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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 7 years 4 weeks 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....
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    Posted: 7 years 4 weeks 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...
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    Posted: 7 years 4 weeks 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...
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    Posted: 7 years 5 weeks 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...
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    Posted: 7 years 5 weeks ago
    This is a good question for any of us to ask regularly. It means that there are layers of meaning in anything we or anyone does. We have to be introspective to understand our conditioning, and how it negatively impacts our life and our relationships. This is what I understand to be part of the process of "anartha nivritti" or retiring unwanted thinking patterns which manifest as unwanted actions, and sometimes offenses to devotees and Krishna. Shrila Prabhupada compared chanting the Maha Mantra...
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