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    Posted: 5 years 45 weeks ago
    The Kingdom of Bhutan, the landlocked country, in South Asia, has adopted a policy of forced Buddhism. Although the country is largely Buddhist, 75%, many do not wish to be forced into another tradition. These individuals are forced to leave the country as refugees to start a life elsewhere. Many whom have to start over with new careers and need to be trained in the modern occupations of the west. Some time ago a business man with an interest in helping the some 150 refugees that three months...
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    Posted: 5 years 45 weeks ago
    Comments Fri, 12/12/2008 - 11:04 — krishnapriya354 that is one amazing that is one amazing commercial! it should be on TV seriously! made me laugh and its to the point! delete edit reply Fri, 12/12/2008 - 06:24 — Karnamrita.das Where from did it come? Is this computer animation or what? Just curious who did it and for what audience? It was entertaining for me and for devotees no doubt. It was a a good idea though a bit too abrupt for my taste---could have been more of story...
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    Posted: 5 years 45 weeks ago
    Some months ago I did a tour and interview for a youth group from Munger Place United Methodist Church. These high school youths were chaperoned by their minister Ernest McMillan. The interview went really nicely. One of the key discussions that was brought about was in regards to the four legs of Dharma Satyam (Honesty/Truthful) Saucam (Cleanliness of the mind and body) Tapa (selfcontrol/austerity) Daya (compassion/mercy) and the corresponding four regulative priniciples Not gambling...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 5 years 45 weeks ago
    In light of some of the discussions we have been having I thought an old article by my wife would be useful. Being humble is essential in K.C. yet it has to be practiced in consideration of our realization. It doesn't mean we are a doormat, a "yes man", or trembling in the corner having to be told what to do. Like so many things we can imitate it or practice it artificially or we understand it more deeply through our spiritual practices and asking questions. We learn many things through time...
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    Posted: 5 years 45 weeks ago
    My promised abode of happiness & fulfillment is revealing its true colors with slaps to my face--ow, planned bodily obsolescence revealed! _____________________________________________ Dear God please help me Dear God please help me Hare Krishna Hare Krishna chanting toward the wood pile. Darkness has fallen felling like a blanket making the yard small; another world existing only as far as the lights. I have mentioned my gratitude for each step taken, but not why?--no cartilage left in my...
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