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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 31 weeks ago
    This is brahmacari life. So therefore the first training is given, to become austere, tolerate, how to tolerate, how to call other women as "mother." He is learning from the beginning, a small child. He is trained up to call any woman, even of his own age, not "sister," -- "mother." This is the training. Matrvat para-daresu. This is education.  Matrvat para-daresu. This is education… Canakya Pandita, the great politician, has given the definition of a learned scholar. Who is learned...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 31 weeks ago
    10. Kalachandji’s (Dallas) Though not deliberately secretive, it’s easy to miss Kalachandji’s vegetarian restaurant because of its location within a temple. Manager Danny Thomas explains, "We are hidden from those who are unaware — new customers often comment that they drove past us for years without knowing we existed." The low-key locale doesn’t seem to affect business. Thomas clarifies, "Although a high-visibility location is usually considered a top priority for a restaurant...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 31 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    K M from Rostov, Russia asks: "How can I make a soft, light bread, but without yeast itself?" My reply: "This recipe has never let me down. If you want a fast and easy homemade bread recipe with a good texture and a delicious tangy flavour, this is the one for you. Because it contains no yeast, this bread is best made and consumed on the same day. The quantity makes one loaf." Buttermilk Soda Bread 2 cups, about 300g (11 ounces) unbleached plain flour, 2 cups, about 300g (11 ounces)...
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    Posted: 2 years 31 weeks ago
    The folks down at First United Methodist Church in Downtown Dallas came to the temple along with their 6th grader children. This was part of their confirmation program which is basically a coming of age function. They all very kindly participated in the kirtan and at the end one of the kids who was wearing an Indian outfit asked if we could dance some more.
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 31 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) No, this isn’t a racy title to increase readership of my blogs. This is the name of a movie from 1972. And? While on an errand, Shrila Prabhupada happened to see the ad for this movie on a billboard, and mentioned it in a Shrimad Bhagavatam class. He spoke about it with a mixture of wry humor and seriousness. As an ideal acharya (exemplary teacher), he took note of whatever he encountered, and by giving a Krishna...
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