Today I am writing after a long time. As if I had stopped living for all this while since I stopped wiritng. Really WRITING IS LIVING. I read today- to write is a verb not a noun. Meaning it is an action word. It can never be stagnant or still. It has to be dynamic has to always be moving. Over the years my heart seemed to have dried I don’t know how I allowed that but it was kind of a degradation of my soul. This trip which I had alone to a beautiful and spiritually charged place ha
‘Excuse me…Dr Sathe, is it?’
Dr Sathe looked up from his desk and saw an attractive woman in her late thirties at the door of his office. Dr Sathe waved her inside and they shook hands.
‘Good evening Dr Sathe,’ The visitor took the seat that was offered to her and continued, ‘I’m Mrs Madhavi Kothare, we spoke on the telephone earlier…regarding my brother, Mr Madan Pradhan. I have got the photographs and the other documents that you wanted…’
Madhavi held out a large, thick envelope to him.
Janananda Gosvami on behalf of the World Holy Name festival committee
WORLD HOLY NAME FESTIVAL 2011
SEPTEMBER 10th -20th
The annual World Holy Name festival is fast approaching.
Please put these dates on the calendar and as much as possible organize or participate in increased performance of sankirtan and japa during these 11 days. More devotees going to more places, to hold more sankirtan festivals on the streets, in halls, in homes, in temples – any way you can. Increased Japa, It is a gol
As the famous saying goes " Beauty lies in the eyes of the Beholder". So no doubt our conception of beauty may differ a lot from others. Nonetheless, it is a pleasure sharing with you my idea of beauty. Poets, writers authors all have been glorifying the beauty of this world since time immemorial. But i pity those who think that beauty is just skin deep. The most beautiful things in this world are felt more than they are seen. .Have you ever experienced the feeling of the morning dew o
A TRAIN COMPANION
(One more time about praying life)
Adjata Shatru das (Gaurendu das who has already left his body)
“I am convinced that the biggest problem of ISKCON and the reason of all the difficulties we are facing now is that in pursuit of external developments (huge temples, millions of distributed book, etc.) we forget about our main responsibility – to learn to love Krsna.”
In 1995 I saw Satsvarupa das Goswami Maharaja’s book – “Entrance into a praying life” for the first time. I
Dear devotees, Hare Krsna!
I have the pleasure to announce the broadcast of a wonderful program: H.H. Radhanatha Maharaja meets with H.H. Sacinandana Swami.
This event will take place at the Dharma Castle on Thursday, 4th of August, at 19h00 (7pm German time) and will be broadcasted on the Mayapur.TV channel "H.H. Sacinandana Swami".
In three out of the four millenniums (namely Satya-yuga, Tretä-yuga and Dväpara-yuga) people had the honor to be able to understand transcendence through the path of disciplic succession. However, in the present age, people have no interest in the disciplic succession. Instead, they have invented many paths of logic and argument. This individual attempt to understand the supreme transcendence (called the ascending process) is not approved by the Vedas. The Absolute Truth must descend from the
सब काल ईश की प्यारी, जय एकादशी तुम्हारी
सकल तिथिन की तुम हो रानी, वेद पुराण सबै बखानी
ब्रह्म रूप हो तुम निर्वाणी, दायक हो फल चारी
जय एकादशी तुम्हारी
उत्पन्ना, मोक्षदा स्वरूपा, सफला और पुत्रदा रूपा
नाम षडतिला परम अनूपा, जया नाम अघहारी
जय एकादशी तुम्हारी
विजया आमल की कहलाये, पाप मोचनी पाप नसावै
तू प्रमा पद्मा हो जावे, आवागमन विदारी
जय एकादशी तुम्हारी
बरूथनी है तेरो नामा, तथा मोहिनी अपरा श्यामा
सकल कामना कारी
जय एकादशी तुम्हारी
तू ही योगिनी, तू हरि शयनी, तथा पवित्रा पातक वहनी,
व्रत कर नारी सकल फल पावे, अजा नाम अ
Chronology of Shri Chaitanya's 24
years in Jagannatha Puri:
Jan-Feb- In West Bengal, Lord Chaitanya accepts Sannyasa (renounced order of life)
Feb-March- Moves to Jagannatha Puri, Orissa.
April-May- Liberates Sarvabhauma by His preaching.
May June- Left Jagannatha Puri for South India tour. (M7/intro)
Lord Chaitanya lived in the Navadvipa area (West Bengal) for His first 24 years, and he induced every person to chant the Hare Krishna mahamantra, and thus merge in love of Krishna.
For the remaining 24
OFFERING OF THE RESULTS From the Bhaktivinode Thakura Monthly Sankirtana Festival of 2011
Offered June 30, 2011
We offer our respectful obeisances unto his Divine Grace Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura whose disappearance day we are observing here today.
Our respectful obeisances are unto you O Vaishnav Thakur, the Great Acharya and 7th Goswami, empowered by Krishna, who envisioned the cooperative spreading of the message of Lord Caitanya all over the world by people of all nations.
You revived the San
Ratha yatra at Rijeka,Croatia
Dear devotees Hare Krsna!
Please accept my humble obeisances.
All glories to Srila Prabhupada!
We are happy to inform you that our 9th year jubilee Ratha-yatra festival in Rijeka will be taking place on Saturday, 2nd of July. The procession will proceed by the already established route: from the fountain on Jelachich trg (square) by way of whole Korzo to the fountain on Jadranski trg (in front of Erste Bank); and going back to Radio Rijeka on Korzo – to the location wh
25th Anniversary of Govindadwipa
Govindadwipa in Ireland is celebrating a wonderful three day festival on the 25th anniversary of the appearance of Radha Govinda from the 15 - 17 July. If you have never been there, this is the time to come! They own a whole island, Inish Rath, and all around the island they have made a Braja Mandala Parikrama! You will find Nandagram, Varsana, Radha Kunda, Govardhana, Kusum Sarovar, Madhuvan, Gokula, Kamyavan, and many more transcendental places of Braja. Last
His Divine Grace arrives, Melbourne 1974
I recorded memories of times I was with Srila Prabhupada, including audio clips of him speaking on various topics during morning walks when I was present. I love to hear him blast the scientists so effectively, and set our minds right about everything. Apologies if the kirtan lead seems a bit sentimental. I kept this recording for a long time and recently decided to release it.
The link is at www.narasimhalila.com/prabhupada.html. It is in m
The narration of Govardhana’s Avirbhava, or appearance, in this world and the receiving of the name of "Giriraja" is described in the second chapter of the Vrndavana-khanda of the Garga-Samhita, by Sri Gargacaraya. In a counsel of wise and elderly gopas of Vraja that included Nanda Maharaja and his brother Sananda amongst the discussion, the previously mentioned topics were debated upon. Pandu and Bhisma raised the questions for discussion, and the narration was then told by Sananda to Nanda Ma
Took a bath despite to the type of whether,
Waking up when the Sun was not there.
Oh, yes! Before swept cleanly the floor,
Meditating that God will love me for.
Wearied my sari and put tilak,
Also kajal, decoration to my eyes and hair.
Opened Altar to meet my Lord there,
Or correctly, to be seen by Him here.
Paid obeisance with lots of prayers,
Which I copied from Acharias previous.
"Oh Lord! You are only shelter…" and so on,
"Please, don't neglect Your child alone!"
Sang Samsara with held up ha
Respected Maharaj and Prabhu.
We are very happy to inform you that ISKCON Visakhapatnam will be celebrating Jagannath Rathayatra for the third consecutive year On Sunday July 3, 2011.
The Rathayatra procession will begin at 4:30 PM from VUDA Park on the beach Road and end at Gurujada Kala Kshetram.This time we have changed the route since it is falling on a sunday and thus the Ratha will move through the Beach Road, where thousands of people will have darsha
SAD END TO A BRILLIANT CAREER : DOMINIQUE STRAUSS – KAHN
The untimely end to Dominique Strauss – Kahn’s ( hereinafter referred to as DSK ) brilliant career at IMF, precipitated by a momentary “indiscretion”, while trying to have forced sex with the hotel’s housekeeping staff, a Guinean lady, and having been indicted by a NY court on all of seven counts, and now on house arrest and awaiting trial, is a classic example of degeneration of our collective values in modern times.
If the chambermaid ha
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