Posted: 7 years 7 weeks ago
I am dying---
are you sad?
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
Posted: 7 years 10 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...
Posted: 7 years 13 weeks ago
Sat, 05/03/2008 - 20:32 — NityānandaChandra
A day before Dallas Ratha Yatra and everyone is in ecstatic preparation for the Lord festival. The Lord kindly gives His appearance prior to his debut Chariot festival. Pritha was peeling potatoes for tomorrows feast and while blissfully engaging in that seva she discover the smiling face of Lord Jagannatha. My hope is that He will soon also appear in my heart. Hare Krishna Your humble servant, Nityananda Chandra Das
Posted: 7 years 14 weeks ago
Sometimes it is said that “beauty is only ‘skin deep’”. One meaning of this expression is that we are attracted to the outward beauty of the body without understanding its' inner components and that it covers the soul or the true beauty within. When the inside of the body---“blood and guts”---becomes visible, the soul remembers that the person or creature is not their body.
The world we live in speaks to us loudly, boldly, in no uncertain terms, according to our interest or necessity. What we...
Posted: 7 years 15 weeks ago
Is it really so surprising
that anyone--even a senior--
would be a fool
for love and intimacy?
So many are affected
by the lure of infatuated love,
the need to be understood, appreciated
and accepted by a dear friend.
Whenever I hear or
make a criticism, I know
what I see is also
within me, at least potentially.
Criticizing another is
putting my self above them,
forgetting my own defects
Sometimes the loudest judgment
arises from hidden secrets
of those with similar...