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Giribaradhari das (Smara Hari's brother): With tears in my eyes, I laugh and I cry, When I think of all you have done. This body you have lost At such a great cost, But your battle has been won....
May 21, 2010 -- 1,970 views
Ananta Purusottama das: The purest love in this world is from a mother Something which cannot be done any other Since our birth they just selflessly serve We can't repay, only love we can preserve...
May 16, 2010 -- 1,913 views
Madhavendra Puri dasa (Paris): In siddhanta vaishnava, You are Shakti-Avatara: A soul endowed with the power, To take the faith, a step further....
December 22, 2009 -- 2,246 views
Parasuram and Mahamantra: Twas an evening in November, As I very well remember, I was strolling down the street in drunken pride, But my knees were all aflutter, So I landed in the gutter, And a pig came up and lay down by my side....
December 16, 2009 -- 2,454 views
Balaramkrishnadas: The faith, fair prayer and the love of God shattered by religious rockets and bombs The wicked commandments of those who breathe merely to slaughter the sacrificial goat, earth for exchange of heavens. For pleasure in this and the next world- strangle they the cosmic forms of life with all its beauty and sighs!...
October 23, 2009 -- 2,115 views
Karnamrita das: Sitting in my chair in the forest chanting "japa", O Radhe, O Krishna! please capture my mind and heart, end my material existence pulling my attention and desires to you alone--no other interests, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare....
October 11, 2009 -- 1,202 views
G S Senan: Please read the attached glorification of our Jagatguru Srila Prabhupada for his pleasure....
August 16, 2009 -- 1,152 views
Venkat: “Are you he or are you she?”, oh c’mon let it be, Don’t you surmise, don’t you guess, ‘cause I’m not what you see. (1) Once in a while I change my clothes, so you can’t recognize, We could’ve been friends or foes but now I’m in disguise. (2) I lived for very long once in eternal knowledge ‘n’ bliss, Until decided to leave home and explore this wretched abyss. (3) I wished to be like Him or above and imitate His nature, Not realizing that His love’s far greater than His stature. ...
May 21, 2009 -- 1,530 views
Chaitanya Charan: Is doubt a question, or is it the way to an answer? Or is it a dead end, along which one shouldn't venture? Is doubt the sign of a weakening faith? Or is it a higher understanding's opening gate? To slay doubt with knowledge's sword, I resolve, For study of scripture will all doubts dissolve....
May 12, 2009 -- 2,409 views
Balaramkrishnadas.jps: Predominating will there be in the coliseum, the arena of man's fight with illusion. for millennium after millennium, the sweet reverberation of sounds: "Bhaktivedanta Swami", "Srila Prabhupada". - the intellectual Iskcon- bullet bangs?...
April 29, 2009 -- 2,874 views
Gokulananda das ACBSP: Who are we but mist to the sun adrift in time's shifting sands - wandering without aim in this fools' paradise our misplaced desires reaping only bitter fruits - our evanescent dreams blown to the wind our smiling gardens awash in crimson thorns......
April 27, 2009 -- 2,519 views
Karnamrita das: The naked form of matter giving misery, heartbreak false promises from good advertising birth potential smiles rising up through youth education, training, titles desires to earn only for a few years......
March 3, 2009 -- 2,381 views
Balaramkrishnadas.jps: Renaissance and Reformation erected the icon of liberty on the shores of the west. Hail the free human dream!...
February 18, 2009 -- 2,424 views
Karnamrita das: The stark reality of Kali's age wars, bodily hatred and violence poverty, starvation, new epidemics many diseases, types of slow deaths....
February 12, 2009 -- 2,213 views
Karnamrita das: Uncovering the Blue Flute Player from the "Blues" My material life’s ideals— to be happy and fulfilled by meaningful, loving relationships, useful work complementing my nature helpful to others, making a difference in the world....
February 12, 2009 -- 2,383 views
Karnamrita das: Every step a prayer giving thanks I still walk, every breathe a question when my love will awaken? At every moment life and death are precariously balanced-- we struggle to survive another day before our body’s demise....
February 2, 2009 -- 2,319 views
Karnamrita das: Gray winter skies frigid wet outside Archana sings prayers the fire blazes warmth. Beholding Radha Gopinatha uplifting spiritual beauties they kindly glance to bless everyone....
January 30, 2009 -- 2,702 views
Karnamrita das: Eyes closed concentration inward, down and around the spiral staircase to the depths of my soul to find my inspiration source. It is as far as I can go through the coverings of matter, earth, water, fire, air, either-- subtle mind and intellect, then the false ego: I, me, mine....
January 21, 2009 -- 3,224 views
Karnamrita das: Dear God please help me Hare Krishna Hare Krishna chanting toward the wood pile. Darkness has fallen felling like a blanket making the yard small; another world existing only as far as the lights....
January 5, 2009 -- 2,438 views
Karnamrita das: I often think about the nature of writing, especially poems which are a new medium for me. I have spoken about it before though I am compelled to reexamine it from time to time, as it's one of my creative outlets. ...
December 26, 2008 -- 2,778 views
Karnamrita.das: Darkness has fallen temperature dropping, "suiting up" to go out: mailbox and firewood. Walking out in the cold thinking about a poem gazing at the stars darkness and light......
December 16, 2008 -- 2,898 views
Karnamrita das: Many ways to look at our embodiment: layers upon layers of gross and subtle coverings, innumerable parts, different competing potent voices, yet the soul is the origin or seat of consciousness a spark of Divinity, lost, though searching blindly for itself, for love, connection, fulfillment, happiness that will endure in a fleeting, dark, restrictive world....
November 21, 2008 -- 2,971 views
Krpakara dasa: My dear Lord Acyuta O infallible One, who are the knower of everything, please hear my prayer. This is my prayer to you O my Lord. Give me strength to stay my course, as you are Baladeva the reservoir of all strength. This is my prayer to you O my Lord....
October 21, 2008 -- 2,560 views
Krpakara dasa (ACBSP): Years and years have past and gone family friends and society now I mourn I held them close in my heart so dear but now Im left with only fear They did love me that Im sure but now Im lost for evermore As the darkness closes round my heart O how I pray real life I did not start......
October 18, 2008 -- 2,599 views
Krpakara dasa: What we see is not whats there Conditioned by lust and greed we do but stare A life thats lived in deaths embrace All because the truth we cannot face The body is but shallow and trite We cannot make it ever right So bewildered so confused Those in knowledge are bemused Take this chance in human form Understand our spiritual norm...
October 9, 2008 -- 2,219 views
Karnamrita das: We are "cheta" or consciousness-- marginal energy of Krishna, which means we are a product of our association. We have freedom to choose how to be influenced--who to cooperate with, but the choice to be in matter restricts and hides our nature....
October 9, 2008 -- 2,494 views
Karnamrita.das: Would you care to know what I am thinking?, as I sit in the dentist chair for a cleaning, wondering if the hygienist sees any meaning, in an ugly form of existence--teeth rotting!...
October 1, 2008 -- 2,188 views
Karnamrita.das: Moving Temples within Krishna's Temple of the Holy Name. Offering respects to Prabhupada, Sacinandana Swami, Giriraja Swami (who are teaching) and all the Vaishavas who have taken up the holy name as their life, joining together for a week to go deeper....
September 26, 2008 -- 2,535 views
Karnamrita das: Before enlightenment stacking wood, After enlightenment stacking wood (with Prema). That time of year--still hot, though change is in the air, whispered by Krishna’s Nature thru the plants and living things....
September 9, 2008 -- 2,212 views
Karnamrita das: Now the Suns of Janmastami and Vyasa puja have gone from our sight and we have to keep the service attitude, inspiration and remembrance. Today is overcast, Grey skies showering torrents of rain, for some it's depressing, though it is life giving....
August 28, 2008 -- 2,696 views
Karnamrita das: A snap shot or picture I share, where I often dwell contemplating this life and my real spiritual nature. We are all so complex if we really dig deep beyond superficial lies parts of many births color us. My heart beats, feeling just because I live, yearning amidst objects and things, temporal, a diamond cage, veils my soul....
July 28, 2008 -- 2,686 views
Karnamrita das: The “jungle” is returning, time to “weedwack” to trim and drive the lawn tractor before it rains again. I begin trimming under gray skies and then it pours. Putting on a Pancho to keep dry I weed by hand, listening......
July 22, 2008 -- 3,078 views
Bhakta Antony Alexander: I give thanks and praises to The Master of Edged Weapons, The Thrower of Divine Missiles, who never misses a target, whose projectiles do not stray. I give my humble obeisances to The Remover of Obstructions, The Breacher of All-Obstacles, The Transcendental Wave that overflows banks, whose tide can never be stopped....
July 5, 2008 -- 2,422 views
Gokulananda das, ACBSP: Leaving the abode of light I've dwelt so long within this shadom realm of senseless rebellion - Obstinately pursuing my vain independence I've put my stake deeply into the sands of oblivion - Through countless lives I have wandered throughout the labyrinths of the cavern of delusions... ...
June 17, 2008 -- 2,614 views
Asahihasa: Oh Krishna! How did u come in my life? How did you feel my choke, my strife? How did you get to my living abode? Do you really feel my pain, my shame? Why do I get moved with your name? What drives me to you and on your road? ...
May 28, 2008 -- 2,437 views
Karnamrita dasa: Is it really so surprising that anyone--even a senior-- would be a fool for love and intimacy? So many are affected by the lure of infatuated love, the need to be understood, appreciated and accepted by a dear friend....
April 12, 2008 -- 2,935 views
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