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  • NityānandaChandra's picture
    Posted: 43 weeks 1 day ago
    Dallas Morning News, Each week we will post a question to a panel of about two dozen clergy, laity and theologians, all of whom are based in Texas or are from Texas. They will chime in with their responses to the question of the week. And you, readers, will be able to respond to their answers through the comment box. When President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty exactly 50 years ago, advocates called it the moral obligation of a wealthy nation. Johnson said he was doing it not because...
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  • ISKCON Prison Ministry's picture
    Posted: 43 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Inmate Bhakta Joseph, P., Galesburg, Illinois
    The time I spend chanting the Maha-mantra in the quiet early mornings is one of my most favorite times of the day. It is that special time spent in direct association with our dear Lord Sri Krsna. But there are days when I don’t feel anything special, that even in this most auspicious transcendental activity, I feel alone, and oh, so far from my dear Lord. When this happens, it is easy to wonder if I am actually receiving His mercy; if there is purpose to my chanting or if I am just...
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    Posted: 43 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Bhakti-lata Dasi
    By Srila Prabhupada and Lord Caitanya's infinite mercy, here all the books and material distributed from the Alachua, Florida IPM office in 2013: Prabhupada’s Books total: 2,717 Magazines (10 to 50 pages): 864 Small: 816 Medium: 242 Big: 311 Maha-Big: 484 Books by other devotee authors: 332 BTGs: 758 Audio tapes: 104 CDs: 343 DVDs: 24 Japa Mala Sets: 97 Neck Beads: 25 GRAND TOTAL of all Books and BTGs in 2013: 3,807 !!! In 2014, we would like to make more DVDs and CDs available to...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 43 weeks 2 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player is needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer; if you are using Google Chrome it will automatically play, so to not listen, mute your speakers.) (Fast forward sixteen years from the marriage spoken about in part 1.) This seemed like any typical San Francisco summer morning, foggy and cool, but it was anything but normal to Chris, who was going to do something he didn’t want to do, while his Dad, Johnny, was happy. They were driving...
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    Posted: 44 weeks 4 days ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player is needed; works best with Firefox or Explorer; if you are using Google Chrome it will automatically play, so to not listen, mute your speakers.) Pattrica Ann Bailey stared mindlessly at the passing scenery as she sat in the moving train. She felt relaxed and glad to be away from Chicago and what seemed like a fixed future. In fact, the more miles away from the “Windy City,” the better she felt. While a fiercely independent and...
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