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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 52 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Stevia rebaudiana is a South American shrub that grows in semi-arid areas of Brazil and Paraguay. The leaves of the plant have been used for generations as a sweetener, originally by the Guarani people and more recently throughout South America and Asia. Already sold as a sweetener in a variety of countries including Brazil, Canada, China and Japan, stevia has not yet been approved for use in the United States or the European Union. Although stevia had been used for decades without any...
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    Posted: 2 years 52 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    How it was: Croome Court in the 1760s Yesterday I drove the whole family up to Croome Court,  the 18th century country estate of the sixth Earl of Coventry. Gardens and architectural creations by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and interiors by Robert Adam. Beautiful place, and especially so if you were part of the English aristocracy in the 1760s when it was built. Then it was new, freshly appointed, decorated, and splendidly enjoyable. Those were its glorious days. Since then it has...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 52 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    How it was: Croome Court in the 1760s Yesterday I drove the whole family up to Croome Court,  the 18th century country estate of the sixth Earl of Coventry. Gardens and architectural creations by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and interiors by Robert Adam. Beautiful place, and especially so if you were part of the English aristocracy in the 1760s when it was built. Then it was new, freshly appointed, decorated, and splendidly enjoyable. Those were its glorious days. Since then it has...
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    Posted: 3 years 18 hours ago
    Author: Kurma
    A great sage remarked that there are only two types of persons in this world - the cheaters, and the cheated. Observe...
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    Posted: 3 years 2 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) I was listening to a lecture by my guru, Shrila Prabhupada, on the first chapter of the Bhagavad Gita and I wanted to share some of his points, my reflections on them, and other related ideas. Sometimes this chapter is skipped over, or we recommend newcomers begin reading the second chapter, since that seems to be where the real spiritual philosophy of the soul begins. Besides (we may think), the first chapter has so many...
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