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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 40 weeks ago
      After a tasty breakfast of poha (flat rice) at the temple with the devotees we ventured to another sacred ground established by Srila Prabhupada.  Both of these temples were established by the grace of Srila Prabhupada and are maintained nicely  by the sincerity of disciples and grand disciples.    Driving in a caravan with other devotees from Dallas, we embarked upon the beautiful land of New Talavan.   We arrived during the middle of a wonderful class...
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    Posted: 6 years 40 weeks ago
    Last Thursday I hosted about 10 students from TCU who were taking a course by the name of  “The Many Faces of Krishna”  Long time friend and colleague of His Holiness Tamal Krishna Goswami, Professor Andy Ford, called up several weeks ago to set up his yearly college field trip to the temple.  Professor Ford has PHD in Hinduism and this year decided to have a course entirely about Krishna.  His syllabus consists of studies of Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Srimad Bhagavatam...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 40 weeks ago
      We had a wonderful time at Ratha Yatra today.  We arrived at the temple in morning to the scene of the Dallas flock chowing down very delicious kitcheri.  I think about 35 of us from Dallas actually made our way down to New Orleans.   Shortly after arriving I learning that not only would I be blessed to dance for Lord Jagannatha Baladeva and Subhadra but also I would be their driver to and from the festival.  The kirtans were great and many people who were...
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    Posted: 6 years 40 weeks ago
    Attracted by the Mayapurian hospitality of the New Orleans devotees, hundreds of devotees of various towns today have taken their journey to the Bayou.  Several months ago I was given an invitation to attend.   The invite was as follows, “The first 100 devotees who register will be given a free hotel room.”  However I think they have lifted that 100 family limit and now are making arrangements for whoever else may come to town.  After a pleasant 9 hour drive to the...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 6 years 42 weeks ago
    Imagine that right now you stand before a door, appearing like a book cover. You have to decide whether to enter or not, which takes desire, resolve and commitment. Once inside you can discover the general spiritual mission for your life by reading these words. If you pray feelingly with urgency to the Lord of the Universe who is the source of everything including your very self and existence, you will gain the necessary power to be attracted to this most sacred and fulfilling task. Take a...
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