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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: Mother Vinata, from Rejika Croatia
    "Where is your tilak?“ Candramauli Swami asked us as we gathered in front of Karlovac vege restaurant club, managed by local devotees, preparing to go for a preaching progam in a nearby prison. Quickly running to refresh my already invisible vaisnava marking, I overheard Maharaja quoting Prabhupada on the importance of wearing tilak and vaisnava clothes and remembered Sridhar Maharaja's instruction, "If you are unable to preach by explaining philosophy, just dress as a Vaisnava and go out. You...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Prabhupada: Why your dress is not as a sannyas? Tusta Krsna: The robes make people uncomfortable, Prabhupada. They see you as different and can’t relate. They won’t relax enough to listen when I wear robes. Prabhupada: But sannyasis must dress in saffron with robes and shaved head. Tusta Krsna: I am following all the principles, but the dress is external and superficial. Why should we let it hamper the preaching? Prabhupada: If the dress is superficial, why should you change your...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    I have been following the recent Leveson Inquiry into media ethics and the role of the police in the ‘phone-hacking’ events. Here’s the background info: The Prime Minister announced a two-part inquiry investigating the role of the press and police in the phone-hacking scandal, on 13 July 2011. Lord Justice Leveson was appointed as Chairman of the Inquiry.  The first part will examine the culture, practices and ethics of the media. In particular, Lord Justice Leveson will examine the...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 46 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    I have been following the recent Leveson Inquiry into media ethics and the role of the police in the ‘phone-hacking’ events. Here’s the background info: The Prime Minister announced a two-part inquiry investigating the role of the press and police in the phone-hacking scandal, on 13 July 2011. Lord Justice Leveson was appointed as Chairman of the Inquiry.  The first part will examine the culture, practices and ethics of the media. In particular, Lord Justice Leveson will examine the...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 47 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Relationships, togetherness, connection, and sharing are not merely the spices of life, they’re the foundation of animation the juice and energy which sustains us beyond merely existing or maintaining, the celebration of we, us, our, the many, pointing us in the direction of selfless service. Human beings especially crave others to share life and make it easier though joy, sorrow, family, and achievement, someone to...
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