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August 2010 Blog Posts (213)


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New study from the University of Leicester agrees that higher income does not bring happiness

Is grass greener on other side?

Migration does not bring happiness: UK study



LONDON: For migrants to the UK from India and elsewhere, the grass might not be greener on the other side, a new study from the University of… Continue

Added by ISKCON desire tree network on August 31, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

RASIKANANDA PRABHU’S VISIT TO GOVARDHAN

RASIKANANDA PRABHU’S VISIT TO GOVARDHAN
Sri Gopijanavallabha Das
Rasikananda Prabhu appeared in this world in Utkala (Orissa) in the year 1590 as the son of Sri Acyuta and his wife Bhavani. The devo-tees in the line of Shyamananda Prabhu con-sider Rasikananda to be an…
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A HUMBLE APPEAL TO THE MASTER OF RADHA

A HUMBLE APPEAL TO THE MASTER OF RADHA
By the medieval poet Gaurasundar Das
Gaurasundar Das was a Bengali Gaudiya Vaishnava poet who lived in the early part of the 18th century. He compiled the famous songbook named Kīrtanānanda, which consists of 651 songs composed by…
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Added by Neelam S Ahir on August 31, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The Seven Highly Effective Purposes Of ISKCON

On July 11, 1966, Srila Prabhupada incorporated a new religious movement called ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.



The seven Purposes of ISKCON:



a) To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all peoples in the techniques of spiritual life in order to check the imbalance of values in life and to achieve real unity and peace in the world.



b) To propagate a consciousness of Krishna, as it is revealed in… Continue

Added by Mayapur Vasi Das on August 31, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Kali Yuga, The Problems and the Solution





The age of Kali is the most condemned age due to its quarrelsome features. Kali-yuga is so saturated with vicious habits that there is a great fight at the slightest misunderstanding. Those who are engaged in the pure devotional service of the Lord, who are without any desire for self-aggrandizement and who are freed from the effects of fruitive actions and dry philosophical speculations are capable of getting out. His Divine Grace A.C.… Continue

Added by Mayapur Vasi Das on August 31, 2010 at 6:22pm — No Comments

FRIENDS FROM ANOTHER WORLD

FRIENDS FROM ANOTHER WORLD -
by Srila Bhaktissidhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada…

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Added by _ghanshyam das on August 31, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment


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ISKCON Devotee Bids for Brussels to Host Parliament of World Religions



The next meeting of one of the biggest interfaith gatherings in the world, the Parliament of the World’s Religions, could be hosted in Brussels, Belgium in 2014—and an ISKCON devotee is front and center in the…
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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on August 31, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments


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Remembrances of Lives Past - Article from The New York Times



In one of his past lives, Dr. Paul DeBell believes, he was a caveman. The gray-haired Cornell-trained psychiatrist has a gentle, serious manner, and his appearance, together with the generic shrink décor of his office —…
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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on August 31, 2010 at 8:13am — 1 Comment

OBSTACLES ON THE PATH OF DEVOTION

OBSTACLES ON THE PATH OF…

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Added by _ghanshyam das on August 30, 2010 at 9:47pm — 2 Comments

Attitude of a Vishnava

First we must understand what humbleness is because different people have different understanding of what constitutes humbleness. Someone may say, humbleness means someone speaks very sweetly and always bows down with folded hands. This is the external application of humbleness. But there is internal realization of humbleness. How do you exhibit that? Genuinely feel I am a fool and need… Continue

Added by Mayapur Vasi Das on August 30, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Shiksha GURU

We should not take the word “Shiksha GURU” lightly. It seems that people have started thinking that whoever is instructing is a “shiksha GURU” . According to ISKCON’s regulations, Shiksha GURU is a very big responsibility. It is not that you give two classes & You become a shiksha GURU. Shiksha GURU is not cheap term. This position is granted only after a lot of procedures. Whoever is… Continue

Added by Mayapur Vasi Das on August 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Radha Rani Ki Jai...

Whatever happened, it happened for good.

Whatever is happening, is happening for good.

Whatever that will happen, it will be for good.

What have you lost for which you cry?

What did you bring with you, which you have…

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Added by Sandeep Sharma on August 30, 2010 at 10:49am — 1 Comment


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Voodoo Priest Gets the Mercy







In the evening, after a blissful day of book distribution in New Orleans's French Quarter, Raya Nitai Prabhu, Bhakta Steve and I were preparing to go on harinam.…
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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on August 30, 2010 at 10:07am — 3 Comments


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10 Destiny Questions Everyone Must Answer to know if a transcendentalist is in the platform of Brahman Parmatma or Bhagwan.



10 Destiny Questions Everyone Must Answer to know if a transcendentalist is in the platform of Brahman Parmatma or Bhagwan.




These answers will also help one know where…
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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on August 30, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

CLAIMING TO BE GOD

CLAIMING TO BE GOD…



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Added by _ghanshyam das on August 29, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Darsh Do Mohe Girdhari

Darsh Do Mohe Girdhari



More pranpriye Krishna, more pyare Girdhari,

Darsh do mohe, More pran chhootat jat.



Main neech nirbal prani, chahta jana chhodd duniya ka sath,




Darsh do mohe, more pran chhootat jat.



moh maya ke is bhanwar se ,do mujhe ab ubhar,…


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Added by radhakrishna on August 29, 2010 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Mere Pyare Madan Gopal

Mere Pyare Madan Gopal



Choti choti gaiyan, chote chote gawaal,

chote se mere, madan gopal



mor mukut mathe saaje, gale mein swaranmaal,…


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Added by radhakrishna on August 29, 2010 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Lord Krishna's Aarti

Lord Krishna's Aarti



Jai shri Krishna hare, prabhu jai jai Girdhari,

Danav-dal balihari, Go dwij hitkari.



Jai Govind dayanidhi, Govardhan dhari,




Vanshidhar banvari, braj jan priyakari.



Ganika godh ajamil, gajpati bhayhari,




Arat-arti hari, jai…
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Added by radhakrishna on August 29, 2010 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Prerna The Timeless Inspiration___NEW ALBUM RELEASING ON 5th Sep In Delhi



Hare Krishna!!



Finally Madhavas The Sankirtan Rock Band





Are coming up with their new album called…

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Added by Braj Kishore Das on August 28, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Mystery of Deity Worship



The Deity worship process is very mysterious. It is Krishna's mercy for His devotees. Krishna agrees to appear in a form the devotees can see and serve with their material senses. A very advanced devotee can see Krishna and Krishna's energy working everywhere. He sees everything in relation to Krishna. But in the beginning this…

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Added by _ghanshyam das on August 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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