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By Satyaraja Dasa

In more ways than one, the word “movement” captures the essence of Lord Caitanya’s religion of the holy name.

I offer my respectful obeisances to the devotees of the Lord. Simply by their hearing the two syllables Krishna, their bodily hairs stand up in ecstasy and they become moved to dance in ecstatic bliss. With their sandals they expertly extricate the fallen souls deeply sunk in the fetid mud of the ocean of repeated birth and death.
 ( Rupa Gosvami, Padyavali, Text 54)


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9714129297?profile=RESIZE_584xBy Madhava Smullen 

A soulful new single by gurukuli Hari Kirtan Kaufmann, featuring Lilashakti Sesanti and Vrindavan Favors, blends Krishnadasa Kaviraja Goswami’s Bengali bhajan “Sri Vraja Dhama Mahimamrta” with English spoken word poetry to deeply moving effect. The epic 9-minute track, with its strikingly artistic music video featuring performances from international devotee artists, captures the feeling of hankering after Vrindavan Dhama and devotee association during the pandemic, and the

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Hare Krishna,

Please accept my humble obeisances.

All glories to Srila Prabhupada!

With the increasing interest arising in the devotee communities worldwide for alternative children education programs that not only nurture the children in well rounded academics but also deep spiritual values, some of us at Sri Sri Radha Giridhari Mandira, ISKCON Mira Road, Mumbai felt an urgent need to bring up a very balanced model for the children connected to our community.

HG Kamala Locana Prabhu, the Temple

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By Indradyumna Swami

One day, we pray, we’ll chant and dance with them again!

A verse in the Brahmanda Purana states: “Those who get the darsana of Acyuta, the son of Devaki, can attain Visnuloka and never fall back to the material world. A person who celebrates the festivals of Lord Krsna with full faith becomes free of all sins and goes back to the spiritual world.”

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A day in the life of Shri Krishna is filled with numerous activities: tending cows, playing pranks on the women of the village, feasting on sumptuous food with the cowherd boys and vanquishing an ill-fated demon whose misfortune brings him wandering into Krishna’s abode. Considering all this, one might ask why Krishna would choose to lose sleep over dancing with a group of mere milkmaids.

The Adi Purana narrates a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna. The Supreme Lord, Shri Krishna, describe

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