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The next day was Vyasa-puja day, the celebration of Prabhupada’s seventy-fourth birthday. That morning a package arrived from New York containing several copies of the Vyasa-puja booklet, a twenty-five-page paperback filled with homages from Prabhupada’s disciples.
Months before, one of the devotees had discovered an old issue of a magazine published by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati; the magazine contained a Vyasa-puja homage Prabhupada had written…Continue
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A Padayatra program toured Lithuania, a country in Europe’s Baltic region, from June 23rd to 30th this summer, spreading the Holy Names via Harinama Sankirtana and Rathayatra parades.…
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Dear Guru Maharaja,
Please accept my most humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada and all glories to your divine self.
During the renovations the manager named Daniel surprised us all.
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By Yugala Kishor Gour das
Next to my research on the Jaladuta, still ongoing, and the Missing Mohan Tapes, no response, I find myself suddenly involved in another Iskcon piece of heritage. The Radha Krsna Temple Tapes.
These original tapes…Continue
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Expression reflects and reinforces emotion. The celebration of Vyasa-puja is an expression of the gratitude that the disciple feels for the spiritual master. And that feeling becomes reinforced when a disciple expresses one’s own gratitude and hears other disciples’ express their gratitude.
The spiritual master’s guidance and grace are indispensable for elevating and liberating souls caught in this dangerous and treacherous material…Continue
Kishore! Tore charanan ki bali Jaun.
Oh, Kishoriji! I sacrifice my 'everything' on Your lotus-feet.
Jin yuga-charanan arunima-upama, pachihari nahin paun.
I have tried to describe the tender redness of Your lotus feet through some similar example in this world, but all my efforts have been in…Continue
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The more we read and glorify the great acharayas in the line of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, Gaudiya vaishnava paramapara, the more we can appreciate our own good fortune and the golden opportunity available to every single soul on this planet to return back home back to Godhead. It may also inspire us to carefully and with complete faith read every single word they have written for our benefit.
In next three blogs I will be sharing…Continue
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Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam are two most important scriptures for Kali Yuga, they have specifically manifested for us kali yugians. If we sincerely try to serve these two transcendental scriptures then we can unlock many hidden gems. Let us take a look at the famous verse from Bhagavad…Continue
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Guru is the door to spiritual liberation, but it is the aspirant who has to enter it through niskama karma- righteous words, thoughts and actions performed without the expectation of results. Also a total surrender, a strong faith and a firm devotion towards the Guru is needed. He must perform service to others without the expectation of…Continue
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By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp)
There has been an attempt to explain the origins of such languages as Sanskrit, Greek and Roman for many years. This is because there has been a recognition of many similarities between them, but the exact original language which they have derived from has never been identified. So they say that it is now…Continue
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O Sustainer of the universe, O Commiserator of the afflicted, O Purifier of the fallen, O Almighty Lord, O Befriender of the meek, O Narayana, O Hari, have mercy on me. Be gracious to me. O Inner Controller of all, you are well known in the world by the epithet 'Ocean of mercy'. Hence it is but natural for you to shower Your grace on…Continue
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Every year, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) organizes the Circular Economy Symposium (CES). During the 3rd Edition…
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For the first time, the Hungarian edition of the Bhagavad Gita As It Is was presented at the Libri bookshop in Budapest. About 60 guests participated at the program, with many standing around the small stage or listening to Sivarama Swami from the bookracks.…
I tried repeatedly to reach chaplains from female institutions—to obtain their permission to place books in their chapel…Continue
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KOLKATA: A 6-member Iskcon team met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday evening to draw his attention to the fact that Iskcon founder Srila Prabhupada’s name had been removed from an arterial road in Vrindavan and replaced with that of another spiritual guru.
After Yogi revoked the renaming order, the team tweeted on…Continue