¿Por qué suceden cosas terribles en Vrndavana? Como una devota violada …

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Alguien me pidió que hiciera alguna consideración sobre la violencia en los lugares sagrados. ¿Cómo es que ocurren cosas horribles en un lugar que debería ser como un paraíso? En particular, ¿por qué sucede que las jóvenes son agredidas y violadas? Voy a decir algo desde diferentes puntos de vista.   El … Read More

Why do terrible things happen in Vrndavana? Like a lady devotee raped …

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Someone asked me to make some consideration about violence in holy places. How come horrible things happen in a place that should be like a paradise? In particular, why does it happen that young women are assaulted and raped? I will say something from different points of view.   The first is … Read More

Art of resolving conflicts amicably

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By Radheyshyam Dasa There are many valuable lessons to be learned by leaders who want to resolve conflicts between two parties amicably. It requires a great deal of spiritual maturity, patience, respect for both parties, mode of goodness to deal with issue etc. On being pleased with both parties SP writes : … Read More

Japa And The Opening Heart By Kalakantha Dasa

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From Back to Godhead A look at Lord Caitanya’s “Eight Instructions” and their relevance to japa, the individual practice of chanting Hare Krishna. A friend once told me this analogy about spiritual life: a flock of geese share strength by flying in a V formation, but if one goose goes down, the … Read More

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 6.254, Srila Prabhupada

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Los Angeles, Jan. 8, 1968 Prabhupāda: …nija-bhakti-yoga- śikṣārtham ekaḥ puruṣaḥ purāṇaḥ śrī-kṛṣṇa-caitanya-śarīra-dhārī kṛpāmbudhir yas tam ahaṁ prapadye [Cc. Madhya 6.254] [”Let me take shelter of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who has descended in the form of Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu to teach us real knowledge, His devotional service and detachment … Read More

Home Deity Worship Seminar at the London College of Vedic Studies

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By London College of Vedic Studies The London College of Vedic Studies (www.facebook.com/londoncvs) recently organised a 2-day seminar on ‘Home Deity Worship’. The College serves as the educational department of ISKCON-London, offering a wide range of educational, spiritual and practical courses, seminars and workshops aimed at developing character, personal fulfilment and spiritual … Read More

Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya-līlā 8.128, Srila Prabhupada

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Bhubaneswar, Jan. 24, 1977 Prabhupāda: kibā vipra, kibā nyāsī, śūdra kene naya yei kṛṣṇa-tattva-vettā, sei ‘guru’ haya [Cc. Madhya 8.128] This verse we were discussing last night, Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s statement that Kṛṣṇa consciousness is not reserved for any particular person or nation or religion. [translated into Oriya throughout by Gaura-Govinda] The central … Read More

While Battling Chronic Illness, Devotee Wins Prestigious Literary Prize

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Janavi Held holding her newly published book, Letters to My Oldest Friend Earlier this year it was announced that two of Janavi Held’s devotional poems were shortlisted for the prestigious Hamilton House International Poetry Prize. Awarded by the University Centre Grimsby, this annual competition receives thousands of entries from writers around the … Read More

Pilgrimage to Udupi 2019

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Photo Credits: Times of India The Krishna Temple in Udupi Udupi is considered to be “Mathura of the South,“ where the Supreme Lord Krishna performed many childhood pastimes for the pleasure of his mother Devaki. Though as we know, it was Mother Yashoda was fortunate to be able to enjoy all the … Read More

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