Payonidhi das: Dear Vaisnavas. This is the month of Kartika and we worship Krsna in His sweet form of Balagopala or MadanGopal. How amazing that Satya VrataMuni has written such a beautiful Damodarastakam.
Kancana-valli devi dasi: Radhadesh is really joining the digital age now, now having both a website and a page on Facebook. We're really just starting up with our Facebook page, so if you have any ideas of how we can improve it, or any news you would like to hear about, please let us know.
Nanda Kumar: Srila Tamal Krishna Maharaj was the first devotee I spoke with, and right from the start he made it his mission to make me a devotee. I had long hair and a beard, and was addicted to surfing and anything that altered your consciousness.
Jagabandhu das: "One who is not envious, but is a kindly friend to all creatures, who does not think himself a proprietor; who is free from false ego, and equal in both happiness and distress, always satisfied, and engaged in devotional service with determination, and who is compact in mind and intelligence with Me --- he is very dear to Me."
Vrndavanlila dd (Dr Vrinda Baxi): Let us like an obedient child return to His lap following His instructions in a varnasrama set up, with simple life and utilize our precious time and life in serving Him, His mercy will follow.
G S Senan: It is futile to wonder if âadvanced devoteesâ can UNDERSTAND the philosophy of Mahaprabhuâs mood. Itâs just a matter of different lengths of time. All WILL UNDERSTAND in the endâŚeven if it takes countless lifetimes.
Jagabandhu das: I always like reading the comments on dandavats.com and especially liked their recently published blog about saying no to vaccines! I often wish I was in closer geographic proximity with the commentators/contributors because I think we could really have really nice discussions/really good conversations...
Payonidhi das: One sannyasi from Gaudiya Matha in Navadvipa, Yati Maharaja, misunderstood Srila Prabhupada and wrote in his commentary to Bhagavatam first canto that Bhaktivedanta Swami did not know how Krsna appeared both in Mathura and in Gokula
Chandan Bhatia: If Nimai could not catch a bird He saw flying in the sky He would weep bitterly and roll in the dust. Sometimes, He cried for the moon and the stars in the sky while thrashing His arms and legs violently, if He could not have them.
Payonidhi das: My dear Prahlada, may you live a long time. One cannot appreciate or understand Me without pleasing Me, but one who has seen or pleased Me has nothing more for which to lament for his own satisfaction.
Payonidhi das: On the 20 july is 40 years ago since the so called moon landing. But many believe it was a hoax If you go to the Air and Space museum in Washington Dc you can touch a piece of the moon and visitors ( "pilgrims") come to touch this black stone.
Payonidhi das: Srila Gadhara Pandit would constantly read Srimad Bhagavatam when he was in Jagannatha Puri and when Srinivasa Acarya came to see him, and hear Srimad Bhagavatam from him, the words where simply washed away by the tears of Gadhara Pandit.
Madan Manohar Das: Srila Prabhupada said that scientific preaching will increase the prestige of ISKCON. The main point to preach he said was that life comes from life. If we can prove that, Srila Prabhupada said, then we can show that the original life is Krsna.
Krishna Kirti Das: Using a comparative religious approach, this essay examines four areas related to conversion: the theology of conversion, welfare work as it relates to conversion, the impact of demographics on conversion, and the relationship between politics and conversion.
Jagabandhu das: Many thanks for your very kind comments about David Carradine! I am very happy to know of your friendly/affectionate exchanges with him at Pyramid House and would very much like to hear more of this!
Adi Kavi Das: I was determined to figure out a better system for guarding the wheel I now I think I have. A bright orange vest, matching tape for the ropes, a matching taped foam padded stick and extra people with more training would make the next Ratha Yatra even better.
Jagabandhu das: As I was working in the garden this afternoon putting in more marigolds for puspanjali I was remembering Krishna telling Arjuna what He likes to have offered to Him with Love (putram puspam palam toyam...)
Rita Gupta: Srutakirti dasa became Prabhupadaâs personal servant in August 1972. His service was to be by Prabhupadaâs side twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. He traveled with Prabhupada for 2 Â˝ years, and around the world five times
Pandava: If you're getting tired of having the same ho-hum weekend and are looking for an interesting and possibly dangerous situation whilst stuffing your face with good grub, check out the local hare Krishna scene.
Payonidhi das: Krsna once brought me to a place called Kakinada in Andra Pradesh and it was my good fortune because this is the place where Narada Muni did tapasya and left his body as described in SB 1 chapter.6.
Kesava Krsna Dasa: Simply by chanting the holy names of Krishna one can obtain freedom from material existence. Indeed, simply by chanting the Hare Krishna mantra one will be able to see the lotus feet of the Lord.
Patita Pavana das Adhikary: Truth is my mother and realized knowledge is my father, righteousness is my brother, mercy is my friend, inner peace is my wife, forgiveness is my son. These six are my kinsmen.