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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 1 year 48 weeks 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 religious institutions or organizations know when to change? That's the question I would like you to think about this week, in light of the announcement by...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 1 year 48 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Three chariots waiting in Udupi, Karnataka, southern India Annual parade in Parthasarathi temple, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Triple chariots in Puri, Orissa, India The chariot ride of the temple Deity is a special event in the annual cycle of Vaishnava festivals. Many temples in India have a large corrugated iron hangar somewhere close by. Inside, a large hand-carved wooden chariot stands waiting for the day when the Deity leaves His temple and is taken for a colourful, musical parade....
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 1 year 48 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Put Your Ethics Where Your Mouth Is Some time back I published an article from the NY Times - it was a challenge, actually. The Times had published a number of articles in defence of vegetariansim, and in the spirit of good debate, it decided to ask the general public if they could argue in favour of 'ethical' meat eating. I do not necessarily endorse the results, but a number of readers have asked me about the follow-up article. Here we have the result:
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 1 year 48 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) On the road from New Vrindavan to home a refreshing highway rest stop in West Virginia sits at the bottom of a ravine with sharply steep slopes covered by trees, decorated above with deep blue sky while lazy, puffy clouds, contrast the highways fast pace, I sit with my wife honoring Krishna prasadam observing harried motorists park and move to the bathroom a smile is rare, and they seem neither here, nor there, apparently...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 1 year 48 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Thanks to Cerebral Boinkfest blogspot for this image This brought back memories today. Its a poster from 1974 when I had just turned eighteen. I remember this poster very well because it was my job to stick them up around Cambridge and to advertise this event to every student at Cambridge university. At least that was what it felt like. For four nights in a row I went from door to door through the students residences telling them about our festival and how great it was going to be. Luckily...
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