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I was startled! Śrīla Prabhupāda was always full of surprises.
Srutakirti dasa, March 1, 1975, ISKCON Atlanta
Paramahāmsa, Nitai and I received unique, transcendental treasures during our stay in Atlanta. When Śrīla Prabhupāda arrived the weather was rather cold. The devotees presented Śrīla Prabhupāda with warm socks and a pair of canvas walking shoes. …
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The saintly king Yudhishthira Maharaj said, "Oh Keshava, what is the name of that Ekadasii that occurs during the light fortnight of the month of Ashadha (June - July)?
Who is the worshipable Deity for the auspicious day, and what is the process for observing this…
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(Bhakti Caitanya Swami initially served in the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust and also distributed Srila Prabhupada’s books from 1973 until 1980.Then Bhakti Caitanya Swami moved to South…Continue
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By Niranjana Swami
The following is a partially edited transcription of a lecture given on June 15, 2014, at the Carpathian Festival in Ukraine – SB 1.2.19 – Becoming Free from the Three Modes of Nature.
Reading from the 1st Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam, Chapter 2, Text 19.
kama-lobhadayas ca ye
ceta etair anaviddham
sthitam sattve prasidati
tada — at that time; rajah — in the mode of…Continue
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Appreciation from recipients of Srila Prabhupada’s books.
Ignited with the Fire Of Krsna Consciousness.
I want to thank you for being a critical part in my life. Without the distribution of His Divine Grace A.C.…
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Sadbhuja Das: Rangavati d.d. has completed the Coffer Ceiling concept with its measurements for erection and execution of construction for MacCoy company. This is a final concept. It is very workable and following with the existing Dome structure, which you can’t see here.…Continue
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Zonal Secretary, Ministry of Education
The ISKCON Ministry of Education’s annual education conference was held in New Raman Reti Dhama – Alachua, Florida from June 21 through June 24, 2018. Alachua is home to two devotee run schools serving in…Continue
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Don’t we just delight in books and movies wherein destruction wreaks havoc in one form or other, be it by nuclear bombs, disease, twisters, volcanic eruptions, giant creatures or alien invaders. If you do, then you’ll love The World Without Us, authored by Alan Weisman. Reviewed by…Continue
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sri bhagavan uvaca
danam damas ca yajnas ca
svadhyayas tapa arjavam
ahimsa satyam akrodhas
tyagah santir apaisunam
daya bhutesv aloluptvam
mardavam hrir acapalam
tejah ksama dhrtih saucam
Question: The caring attitude is pleasing to everyone, but generally the default attitude in this world is one always thinks selfishly. So is it an inbuilt script of the mind that makes one think selfishly?
Radhanath Swami: The false ego misconceives: “I am this body, I am this mind, I am…
Indradyumna Swami: This is a family that has been visiting our festival in Poland every summer for 12 years. They plan their vacation around our event. After our program this evening they decided to go deeper into Krsna consciousness and bought 10 books; one…Continue
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A gathering of around 270 people met and dined together in the magnificence of Oxford Town Hall on Monday, 2nd July . The grand event was held by the OCHS to say a great big ‘Thank You’ to all our friends, benefactors and well-wishers who have helped to make our…Continue
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Diversity was the mercy of the Lord. When the diversity of people brings about good performance; progress & prosperity. When our country has social harmony, stability & security. No riots, no civil wars, no burning of each other’s places, no fear because of…Continue
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The story of Lord Brahma going to visit Krishna at Dvarka is one of my favorite stories for reminding me of my insignificance. I think of this story when I am confused with other Karnamritas. I get email for Karnamrita dasi the singer, and I get asked if I wrote the biography of Gaura-kishora das…Continue
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I looked at my watch as I stepped out of the show room in Agra. It was 9.30 in the night. I winced. It would take us more than an hour to reach Vrindavan. We had to get up for mangala arati again the next morning.
By Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa
We had come to Agra to pick up some things for the…Continue
The Bhadra Campaign is a global effort to increase appreciation for the Srimad Bhagavatam through mass distribution via donation of sets on the occasion of Bhadra Purnima, 24/25 September 2018.
*How you can be involved:*
. You can begin taking pledges for donating Srimad…Continue
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Dhirasanta Das Goswami: Yamaraja has instructed his servants the Yamadutas, “Swan-like persons are exalted persons who have no taste for material enjoyment and who drink the honey of the Lord’s lotus feet. My dear servants, bring before me for punishment only persons who are averse to…