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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 36 weeks ago
    Shrila Prabhupada's coming to the West is pregnant with deep with meaning and symbolism. It demonstrates the glory of Krishna's pure devotees, and shows the primary way divinity manifests in our lives. Ordinarily, or materially, the Lord is neutral as the indwelling Paramatma or Supersoul. He is awarding every soul's good and bad karma, allowing them to go up to the higher planets [heaven] or down to the hellish ones. However, this is not the Lord's desire. He desires that all souls awaken...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 7 years 36 weeks ago
    8/30/09 Sunday Class by Nityananda Prabhu The A,B,C,D, & E's of a Krishna Conscious Program A- Assocation with devotees B- Books, Srila Prabhupada came from the spiritual world to make these books available. Reading and distributing C- Chanting, heart of the operation. 8th chapter 7 times writes out the whole mantra, Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare . Please pledge for Japathon, D- Devotional Food, Prasadam. Everything that we eat...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 37 weeks ago
    Having faith in anything comes from the mood or quality of goodness (sattva-guna), which aspiring devotees of Krishna are encouraged to cultivate. Though not spiritual in itself, living and seeing through the guna or quality of goodness, is illuminating and favorable for spiritual cultivation. So part of cultivating Bhakti or the serving and remembering of Krishna in love is being situated in goodness (simplicity, peacefulness, discernment). This will be very helpful, as opposed to being in...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 7 years 37 weeks ago
    Author: rsdasa
    As I write, California burns. Multiple wildfires continue to afflict the land. California! For so long the migratory terminus of American dreams, her own Hollywood gave those dreams back to the world crafted in dazzling pageants of lights and shadows … Continue reading →
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 7 years 37 weeks ago
    The events leading up to my spiritual master Shila Prabhupada's acceptance of sannyas are very instructive and inspiring for his followers. [The Vedic calendar anniversary day was Sept 4th.] Although not everyone should adopt this renounced order, his acceptance of it teaches us many things. For instance, we should be dutiful in all our responsibilities, whether as a married person or single student. At the same time our main responsibility is to our spiritual master in his service to the...
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