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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 47 weeks 2 days ago
    SB 07.09.18 Sacinandana Swami Sum: Prahlada expresses his deep faith in the chanting the holy names of the Lord. Two minds sets for the this festival. 1. Let me see what is happening. 2. Or How can use the days to the best of my abilities how can I go deeper. As a neutral observer or an active participant. Faith III Faith is the ground on which we walk. No faith no results. Two things in the beginning. Place. A resting place Viśvanātha Cakravartī Thakura says it is sastra...
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  • vegavati's picture
    Posted: 47 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Vegavati
    Last Saturday I went with friends to Daytona Beach to take part in the Ratha-yatra festival; throughout the spring and summer months there are several such festivals that take place in Florida. I’d taken my car and a few ladies rode with me. One of my passengers had a pack of stickers to pass out (with a Bhagavad-gita verse on them) and she shared them with me. That gave me a way to interact with the passersby in a low-key way; I could simply give them the sticker, read the verse with them (or...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 47 weeks 4 days ago
    Author: Bhakti-lata dasi
    Very often, the only link an inmate has with the outside world is his correspondence with the IPM devotees. Some are fortunate enough to have supportive family or friends, but most are not. I am realizing more and more how important the relationship the inmates develop with their devotee pen pal(s) is for them. A few weeks ago I received a letter from inmate Bhakta Terry H. from Bessemer, Alabama. He is new to Krsna consciousness. Terry is in solitary confinement, which means that he...
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  • vegavati's picture
    Posted: 48 weeks 1 day ago
    Author: Vegavati
    A friend sent me a link to an intriguing article, “How Religions Change Their Mind,” (click here for the full article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22250412). On reading it, I mulled over the concept of remaining true to the essence of a teaching, while making it relevant for the current audience. The original inaugurator of the Hare Krishna movement was Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, who upset the caste brahmanas of His time by going straight to the essence of the Vedic teachings and giving...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 48 weeks 2 days ago
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