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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 8 weeks ago
    A: I would approach it in a different way. If someone desires to love God, he will naturally seek the association of others who also desire to love God. You develop compassion, as your love of God is developing, because you want to love others. When we reach the stage you want to help other people, you naturally organize. Ultimately to love God, you just have to love God. It is not some commandment is coming down from the sky, “Thou shalt join an institution.” “The community of the wise, is the...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 8 weeks ago
    Reducing life to its basic components as old age takes away what we have for years taken for granted. My mom lays down unable to do most things unassisted. Now getting up to go the toilet is a major, challenging, strenuous event! Her life is defined by scheduled meal times and calling for assistance in basic maintenance of the body. It seems that the more self contained and independent one was, the harder it is to be in a helpless condition. Actually we are always dependent on God, but due to...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 8 weeks ago
    As My mom lies in the hospice, slowly fading away, I clean her kitchen of years of her smoking habit (which has brought her to this point by the law of cause and effect). She smoked while leaning on one spot on the kitchen counter, resulting in the discoloring of that cabinet into a sickly, slimy, yucky yellow brown color. Just imagine how her lungs look! I have to scrub it repeatedly, and then I open the cabinet doors to find discolored dishes. I have a lot of work to do just to make her...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 8 weeks ago
    "I hate it when you are with MC Hammer and he wont let you touch anything!!" RT from Katelyn [05:07:47] Sri Sri Chhota Radha Kalachandji back in Dallas after 30 years http://bit.ly/9kFT1Y[01:50:06] Sri Sri Chhota Radha Kalachandji back in Dallas after 30 years http://flic.kr/p/7WkHpo[00:45:10] Performed a benedicting ceremony today @the temple for a Unitarian who lost his 30yr old wife to Lupus disease.We served prasad to everyone [04:36:40] wrote a new blog Not Bollywood Bhishma: A...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 9 weeks ago
    The beauty of the desert such a feeling of duality yet awe at powerful, desolate mountains mild weather and flowers all around Spring being in full bloom, contrasts with my heavy heart Visiting my Mom for 5 days I live at her home, thinking, and praying then going to the hospital with more contrasts new and well maintained building, full of misery, I can only bear a few hours stay Haven’t seen her in 15 years due to her choice (a very long story) which we both lament so seeing her is bitter/...
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