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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 3 days 20 hours ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer) [reposted from 6-25-13] Two days after my birthday was my fathers’, or June 24th. This year I wanted to share some snapshots in my relationship with him, in the hope that it might be useful to you in your journey of self-exploration, making peace with your past (if required), or in general, having a balanced psychology so favorable for spiritual practice. Dear reader, I am indebted to you...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 week 8 hours ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player is needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer; if you are using Google Chrome it will automatically play, so if you don't want to listen, mute your speakers.) “Will you still need me, will you still feed me When I'm sixty-four?" - PAUL MC CARTNEY; JOHN LENNON When I was 64, I first published this blog. Today, June 22, is my 67th birthday, and I find the message I share here even more important, as over the last year...
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  • Jan@VEDA's picture
    Posted: 1 week 4 days ago
    A young monk lives a simple life in a temple on top of a hill. He has one daily task of hauling two buckets of water up the hill. He tries to share the job with another monk, but the carry pole is only long enough for one bucket. The arrival of a third monk prompts everyone to expect that someone else will take on the chore. Consequently, no one fetches water though everybody is thirsty. At night, a rat comes to scrounge and then knocks the candleholder, leading to a devastating fire in the...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 week 5 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full blog page: quick time player is needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer; if you are using Google Chrome it will automatically play, so if you don't want to listen, mute your speakers.) Part 1[Republished from June 16th, 2015] Devotee: “Hey! Haribol! How are you? I noticed that you haven’t written any new blogs on Krishna.com in quite a while. What have you been up to?” Karnamrita: “I am good, thanks. Krishna is very kind! For the last two months I have...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 4 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Bhakti-lata Dasi
    For many years I have wondered why it is so difficult to find devotees who are inspired to not only correspond with inmates but to do so steadily as well. It’s been quite a bottleneck since there are far more inmates who write than there are volunteers to reply to them. It seems that often the devotees who volunteer with IPM have an unrealistic, romantic view of what this service is and they get discouraged when reality turns out to be different. I am wondering if, in some way...
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