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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 1 year 11 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    Someone asked me to share my Vyasa-puja (as the appearance day of one's guru is called in Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition) offering. While I didn't write a formal one this year, and mainly recalled the times I spent with him, I looked up an old offering I wrote on behalf of the Baltimore temple in 1998, and found it still expressing my deep feelings, though today, with even more urgency, not only for ISKCON devotees, but for all those who follow the teachings of Shri Chaitanya. Like my last "blog...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 1 year 12 weeks ago
    ISKCON Prison Ministry 2 Vyasa-puja Offerings Hare Krsna dear devotees, Below are the first Vyasa-puja offerings of two inmate bhaktas. I hope they will bring you great transcendentally pleasure! Your servant, Bhakti-lata Dasi 1) Offering of Bhakta Richard nama om vishnu-padaya krishna-preshthaya bhu-tale srimate bhaktivedanta-svamin iti namine namas te sarasvate deve gaura-vani-pracarine nirvisesha-sunyavadi-pascatya-desa-tarine Prabhupada, during my initial years of practicing Krsna...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 12 weeks ago
    “It doesn't matter, either Hindu religion or Christian religion or Mohammedan religion, anything you like. But we have to test. Just like a student who has passed M.A. examination. Nobody inquires, "From which college you have passed your examination? You have passed M.A. examination? That's all right." And we are concerned, whether you are graduate, postgraduate. That's all. Nobody inquires, "From which college, from which country, from which religion, you have passed your M.A. examination...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 13 weeks ago
    http://issuu.com/tvpbooks/docs/balaram_booklet New ebook all about Lord Balarāma!!  I edited the PDF so that it would include a table of contents and a clickable table of contents page, here https://www.dropbox.com/s/t5picfncyc8xjj1/Balaram_booklet_F_web.pdf
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 13 weeks ago
    Devotee: I read somewhere in your writings that in order to understand the confidential affairs of Radha and Krsna one must serve the gopis who are servants of the gopis, and I assumed that you were a servant of the gopis. Is that correct? Or... How do I serve the servants of the gopis? Prabhupada: Gopis, they are not conditioned souls. They are liberated spirits. So first of all you have to come out from this conditioned life. Then the question of serving gopi will come. Don't be at the...
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