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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 6 years 38 weeks ago
    When I am at work or "out and about" shopping or going somewhere, I often reflect about what I am giving out--the energy I have within myself, and what, as a result, I am sharing with others--consciously or unconsciously. This is a kind of frequent "reality check" I try to remember to do, because I am very aware that my mental state will affect others--and my health as well. In addition, my spiritual development and my well-wishing to people will positively effect them--or my materialist,...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 38 weeks ago
    Woodrow High School came to the temple today for a field trip. Woodrow is a local public school about 5 minutes from Kalachandji's Some of the devotees go to the school as well. First we gave them a very short introduction to Srila Prabhupada and the temple. Then Haridas started it off with a short bhajan. After that bhajan we taught them the Maha Mantra so that they could sing along. After everyone was singing we then had some dance lessons, Swami Step, then as the kirtan progressed we all...
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    Posted: 6 years 39 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. The storm over the Cameron Todd Willingham case has focused public attention on the death penalty and stirred debate in the Texas governor's race. Willingham was executed in...
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    Posted: 6 years 39 weeks ago
    (led by Caitanya Chandra Das, and HH Giriraja Swami) (led by Nityananda Chandra Das) About 100,000 people every year attend this event in Oak Lawn, the gay & lesbian district of Dallas Texas.   Each year thousands upon thousands of Martians, animals, zombies, presidents, popes, cartoon characters, seasons, babies, and so on joined in singing and dancing in the kirtan.   His Holiness Giriraj Swami, who drove in from Houston to attend this event, remarked in the...
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    Posted: 6 years 39 weeks ago
    It is likely that most disciples of Prabhupada remember exactly what they were doing when they heard the news that indeed Prabhupada had “left his body” or departed this world for the spiritual plane or Goloka. As the death of our mother and father is a kind of initiation or rite of passage for everyone, when one’s guru leaves the planet, it calls for a new birth--and an unexpected, difficult one, as it ushers in a another stage of life. We learn in the Chaitanya Charitamrita that one meets...
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