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June 2017 Blog Posts (154)


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Students Sign Up To “Be A Monk” at ISKCON Los Angeles

Jaya Chaitanya Das (far right, front row) with a group of monks outside the LA temple

Jaya Chaitanya Das, 30, recently went from being a hip-hop producer to ISKCON’s top book distributor in the U.S., selling 85,000 of Srila Prabhupada’s books in one year.

Now, he has come up with an innovative new program that shows young…

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Marble Cladding and Window Installation Progress

Marble cladding work on the temple exterior and the installation of Rajasthani style sandstone window frames on the higher levels of the structure continues throughout various areas of the TOVP and will soon cover all sections of the temple, floor by…

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Kalash Installation Begins

After several weeks of assembling the titanium nitrate Kalashes, we have finally reached the final stage of commencing their installation on top of the TOVP Domes and Chatris.

This is a major achievement in the progress of the TOVP, and if the Lord allows us we are on schedule to complete the installation of both the Kalashes and Chakras by the end of 2017 with a grand installation ceremony.

In the video you can view the first piece being hoisted up by the immense crane on the…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 9.1

TEXT 1
sri-bhagavan uvaca

idam tu te guhyatamam

pravaksyamy anasuyave

jnanam vijnana-sahitam

yaj jnatva moksyase 'subhat

SYNONYMS
sri bhagavan uvaca—the Supreme…
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Added by Rohit Kharwal on June 20, 2017 at 9:45am — No Comments


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'The Art of Teaching' Is Available As E-book

VIHE Publications’ book  The Art of Teaching – A Guide for Training Our Children in Krishna Consciousness by Bhurijana Das, is now available as an eBook on Amazon Kindle. (E-book link: http://a.co/acbiOzv)   

A valuable resource for parents, teachers, preachers, and anyone else who wants to teach. Bhurijana Dasa began his…

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Jagannatha Gauranga by Ramai Swami

Since the Snana Yatra festival, the devotees at Jagannatha Gauranga temple in Bali are missing the darshan of Their Lordships, Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subhadra.

Their Lordships are resting in a nearby room and being taken care of nicely by the pujaris. In a few weeks…

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The Myth of Old Age By Jayadvaita Swami

An 80-year old body builder.

"Bradley Stinkbrain, 73, is in the prime of his life. . . and having the time of his life. Now, you can too! Thanks to the amazing, new “anti-aging” discoveries, enclosed. . ."

Not long ago, someone in our community passed along to me a magazine pitch she’d received…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on June 19, 2017 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 8.28

TEXT 28
vedesu yajnesu tapahsu caiva

danesu yat punya-phalam pradistam

atyeti tat sarvam idam viditva

yogi param sthanam upaiti cadyam

SYNONYMS…
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----- Constant Engagement of Our Senses for Krishna -----

Constant Engagement of Our Senses for Krishna

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Added by Gadadhar das on June 18, 2017 at 1:25pm — 3 Comments


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1978 Calcutta True Rath Story - Episode 21

Episode 21: Aftermath; A Short Harbinger

 Prabhupada: “Expert means whatever he is doing, he must do it very nicely That's all. Suppose you are sweeping this room. You can do it very nicely, to your best knowledge. That is expert. Then people will say, "Oh, you have very nicely done." Any…

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Father's day - Who is the Real / Supreme father?

Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada'

 

BG 9.17

                          pitaham asya jagato…

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Srila Prabhupada's Father - Gour Mohan Das

Srila Prabhupada:

My father's income was no more than 250 rupees, but there was no question of need. In the mango season when we were children, we would run through the house playing, and we would grab mangoes as we were running through. And all through the day we would eat mangoes. We wouldn't have to think, "Can I have a mango?" My father always provided food-mangoes were one rupee a dozen.



Life was simple, but there was always plenty. We were middle class but receiving…

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Added by Mayapur Vasi Das on June 18, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

All previous calculations of the size of our Brahmanda Egg shaped Universe are wrong, here the full size is revealed according to Srimad-Bhagavatam

All previous calculations of the size of our Brahmanda Universe are wrong here is the correct size now revealed

"The full size of our Brahmanda Egg shaped Universe is a massive 44 Quadrillion 444 Trillion 444 billion miles in diameter"

Our Material Universe called a Brahmanda is but just one in a multi-verse, even the latest scientific speculation believe our individual Brahmanda Universe is but one of billions of other Universes.

Each bubble in the painting is a…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on June 18, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments


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The world’s largest statue of Lord Vishnu on Garuda in Bali

The world’s biggest statue is finally taking shape on a hill overlooking Bali’s international airport.

Twenty-five years and around $100 million in the making, the enormous copper and brass sculpture is of the Hindu god Visnu astride the mythical bird Garuda.

Garuda’s concrete and steel skeleton, with the first pieces of copper and brass skin visible on the…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on June 16, 2017 at 6:35pm — No Comments


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London Rathayatra.

Date: Sunday 18th June 2017

Procession starts: 12 noon, South Carriage Drive, Hyde Park

Processions ends: 2 pm, Trafalgar Square

Festival ends: 5 pm, Trafalgar Square

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When the East came west.

New Vrindavana - On the weekends, around holidays and Hindu holy days, it gets busier at the temple, said Vrindivan Das, the communications director for the community.

“We see more than 30,000 people a year,” he said. “People come because they are curious. They come to see the beautiful palace, and, also, because they are pilgrims.”

Visitors, he said, come from…

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Vegetarian beef farmer gives herd to animal sanctuary.

A vegetarian farmer has given his herd of cows to an animal sanctuary to protect them from the slaughterhouse.

Jay Wilde, 59, who farms in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, sent 63 cattle to a Norfolk rescue centre as he could no longer bear to send them to be killed.

Mr Wilde, a vegetarian for 25 years, grew up herding cows and…

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Today’s Kanchi Sri Varadaraja Swamy car festival.

Srila Prabhupada: Once can be free from all sinful reactions after reaching a place of pilgrimage, but one can have the same benefit at home or at any other place simply by chanting the holy name of the Lord. (Srimad Bhagavatam 2.7.15)

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