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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 49 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) I have the pleasure of being in touch with a number of Krishna devotees online, and I hear about their struggles, doubts, and difficulties. This blog is a general response to the suffering, or challenges experienced by devotees, since anyone with a material body has them—they only differ in intensity and how they are dealt with. As a popular adage intelligently teaches us, “It isn’t what happens to us that determines...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 2 years 49 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 50 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 50 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 50 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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