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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 3 weeks ago
    Only a powerful genius could compose such an amazing work.  Verses composed of only 2 or even 1 consonant and verses that create almost impossible pictures.  Expounded upon by Baladeva Vidyabhusana in his last commentary.  This great video has been put together by the Matsya Avatara Prabhu and his students from ISKCON’s Govardhan Sanskrit school, Śrīmad-Bhāgavata Vidyāpīṭham. Here are some related links Books by Rupa Goswami - http://j.mp/17oRChW HH Sivarama Swami - http://...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 3 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. Pope Francis offered some provocative thoughts last week. Speaking about the hot-button issues of abortion, gay rights and conception, he told a Jesuit interviewer: “It is not...
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  • vegavati's picture
    Posted: 1 year 3 weeks ago
    Author: Vegavati
    Went to a friend's house for lunch today; a small group of ladies we were. Rasa always has a good game to play, this time it was: each one should tell two lies and one true statement about herself, and the others have to guess which one was true. There were lots of fun moments and adventure stories that came out of it, but what I wanted to tell was this: When it was my turn, I began by saying 'I was abused as a child,' and a couple of ladies laughed. I had another lie, and something true, but...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 1 year 4 weeks ago
    Author: Candra Das
    Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada! Hare Krishna, Jai Sri Sri Radha Bankebihari Ki Jai! My Initiated name is Candra Das. I am a disciple of H.H Bhakti Tirtha Swami Maharaja. I am currently employed as a correctional counselor at Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario, Oregon (Snake River Correctional Institution is located 11 miles east of the Idaho/Oregon state line). I have been employed with the Oregon Department of Corrections for 18 years...
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    Posted: 1 year 4 weeks ago
    Author: vegavati
    Wouldn't you know it, the first time in over two years that I had no car (mine was having brake work done, so I'd left it overnight), I'd end up with not one but two commitments in the morning. As it turned out, I had to abandon one of them in order to do the other, but it all worked out. It was about 9 last night when I got a call from one of the community members—could I please take her husband's place in Gainesville in the morning, performing the Invocation for the Alachua County Board of...
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