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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 5 years 36 weeks ago
    I can't say I practice this statement completely, though I appreciate the sentiment and contemplate the meaning. It is the attitude of the topmost devotee who sees everyone engaged in Krishna's service except themselves. Though I can't imitate this consciousness, remembering this statement helps me endeavor to see the good qualities in others. It is a good affirmative statement to honor people we meet or devotees we may know, and reflect that the shortcomings we may perceive in others, we may...
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    Posted: 5 years 36 weeks ago
    There are literally unlimited topics to write on for devotees. This is especially true for those of us who see the world through a writers mind--the whole world and everything and everyone may be grist for the mill of our pen, guided as we are by the Bhakti scriptures and pure devotees.We might imagine how many books there would be if as much attention were given to the Gita, Shirmad Bhagavatam or the Chaitanya Charitamrita as has been given to the Bible. We need to respect all revealed...
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    Posted: 5 years 36 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 37 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 37 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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