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    Posted: 2 years 39 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Jahnavi with Hanumen on tour in the USA. Some seriously committed musicians and poets took to the road to offer sacred music and poetry: Left to Right - Bonnie Argo, John de Kadt, Benjy Wertheimer, Purusartha das, Tulasi devi, Jahnavi Harrison and Warrick Moses. I was surprised that this clip of Jahnavi leading kirtan at the Yogamaya yoga studio in New York has had over 30,000 views. Either lots of people have been sharing it with their friends, or a small number of people have been watching...
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    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Slightly saddened to learn that the BBC World Service made its last broadcast today from Bush House in London, and their historic home will tonight fall silent after 70 years. The end of an era. Srila Prabhupada was interviewed there, and a kind man from the Swahili Language Broadcasting Service helped me in putting the finishing touches to Srila Prabhupada’s Sri Isopanishad in that language back in 1982. I was interviewed for BBC Radio Ghana there, and sang kirtan to the people of that...
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    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Another great edible herb in my garden is Perpetual (Sawtooth) Coriander (Eryngium foetidum). It's also called Thai Coriander, or Pointed Cilantro, Cilentro, Culantro, Thorny Coriander, Ngo Gai, Mexican Coriander, Phak Chee Farang, Daunketumbar Jawa, Chinese Coriander, and Long Leafed Coriander. The smell and taste is very similar to regular coriander. Apparently sawtooth coriander leaves have good potential for drying as it does retain flavour whereas the annual coriander does not keep its...
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    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    On the fourth of July Darsie and I needed to go to home depot to buy stuff for her new apartment and dirt to transplant my Tulasis . Before we left I told Darsie “We should bring some books since we are both wearing devotional clothing and tilak, someone might ask us a question."  Even if no one asked we were going to stop someone and try to distribute a book.  We were not going to come back home till we gave a book to someone. Without fail every time I wear a sari and tilak...
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    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    As I explained in Part One, a number of edible plants are doing very well in my midwinter patio garden. This perennial herb is Sheep Sorrel (Rumex acetosella). It can be eaten raw or cooked. I throw the leaves in dals and salads. It has a pleasantly sour flavour. It has distinctive arrow-shaped leaves that make it easy to identify. If planted in the garden, it will run riot, so I keep mine in pots. Sheep sorrell is very deep-rooted and I cut the long-stalked leaves as needed. The leaves...
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