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Continuing with our series of a True account entitled Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers… A search for meaning carries Bob…Continue
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Continuing with our series of a True account entitled Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers… A search for meaning carries Bob Cohen, a young American Peace Corps worker halfway around the world, to an ancient village in the midst of West Bengal. There, in a small bamboo hut, he finds a teacher who is able to tell…Continue
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My first contact with the Hare Krishna movement came in the summer of 1969 when I saw its members chanting on the streets of Hollywood. My initial reaction to the shaven heads, saffron-colored robes and seemingly strange activity was one of bewilderment and, to some degree, comic relief. It was not until a year later that I was able to appreciate the sound philosophy which stems from one of the world's oldest religious traditions, as explained in their…Continue
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A Response by Giriraj Swami
December 16, 2007
After discussing a verse from the Bhagavad-gita, Chapter 12, at a Sunday
program at Chowpatty, I invited questions and comments, and a…
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Krsna! Krsna! Krsna! Krsna! Krsna! Krsna! Krsna! he
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20th March, 2014, Gurgaon.
I had a needless argument with HG Shyam Sundar Prabhuji the other day on some particular service which I wanted to undertake. The result of this silly argument (all from my side), however, was a beautiful mail which I received from Prabhuji. I am posting that mail 'as it is' for the benefit of all readers
Hare Krishna Prabhuji,
We all know that the most…Continue
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H.H Radha Govind Maharaj mentions this incident on his flight from kenya to India...his flight had a transit via kuwait. due to some delay he had to wait for 4-5 hrs at Kuwait.
While chanting Hare Krishna in the airport lounge, 1 airport official watching the indian swami became intrigued and…
In the San Diego ISKCON temple in USA, there was a gentleman called *Mr. Prakash*. He was a reserved type of person who would come regularly to the temple feasts but never really showed a lot of enthusiasm.
One day he had a…
ACCOMPLISHMENTS ARE AMAZING. HUGE! INCREDIBLE!
1. Between 1968. and 1977. He dictated total of 22,000 pages of text
2. He translated and wrote purports to 18,000 verses of only…
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Srila Prabhupada: The Founder-Acarya of ISKCON, authored by Ravindra Svarupa Dasa, is officially endorsed by ISKCON’s Governing Body Commission (GBC).
Jananivas Prabhu’s service was to bring frankincense to Srila Prabhupada’s room in the evening. He mentioned that usually after you fill a room with frankincense, you open the doors and windows so that the mosquitos go out with the smoke. Srila Prabhupada however liked to keep the smoke within the room and stopped Jananivas Prabhu from…
Today we are celebrating Ugadi, the Telugu New Year Day, which is the first festival of our Telugu calendar and the first big festival that comes after Sankranti.
Our Andhra festival is known by different names in different states of India like “Gudi Padwa” in Maharastra and “Ugadi” in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Whatever the name this festival takes in…Continue
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The New year festival or Ugadi comes close on the heels of Holi. While the strong colors of Holi start fading away, the freshness of spring lingers on with sprightliness all around. The flame of the forest (trees with bright red flowers that blossom during holi) are in full bloom signifying an affluent season.It is believed that the creator of the Hindu pantheon Lord Brahma started creation on this day - Chaitra suddha padhyami or the Ugadi…Continue
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na me viduh sura-ganah
prabhavam na maharsayah
aham adir hi devanam
maharsinam ca sarvasah
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Prabhupada: That is another thing. But first of all, the basic principle is we have to understand that our senses are imperfect, and whatever knowledge we gather by these imperfect senses, they are imperfect. So if we want perfect knowledge, then we have to approach somebody whose senses are perfect, whose knowledge is perfect. That is the principle. That is the Vedic principle. Therefore the Vedic principle says, tad-vijnanartham sa gurum evabhigacchet [MU 1.2.12]. You know Sanskrit, yes.…Continue
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29th March, 2014, Gurgaon.
Q1: How many types of Bhakti is explained in Caitanya-caritāmṛta ? Explain them.
Answer : Srila Prabupada writes in the purport of CC Adi 4.21-22 :
In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta three kinds of devotional service are described — namely, bhakti (ordinary devotional service), śuddha-bhakti (pure devotional…Continue
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