Posted: 6 years 52 weeks ago
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down and around
the spiral staircase
to the depths
of my soul
to find my
It is as far
as I can go
coverings of matter,
fire, air, either--
then the false ego:
Posted: 7 years 7 hours ago
Today, Tuesday marks the 42nd anniversary of Shrila Prabhupada's arrival in the USA, via ship, at Boston Harbor. That is quite a meditation for those of us familiar with the incredible struggle it took for him to get here from India.
Then there was another long struggle for one year to establish his first temple and resister his organization, ISKCON. From these humble beginnings in this storefront in the lower East side of Manhattan, came a flood of temples and devotees all over the world....
Posted: 7 years 1 day ago
Long ago, in a remote village in India, there was a wise sage who lived high on a mountain which overlooked a small village. The villagers would often take a day or two to travel up the mountain to consult with the sage, who was reputed to be a seer and great mystic. People would often report being greatly helped and sometimes healed of certain ailments.
I first wanted to express my gratitude to Tamrapani Prabhu and those who who make Krishna.com function for allowing me to write here, as well...
Posted: 7 years 2 days ago
Sensual desires come like waves
trying to wash me out to sea,
but I usually stay on the beach, bruised
but alive, to see low tides peace.
Often whatever situation we are in
we want to taste the opposite,
so in the quite and serene peace
we pray for the storm of intensity.
(or visa versa)
Until we realize someday
that all the peace or tempest--
the extremes of material duality
are really different types of misery.
Then we will be convinced
about our spiritual identity,
and see every material...
Posted: 7 years 3 days ago
Sat, 09/29/2007 - 14:26 — NityānandaChandra
This is has been a wonderful week here at Sri Sri Radha Kalachandji Dhama in Dallas Texas. We had several weeks of temple tours. Our temple in Dallas is accompanied by a fantastic restaurant, Kalachandji's. Because of the restaurant the temple is a hot spot for tourist and students. Personally I feel that having a restaurant next to the temple is a real blessing. The people that come to visit know that it is a public place and open to guests of all...