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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 19 weeks ago
    Prabhupada commented that “flowers are the jewels of Kali-yuga” in relationship to Deity worship. He didn’t want us to use valuable jewels as that would encourage people to steal from the Deities. In fact many of the British “crown jewels” were taken from Temple Deities in India. This is another of the many reasons for the demise of the British “empire” which is a huge topic. In another sense we can see flowers as jewels because they are very priceless in terms of their beauty, inspiring our...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 20 weeks ago
    Mother Sarasvati after years of research studied various venues of approaching the public with spiritual culture. “We need something that simply attracts the heart, and what is more attractive that a cute little miniature pygmy goat” So today we had the grand opening of her year long project, a pygmy goat farm right here at the Dallas temple.    Hundreds of guest came and partook in prasadam and enjoyed the kirtan that was playing in the background. This Sattva, Raja, &...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 20 weeks ago
    Walking to my favorite secluded spot down the hill by the stream to listen or try to listen to Spring’s whispering awakening— the early bulbs blooming some trees budding creating a certain scent in the air and a feeling. I take my seat retrieving my journal and pen and as if on queue the crows also arrive cawing noisily up the ridge flying from tree to tree it seems with no purpose except to distract and test me— what can I do but smile? Admittedly their cawing isn’t pleasing to my ear or...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 20 weeks ago
    Devotees such as Lavanga Latika, Bob, Bhaktin Alex and so many others helped with prasadam and so many other things.  Here at the Dallas Hare Krishna community when a couple has a child the community cooks for the family for several weeks just to make it easier on the family.  I love it here. Hare Krishna Your humble servant, Nityananda Chandra Das NityānandaChandra's blog Add new comment 285 reads Comments Wed, 03/31/2010 - 13:02 — PMC Radhey Radhey Hare Krishna !!!...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 20 weeks ago
    Mother Gopi Gita and Gopi Krishna got to few weeks ago brainstorming about doing a drama.  They wanted to do something that incorporated all the different elements of our temple.  This the Gurukula youth, Gurukula alumni, temple staff, and congregation.  Spring break was coming up so they thought lets give it a shot.  Gopi Krishna suggested Ramayana because it had not been done at the Dallas temple before.  However this was done without some serious challenges. ...
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