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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 6 years 44 weeks ago
    Our conception of death determines in a very real way how we view life. How so? For instance, if we see death as the end of our existence we will tend to be selfish, greedy, and self-absorbed. After all, with this world view, the only thing we have is today, so morality is only utilitarian—to get what I want and to look good, since if we don’t get caught doing something against morality or the law, we have succeeded. From this perspective there is no accountability other then the here and now...
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    Posted: 6 years 45 weeks ago
    This is a quote from Georg Wilhelm Hagel, a German philosopher of the 19th century which has been used by some Gaudiya acharya’s to emphasize the necessary attitude in which to embrace our spiritual practices. Christians have a similar perspective with their idea of being “born again”—which is what our sense of spiritual initiation is (second birth--first by the parents and then by the guru into a life of spiritual practice).The words of Saint Francis give us a similar message that “it is in...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 45 weeks ago
    Radhika’s second talk, Head, Heart & Hands: what the Gita calls Jnana (knowledge) Karma (action) and Bhakti (devotion)http://bit.ly/b0wvGT[18:38:59] wrote a new blog TEXAS FAITH 25: What's the role of religion in public education?: Dallas Morning News, [18:19:46] read morehttp://bit.ly/9r8BO8 Learned about High Brix gardening, better than organic http://bit.ly/cQOWrb[17:19:12] Attending temple garden meeting in the prasadam hall [15:30:45] Going to give class on Śrī Caitanya Caritamrta Adi...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 45 weeks ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. Texas' State Board of Education is no stranger to controversy. One of the most watched races in the Texas primaries on March 2 was the Republican contest between incumbent SBOE...
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    Posted: 6 years 45 weeks ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. In this piece for Politics Daily, the Dallas Morning News' Jeff Weiss did some digging into a Pew Center report about the religious identity of "millenials," which is...
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