Since I became a monk in the spring of ’73, I’ve made it a practice to have my japa beads (meditation beads) near me. This is how I was trained. My mentor at the time insisted, “Anything can happen at any time! It’s good that your beads can be within reach.” I was also cautioned that Lord Yamaraja, the God of death can appear at night, in your sleep, and with his agents, the Yamadutas, can drag you from your gross body preparing you for a torturous ride.
These two beautiful passages from the Bhagavatam were the topic of our discussion this morning as our small g
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Of course it was a special and precious one hour of being on the phone with Cameron from Hamilton. We took that time to discuss the intro of the Bhagavad-gita. That was also a breath of fresh air. However, it is that air
Prahlad grew up in a culture when social distancing from God was standard. In the coming days we will remember Prahlad because of his devote connection with one of the popular avatars, Narasimha, a half-man/half-lion incarnation, who manifested (by
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