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  • ekendradasa's picture
    Posted: 5 years 6 weeks ago
    Of all the things people look for on our beach, sharks' teeth are by far the most coveted. In all my time here, I think I've seen almost one shark's tooth. They're tiny and black, the way your teeth would probably be if all you ate was seafood and never brushed. It's a blessing that nature gives them multiple sets. Anyway, some people comb this beach for sharks' teeth many hours a day, many days a week. Apparently, there's a market for such things. People like to wear them, as necklaces,...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 5 years 7 weeks ago
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 5 years 7 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed; works best with Firefox) One of the principle ways we make spiritual progress in unalloyed devotion (uttama bhakti) is by saintly association, or sadhu-sanga. We are advised in the Vedic scriptures to not just see a saint, but to hear from them. In a general sense we tend to become like persons we spend time with, and specifically if we associate with saints, we can be affected by their faith, taste, and spiritual standing,...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 5 years 8 weeks 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. Let’s return to Frank Newport’s book, God is Alive and Well: The Future of Religion in America. I did an interview with Newport, Gallup’s editor-in-chief, for our Points...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 5 years 8 weeks 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. The last week obviously has been a difficult one, from Boston to West, Texas to Kaufman County. There are many ways to go with all the events of the last week, but the topic...
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