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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 33 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Yesterday I attended the Queens Day (Koninginnedag) in Amsterdam, a festive day when up to a million people flock to the city to celebrate. They all sport clothes, hats, garlands, feather boas and socks coloured bright orange, the colour associated with the royal family of the Netherlands. They do it to honour Queen Beatrix who celebrates her official birthday on the birthday of the former Queen Juliana. So what do the devotees of Krishna do at a festival where everyone dresses in orange? Well...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 2 years 33 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. In March, we talked some about Mitt Romney and his Mormonism. But since then Romney has become the presumptive GOP nominee. This has led to a number of pieces about the so-...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 33 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    I have written before about Ramanujacarya, the great Vaishnava saint who lived between 1017 and 1137. If you look at his year of birth you’ll see that his 1,000th anniversary will be coming up in 2017. Already preparations are being made for grand events all over India and indeed the world. Today is his appearance day, so I thought I would at least write a few words. It is the measure of a man, they say, how he is remembered after his passing. And for how long. One thousand years is a...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Sitting in the quite sun room joyfully bright after dark days clouds, rain, even a late frost killing leaves or plants too tender; afternoon fading sun, trees gently sway, thinking of our sharing time together trying to give you a good read wanting to attract creative energy the “Cita” or reservoir of wisdom akin to Jung’s collective unconscious mind. Yet I don’t have to fabricate extraordinary stories, events, actions I only...
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    Posted: 2 years 34 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    Mauritius, the sugar cane island with thousands of Krishna devotees For the past ten days I’ve been on the island of Mauritius, way down in the southern Indian Ocean. I’ve just travelled for twelve hours back to London, crossing over Madagascar, Somalia, Kenya, Egypt, then across the Mediterranean to Europe again. The southern hemisphere is gearing up for winter now, and although it wasn’t cold, the island had rain showers every day and often five times a day. Mauritius is a...
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