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Servant's Prayers

Hey GovindaYou are my LordYour are the masterI pray to YouAt Your Lotus FeetWith the holy nameIn my mouthAnd on the holy Tulsi BeadThat transcendentalSound VibrationThe One which is the only hope, the only wayTo cleanse the mirror of our heartSo to reach YouIn this Kalyug DayHey GovindaI offer obeisanceTo You & PrabhupadaYou've looked after & would always doYou care, m sure and I always knewYour holy name it purifiesCan change one's destinyPlease help me be more humbleAnd bring out the best in m
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this pome is so happy making I wanted to share it!

May your eyes be blessedwith sweet tears of longingfor the beloved of your heart,Sri Sri Radha and Krishna,for such tears cure the “mistaken outlook”and make the bitter tears of misery disappear.May your vision be blessedwith calming glances of compassionas you see the many souls all aroundsuffering in the heat of their silent sufferings,for by thinking about the true welfare of others,your own problems will automatically leave youand you will prosper and blossom.May your mind be blessedby the d
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We are not Vegetarians: Srila Prabhupada said "We’re “Krsnatarians.” Rabbits are vegetarian,Srila Prabhupada writes, “Extravagance in the matter of eating, sleeping, defending, and mating—which are demands of the body—can block advancement in the practice of yoga. As far as eating is concerned, it can be regulated only when one is practiced to take and accept prasädam, sanctified food.” We eat vegetarian food, but we are not vegetarians. We’re “Krsnatarians.” Rabbits are vegetarian, elephants ar
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Did your Parents tell you about the Flies and Bees?

Did your Parents tell you about the Flies and Bees?Srila A.C. Bhakti vedanta Swami Prabhupadas quotesSB 1.5: Lectures : Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.5.9-11Bees look for honey, whereas flies look for open sores. Some people are like flies. If they see the slightest fault, they magnify it out of proportion. But we should not be like flies; we should be like buzzing bees and see all the good qualities of a devotee.Just like flies. They'll sit down on the stool Maksikam bhramara icchanti. . And the bees, the
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Srimati Vishnupriya Devi

Vishnupriya deviThe Supreme Lord Visnu has three different Saktis: Sri, Bhu, and Nila. Sri Visnupriya is the internal potency known as Bhu-sakti. She appeared in Gaura-lila to assist Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu with his mission of spreading the holy name of Krsna.In Nabadwipa-dhama there lived a brahmana named Sanatana Misra, who was an extremely exalted Visnu-bhakta. He was a pious and generous brahmana as well, and used to feed, clothe and shelter many people. He was famous as the king of panditas
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Please come back...........

Krishna is calling us to come back to our eternal home in the spiritual sky. The spiritual master is His messenger. We should never misunderstand the message which is being delivered to us by the spiritual master, that it is something of this material world and is thus tinged with lust, anger, and greed. No, the message delivered to us by the spiritual master is a message of pure love. Because we are still covered by lust, anger, and greed we sometimes think that the spiritual master's message i
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Humility Attracts The Attention Of Master

Srila Prabhupada was an epitome of humility. Srila Prabhupada was once giving a class on Varnasrama. One person in audience asked Srila Prabhupada which class of society he belonged to, and Srila Prabhupada said, “I’m fifth class, servant of all these 4 classes!”Once (in an air port) a Devotee announced “All devotees have to go to other side because of airport problems!” Srila Prabhupada also went along with all the devotees. The announcing devotee came to Srila Prabhupada and said, “Prabhupada,
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Controlling The Mind With Strong Intelligence

Mind is like a naughty child who will always remember past bad habits but if the mind is somehow rendered humble and submissive in the company of Vaishnavas and one has made some amount of spiritual progress then we find that the mind becomes calm and the old pursuit of sense gratification is gone. Occasionally the mind may hanker for old sense gratification but generally the mind then pursues Krishna Consciousness things only.If mind is not controlled, it will trouble aggressively. Also habits
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Taking Strength from Association of Devotees

Sometimes the mongoose and snake have a fight. Out of the two, snake is more powerful because it has the poison. Snake can hit the mongoose with poisonous teeth and the mongoose will be finished. Sometimes when they fight, nobody can say who will win. Actually the mongoose cannot digest the snake’s poison. As soon as it gets bitten by snake’s fangs, it goes to a vanaspati plant and smells it and eats some leaves and thus neutralizes the poison. And then again it goes back to the snake and attack
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First Measure To Conquer Envy

We may say I am practicing spiritual life nicely, I am strong in Sadana, and so I am not envious. But there is a simple formula to judge with whom we are envious and to what to degree.Whom I wouldn’t like to accompany when I am asked to go with?How I feel on someone’s failure and success?How I feel when someone is appreciated or chastised?We have to see what kind of feelings come in our heart. Because we are in material world we have envy within our heart. We have to remove this envy by process
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4 Stages of Determination In a Life of Devotee

1. Unconscious Incompetence – First the Karmi people have so many anarthas – a devotee is so very sensitive in comparison with the karmis. Devotees are always alert, but it is like to the degree you become cleaner in the heart, to that degree you are extremely sensitive. If you put a black dot on a lungi, nobody will notice. If you put a black spot on a dhoti, everyone can notice it. So unconscious incompetence means the Karmis are not even knowing how much incompetent they are on spiritual leve
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THE CRITICS TAKE THE KARMA....

True or false, speaking ill of others is not proper for a brahmana. People who do this have hell for their abode (i.e., they are already living in hell).— Sanat-sujata to Dhritarastra. Mahabharata Udyoga Parva 45.8The ignorant seek to injure the wise by malice and back-biting; by doing so the critic takes upon himself the load of the wise man's sins, which he, the wise man, casts off by forgiving the ignorant.— Vidura to Dhritarastra. Mahabharata, Udyoga Parva 34.74A person being critcized shoul
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We can only surrender !

Srila Prabhupada was speaking to one devotee, “The living entity – prkrateh kriyamanani gunaih karmani... a living entity is fool to think that he is the doer.”Then the devotee asked, “That means an ordinary living entity cannot do great things. Only great souls can do great things. Right Prabhupada?”Srila Prabhupada said, “No! No living entity can do any great thing.”“Then how does one do great things?”“One should simply surrender to Krishna and then He will do great things. Ultimately Krishna
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Program at ISKCON Juhu

Are you looking for spiritual enlivenment and enlightenment?Now take an opportunity to jump start your spiritual life!His Grace Sriman Sankarshan Das Adhikari will be giving themorning Srimad Bhagavatam class at ISKCON Juhu in Mumbai at 8:00amon Sunday 14 December 2008. He will also be available forpersonal darshans after the class.The Ultimate Self Realization Course (tm)Post Office Box 143073Austin, Texas 78714-3072United States of America
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IS INDIA A POOR COUNTRY?by M R Venkatesh

Revelation of Swiss bank accountsThis is so shocking.......If black money deposits was an Olympics event.... India would have won a gold medal hands down. The second best Russia has 4 times lesser deposit. U.S. is not even there in the counting in top five! India has more money in Swiss banks than all the other countries combined!Recently, due to international pressure, the Swiss government agreed to disclose the names of the account holders only if the re
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The Emperor And The Beggar

An emperor was coming out of his palace for his morning walk when he met a beggar. He asked the beggar, "What do you want?"The beggar laughed and said, "You are asking me as though you can fulfill my desire!"The king was offended. He said, "Of course I can fulfill your desire. What is it? Just tell me."And the beggar said, "Think twice before you promise anything."The beggar was no ordinary beggar, he was the emporers past life master. He had promised in that life, "I will come and try to wake y
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Siddhis, Riddhis and Mystical Experiences

By Jahnava Nitai Das | Published 09/28/2005Category: Spiritual ArticlesArticle Viewed 75000 TimesIt has become quite popular nowadays to speak about mystical experiences and "siddhis". Most yoga and meditation groups speak of them, along with other esoteric blabber such as the raising of kundalini, opening of chakras, and other things which no one has actually experienced. On one side we have new age gurus speaking of siddhis very cheaply as though they are as common as sand on a beach, and on t
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Respected Maharaj ,Prabhus and all Glorios Devotees of Lord Krishnai just had a chance to see the link http://www.indiadivine.org/audarya/spiritual-discussions/450003-puri-priests-up-arms-against-iskcon-whole-thing-stinks-hypocrisy.htmlAfter Reading it ,it seems to be asking iskcon to have rathyatra on the same day as Puri Rathyatra and also it also sums up that they are burning the efficigy of Prabhupada for Forcing iskcon to Listen to their PleaNow there are important points which needs to be
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BY JEYANTHY PILLAIMy left eye had been twitching for more than a week. I remember reading somewhere that it either means “Good omen” or “Bad omen” depending on which eye was twitching. I shrugged off the thought that it could mean “Bad Omen” and decided to simply depend on Krishna for whatever that comes my way.“Your pulse rhythms are different now, it’s not the rhythm for Rhematoid Arthritis anymore. You are now anemic”, my Ayurvedic doctor told me when I visited him. My body had felt exhausted
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BY JEYANTHY PILLAIKlang, Malaysia - The deities in Iskcon Klang were all dressed in flower dresses made by the devotees here. The main altar as well as Srila Prabhupada’s vyasasan was decorated in the Vrindavan mood complete with a myraid of greenaries, creepers, flowers and birds and animals. Sri Sri Radha Govinda, Sri Sri Krishna Balaram, Sri Giriraj. Sri Sri Gaura Nitai, Sri Sri Ram, Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman, looked gorgeous and resplendent in their new outfits. Srila Prabhupada was given a
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