupa Goswami and Sanatan Goswami.

Srila Prabhupada wanted Krishna Consciousness to be preached in Bangladesh. Preaching there is really risky, however, pure devotees take the risk. HH Subhag Swami has been continuously preaching in Bangladesh for the past 45 years. In the early days, Maharaj used to…

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World Heritage Centre at Mayapur



By Subroto Das

Renowned industrialists Sri Sajjan Jindal Chairman of JSW group of companies, Sri B.K. Goenka Chairman of Welspun group and Sri Ashok Goel Chairman of Essel group along with Sri Devakinandan Dasa, visited the world headquartes of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness on Sunday 17th Feb,…

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ISKCON Hawaii Golden Anniversary Proclamation

By Siddhanta Das

Hawaii’s State Senator Mike Gabbard, father to Tulsi Gabbard, presents the Senate Proclamation honoring the 50th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s establishment of ISKCON Hawaii.…

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Mayapur Devotees Hold Special Kirtan for the Victims of the Jammu & Kashmir Terrorist Attack

Events

On 14 February 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-bound suicide bomber in Lethpora near Awantipora, Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack resulted in the death of 49 Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) personnel and the attacker. 

On…

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ISKCON Ahmedabad holds kirtan and offered lamps for the martyred soldiers of Jammu and Kashmir Terrorist attack

By Haresh Govinda Das

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

On February 17th, more than 70 devotees of ISKCON Ahmedabad performed special harinam sankirtan on street…

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Sri Krishna and the Original Sporting Propensity

From Back to Godhead

By Sarvabhauma Dasa

Krishna is always engaged in sport, and when we try to imitate Him, we lose.

When the 2017 Super Bowl game, the summit of American professional football, was held in Houston,…

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Srila Narottama dasa Thakura

Today is the appearance day Srila Narottama dasa Thakura, of whom Srila Prabhupada said, He was “a great acharya of the Gaudiya Vaishnava sampradaya. He has written many songs about the Vaishnava philosophy, and they are approved as completely corresponding with Vedic instructions.  .  .  . So, we should relish the instruction of Narottama dasa Thakura.”

At the original Gaura-purnima festival held in Kheturi,…

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Art of living is to master art of Dying

By Sri Chaitanya Chandra Das

The last thing people would like to discuss or even think is ‘Death’. But they often don’t last till last to discuss or even think about what really death is! Man has made so much innovation in technology that with little remote control he can control satellites from thousands of miles away. Or…

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Appearance day Anniversary of Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura



Maharaj Prthu’s Going Back Home Verse: SB 4.23.22 & 23 Occassion: Appearance day Anniversary of Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura Speaker: HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami

vidhaya krtyam hradini-jalapluta dattvodakam bhartur udara-karmanah natva divi-sthams tridasams trih paritya vivesa vahnim dhyayati bhartr-padau

TRANSLATION: After this, the Queen executed the…

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Narottama Das Thakur Appearance

Narottama Dasa Thakura was a lifelong brahmacari. He visited all the holy places and the was the best of pure devotees. On the banks of the Padmavati river, in the town of Gopalpura lived King Krsnanda Datta. His older brother was Purusottama Datta. The wealth and fame of these two brothers was beyond compare. King Krsnananda’s son was Sri Santosa Datta. In the month of…

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Sri Krsna Madhura Utsava

Sri Krsna Madhura Utsava There are various festivities where Lord Krishna's rasa lila is celebrated - this festival being just one of them. 

The purnima or full moon of Damodara month is the second full moon of the autumn season, and rasa lila is again celebrated. This second rasa yatra is celebrated more in Bengal, whereas the first one is celebrated more in…

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Krishna doesn’t promise a stormless sea – he provides an unsinkable ship

By Chaitanya Charan Das

When we practice bhakti, we often expect to become freed from problems. And if that expectation is not met, we become disheartened.

Dharmic traditions often compare the material world to a vast ocean. During our life-journey, we are meant to navigate through this ocean to attain eternal life.…

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Nityananda Trayodasi

Giriraj Swami gave this talk on February 12, 2014 in New Dvaraka, Los Angeles.

“We think of Srila Prabhupada staying in the Bowery with that young man, David Allen, who was taking the New York version of strong liquor—LSD. David just went mad. He could have done anything to Srila Prabhupada. And Srila Prabhupada went running down the stairs onto the street, not knowing where he…

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Mystic Experience and the Name of God

From Back to Godhead

By Achyutananda Das

Taking into account the many descriptions of Godhead found in ancient books, scriptures and the eternal wisdom heard by disciples from their venerable masters, the Absolute Truth may be defined as follows: He is by Himself and for Himself; He has all knowledge, strength, opulence,…

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