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An Australian Pioneering pastime

An Australian Hare Krishna Pioneering pastime from 1971/72.
 
The Hare Krishna Movement, The Positive Alternative.…
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Added by Gauragopala dasa on June 8, 2019 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Understanding free will and the jiva's right to choose even in their ''original home'' of Vaikuntha or Goloka Vrindavana

The living entities falling down to the material world - best explanation of all. The living entities "fall down into this material world" from Vaikuntha and NOT the Impersonal Brahman.

Srila Prabhupada - ''Existence in the impersonal brahman is also within the category of non-Krsna consciousness. Those who are in the brahman effulgence are also in the fallen condition, so there is no question of falling down from a fallen condition. When fall takes place, it means falling down from…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on May 28, 2018 at 6:30pm — 16 Comments

All previous calculations of the size of our Brahmanda Egg shaped Universe are wrong, here the full size is revealed according to Srimad-Bhagavatam

All previous calculations of the size of our Brahmanda Universe are wrong here is the correct size now revealed

"The full size of our Brahmanda Egg shaped Universe is a massive 44 Quadrillion 444 Trillion 444 billion miles in diameter"

Our Material Universe called a Brahmanda is but just one in a multi-verse, even the latest scientific speculation believe our individual Brahmanda Universe is but one of billions of other Universes.

Each bubble in the painting is a…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on June 18, 2017 at 6:00am — No Comments

Lord Krishna and Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu come "once" every 1000 Divya-yugas (Maha-yugas) or every day of Brahma.

So a ''day-time of Brahma's 12 hours'' equals 1000 Maha yugas, Catur-yuga or Divya-yuga which are -.

Satya Yuga is 1,728,000 human years,

Treta Yuga is 1,296,000 human years long,

Dwapara Yuga 864,000 human years

Kali Yuga 432,000 human years.

And ''night-time of 12 hours'' is when a partial annihilation takes place while Brahma sleeps where…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on May 28, 2017 at 12:18am — No Comments

Understanding our inner small Bhu-Mandala Universe in relation to the outer greater Brahmanda covering

Deep within the ''Brahmanda" universal egg or bubble that originates from the Body of Maha Vishnu, some trillions of miles within is where one will find the small ''4 billion mile diameter Bhu-mandala Universe'' exists surrounded by the large Brahmanda dome that has many layers of material elements.



The small inner Bhu-Mandala Universe under the dome of the inner expanse of the Brahmanda egg shaped universe, is made up of…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on May 8, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sankirtan pastime from the beginning of Australian ISKCON April 1972

Sankirtan story from the beginnings of Australian ISKCON April 1972

In April 1972, the Melbourne City Council in Australia began a Campaign to try and move the Hare Krishna devotees away from the City streets. This struggle with the Council would continue on for another three years.

Not only were we now continuously harassed on the streets by Council, we were also harassed in our own Temple with middle of the night Police raids looking for devotees who had never…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on December 10, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Vedic Evidence - Understanding the Earth realm we are on in relation to Bhu-mandala

Vedic Evidence - Understanding the Earth realm we are on in relation to Bhu-mandala

Is Earth A Globe? 

An excerpt from the forthcoming book

''Bhu-mandala Tattva-darshana''

By Rajasekhara Das Brahmachari​ Das ACBSP

A summary study of the 5th canto of Shrimad Bhagavatam



All the relevant verses from the Vedic scriptures including quotes from the Vaishnava acharyas, which establish the earth as a spherical globe…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on September 23, 2016 at 4:34pm — No Comments

The cause of the living entities illusionary bewildered existence in the material universe is due to denying their existence as an eternal servant God or Krishna.

It is because of this, the living entity only looks within the limited material energy with Godless instruments like the Large Hadron Collider for the cause and purpose of his existence.

 

Even then, while in the biological gross material body, the embodied living entity is only capable of viewing a small percentage of the entire material energy with such devices, which is less than 5% of the material universe known as gross matter.

 

The other 95% is subtle…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on October 14, 2013 at 11:37am — No Comments

Material scientists admit that ‘ordinary matter’ is only a very small portion of the material universe as the diagram reveals

 

The material scientists confess they cannot observe the entire material universe in its fullness because there is a subtle material energy they cannot detect that they call dark matter and dark energy that makes up most of the material universe.

Over the last few years many modern scientist today have…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on October 7, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Is Vedic Cosmology Susceptible to 21st Century Modern Scientific Influence?

BY: GAURAGOPALA DASA

 

Mayesa Prabhu and Sadaputa Prabhu differ greatly in their understanding of Surya-Siddhanta and the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam; Mayesa cannot understand how one can come to the conclusion that the Moon is 258,000 miles from Earth, which is close to the material scientist’s calculations of 238,000 miles, with mathematical calculations found in both Srimad Bhagavatam and Surya-siddhanta. Who is right?

 

Also why did Srila Prabhupada accept…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on October 5, 2013 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Vedic Cosmology Decoding the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam, Section three

By Mayesa das edited by Gauragopala dasa

 

Part One Finding the Moon in Surya Siddhanta

 

The formula for finding the planets in the Surya Siddhanta cannot be employed for the moon. This is so because all the planets are found taking help of the number 324,000 and 57,753,336 which are for the moon. If we try to derive the moon from this formula the numbers cancel each other out.

 

Therefore the Surya Siddhanta gives us two separate…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on October 2, 2013 at 9:38am — No Comments

Why the Large Hadron Collider and other technologies will never discover the subtle material energy that exists all around us.

Many seekers of knowledge, especially in the scientific community, believe there is no God. The fact is Krishna or God permits them to think this way because the living entities have free will and can desire to exist separately from Krishna if they choose.

 

Long ago we all chose to leave Krishna and foolishly came to this material universe and in doing so we have rejected not only our original home with Krishna in Vaikuntha the Spiritual World, but have also rejected the fact…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on October 1, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Facing the challenges of modern science vs Srimad Bhagavatam Cosmology in the 21st Century.

It is sometimes hard for some aspiring devotees to accept all the sastras or scriptures dealing with cosmology as literal fact in the face of modern science which in itself has changed so much since the 17th Century and has continued to transform so much even in the last 40 years since Srila Prabhupada was physically here.

 

Some have asked, if Srila Prabhupada were here today, would he have a different opinion on some issues regarding the material scientist? For…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on September 29, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Vedic Cosmology Decoding the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam, Section Two

Compiled by Mayesa dasa, edited by Gauragopala dasa.

 

Part one. Mars, Jupiter and Saturn

 

Their distances per Srimad Bhagavatam 5th Canto, is explained here. I shall be using the symbol / for division and the symbol x for multiplication.

 

In our previous calculations we have used the 0 degree celestial or planetary orbit around Earth's equator for our equations. Now we must use Venus's lowest orbit to derive the distance to…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on September 25, 2013 at 4:18pm — 8 Comments

Vedic Cosmology Decoding the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam Section one of two parts

Compiled by Mayesa dasa, edited by Gauragopala dasa

 

On April 27, 1976, Srila Prabhupada wrote Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Maharaja, "So now all you must carefully study the details of the Fifth Canto and make a working model of the universe. If we can explain the passing seasons, eclipses, phases of the moon, passing of day and night, etc., then it will be very powerful propaganda."

 

At first glance, the 5th Canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam deals only with a…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on September 25, 2013 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Finding distance, declination and movement of the planets in the Surya Siddhanta.

 Sunrise to sunset is the route the Sun Planet takes in his giant golden chariot harnessed to seven horses. The chariot of the Sun-god (Surya), worshiped by the words om bhur bhuva svah, travels at a speed of 3,400,800 yojanas [27,206,400 miles] in a muhurta (a Muhurta equals approximately 48 minutes) 

Part One. Using the formulas in the 5th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam and the Surya Siddhanta in a balanced way for better understanding of planetary…

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Added by Gauragopala dasa on September 24, 2013 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

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