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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 34 weeks ago
    In the material ocean of ignorance and suffering all souls float helplessly unless they receive help from above-- Plants and animals can only follow the narrow confines of instincts for survival while human life is like parole from prison offering a way out the chance to rise above mere existence, to understand our soul and God-- if we can overcome the animality of sensuality. Out of millions of fruitive workers who think the body everything one person will become a seeker of spiritual truth...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 34 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. The number of Americans who don't identify with any religion is growing. A new study by Trinity College suggests that more than one in five Americans will identify themselves as...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 34 weeks ago
    Sitting in my chair in the forest chanting "japa", O Radhe, O Krishna! please capture my mind and heart, end my material existence pulling my attention and desires to you alone--no other interests, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare. After a few rounds of chanting Hare Krishna in the pleasant fall warmth I just sit and listen: "What can I learn?" The Wind answers my inquiry gently massaging the trees with its air current speaking the language of the ages. Everything in life can teach us if we are...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 35 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. Talk show host Glenn Beck landed on the cover of Time Magazine this week, after a powerful start as a Fox News host. Beck is most famous these days for his updated version of...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 36 weeks ago
    Life is often a rush from one activity to another, and there is a tendency to not be in the present moment, but to be thinking of the next activity, or lamenting some past mistake. To counteract this habit, I do my best to begin my day by thinking of what I am grateful for. If I do this right, I observe my life with as much appreciation as I can. I look for those things I am thankful for, which are disguised as the regular details of my life. Becoming a devotee of Krishna means--among other...
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