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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 27 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player is needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer; if you are using Google Chrome it will automatically play, so to not listen, mute your speakers.) Pattrica Ann Bailey stared mindlessly at the passing scenery as she sat in the moving train. She felt relaxed and glad to be away from Chicago and what seemed like a fixed future. In fact, the more miles away from the “Windy City,” the better she felt. While a fiercely independent and...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 28 weeks 1 day 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. How do you assess the complex legacy of Nelson Mandela? There are so many ways to get into this question. So, let me start with these three quick summaries of his long journey...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 28 weeks 1 day 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. A cable television anchor named Megyn Kelly told viewers last week that Jesus and Santa Claus are both white men. At issue was a Slate article written by a black writer titled “...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 28 weeks 1 day ago
    Śrīla Prabhupāda’s kirtan leading was always very meditative, deep, and focused.   He would often end in a crescendo but it was steady, long, and unrushed.  “Gaura Gopala: I was right next to Prabhupada through the whole ceremony, playing the drum. He particularly liked to sing one tune through the whole time. He put his hands up in the air. He was dancing.” Ref. VedaBase => SPL 44: Let There Be a Temple ”It was clanging and banging. Kīrtana should be sweet and melodious...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 28 weeks 3 days ago
    Every we are visited a blissful group of young students from the ages of 7-13 along with their supportive parents and youth leaders.  The students and parents always ask very nice and intriguing questions following by a lovely kirtan. After the program we always get a lot of thanks about how they enjoyed the presentation and everything else.
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