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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 3 years 6 weeks ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. Baylor University released its latest survey of religion in America last month. As always, there's plenty to digest. The findings about competing beliefs in heaven and hell...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 3 years 7 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Pensive on a mountain top looking through modern civilization almost covered by smog adrift in a sea of uncertainty atomic threats and toxic chemicals no charted course appeals provided answers are shallow all paths appear pointless unlimited choices dull the brain walking among the living dead complacency dressed as a virtue the status quo bewilders me worldly recommendations disappoint sensual thoughts and desires...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 3 years 7 weeks ago
    To some, the idea in the title of today’s blog sounds too simple, or sentimental to be true, yet I have found that happiness, or sadness, or a host of emotions, are a state of mind, or more correctly, are a result of whether we remember our spiritual, joyful nature, or not. Happiness is a choice we make, moment by moment, by what we focus on, and who we think we are. Many great persons in the world also know the power of our focus. Abraham Lincoln once wisely observed that “People are about...
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  • ekendradasa's picture
    Posted: 3 years 8 weeks ago
    Devamrita Swami says: I had never encountered an author who spoke so comprehensively, authoritatively, and sincerely. I was swept off my feet by the scope of his literary endeavors – the purity of motivation and the dazzling information of the spiritual world. At the age of fifteen I had already decided that love of God was the ultimate goal of life. I was looking for the "love supreme," but I could never find the full spiritual information that my head and heart longed for. So, when I began...
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  • ekendradasa's picture
    Posted: 3 years 8 weeks ago
    Bhakti is the love supreme – love and devotion for the ultimate source – love of God. And that love of God is reflected throughout this world in terms of our affection for the things and persons of this world. Once we know the source of that love, then we can properly focus our loving energies and motivation. You'll find references to love of God in so many religions and spiritual endeavors. That's what bhakti is – "love the Lord, thy God, with all thy heart . . ." - totally focused,...
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