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November 2015 Blog Posts (308)


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Sanskrit: Its Importance to Language. by Stephen Knapp

There has always been a controversy regarding whether Sanskrit was the original language, as some feel, or whether there was what has been called a Proto-Indo-European (PIE) language that was the start of all other languages, which is now said to have disappeared. So let us take a look at this.…

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Perfect Flavor

Honoring prasadam in the Vaishnava fashion is the culmination of culture and service. I learned this art when I was in the Mayapur Academy, and so when I helped direct The Radha Krishna Camp for Girls in Brazil, this system was implemented. Everyone sits in rows and servers come to each person with each dish,…

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New Vrindaban’s Autumn 24-Hour Kirtan to Give Devotees the Vrindavan Kartik Experience

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New Vrindaban’s autumn 24 Hour Kirtan – held during the sacred month of Kartik — is rapidly catching up to its summer cousin in popularity. Up from 100 attendees in 2011, this year’s festival is expected to attract over 400, looking for the authentic Vrindavan Kartik experience without having to travel seven-and-a-half thousand miles.

“Many devotees go to the original Vrindavan in India for Kartik,” says…

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Can Vedic Dharma Bring Peace to the World? By Stephen Knapp

Kondavvedu is a historical place, where Rajas (Kings) of the then Reddy dynasty built a fort on a hill, located in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, in South India.

The ruins of the old Kondaveedu fort on top of that hill, is located near a small village some 25 kilometers West of Guntur city.

It is significant that the New Capitol of the recently bifurcated State of Andhra Pradesh is…

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ISKCON Kondaveedu performs Bhumi puja for a new temple

Kondavvedu is a historical place, where Rajas (Kings) of the then Reddy dynasty built a fort on a hill, located in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, in South India.

The ruins of the old Kondaveedu fort on top of that hill, is located near a small village some 25 kilometers West of Guntur city.

It is significant that the New Capitol of the recently bifurcated State of Andhra Pradesh is…

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A book can do it!

24 Nov 2015

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Nexus Conference 2015

Eco-Ethical Integrated Sustainable solutions – Resolving Food, Water, Energy, Waste Nexus | Govardhan Eco Village – 31st Oct and 1st Nov 2015

By Nimai Lila das

Over the past few years, Govardhan Eco Village(GEV) has been making steady attempts to generate positive change waves on the social and environmental front through its multifarious programs…

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Illustrations Of Creation

“I’m a little Vaisnava, come and play with me.

When you come to my CLASS, this is what you’ll see!”…

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ISKCON Plans 50 Padayatras for Its 50th Anniversary

The Padayatra Worldwide Ministry headed by Lokanath Swami started to work on its offering of 50 padayatras on Gaura Purnima 2014. To this day 22 padayatras have taken place, 8 are being planned and 20 remain to be done by ISKCON devotees. 

ISKCON’s Padayatra Ministry is inviting all the devotees worldwide  to participate in this glorification of ISKCON and Srila Prabhupada. This …

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Street Spirituality

High s treets are intriguing places; a microcosm of modern life. It’s where people descend in their thousands, searching for something extra to enrich their existence. These urban hubs are a melting pot of entertainers, campaigners, shoppers, beggars and advertisers, a marketplace for the latest commodities and ideas, a space for…
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Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.
 
Wednesday, November 25, 2015…
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Mark Zuckerberg’s free Internet in remote areas – A Boon or Curse?

As Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, continues his relentless campaign for internet.org, a free but limited internet service across the world, those who have seen those days without Internet wonder whether this move will prove to be a boon or curse.

Mark already says it’s a boon, and goes on to quote a few people who earned some money by taking advantage of it. Is that all the Internet will be used for, once free? What about its…

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ISKCON SCOTLAND looking for volunteers

 

ISKCON SCOTLAND @ KARUNA BHAVAN are currently looking for volunteers to reside and be trained as brahmacaris (celibate monks). We will provide good brahmacari training, association…

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Govinda’s Philadelphia is looking for devotees with a passion for prasadam distribution

 

Govinda’s Philadelphia is looking for devotees with a passion for prasadam distribution. Available positions include server and line cook. Server duties include register, light food prep, stocking goods, and maintaining cleanliness. Line cook should have experience working in a kitchen or with an industrial grill in a fast paced environment. Full or part time. Please send inquiries to Haryasva dasa at…

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FREE TO PREACH IS FINALLY OUT

Dear Devotees,



Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.



We are pleased to announce that the book “Free to Preach”, by Prema Padmini dd, is now available for purchase for only $2.00.



It is a touching, inspiring and…

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Global Participation for Radhanath Swami,s Annual Pilgrimage to Vrindavan

This year 5600 people from 30 countries participated in the annual pilgrimage to Vrindavan, India lead by Radhanath Swami. It was held from November 7th to 17th.

Every morning participants went out in groups to visit holy spots of Vrindavan where Sri Krishna had enacted his…

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The Book of Life

This e-book explains the Bhagavad-Gita teachings as taught by SrilaPrabhupada and other Vedic saints with 181 Q&A. Very practical and simple to understand book.

View ebook…

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SHORT-TERM SANSKRIT COURSE

January 10 to March 31, 2016

Learn :

• Sanskrit Pronunciation and Meter.

• Sandhi (Euphony).

• to get a clearer understanding of the structure of Sanskrit verses by…

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Bhakti Caitanya Swami: This is the Deity of Lord Gauranga which…

Bhakti Caitanya Swami: This is the Deity of Lord Gauranga which Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura chanted in front of when he took his great 9 year vow to chant a billion names of the Lord. He chanted 300,000 names a day, about 170 rounds a day, for those 9 years, sitting in front of this Deity. The Deity is now in the Rudradvipa Gaudiya Matha. We were there this morning, and had His darsana!…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - 2.35

TEXT 35
bhayad ranad uparatam

mamsyante tvam maha-rathah

yesam ca tvam bahu-mato

bhutva yasyasi laghavam

SYNONYMS
bhayāt—out of…
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