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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 34 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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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    The open mindedness of Swami Nityananda Prabhu of Hare Krishna Hindu Temple,a panelist on this forum, is admirable. People love to talk about his teachings from Bhagvad Gita on my radio show, called Wisdom of Religion. He has indeed opened up minds of non-Hindus to see the wisdom of Hinduism. - Mike Ghouse President of Foundation for Pluralism full article here.
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Gopi Gita distributing Srila Prabhupada's books, originally uploaded by NityanandaChandra. 30 devotees went out to distribute Srila Prabhupada's books last Saturday. It was tons of fun. This was all due to the influence of His Grace Vaisesika Prabhu.
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Seeing the Illusory Curtain that creates separation between souls and God, enmity, physical attraction-repulsion with you and I, and everyone as Shakespeare rightly said: we are all players on a stage having many roles, what begins must end. Contemplating spiritual truth learned from scripture/saints confirmed in life’s classroom: our body’s merely a garment that we must transcend, our actor’s roles and costumes— which seem so...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 35 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) While there are many ways to frame, or lead into, speaking about the root cause of the problems of the world, or of the country I live in, looking more closely at the concept of selfishness will be helpful. I have often thought that fanaticism is the real enemy of the world, since people’s inability to consider other viewpoints is at the root of most world or local conflicts. To me, fanaticism is a type of selfishness, or the...
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