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July 2018 Blog Posts (125)


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TOVP: Coffer ceiling update.

Sadbhuja Das: Rangavati d.d. has completed the Coffer Ceiling concept with its measurements for erection and execution of construction for MacCoy company. This is a final concept. It is very workable and following with the existing Dome structure, which you can’t see here. In one row this is a 36 segments and total it is 432…

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ISKCON Ministry of Education Conference Report (Alachua) Florida, USA By Balimardana Das

Zonal Secretary, Ministry of Education

The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference was held in New Raman Reti Dhama – Alachua, Florida from June 21 through June 24, 2018. Alachua is home to two devotee run schools serving in combination 250 children from Pre-K through High School. About thirty participants attended from these schools and…

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London Bridge Is Falling Down, My Fair Lady By Sankirtana Das

Don’t we just delight in books and movies wherein destruction wreaks havoc in one form or other, be it by nuclear bombs, disease, twisters, volcanic eruptions, giant creatures or alien invaders. If you do, then you’ll love The World Without Us, authored by Alan Weisman. Reviewed by Janet Maslin in The Arts section of the August 13th NYT, the book is a “what if” account…

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The Cure For Fear

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 natimanita

bhavanti sampadam daivim

abhijatasya bharata

Srila…

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Happy 20th Anniversary to the Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies By Shaunaka Rishi Das

A gathering of around 270 people met and dined together in the magnificence of Oxford Town Hall on Monday, 2nd July . The grand event was held by the OCHS to say a great big ‘Thank You’ to all our friends, benefactors and well-wishers who have helped to make our success of today!

A fusion of Academia and lay folk, a meeting of east and west all joined together in…

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Grand Jagannatha Ratha-yatra festival in Bali Indonesia By Hari Narayana Das

Diversity was the mercy of the Lord. When the diversity of people brings about good performance; progress & prosperity. When our country has social harmony, stability & security. No riots, no civil wars, no burning of each other’s places, no fear because of your age, gender, dress, skin colour. Then the peace of the country can be established. This message was…

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Join Bhadra Campaign 2018 By SriRama Dasa

The Bhadra Campaign is a global effort to increase appreciation for the Srimad Bhagavatam through mass distribution via donation of sets on the occasion of Bhadra Purnima, 24/25 September 2018.

*How you can be involved:*

. You can begin taking pledges for donating Srimad Bhagavatam sets from your congregation starting now; the actual donation can happen on…

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The Yamadutas…

The Yamadutas…

Dhirasanta Das Goswami: Yamaraja has instructed his servants the Yamadutas, “Swan-like persons are exalted persons who have no taste for material enjoyment and who drink the honey of the Lord’s lotus feet. My dear servants, bring before me for punishment only persons who are averse to the taste of that honey, who do not associate with the swan-like…

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High end accommodation hosts Rath Yatra Commemoration

Due to his delicate health condition, HH. Jayapataka Swami Maharaj was unable to make it to Kolkata Rathayatra as per his usual annual routine.However, Maharaj’s optimism and determination sprouted a mini-Rathayatra in the high-end township complex in Chennai, where he is currently staying. The residents of the apartment were so moved by Maharaj’s presence in their…

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Hera Panchami Pastime recreated at ISKCON Mayapur By Subroto Das

By the mercy of Srila Prabhupad, today Hera Panchami is celebrated by devotes all across the world and with each passing year the size of the festivities is growing. More than 500 years back Sri Chaitanya MahaPrabhu along with His devotees use to derive ecstatic pleasure when HeraPanchami pastime of Lord Jagannath was enacted in Puri. He used to be so filled with so…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 11.40

TEXT 40
namah purastad atha prsthatas te

namo 'stu te sarvata eva sarva

ananta-viryamita-vikramas tvam

sarvam samapnosi tato 'si sarvah

SYNONYMS…
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ISKCON’s Padayatra Worldwide: Last Memorable Days In Karnataka, India

By Acarya Dasa – All India Padayatra Leader

BLESSED WITH THE DIVINE ASSOCIATION OF BHAKTI RASAMRITA MAHARAJA

On June 1st, we reached the city of Belgaum in north Karnataka. Congregation devotees warmly greeted us. We were fortunate to have Bhakti Rasamrita Maharaja, who delivered a…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 11.39

TEXT 39
vayur yamo 'gnir varunah sasankah

prajapatis tvam prapitamahas ca

namo namas te 'stu sahasra-krtvah

punas ca bhuyo 'pi namo namas te

SYNONYMS…
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Why do you immediately jump to Krishna’s pastimes from the Tenth Canto? by Hari Sauri Das

Why do you immediately jump to Krishna’s pastimes from the Tenth Canto? 

Hari Sauri das: When we were in Bhuvaneshwar, in late January and early February of 1977, two or three moviemakers came. They told Srila Prabhupada that they were making a movie and that they wanted to popularize Krishna’s pastimes. They said,…

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Thinking: The Missing Link

By:  for sutapamonk.blogspot.uk on March 23, 2016

Photo Credits: www.theonedayroad.com

"Thomas Edison said that five percent of people think, ten percent think they think, and…

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A perfect way to celebrate Jagannath Snanyatra!

Haribol Dear Devotees,

Just want to share my recent experience celebrating Jagannath Snanyatra.

I run a small devotional company called mayapurmemories.com. Every year for the past three years we were able to celebrate Jagannath Snanyatra in a wonderful way by doing a unique service to Lord Jagannath Baladev and Subhadra devi and their devotees by serving cool juice or buttermilk. It's really appreciated by the devotees in the hot weather in Mayapur.

This…

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PRAY!

By Karnamrita Das

This morning while chanting, I naturally remembered many of the aspects of life I pray for, which have come to me during japa, or in my introspective times during the day. What I pray for, is what I also teach about in my talks. In a general sense, I teach the necessity of calling out for help to our gurus, previous great teachers, and the aspects of Divinity we especially think of or…

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A Treasure Trove of Vaishnava Literature

In South Kolkata, a treasure trove of Vaishnava literature can be found in ISKCON Mayapur’s Bhaktivedanta Research Centre. This library is a gem hidden in a quiet Kolkata neighborhood, in which can be found copies of almost every book written by the previous acharyas going back to Srila Rupa Gosvami, and many rare and out of print books, such as Srila Bhaktivinoda…

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Victory to Dracon By Bhaktimarga Swami

I received an e-mail message from Dracon, the Chinese chap whom we met on the Bruce Trail back in Queenston Heights on June 3rd. His message was he finished the Bruce from its southern start, to the northern-most point in Tobermory—a distance of 890 kilometres.  All victory to him in his solo effort.  We would factor in the paramatmapresence—God in the heart.  I know little of the details but I should ask him about challenges along the…
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The Astounding Bhagavad Gita

Please accept my humble obeisances; all glories to Srila Prabhupada.



For more than ten years I have been printing large format books such as Darsana, Krishna Art, and the latest 16 Kg Bhagavad Gita.



My cherished dream has always been to produce Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad Gita in a size that would make it the largest printed sacred text in the world,  and then, after displaying it in different parts of the world,  place it…

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