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  • Jan@VEDA's picture
    Posted: 1 year 36 weeks ago
    Amayo yaz ca bhUtAnAMˆ jAyate yena suvrata tad eva hy Amaya dravyaM na punAti cikitsitam O good soul, does not a thing, applied therapeutically, cure a disease which was caused by that very same thing?
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 1 year 38 weeks ago
    [For a couple years I’ve had the pleasure to do service with Yahna, who has been steadily volunteering to type letters for IPM. She has been very quick to type the letters I send her and she is so humble that when I asked her if she would share her realizations from this service, she emailed me the following response, “I've written a little something, but is that okay as I am not really a devotee of Krsna Consciousness and just want to be of service?” Below are her reflections. She’d rather not...
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  • Jan@VEDA's picture
    Posted: 1 year 39 weeks ago
    sri-rupa carana-dvandva raginam vrajavasinam sri-jivam satatam vande mandesvananda dayinam sri-rupa - Srila Rupa Gosvami; carana-dvandva - the two lotus feet; raginam - strongly attached; vraja vasinam - the topmost resident of Vrindavan; sri-jivam - Srila Jiva Gosvami; satatam - constantly; vande - I offer my obeisances; mandesu - dull headed and lazy people; ananda - bliss; dayinam - the bestower In Sadhana Dipika it is said: "I offer my repeated humble obeisances unto Srila Jiva Gosvami...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 42 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    MY PRESSING QUESTIONS IN LIFE: Examining my heart, how are my material attachments still impeding my full practice of bhakti, or causing me to remain a mixed devotee? What do I want in my heart of hearts, and how is that causing me to act, or not act? In deep honesty, what truly moves and inspires me? As a result, what do I actually want to be absorbed in, demonstrated by my consistent thoughts and actions? What types of people I do think about or are attracted to in my daily life? Who do I...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 1 year 42 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    Celebrating the holy day of Krishna’s appearance in this world five thousand years, or Shri Krishna Janmastami, is one of the many “high holidays” (to borrow from Judaism) which devotees of Krishna observe. What is known today as Hinduism includes what is called Gaudiya Vaishnavism, or the bhakti (devotional) movement inaugurated by Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, which Krishna.com represents. My spiritual master, Shrila Prabhupada, wasn’t fond of the word Hinduism since it is an imposed term...
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