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    Posted: 5 years 29 weeks ago
    My material life’s ideals— to be happy and fulfilled by meaningful, loving relationships, useful work complementing my nature helpful to others, making a difference in the world. This wisdom took long to realize and digest, the normal material direction of a young person didn’t appeal, my soul was yearning for more than matter could afford me. My past lives spiritual goal unfinished impelling me to take the road less traveled, forgoing education, career, things, to satisfy my existential...
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    Posted: 5 years 29 weeks ago
    Amidst mundane chaos, scarcity lives appeared hopeless a portal of light, a road of redemption the mercy of Gaura Nitai! _________________________________________________ The stark reality of Kali's age wars, bodily hatred and violence poverty, starvation, new epidemics many diseases, types of slow deaths. Amidst mundane chaos, scarcity lives appeared hopeless a portal of light, a road of redemption the mercy of Gaura Nitai! These two Lords came inspiring a magical, miraculous view from what...
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    Posted: 5 years 29 weeks ago
    Saturday February 7, 2009 is the appearance day of Lord Nityananda, the eternal associate and expansion of Lord Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Lord Nityananda (Nitai) is none other than Shri Balarama, while Lord Chaitanya (Gaura) is Shri Krishna himself in the mood of his greatest devotee. Krishna and Balarama appeared on this planet 5,000 years ago, while Lord Chaitanya and Nitai appeared 500 years ago. Lord Gaura and Nitai are amazingly, and unlimitedly merciful forms of God, who have come to...
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    Posted: 5 years 30 weeks ago
    Enough sleep's essential wasting time lamentable-- the joy is waking up to the soul's purpose. Against today's material culture I go to bed early having tasted the joy of rising hours before dawn. Alarm clock rousts me rising up from ignorance folding my bedding a duty calls me downstairs. Cool air greets my skin-- O, our wood stove is bored while the wood is anxious those wood bugs cry! When the fire is blazing I cleanse the body showering clean clothes with tilak waking the Deities. Herb...
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    Posted: 5 years 30 weeks ago
    Here is a story from the Jewish scripture, the Talmud: "When Akiba was on his deathbed, he bemoaned to his rabbi that he felt he was a failure. His rabbi moved closer and asked why, and Akiba confessed that he had not lived a life like Moses. The poor man began to cry, admitting that he feared God's judgment. At this, his rabbi leaned into his ear and whispered gently, "God will not judge Akiba for not being Moses. God will judge Akiba for not being Akiba." Some may laugh at the logic here...
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