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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 23 weeks ago
    A Krishna.com friend asked me how to observe Lord Nrisimhadeva's appearance day at home. Although the day has come, here are some suggestions that can be applied for any of the Lord's appearance days. For today you can read about his lila in the Srimad Bhagavatam, or other books about him if you have them. (There are articles on Krishna.com from BTG ). You can chant prayers to him from Vaishnava song books (available on Krishna.com), and others in scripture, and sing Hare Krishna kirtana and...
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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 6 years 26 weeks ago
    Sat, 05/03/2008 - 20:32 — NityānandaChandra A day before Dallas Ratha Yatra and everyone is in ecstatic preparation for the Lord festival. The Lord kindly gives His appearance prior to his debut Chariot festival. Pritha was peeling potatoes for tomorrows feast and while blissfully engaging in that seva she discover the smiling face of Lord Jagannatha. My hope is that He will soon also appear in my heart. Hare Krishna Your humble servant, Nityananda Chandra Das NityānandaChandra's blog Add new...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 6 years 27 weeks ago
    Sometimes it is said that “beauty is only ‘skin deep’”. One meaning of this expression is that we are attracted to the outward beauty of the body without understanding its' inner components and that it covers the soul or the true beauty within. When the inside of the body---“blood and guts”---becomes visible, the soul remembers that the person or creature is not their body. The world we live in speaks to us loudly, boldly, in no uncertain terms, according to our interest or necessity. What we...
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    Posted: 6 years 28 weeks ago
    Is it really so surprising that anyone--even a senior-- would be a fool for love and intimacy? So many are affected by the lure of infatuated love, the need to be understood, appreciated and accepted by a dear friend. Whenever I hear or make a criticism, I know what I see is also within me, at least potentially. Criticizing another is putting my self above them, forgetting my own defects and vulnerabilities. Sometimes the loudest judgment arises from hidden secrets of those with similar...
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    Posted: 6 years 29 weeks ago
    Working is a mixed blessing, though it is true that I needed to be with others. People bring me joy to meet, serve, and share hope, with my attempt at useful wisdom. I meet seekers and just plain shoppers, and being paid is a kind of freedom. Energy to travel and buy more than just to live. A laptop, inspiring books and now I can have a garden. Yet I am busier than I would like which makes life whoosh by so fast. Usually it is either time or money and rarely both, though it's possible. I am...
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