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Evening with The Veronicas

Evening with The Veronicas

When Suffering and Problems are Seen as Helpful and Good

May we all learn to see the hand of Krishna in whatever we encounter in our life---whether appearing as good, bad, or indifferent. The modern expression, "It's all good" is ultimately meant for sincere devotees. While we walk on the path of Bhakti, Krishna is helping us to see him as our only shelter, devotional service as the ultimate solution to all problems, our gurus and devotees our real friends and associates, the holy name as our constant companion.

I am Dying! Why is there death?

I am dying---
are you sad?
or glad????
I’m mad#@$%$#&^!!

Why me?

Why is God doing this to me?—of all people

Come on, Really!!!

After all, I am a good person----not perfect mind you--but compared to those really bad people harming and killing others, and ruining the environment I am a good person.
I deserve a little credit, you know?

Lord Nrisimhadeva removes obstacles on the path of pure devotion

A Krishna.com friend asked me how to observe Lord Nrisimhadeva's appearance day at home. Although the day has come, here are some suggestions that can be applied for any of the Lord's appearance days.

For today you can read about his lila in the Srimad Bhagavatam, or other books about him if you have them. (There are articles on Krishna.com from BTG ).

You can chant prayers to him from Vaishnava song books (available on Krishna.com), and others in scripture, and sing Hare Krishna kirtana and chant japa on beads.

Lord Jagannatha appears in a Potato

Sat, 05/03/2008 - 20:32 — NityānandaChandra

A day before Dallas Ratha Yatra and everyone is in ecstatic preparation for the Lord festival. The Lord kindly gives His appearance prior to his debut Chariot festival. Pritha was peeling potatoes for tomorrows feast and while blissfully engaging in that seva she discover the smiling face of Lord Jagannatha. My hope is that He will soon also appear in my heart. Hare Krishna Your humble servant, Nityananda Chandra Das

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Fri, 05/16/2008 - 03:34 — thirtho

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Road Kill Revelation

Sometimes it is said that “beauty is only ‘skin deep’”. One meaning of this expression is that we are attracted to the outward beauty of the body without understanding its' inner components and that it covers the soul or the true beauty within. When the inside of the body---“blood and guts”---becomes visible, the soul remembers that the person or creature is not their body.

A Fool for Love

Is it really so surprising
that anyone--even a senior--
would be a fool
for love and intimacy?

Becoming More

Working is a mixed blessing,
though it is true
that I needed to be
with others.

Saint Patrick's Day Parade 100,000 People

Thu, 04/03/2008 - 21:11 — NityānandaChandra

My Life's Creed

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My Life’s Creed

Part 1

1)
Unlocking an inner portal---
my conscious awareness
of being, an openness
to receive and share truth.

2)
My love and blessings
is what my soul radiates,
my need to connect deeply
with others in lasting friendships.
3)
Sorting out my psychology
from my soul’s identity
(has been a very long study),

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