Topic: Nature, laws of

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On September 21, 1995, Hindu communities all over the world were electrified by news of temple deities accepting offerings of milk. According to the stories, when deities of Ganesha, Lord Siva, and others were offered spoonfuls of milk, the milk would mysteriously disappear. It seemed that the deities were showing their divine power by mystically drinking the milk. In India, “The gatekeeper of...
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An old film, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, recounts the life of a Texas folk hero who brought law and order to the Wild West. Armed with a hefty law book, Bean appoints himself judge of a rugged frontier town and sets up court in a bar. He reforms fighters and gamblers into law- abiding sheriffs and deputies who protect the citizens from marauders. The town prostitutes, properly married...
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I’ve described the evolution of a world economic system in which cow slaughter plays a central role. Now I want to contrast that system with Krishna’s varnashrama model of society as presented by Srila Prabhupada. In the next several columns I’ll compare how the two systems define the relationship between farmers and the land, farmers and the cows, and finally farmers and the Supreme Personality...