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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 8 years 15 hours ago
    I am on a plane heading to see my Mom in Palm Springs California in the US who is gravely ill. For the next few days or week I will be sharing my reflections and thoughts. There is a strong power in being clear about our intentions. In my case my intention is to be a support for my Mom through our natural love from our long relationship at a very difficult time for her. I have to remember my purpose is to extend her compassion, kindness. I need have no other agenda--as much as we have hurt...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 8 years 2 days 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. About 800 law enforcement officials were involved in raids in the U.S. and Mexico last Thursday, with the focus being on human smuggling operations.  According to the New...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 8 years 5 days ago
    Sometimes we catch a glimpse of a deep realization. We may call them “realizations” but they aren’t if they don’t last and make a permanent impact on our life. Thus I called it a glimpse. While chanting this morning I had some understanding of my tiny insignificance, the degree of my fallen condition in comparison to my eternal spiritual, blissful nature. If only this small beam of light would be part of my total, and permanent enlightened state! Whatever it is, I am grateful for any glimpse...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 8 years 1 week ago
    My brain is spinning with amazement after watching the video of Citra Kavitvani from ISKCON's Sanskrit School. Simply mind blowing. [18:51:39] Watching "Lost Village" by Lokanath Swami in temple room http://bit.ly/afh8to hosted by Gunagrahi Goswami http://bit.ly/cqMeuZ [00:22:40 Another great program with Gunagrahi Goswami [04:17:44] Deeply inspiring heart winning program with Gunagrahi Goswami [02:50:35] At Srimad Bhagavatam program w/ Gunagrahi Goswami in Plano [01:36:05] Formerly...
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    Posted: 8 years 2 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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