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    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    In 1996 I published a seven-hundred page book on the history of the Hare Krishna Movement in Australia entitled “The Great Transcendental Adventure”. The book also serves as a biography of the movement’s founder and Acharya, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, affectionately known as Srila Prabhupada (1896 - 1977). Today is the birthday of Srila Prabhupada, and in every Hare Krishna Temple around the world, a festival celebrating his great life and contribution to the world is in...
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    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Today marks the festival of Sri Krishna Janmastami, the Appearance Day of Lord Krishna. Tens of millions of Krishna devotees around the world are celebrating this topmost event of their devotional calendar with pomp, ceremony, music, singing, dancing, fasting and feasting. barhapidam nata-vara-vapuh karnayoh karnikaram bibhrad vasah kanaka-kapisam vaijayantim ca malam randhran venor adhara-sudhayapurayan gopa-vrndair vrndaranyam sva-pada-ramanam pravisad gita-kirtih "Wearing a peacock-feather...
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    Posted: 2 years 24 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Yamuna Devi's Spiced Chickpea Salad with Spinach Yamuna Devi writes: "As an alternative to spinach, try red or green Swiss chard leaves - they are delicious. Because chard is not as tender as spinach, blanch or steam it for a minute or two before assembling the salad". Soaking time: 8 hours or overnight, Cooking time: about 2 hours, Serves: 6. 1½ cups (290g) chickpeas, soaked in water 8 hours or overnight, then drained, 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds, ½ teaspoon celery seeds...
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    Posted: 2 years 25 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Have you lived the adage, “When it rains, is pours”? or, “Either feast, or famine?”, well, this describes my current life, from having extra time to being busy with many activities which could be a “busy-ness” burden or simultaneous multiple accomplishments of important tasks and goals— we still must remember Krishna in all circumstances and endeavors identifying ourselves as servant but never the enjoyer or controller though...
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    Posted: 2 years 25 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Here's a pre-loved blog entry that might educate, entertain and make you crave that most ancient of desserts - rice pudding. Rice puddings are found in nearly every area of the world. Recipes can greatly vary even within a single country. The dessert can be boiled or baked. Different types of pudding vary depending on preparation methods and the ingredients selected. The following ingredients are regularly found in rice puddings. rice - long/short grain white rice, brown rice, black rice,...
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