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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 52 weeks 5 hours ago
    Author: Bhakti-lata Dasi
    A month ago, I was in the kitchen, cleaning up after dinner—in the Prabhupada House where we stayed at the time—when there was a knock on the door. My husband answered the door and I heard, “Is Bhakti-lata there?” A polite young man entered and he told me, “I know someone you know” “Who?” “Yogi.” I thought for a second. “Richard C.?” “Yes!” Yogi is the prison name of bhakta Richard (whom we now call Krishna Kirtan). The young man had been in prison...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 5 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    BEING MINDFUL AND CENTERED, EVEN AS WE STRIVE TO ACCOMPLISH IMPORTANT GOALS: The Vedic literature provides a way to understand the workings of the material world through categorizing them into three broad qualities, similar, though different, from the Chinese philosopher's division of yin and yang. The intersection of the two systems could be the balance of yin and yang, which could be analogous to the quality or mode of goodness. The other two qualities given in the Bhagavad Gita, as many of...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 1 week ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    WHAT IS ONE ACTION YOU COULD TAKE THAT WOULD IMPROVE YOUR LIFE? As I contemplate my upcoming talks with the title, "Facing Death to Live More Fully Today?", I have realized that this is more of a workshop than a lecture. My talk can't just be words, but has to be an extension of my heart and how I live my life. That, and the empowerment from above/within, will give my words the power to connect to the audience. I have to speak to each person in the assembly. What I have done in preparation...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 3 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    Guillotine over my Head: In my current daily reflection, I feel the guillotine over my head, and so this changes everything. I know it may sound ominous, but it is really a marvelous meditation. In other words if we had to sink or swim spiritually according to our present consciousness, how would we fare? My excuses or attachments just have no meaning...but, but, but....forget that, just what is. Who am I really, and what is my true self-interest? What is my absorption--and does it carry any...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 4 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
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