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Krishna-kripa Prabhu wrote that at the Baltic Summer Festival in August,
in Lithuania, Bhakti Caitanya Swami shared this memory:
In the 1970s I was distributing books in Birmingham, and by 4 p.m. I had
not distributed one book.
I decided to pray to Srila Prabhupada, “I am trying to distribute your books
for your pleasure without concern for myself. Please help me.”
Then using the same lines I had used all day,…
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Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila
Attached is the Samadhi Newsletter. I hope someone can print it out
to post it on your temple noticeboard. Srila Prabhupada is sitting in
Samadhi in Vrndavan in the most beautiful Mandir --out of this world. Most
of us think, "Oh, it's finally built, and that's the end of it". But,…
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By Daamodara Dhananjaya Das
Today, one of the best avenues to reach out, not just to the masses, but also to the upper most class of people, is through the Press or the Print Media (Newspapers) and the Electronic Media (TV News & Entertainment Channels and Radio Channels). Reading newspapers and watching TV News Channels, is now one of the preeminent necessities of life. These days apparently oxygen seems to be of the…Continue
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1,152 square foot home on 1.182 acres, very private, 15 minutes from the temple.
Wide open space with cathedral ceiling and ceiling fans.
Many large windows allowing lots of daylight.
1 bedroom with ceiling fan.
Large deck in the back, with French doors leading into the house.
Many fruit and nut trees, berry bushes and perennial flowers on the land.
Needs a stairway in the front and a sceptic.
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Bhutatma das: I had made friends with a noted religious scholar, Mark Juergensmeyer, one of the professors in the Religious Studies Department at Berkeley University.
I asked him, “What do you think about having a program with Srila Prabhupada and some of the faculty?”
Juergensmeyer was enthusiastic and one of the…
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Hundreds are expected to attend the upcoming Hare Krishna festival next Friday.
Next week the Hare Krishna festival will be held at the Fairway Hall, in Brook Close, Borehamwood at 7pm with live music, dance and vegetarian food and is open to the public.
ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) and…
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It can sometimes be tough being an intellectual in Iskcon. The tendency to keep one foot in the empirical camp and the other in the devotional arena can cause incompatibilities of faith, especially when continuing to grapple with “oddities” like elephant sized mangoes, airborne mountains, talking hyenas and bodily exuded cosmic bubbles.
Almost everything is…Continue
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I found this talk by Yamuna-devi, from the Pune Yatra 2001, so profound and powerful, I wanted to share it with you all. If you wish to learn more about—and from—this extraordinary devotee and disciple of Srila Prabhupada’s, you may visit the beautiful new website Unalloyed: The Yamuna Devi Legacy Project (www.unalloyed.org).…Continue
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As part of the ISKCON50 program series, Vaishnavas in Hungary organized a two-day national book distribution event, taking place at different locations of the country. The book distribution was coordinated by the two main centers -- the by the ISKCON temple in the capital city Budapest, and the internationally well-known farm community, Nava Vraja-Dhama.
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A new Yoga Pavilion currently being built by ISKCON New Vrindaban’s own devotee construction crew, and aiming to be open next year, is expected to draw a large Western audience.
“We have been highly focused on reaching out to Indians living in the USA,” says temple president Jaya Krsna Das. “But Srila Prabhupada came to preach to Westerners, so we want to now…Continue
Our Yogendra Maharaj is a very powerful preacher and he was giving a lecture in India. At one point, he asked the crowd, “Who is ready to give his life to Krsna.” There was no response. Are YOU ready to give your life to Krsna? (Audience: yes) Some are hesitating. Some are smelling a rat. Are you ready? (Audience: yes) ARE YOU READY? (Audience: loud yes) This Christian…Continue
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“Although superficially Vrindavan is just a cowherd village, the opulence of Vrindavan far exceeds the opulence of Vaikuntha. But, because the mood of sweeteness (madhurya) prevails, it covers the mood of opulence (aisvarya) even though the opulence of Vrindavan is greater than that of Dwaraka or…Continue
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(Srimad Bhagavatam Canto - 11, Chapter - 03, Text - 35)
(HG Urmila Mataji has mainly served ISKCON since 1973 till the present time as book…Continue
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(HG Jananivas Prabhu, the head pujari of Mayapur and the most senior and respected pujari in ISKCON. On order of Srila Prabhupada, he shifted to Mayapur and took up the seva of being a…Continue
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(HG Vishwarup Prabhu delivered professional and spiritual discourses to medical professionals in UK and USA in 2007-2008.)
To Listen and Download -…Continue
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To facilitate a systematic, Krishna-conscious education, Mayapur Institute employs aims-driven (as opposed to content-driven) approach to studying sastra developed by Vaishnav Training & Education (VTE). Enrol now for Bhakti Sastri, Bhakti Vaibhava, Bhakti Vedanta, ISKCON Disciples Course, Teachers Training Courses. Apply Online- …Continue
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what pregnant ladies must follow to get a good child ?
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Vrindavana das’s departure.
In our sadness, we are feeling separation from Vrndavane Das, as Prabhu 67th (AcBsP) who passed away from this mortal world. The transformation took place on Friday (August 19th) on a highly illuminated night, by the light on the waning moon, at 9:45pm…in Tampa, Florida. He was found at just a few foot-steps away from the Temple’s…Continue
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