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April 2009 Blog Posts (15)

Krsna lunch on ABC news.com

Full Article with pics at http://a.abcnews.com/OnCampus/story?id=7210676&page=1







Vegetarian Meals, on the Cheap

Krishna lunches become a University of Florida tradition

By MARILIA BROCCHETTO

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 3, 2009

SHARE Krishna lunch at the University of Florida means more than just grabbing a quick bite to eat; for some students, it has become a tradition.



Krishna lunch at the University of Florida means more than just grabbing… Continue

Added by Jagganath dasa on April 28, 2009 at 11:58pm — 2 Comments

A new Darsan book - partial release

Hare Krishna!

Today we have partialy published a new Darsan photo book, Mayapur Chandrodaya Darsan, I had uploaded a small book of 40 pages, 7x7" to my book store on Blurb.com



You can check it out (preview first 15 pages + 2 covers) here:

http://www.blurb.com/books/654708



and order it here:

http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/654708



Please note that the price on website is set by the publishers (Blurb.com), not by me, postage is a seperate… Continue

Added by Vrindavan Lila devi dasi on April 24, 2009 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Hare Krishna

THE HOLY NAMES

There are three Holy Names that make up the Maha-Mantra, Hare, Krishna, and Rama.



'Hare' is a powerful word that directly addresses the energy of the Lord



'Krishna' is the Name of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

Krishna is the Possessor of every quality in the universe and out of it.

He also possesses these qualities in an unlimited quantity.



'Rama' means the reservoir of pleasure.

By chanting this Maha-Mantra and… Continue

Added by Mira on April 22, 2009 at 7:04pm — No Comments

The Boatman and the Scholar (from Prabhupadacast)

An interesting story has been described by our Satsvarūpa Mahārāja in the Back to Godhead: The learned scholar and the boatman. The boatman... In Bengal there are many rivers, and so people generally transport by boat service. So a learned scholar from Calcutta, say, was going home in the village on a boat, and he was very happy. So he was asking the boatman, "My dear boatman, do you know what are these stars, this astronomy, how they are working?" "No,…

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Added by Bhaktin Brindavana devi on April 21, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

Tongue Twisters

HH Sivarama Maharaja in a lecture:



Will you make Krishna smile today on April 16th, 2009



Srila Prabhupapda in morning walk said that the Vrajabasis were not scholars, they did not study sastras, he emphaises that they just wanted to see Krishna smile. Whole lives were making Krishna smile therefore they were greater than jnanis scholars.They already achieved perfection.



if you do all penances, sacrifices and cannot please Krishna: srama eva hi… Continue

Added by Sravaniya Dasi on April 18, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Those dear as life one can never forget

Memories Of HH Tamal Krishna Maharaja



Sarajevo, March 19, 2002





Dear Tamal Krishna Maharaja, my dear brother, friend and helper.





Feeling your separation we remember Lord Krishna’s words:



When somehow made mindful of those one loves, one is given back one’s life. Forgetting those more dear than one’s own breath is more painful than dying. Those dear as life one can never forget, but when reminded of them in a special way one feels happy,… Continue

Added by Sravaniya Dasi on April 18, 2009 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

Srimad Bhagavatam Katha video Canto-1 Chapter -7 verse by verse in hindi By Achal Krishna Prabhu

First (Seema mataji's house)



http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=458750532488114480



Second (Pramod prabhuji and Kamini mataji's house)



http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2108862478343164588



Third (Suhrit Krishna prabhuji and Vishnupadi mataji's house)



http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3632795142178654913



Fourth (Saubhagya Sundari mataji and Sundar Gopal prabhuji's… Continue

Added by Pradeep Goyal on April 17, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

Bhagavad gita - As it is

Bhagavad-gita_As_It_Is.pdf

Added by SaiRam das on April 17, 2009 at 1:15am — No Comments

VOICE OF THE RISHIS

http://f1.grp.yahoofs.com/v1/AFbnSaPOFhnJ1bktevts7Zu4dqvZo0CKEOnVr_yaot6JWTAex34-OfR8XW3gGJfxmMNyHooRorY4gdeBsRxabg/RishiVani.rar

Added by K S S N SARMA on April 16, 2009 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Patram Pushpam Phalam Toyam- In Bhagavatam

Hare Krishna,



The famous Sloka from Bhagvad Gita appears in the Bhagavatam as well.

Before it comes a sweet verse:

SB 10.81.3



TRANSLATION

The Supreme Lord said: O brähmana, what gift have you brought Me from home? I regard as great even the smallest gift offered by My devotees in pure love, but even great offerings presented by nondevotees do not please Me.



Lord Krishna to Sudama



10.81.4

patram puspam phalam toyam

yo me… Continue

Added by Sravaniya Dasi on April 16, 2009 at 12:33am — No Comments

MAYA is strong but KC is more strong

A young hippy asked Srila Prabhupada, "If our purpose is to go back to

Godhead, why is Maya so strong?" Without the slightest hesitation Srila

Prabhupada profoundly and poetically answered, "Because your purpose is not

strong."



In other words Maya, the Lord's illusory energy, only has power over us to

the extent that we are not determined to go back to home, back to Godhead.

If we are determined to become fully Krishna conscious and not take birth

here… Continue

Added by abhishek gautam on April 11, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

THE TIGER AND THE MONKEY........

i received this thru email......a good reading ........



THE TIGER AND THE MONKEY A STORY TOLD BY LORD RAMACHANDRA

Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja





The Ramayana describes how Lord Rama built a bridge and crossed the ocean to Lanka. Before the battle with Ravana began, Ravana’s youngest brother Vibhishan came to take shelter of Rama. Rama immediately gave him shelter. That is the duty of a king, a ksatriya. If someone seeks shelter, you must give him… Continue

Added by suja on April 6, 2009 at 8:57am — No Comments

innocent killing materialistic people

Americans consume almost a quarter of all the beef produced in the world. Every 24 hours 100,000 cattle are slaughtered in the United States; the average American consumes the meat of seven 1,100- pound animals in his or her lifetime.







According to a report by the U.S. Surgeon General, more than 70 percent of deaths in this country -- more than 1.5 million annually -- are related to diet, particularly the over- consumption of beef and other foods high in cholesterol and… Continue

Added by abhishek gautam on April 5, 2009 at 4:43am — No Comments

More You Enjoy, More You Want to Enjoy

Srila Prabhupada says example of a person who eats a lot at home, and goes to restaurant and drinks tea, biscuits, even after being full. It is not that senses are demanding; they are satisfied but the mind is demanding. Senses are just following the commands of uncontrolled mind. What is wrong in this uncontrolled enjoyment? Even Charavaka says the same thing, "Just eat, drink and be merry in life. Live life king size, allowing senses in the direction they want..." that is his philosophy. But… Continue

Added by DEEPAK MAHAJAN on April 3, 2009 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Chant Unpretentiously, Honestly and Humbly

BhaktiVinod Thakur condemns five things in Sarnagati prayers: He says “Hell with my high birth! Hell with my so called education! Hell with the fame of my family which I am very often proud of!” Because people are generally proud of their high birth and fame of their family and high erudite learning. This way he condemns different aspects of his life. He says "What is the use of all these things because I am not engaged in the devotional service of the Lord”.





Just like in the… Continue

Added by DEEPAK MAHAJAN on April 3, 2009 at 12:26pm — No Comments

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