November 3. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
What Were Srila Prabhupada’s Private Thoughts in 1965 vaisnavera kriya mudra Devotees sometimes try to guess what was on Prabhupada’s mind. Whenever this question comes up, someone inevitably quotes the familiar saying vaisnavera kriya mudra vijse na bhujhaya, “one cannot understand the mind of the Vaisnava.” Prabhupada sometimes added, “Nor should one try to inquire into his previous life.” The meaning of this verse may also be extended to mean that peo...
Devotees in Peru go on the local television channel (Album with photos)
Mahavishnu Swami: This morning harinama ruci, myself and a few local Devotees addressed tens of thousands of people, specifically the general population of Puno, Peru on the local television channel…. We discussed about the soul, Krishna, and similarities with Inca and ancient Peruvian cultures. Then we did a rocking Kirtan
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Radha Kunda Parikrama in Karttika (Album with photos)
Deena Bandhu Das: Yesterday we visited many of the holy places around Radha Kunda and Shyama Kunda! Then we visited Kusum Sarovara. Come along with the pics of Vittalrukmini Das! Find them here: htt......
A yoga of love? (4 min video)
What is bhakti yoga? What even IS yoga? Lavanya-keli attempts (emphasis on the attempts) to explain what yoga, specifically bhakti yoga, actually is. Watch it here: https://goo.gl/88S8IP...
A Krishna conscious rendition of the known West Side Story theme by Parividha das and the gurukulis. (3 min video)
Performing a song from the musical West Side Story at the 40th anniversary festival of the Krishna Balarama Mandir in Vrindavan. Watch it......
Kartik Mas Ki Jai! (Album with photos)
The air is abuzz in Sri Vrindavan Dham, and this year’s Kartik
festival has started off bigger than ever.During the singing of Damodarastakam, normally the front section of the temple is crowded with devotees offering ghee lamps, but on this night the entire temple room all the way to the rear doors becomes an ocean of circling flames.The following morning program is always extremely crowded. During this mangal artik, the temple’s sunken courtyard is flooded not with water, but with devotees all s...
Ratha Yatra in the ancient capital of the Incas: Cusco, Peru (Album with photos)
For the first time in history Lord Jagannatha, Baladeva and Subhadra showered Their unlimited mercy upon the residents of the ancient capital of the Incas: Cusco Find them......
Kartik Parikrama in Vrindavana (6 min video)
Indradyumna Swami: Yesterday our parikrama party visited the temple of Madan Mohan. The beautiful and ornate structure was he first temple to be constructed in Vrindavan. The temple is situated on a small hill overlooking the Yamuna river and surrounding plains. It was the perfect atmosphere for Krsna katha and the sweet singing of the Lord’s holy names. We also visited the sacred samadhi of Srila Sanatan Goswami, where we dove deeper into the mysteries of this transcendental land of Sri Vrindavan dham...
London Saturday Night Halloween Harinama (Album with HR photos)
This Halloween, devotees gave the public something to really lift their spirits! And, while every Saturday Night Harinama is always a scream, please come along if you can in TWO WEEKS’ TIME on Saturday 14th November, and join in on a huge Maha Harinama to celebrate Srila Prabhupada’s Disappearance Day, which falls the following day.
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November 2. ISKCON 50 – S.Prabhupada Daily Meditations.
How to Meditate on Srila Prabhupada All the Time.
One psychologist was talking about the importance of noticing things: If you notice when you get angry, or you notice when you are acting, you can curb these tendencies. He recommended a simple technique of just paying attention to your own breathing and noting how your skin or eyes feel. In order to work deeply, the noticing should be kept very simple. It is not a matter of thinking of concepts, but the primitive act of noticing. When I...
Iskcon Alachua. Community Unity: New Community Social Services Network
Recently we introduced to the community our plan of creating a co-op of devotees which are dedicated to helping those in need. This umbrella organization is committed to assisting t......
Narottama Das Disappearance Day at Braja Mohan Mandir (Album with photos)
Deena Bandhu Das: On Narottama Das Thakura’s Disappearance Day, we had a wonderful program of Narottama bhajans and katha at Radha Braja Mohan Mandir where one of the Deities he established in Keturi presides. Then a delicious feast at Braja Mohan’s Lotus Feet. Relish these picks of Vittalrukmini Das!
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Into The Heart Of Mathura (Album with photos)
Indradyumna Swami: These are Ananta Vrindavan’s spectacular photos of our parikrama into the heart of Mathura. We were in awe of the ancient temples and we eagerly sought the mercy of the many Deities worshipped throughout the city.
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Why Have A Spiritual Teacher (5 min video)
Finding a spiritual teacher is serious business, but it’s not impossible. Every human being is supposed to have a spiritual master. It’s said that when the student is ready, Krishna gives a teacher, and then the teacher gives him Krishna.
To find a teacher, it helps to know what the qualifications of a teacher are. It also helps to know what the qualifications of a student are, since, if you’re not really interested in doing what it takes to pursue a path of spiritual knowledge, better t...