Gaura Purnima 2019 – Deity Seva

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If you wish to offer service or a new dress to Sri Radha-Madhava, Sri Panca tattva , Sri Narasimhadeva or Srila Prabhupada for the Gaura Purnima Festivities please make a contribution from the following options. SEVA DONOR NAME Flower Decoration (Abhishek) Available Maha-Arati (Gaura Purnima Day) Available Maha-Abhishek (Gaura Purnima Day) Available Flower Decoration … Read More

Gaura Purnima 2019 – Navadwip Mandal Parikrama

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Navdvipa Mandala Parikrama Seva “Wandering in Navadvipa is the best of all opulences,the best of all religious principles,the best of all kinds of worship,the best of all perfections,the best of all glories,and the best of all oceans of sweetness.” We are happy to invite devotees worldwide to perform Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama in … Read More

Gaura Purnima 2019 – Sponsor an Offering

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You can offer either conch or kalash for Lord Gauranga’s abhisheka, you may also offer a lamp, or shoes for Sri Gauranga’s pleasure. You can take the item as prasada and some gifts will be sent to you. Personal Offerings: Sponsor a Lamp There will be an offering of lamps to Lord Gauranga … Read More

Nature Deadly and Nature Divine: The Bhagavata Purana’s Lessons on Human Relationships to the Environment

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By Kenneth R. Valpey (Krishna Ksetra Swami) Introduction In recent decades we witness increasing public awareness about the profoundly damaging effects of accellerating human production, consumption, and mobility on ecosystems of the world; and this awareness is accompanied by a deepening sense of urgency that “something” must be done to stop the current … Read More

Encouraging Words

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By Karnamrita Das Everyone falls short, or doesn’t progress as fast as they would like, on their spiritual journey. Can we ever think we love or serve Krishna sufficiently, when even great souls consider themselves deficient in devotion? Therefore, I always feel it is essential to portray my struggles as well as … Read More

Lecture, Srila Prabhupada

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Los Angeles, Nov. 15, 1968 Prabhupāda: [kīrtana] [prema-dhvani] Thank you very much. [devotees offer obeisances] [15:14] Dayānanda: Prabhupāda? That was the realtor on the phone. He said he’ll have the lease ready Monday. Prabhupāda: Oh, that’s all right. Baby: Jaya. [cries] Mother: Jaya. Prabhupāda: Jaya. Jaya. Jaya. Very nice. The first vibration is jaya. [laughs] [aside:] Your article is out. You have … Read More

The Sense of Kindness

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By Dvarakadhisa Devi Dasi The Vedic king Rantideva showed what  realization is required for true compassion. WHAT WOULD modern-day social services make of a man who gives away the food meant for his own children to satisfy the hunger of strangers? How would they judge this man, whose family “shivered for want … Read More

Aspects of the Absolute Truth By Srila Jiva Goswami

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From Back to Godhead Though conceived of in various ways, ultimately the Absolute Truth is the Supreme Person who shares intimate loving exchanges with the best of His devotees. By Srila Jiva Goswami Here we present an excerpt from the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust edition of Srila Jiva Goswami’s Sri Tattva-sandarbha. Jiva Goswami … Read More

Jayadev and Gaurangi Featured on California Camp Fire Charity Album

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By Madhava Smullen Two of the Hare Krishna Movement’s most well-known singers, Jayadev Das and his daughter Gaurangi Devi Dasi, are featured on a new charity record for the California Camp Fire, entitled “Tears Aren’t Enough.” The Camp Fire, which ran from November 8thto 25th, was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history to date. … Read More

New Booklet Addresses Women’s Services in ISKCON

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By Madhava Smullen “What’s a Woman to Do?” a new 32-page booklet written by Srila Prabhupada disciple and author Visakha Dasi, and released on Gita Jayanti day, reflects on women’s services in Srila Prabhupada’s Hare Krishna Movement. The booklet is available to read via PDF here: https://www.vaishnaviretreat.com/what-s-a-woman-to-do Visakha produced the work after she was … Read More

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