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November 2011 Blog Posts (215)


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You and Me Alone Together Part-2



          In this way even daily Sadhana which consists of Mangala Arati, Srimad Bhagavatam, association with Devotees, cooking, taking care of Deities, Sunday programs…began to loose any meaning in my vision. I just felt the emergency of the Holy Names and wanted to chant Them…
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Added by Maral Alymova on November 30, 2011 at 10:13pm — 1 Comment


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You and Me Together Alone



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Added by Maral Alymova on November 30, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Prabhupad's wonderful reply to Mayavadi's 14 Questions



2 weeks ago there was an All India competition in which one had to answer the questionier containing 14 questions.After reading the questions I was happy as I had read the answers of all the questions in books of Srila Prabhupad. I was little bit confident of getting the first prize of Rs. 5000. I also decided that if I would win, I will give this money to ISKCON, Pune. So, I started writing answers to those questions. Later I searched about the organization which was conducting this…

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Added by dhananjay vashistha on November 30, 2011 at 7:40pm — No Comments

ISKCON Latvia 1992-1993

Reputation - A Case Study 

ISKCON Latvia 1992-1993
 
 
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Added by Claire on November 30, 2011 at 5:54pm — No Comments

5 Levels of Consciousness from Covered to Completely Blossomed

 

There are five levels of consciousness:

1. avrta-cetana, covered consciousness – Trees, plants, creepers, mountains…

2. sankucita-cetana, contracted, shrunken consciousness – Aquatics, birds, beasts…

3. mukulita-cetana, budding…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 30, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments

All Things Must Pass... But

 



On November 29th, 2001 George Harrison passed away in Los Angeles. At that time Radha and Krishna Deities were at the foot of his bed. He was surrounded by family and friends.

During the San Francisco “Summer of Love,” I wrote to George Harrison through an…

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Bhrgu

 

 

When Brahmājī was performing a great sacrifice on behalf of Varuṇa, Maharṣi Bhṛgu was born from the sacrificial fire. He was a great sage, and his very dear wife was Puloma. He couldtravel in space like Durvasa, Narada and others, and he…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 30, 2011 at 11:11am — No Comments

ISKCON and the Mayor of London Join Hands to Feed 5.000

 

By Contributor for www.bhaktivedantamanor.co.uk on 24 Nov 2011 London`s Mayor, Mr. Boris Johnson distributes free food with the Krishna-devotees “It was an event of Biblical proportions,” explained London`s Food for All Director…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 30, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Odana Sasthi

 

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Thought Of The Day

Our material bondage is due to an illusion. What is that

illusion? That "I am this body." Dehatma-buddhi. "I am this

body, and anything which is required for this body or which I possess for the

comfort of this body, that is mine." Both of them are illusion, because I

am not this body; I am soul, aham brahmasmi. But the illusion is everyone is

thinking, "I am this body." "I am Indian," "I am

American," "I am white," "I am black," "I am

brahmana," "I am sudra," "I…

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Added by Shalabh Gupta on November 30, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

Vaisnava History! Vaisnava Life!

Please accept my humble obeisances.
All glories to Srila Prabhupada, Guru & Gauranga.

This is for posting the biographies of great personalities.
Lord Caitanya and His associates.

All are welcome.
Hari bol

Added by David on November 30, 2011 at 7:56am — 5 Comments

Sinful Chocolate

By Vyoma (February 1st, 2007)



Hare Krishna!

Dandvat Pranams to all…

This is a story about how Srila Pabhupad instructed his disciple about cocoa contained in chocolates and inspired that disciple to get higher taste.

Prabhupad took under his care a small orphan boy. Among other services, this boy was given one service of buying vegetables from the market for Srila Prabhupad’s kitchen.

One day (specifically in the summer of…

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Added by Claire on November 30, 2011 at 4:30am — 4 Comments


Sevak
Gita Gyan Yagya 2011

Sri Sri Radha Gopinath…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on November 29, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

5 levels of Nescience



  1. tamisra, rebellious rejection of the Lord’s service;
  2. andha-tamisra, considering death to be the ultimate conclusion;…
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Added by shanti yadav on November 29, 2011 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Book Distribution



Book Distribution





Lord Krishna says in Bhagavad-gita 4.7



yada yada hi dharmasya glanir bhavati bharata

abhyutthanam adharmasya tadatmanam srjamy aham



“Whenever…

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Added by Biswabhushan Das on November 29, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Live Turkey A Guest of Honor at Govinda's Buffet

TUCSON, Arizona, USA - The main course at most Thanksgiving dinners was the guest of honor at Govinda's restaurant - the vegetarian buffet had a turkey strolling the outdoor patio on US national holiday on 24th of November.

 

Just like the turkey pardoned by President…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 29, 2011 at 10:17am — No Comments

Why avoid tea?

 

Chay! Chay!” The calls of tea vendors echo through India’s train stations at any time, whether it be two o’clock in the morning or ten at night. The vendors are always busy selling tea through train windows. Sometimes they climb aboard a train and get off at another…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 29, 2011 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Meat and the Environment

This is an excerpt from chapter two of “Divine Nature” a book which you can purchase at: store.krishna.com.

 

“By eliminating beef from the human diet, our species takes a significant step toward a new species consciousness, reaching out in a spirit of shared partnership with the bovine, and, by extension, other sentient creatures with whom we share…

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Added by shanti yadav on November 29, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments


Volunteer
Thought Of the Day

If we understand that this life is meant for understanding Krsna or to advance in
Krsna consciousness, if this much we understand, then also, our life is
successful. But we do not take it seriously. That is the
difficulty.(Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.15.27),New York, 06.03.1975


By H.D.G. Srila Prabhupada

Added by Shalabh Gupta on November 29, 2011 at 8:44am — No Comments

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