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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 32 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    I have been living in Vrindavan for the last 5 weeks of an eleven month stay doing a very intense Ayurvedic/Homeopathic treatment. I had to set up a household as I cook for myself and have to deal with the cold and terrible air quality, some mornings near 500 (0-50 is considered good air quality). If the air was this bad in the US they would likely close everything and tell people to go out as little as possible. I wear a surgical mask when I go out, which people think is amusing. However,...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 39 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: by Bhakta Seged
    To write about the devotee who corresponds with me is an honor and a humbling effort as I do not believe myself worthy to write and discuss Reverend Rambhoru. She is gracious, patient and has a heart of pure gold. Our very first connection by mail was of a familial tone and nature. Her letter was written to me as though I was a longtime devotee. This began a teacher/friend relationship over three years ago. Not so long, but spiritually and soulfully enriching. At the time I was just finishing...
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    Posted: 39 weeks 5 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    I HAD AN INTERESTING DREAM LAST NIGHT. I was able to fly and was looking at all the sights of the planet. It was fun, but I wasn't very satisfied with the experience. Then as I was attempting to help someone in a seedy part of town, I was captured and injured. As my new master was putting me in a cage, he freed the former resident of the cage to make room for me, who happened to be my wife. I awoke as she was telling me the rules for living in the cage. I relate this dream to my wife's...
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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 40 weeks 4 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    [reposted from 10-21-2009] ISHRILA PRABHUPADA'S DISAPPEARANCE DAY REFLECTIONS: It is likely that most disciples of Prabhupada remember exactly what they were doing when they heard the news that indeed Prabhupada had “left his body,” 'disappeared," or departed this world for the spiritual plane or Goloka. As the death of our mother and father is a kind of initiation or rite of passage for everyone, when one’s guru leaves the planet, it calls for a new birth—and an unexpected, difficult one, as...
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    Posted: 41 weeks 1 hour ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) [reprinted from 11-03-2011] The reward for surrender? Vrajavasis receive trouble from angry Indra trying to destroy Vrindavana, devastating rain, intense storms, not one leaf fell to inspire us, that refuge in Krishna is always a blessing despite first appearances. _____________________________________ I From my perspective my poems only work if the heart’s accessed the soul remembered Krishna searched for: everyone’s...
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