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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 11 weeks ago
    I try to have a smiling attitude in all circumstances remembering my great good fortune of taking up the path of Bhakti. I endeavor to ask myself, "how can I use this situation for my good, what can I learn from this, and how can I help others". Even though we are small devotees our well-wishing and prayers for others are good for them and for us. I pray to be a cause of benefit to others in all my interactions. A month ago I was stopped at a checkpoint by a deputy who was looking to see if...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 11 weeks ago
    Evening with The Veronicas Bhakta Richie, one of our resident brahmacaris, came into the office and told me that I should come meet some colorful youth who were in our temple room. The Veronicas, a popular eletropop band from Brisbane Australia had stopped in on one of their USAtours. Their band appears on MTV and other popular venues. So we were pleasantly surprised when they greeted us with a “Hare Krishna” and “Haribol” The party consisted of the identical twins, Jessica and Lisa, along...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 12 weeks ago
    May we all learn to see the hand of Krishna in whatever we encounter in our life---whether appearing as good, bad, or indifferent. The modern expression, "It's all good" is ultimately meant for sincere devotees. While we walk on the path of Bhakti, Krishna is helping us to see him as our only shelter, devotional service as the ultimate solution to all problems, our gurus and devotees our real friends and associates, the holy name as our constant companion. My wife Archana-siddhi and I are...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 12 weeks ago
    I am dying--- are you sad? or glad???? I’m mad#@$%$#&^!! Why me? Why is God doing this to me?—of all people Come on, Really!!! After all, I am a good person----not perfect mind you--but compared to those really bad people harming and killing others, and ruining the environment I am a good person. I deserve a little credit, you know? And why are so many bad people doing so well??....and I condemned Terrible! Horrible! Listen...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 15 weeks ago
    A Krishna.com friend asked me how to observe Lord Nrisimhadeva's appearance day at home. Although the day has come, here are some suggestions that can be applied for any of the Lord's appearance days. For today you can read about his lila in the Srimad Bhagavatam, or other books about him if you have them. (There are articles on Krishna.com from BTG ). You can chant prayers to him from Vaishnava song books (available on Krishna.com), and others in scripture, and sing Hare Krishna kirtana and...
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