Active Listening

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    Active Listening Adapted, with permission, from The Art of Teaching, by HG Bhurijana Prabhu   Who Owns the Problem?   The first step in trying to solve a problem is to identify who owns … Read More

Acara, meaning

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  अचरा        acarA adj.   immovable अचर        acara adj.   immovable अचर        acara adj.   impassable आचार       AcAra m.     conduct      आचार       AcAra m.     traditional or immemorial usage    आचार       AcAra m.     guideline    आचार       AcAra m.     rule or line आचार       AcAra … Read More

Sandhya

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  Time of union or conjunction. There are three Sandhyas in a day. These are morning sandhya (Pratahsandhya), noon sandhya (Madhyahna sandhya) and evening sandhya (Sayam Sandhya). The meeting time of night and day, is morning … Read More

Sveta Kakiya

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Sveta Kakiya: the wakefulness of the dog, the timidity of the dear and the sharp instinct of crows to understand signs.    

The Glories of Brahmacarya

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  By Tamohara dasa I have seen time and again how devotees who have undergone brahmacari training, and who later take up the reins of householder life, enter the workplace with skills far above those of … Read More

Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.1.4

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ŚB 1.1.4 नैमिषेऽनिमिषक्षेत्रे ऋषय: शौनकादय: । सत्रं स्वर्गायलोकाय सहस्रसममासत ॥ ४ ॥ naimiṣe ’nimiṣa-kṣetre ṛṣayaḥ śaunakādayaḥ satraṁ svargāya lokāya sahasra-samam āsata Synonyms naimiṣe — in the forest known as Naimiṣāraṇya; animiṣa–kṣetre — the spot which is … Read More

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