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Hare KrishnaBy Navadvipa Chandra Das

The school is run by the Sridham Mayapur Township Trust. It aims to impart quality education through a comprehensive, structured curriculum using innovative, classroom methodologies and will cater to a holistic all-round development through cocurricular activities that weave values and tradition into them.

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June 30, 2006 -- 3,774 views
Hare KrishnaBy Vrindavan dasa

By popular demand, this highly devotional offering to HH Bhakti Tirtha Swami is available for the benefit of all to see, hear, and relish. Special footage of Maharaja that truly captures his very unique transcendental mood has now been included in the same DVD.

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June 30, 2006 -- 5,945 views
Hare KrishnaBy Tamohara das

First, Srila Prabhupada very clearly states in one of the first purports that this was NOT the Brahma who was instructed from within by Krsna, and became the founder of our sampradaya (Brahma is a post, not a person). Prabhupada says that this Brahma with the daughter Vak is from a different kalpa.

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June 30, 2006 -- 5,432 views
Hare KrishnaBy Mahatma Das

1.Preaching without trying to understand people's needs and interests 2. Continuing to speak without determining if people are understanding or accepting what you are saying 3. Not paying attention when people talk 4. Interrupting people when they talk

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June 29, 2006 -- 4,026 views
Hare KrishnaBy Adi-kurma Das

What could be more festive than a colorful Parade with the Lord of the Universe, free feast, a ferry ride, free concerts and meeting your devotee friends? Yes! It is a total spiritual package of glorifying Lord Jagannatha and association of devotees for two consecutive days in the heart of Toronto. Welcome to 34th Annual Toronto Ratha-Yatra.

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June 29, 2006 -- 4,481 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari dasa

For those that dont know and might be interested in a venue for their workshops/retreats/seminars, New Vrindaban has guest facilities for up to 400 people and a large hall that can sit up to 200 and 80 standing for yoga etc.... as well as having some of the most beautiful scenes in Iskcon North America.

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June 28, 2006 -- 3,031 views
Hare KrishnaBy Sangita devi dasi

It has recently come to our attention that there is some confusion regarding Buddhi Yoga Society, and Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. Inc. (www.vaisnavascare.com). Although both organizations are concerned about the welfare of the Vaisnavas, they are separate and different organizations.

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June 28, 2006 -- 3,477 views
Hare KrishnaBy Dhruva Maharaja dasa

O master, in this world there are many devotees who are on the platform of Vaisnavabhasa. They have outward markings of a Vaisnava and they diligently chant the holy name although their chanting is on the level of namabhasa. Even though they chant, after many days they still do not attain pure love for Lord Krsna (krsna-prema). Why is that?

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June 27, 2006 -- 3,551 views
Hare KrishnaBy Sangita devi dasi

Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. (Counseling, Assistance, Resource, and Education for the Terminally ill and Their Families) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the devotees of Srila Prabhupada and Lord Krsna when they require end-of-life assistance. Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. has an ever-expanding network of volunteers around the world who assist the dying devotees whenever and wherever possible.

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June 27, 2006 -- 3,193 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhusaya dasa

Thirty years ago, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada requested us to purchase the Fisher Mansion as the new home for Sri Sri Radha Kunjabihari and the Detroit Hare Krishna movement. The media loved the Ford-Reuther connection, and Srila Prabhupada gave Detroit His blessings.

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June 27, 2006 -- 6,209 views
Hare KrishnaBy Caitanya Bhagavat das

In India, the rule of propaganda is a simple one: Whoever has the loudest speaker gets heard. Volume equals truth. “The truth,” therefore, is whatever information you repeatedly hear the loudest. However, the danger of speaking loudly is that you might not be speaking rightly.

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June 27, 2006 -- 4,819 views
Hare KrishnaBy SivaramaSwami.com

If you have any question you would like to ask His Holiness Sivarama Maharaja, then please write to asksrs@gmail.com - Maharaja will try to answer as many questions as possible via his podcasts.

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June 27, 2006 -- 6,949 views
Hare KrishnaBy Satyaraja Dasa

Originally, in India, of course, no separate religion called Hinduism ever existed. Rather, there are numerous religious traditions, from Vaishnavism, which is the eternal function of the soul – the religion of transcendental principles brought West by Srila Prabhupada – to Shaivism, Shaktism, and a host of other sectarian religions.

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June 27, 2006 -- 7,220 views
Hare KrishnaBy Mahat-tattva dasa

Those of you that are interested in inovative and congregational book distribution methods are invited to visit our site: www.sastradana.com. If you want to join the endeavor please go to the contact page on our site.

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June 27, 2006 -- 2,908 views
Hare KrishnaBy Krishna Dharma das

My view is that ISKCON is an educational institution. Indeed, in the seven purposes which Srila Prabhupada set down in 1966 when forming ISKCON's first constitution, the first purpose is "To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all people in the techniques of spiritual life…"

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June 26, 2006 -- 8,242 views
Hare KrishnaBy Visakha Priya dasi

Your appeal raises a very deep philosophical question, which threatens the very existence of the Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya sampradaya, because the first child abuser in the creation is none other than the head of our sampradaya, Lord Brahma.

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June 26, 2006 -- 4,179 views
Hare KrishnaBy Gaura Keshava das

Yes, we should preach to other Hindus and Vaisnavas in the same way that we preach to Atheists and members of other religious traditons. We should point out the unique aspects of our philosophy to them.

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June 25, 2006 -- 6,056 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hindu.com

Religious Endowment Minister Ashok Bajpai said the Government did not want to unnecessarily interfere in the affairs of temples, mutts and religious trusts, nor were there any plans to take over their control.

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June 25, 2006 -- 4,089 views
Hare KrishnaBy Suresh das

I am glad you have offered your site as a way to be introduced to the leaders of our movement - who are they, what is their service, how do they think, and how are they practically applying the teachings of Srila Prabhupada to their lives and to the spreading Krishna Consciousness.

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June 24, 2006 -- 3,119 views
Hare KrishnaBy Krishna Dasi

We need nice photos of devotees--marriage photos are great. Photos of just a man or just a woman are useful, also. Photos should be obviously of devotees with tilaka, etc. We need photos of devotees with bodies of various races, ethnicities, etc. And, you will get paid for the use of your photo!

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June 24, 2006 -- 11,532 views
Hare KrishnaBy Mahatma Das

To not manage through a temple board i.e. to think you know everything and don't need input from others or to cancel or not hold meetings because you don't believe in or like meetings.

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June 23, 2006 -- 4,563 views
Hare KrishnaBy Gupta das

Support for this revolutionary legal approach which, in effect, invited claims against ISKCON was the direct result of a worldwide consensus of ISKCON membership, and may accurately be viewed as an unequivocal expression in loving support of all of those children who suffered simply unimaginable abuse.

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June 23, 2006 -- 3,522 views
Hare KrishnaBy Praghosa dasa

As we know the GBC body is not infallible, just in case anyone is thinking like that! This is one of the reasons why Srila Prabhupada created a body of devotees, as opposed to installing one individual to run ISKCON. It is also of course the example that Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaja set. The clear advantage of having a body of devotees making decisions is that on balance their collective decision making will be more often right than wrong.

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June 22, 2006 -- 3,719 views
Hare KrishnaBy Tamohara das

So, while I support the spirit of this petition, I feel that the CPO judges should have some latitude to invoke a range of restrictions appropriate to the facts of each case.

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June 22, 2006 -- 4,170 views
Hare KrishnaBy Radha Mohan Dasa

On Sunday 18th June, the three 40 foot high Rath Carts left Hyde Park on their intrepid journey to Trafalgar Square. In front of each cart was a sea of devotees and pilgrims, swarming the streets and filling the sky with the chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra and the beating of drums.

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June 21, 2006 -- 5,684 views
Hare KrishnaBy Dhanurdhara Swami

Though I can't say I realize all the pain I have inflicted, I have witnessed the strong emotions of those I have harmed and know their wounds are deep. I'd like to reiterate my pledge to continue to meet gurukula alumni, beg for their forgiveness, and to offer whatever help I can.

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June 21, 2006 -- 5,545 views
Hare KrishnaBy Deena Bandhu dasa

Even in temple and other religious gatherings I have seldom seen the type of welcome we received. Sri Dangi himself entered our names and particulars in the register, a formality that we always have to do before entering any jail. They have these huge wooden doors and inside is like a vestibule with offices on either side and then another set of huge wooden doors.

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June 21, 2006 -- 5,545 views
Hare KrishnaBy Narendra dasa

Now Online Vaisnava Calendar can be viewed on standard calendar format, this means week to week and one month in each page, not more like prior versions where your simply see a continuous list of dates.

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June 21, 2006 -- 4,077 views
Hare KrishnaBY HARI DASA

Special thanks goes to the Gita Nagari devotees for such a welcome and a wonderful festival. For those of you that have not visited Gita Nagari, it is a special place situated in the middle of a forest in Penssilvania. It is yet another one of those wonderful places that we should be grateful to Srila Prabhupada for giving us for our spiritual inspiration.

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June 21, 2006 -- 3,926 views
Hare KrishnaBy Gaurav Mittal

When I was in school, I went to Jagannath Puri. I felt so pure in that environment that I chanted around 80 rounds every day for a week. But unfortunately, my mind was somewhere else. When I analyse it, chanting 80 rounds did not spiritually elevate me.

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June 20, 2006 -- 4,431 views
Hare KrishnaBy Dayananda Das

“I see this taking off everywhere. It’s the future, because many temples now have fewer temple devotees but more congregational members. This encourages the masses to participate. Even those who can’t go out for book distribution directly can help by offering service or donating Laxmi for the cause.”

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June 20, 2006 -- 5,348 views
Hare KrishnaBy Tattvavit dasa

Then what we had been waiting for all week began: the carts began to roll. Everyone, even onlookers, started moving in response to the parade's movement, which initially was slow, like jets entering a runway one by one. The anticipation we had all been feeling reached a climax.

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June 20, 2006 -- 4,079 views
Hare Krishna By Navadvipa Chandra Das

"From his very birth, Uddhava was a natural devotee of Lord Krsna, or a nitya-siddha, a liberated soul. From natural instinct he used to serve Lord Krsna, even in his childhood. He used to play with dolls in the form of Krsna, he would serve the dolls by dressing, feeding and worshiping them, and thus he was constantly absorbed in the play of transcendental realization."

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June 19, 2006 -- 3,965 views
Hare KrishnaBy Badrinarayan dasa

During a recent istagosthi in Los Angeles, Badrinarayana Prabhu presented some relevant news from around the ISKCON world as well as some crucial decisions of the GBC body

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June 19, 2006 -- 3,553 views
Hare KrishnaBy Divyambara dd

June 18, disappearance day of H.H. Bhakti Tirtha Swami. "What concerns me is that we want to be more mindful in everything that we do so that everything we are doing is an offering to Krsna or it's a prayer."

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June 18, 2006 -- 4,414 views
Hare KrishnaBy Brahma Das

By 1979, the Radha-Damodar Traveling Sankirtan Party buses were all broken down or dry-docked, and I was serving on the Indian library party out of Bombay. Tamal Krishna Goswami called me in Bombay and asked me to return to the United States to take a bus on the road again.

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June 18, 2006 -- 5,640 views
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