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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 4 years 14 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Apparently there is no record of Marie Antoinette ever having said this favourite line when told that the common people were starving. One thing is for sure: I did bake a cake yesterday and here it is. At least this is a photographic record that it existed. As all things in this real but temporary world, it has now gone the way of all great gateaux. For your culinary and orally-fixated pleasure: it is (or was) a two layer peach, nutmeg, coconut and lemon zest enriched sponge cake sandwiched...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 4 years 14 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    Shri Advaita Acharya is a very important person to understand in the Krishna consciousness movement. His appearance day is tomorrow, or on Saturday, February 16th, 2013. (This is a blog I am "recycling" from 2 years ago. At the end, I also give links to two other blogs about Him) He is in the category of God, yet is also a great devotee of God. He is one of our many superlative family members and spiritual superheroes! Before I briefly speak on this, I thought it would be important to...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 4 years 14 weeks ago
    Srila Prabhupada in the Second Canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam describes that the residents of Vrindavan work so hard during the day that they sleep soundly at night.   He is also mentions that had very little time for meditation or other spiritual activities, but still their activity was the highest spiritually.  Why? Everything they did, they did for Krishna.  He writes, The central point of activities was Kṛṣṇa, and as such, the so-called activities in the material...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 4 years 14 weeks ago
    Words of appreciation from Greenhill School, a high school that toured the temple last Wednesday.
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  • vegavati's picture
    Posted: 4 years 14 weeks ago
    Author: Vegavati
    Whenever a special day comes up, we tend to reflect on that same day years before: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays (whether devotional or secular) often spark a train of reminiscences. As we age, naturally this reflective tendency increases---we have stored up more years’ worth of memories than we had when we were young. This month, February, happens to be the month in which my birthday falls. So I’m remembering birthdays gone by. And one particular birthday stands out in my mind, from 1973...
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