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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 3 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Dear Friends, Thank you very much for your kind and generous birthday wishes on this, my 56th. I feel very fortunate to have so many Vaishnava well-wishers like you. May you all also live for one hundred prosperous autumns: “Shatam jiva sharadao vardhamana!” Whether you connect through my Deshika site, facebook or twitter, you are all my good friends and I appreciate your friendship and goodwill. I need you on my journey through life and I think that no other than Krishna has...
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    Posted: 3 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) When we see our life as a part of the greater cosmos, individual, but always in relationship to both the world, and the consciousness that animates it, we find important lessons everywhere and clues pointing to our Source. In North Carolina, on the East Coast of the USA, we are presently in full blown autumn. Changes in Nature are a frequent source of thoughtful reflections by writers and philosophers, and autumn is an...
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    Posted: 3 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    The courtyard of St Bride’s church, just off Fleet Street in London, was the spot for six hours of kirtan on October 13th. Just a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral and that round Knight’s Templar church featured in the Da Vinci Code, this area is ancient. A temple to Diana, goddess of hunting, was once here, too. Around 200 took part in the six-hour ‘challenge’ and the bulk of them stayed right until the end. Yogis, every one of them. Eight kirtan...
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    Posted: 3 years 43 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    The courtyard of St Bride’s church, just off Fleet Street in London, was the spot for six hours of kirtan on October 13th. Just a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral and that round Knight’s Templar church featured in the Da Vinci Code, this area is ancient. A temple to Diana, goddess of hunting, was once here, too. Around 200 took part in the six-hour ‘challenge’ and the bulk of them stayed right until the end. Yogis, every one of them. Eight kirtan...
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    Posted: 3 years 44 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Its the middle of October here in England, and the leaves are changing from green to yellow, gold, red and brown. Temperatures are dropping and the skies are dull and overcast. It rains some days. Which all means we are well on our way to Winter. Flowers are also becoming scarce, but some are still available, as are brightly coloured berries. One thing not in short supply seems to be Raspberries. We had a summer crop, and now its the turn of the late Autumn crop to appear. Strange to have an...
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