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October 2008 Blog Posts (11)

What to Do When Your Mind is Very Disturbed!



What to Do When Your Mind is Very Disturbed!





Krishna consciousness is that state of mind in which one is completely free from all disturbance. But a neophyte devotee who is still trying to develop his Krishna consciousness is not purely absorbed in Krishna consciousness yet and therefore sometimes experiences disturbances of mind as he struggles to advance himself along the path of bhakti.



What should he do when such… Continue

Added by sanjay krishna panda on October 29, 2008 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

Damodara month launch in Klang, Malaysia

BY JEYANTHY PILLAI



Damodara month is a special month in Malaysia. It spurs up every devotee to give every person they meet an opportunity to light a lamp for Lord Damodara and give them an opportunity to perish all their sins and not take birth in this material world again. To signify the start of this wonderful month, devotees in Klang set up a lovely display of a scene in Gokul. Amidst blowing of… Continue

Added by Jai Sita Rani devi dasi on October 23, 2008 at 9:32am — No Comments

KAZAKHSTAN FARM NEEDS EVERYONES HELP !!

Dear All,



Greetings !!



We have continued our efforts in Kazakhstan and it seems that the saga is nearing an unfavorable conclusion.



In 2001 the Kazakh government issued a decree that our temple building and barn were suitable for usage. This summer they annulled that decree.



Now they have called our members to court. The case will focus on the "demolition of illegal building and forced eviction from the property."



As a final effort we have… Continue

Added by ISKCON desire tree on October 18, 2008 at 8:29pm — 1 Comment

My personal prayers

Where in the world can one be able to mystically transcend all spheres of material activities and be able to relish the sweet mellows of Bhakti? Where in the world can one be able to take association from a spectrum of advanced and exemplary devotees and be able to quickly reach the stage of pure devotion even if you're a neophyte? Where in the world can one render devotional service wholeheartedly 24 hours a day ?



Where in the world can… Continue

Added by Shruthi on October 11, 2008 at 1:41pm — No Comments

The art of sculpting prayers to excellence

"He has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us, as you help us by your prayers. Then many will give thanks on our behalf for the gracious favor granted us in answer to the prayers of many"



The art of sculpting prayers to excellence





(A little effort made by me in getting a deeper insight to meaningful prayers)





"God has… Continue

Added by Shruthi on October 11, 2008 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

My splendid Gaur nitai



My splendid Nitai Chandra and Gaur Sundara! (Written by me)





The orange reddish hue of the rising sun,



The color of dawn, the beauty of the sky,



The irresistible temptation of ravishing ladies,



Or the bliss found in amorous relationships,



Nothing can compare to the incessant pleasure found in gazing at my Lords.





Today they were clad in green… Continue

Added by Shruthi on October 11, 2008 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Five Lessons from a Pencil - by H.H.Sacinandana Swami







Dear Devotees,

Please accept our humble obeisance's, all glories to srila prabhupad, all glories to sri guru and gauranga



Five Lessons from a Pencil - by H.H.Sacinandana Swami







When I was walking today, on the Island Mali Losinj, I felt my mind reach out over the blue sea to an island shimmering in the distance. When my mind returned, it brought a story with it, a story of spiritual instruction.… Continue

Added by ISKCON desire tree on October 9, 2008 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

THE 108 NAMES OF LORD KRSNA

THE 108 NAMES OF LORD KRSNA:



1. om sri-krsnaya namah

Om! Obeisance to the all-attractive Shri Krishna



2. om kamala-nathaya namah

the Lord of LakSmI, KamalA



3. om vasudevaya namah

the all-pervading Lord



4. om sanatanaya namah

the eternal Lord



5. om vasudevatmajaya namah

the son of Vasudeva



6. om punyaya namah

who is consummate piety



7. om lila-manusa-vigrahaya namah

who enacts pastimes… Continue

Added by Devi on October 8, 2008 at 2:34pm — No Comments

We are so fortunate, for the opportunity...

yatha hy avahito vahnir

darusv ekah sva-yonisu

naneva bhati visvatma

bhutesu ca tatha puman



The Lord, as Supersoul, pervades all things, just as fire permeates wood, and so He appears to be of many varieties, though He is the absolute one without a second.



PURPORT



Lord Vasudeva, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, by one of His plenary parts expands Himself all over the material world, and His existence can be perceived even within the atomic… Continue

Added by edhaniyasvabhava das on October 6, 2008 at 8:16pm — No Comments


Sevak
Basic General Questions asked by everyone when you come in Krishna Consciousness?Part 1

Basic General Questions asked by everyone when you come in Krishna Consciousness?Part 1

Category : Chanting - Why 16 Rounds?

Q. Why sixteen rounds of chanting is recommended, and why there are 108 beads?



A. Sixteen rounds is the number recommended by Srila Prabhupada and all Vaishava Acharyas for all Gaudiya Vaishanav devotees. This is the prescription to perfect the life of a conditioned soul given by the most recent acharya. We… Continue

Added by Jagannath Das on October 4, 2008 at 10:44am — 1 Comment

venice kirtans

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Added by Madhavananda Das on October 4, 2008 at 6:12am — No Comments

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