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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 20 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 would a foreign visitor with little knowledge of America see the state of religious faith today? One way to assess the state of religion in America today is to ask how a...
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  • Radha's picture
    Posted: 2 years 21 weeks ago
    A lot of people have been asking why we only have the Balarama brand fiberglass mridangas drums in stock now. Where are the clay, brass, and fiberglass drums from India that we have imported for all of these years? They sound better, look better, and play better than these Western versions do. Well, the answer is in the leather. Cow hide. We don’t kill cows. It’s intrinsic to our belief system and our lifestyle. We just don’t do it. Traditionally leather laces and heads on mridangas were...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 22 weeks ago
    Fire In Kitchen Ruled An Accident, No One Injured Daniel Novick CW 33 News DALLAS— The members of the Hare Krishna Temple in Dallas tried Saturday to move past a fire that started in their kitchen and caused damage to some of their building Friday night. A large amount of damage was done to the kitchen and great hall where members hold feasts on a regular basis. Children took to upbeat drumming Saturday while standing just feet from their charred and heavily damaged Hare Krishna temple....
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 22 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: 2 years 22 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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