Jan 31 2008 WSN December 2007 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya Das

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of December : World Totals, Monthly Congregation and Weekend Warriors...

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Jan 31 2008 A moral story

Hare KrishnaBy Kaviraja Shanti Prakash Das

There were three poor men who always desired great riches. One day a special delivery man handed to each poor man an envelope and informed each man, that within the envelope is a great fortune.

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Jan 30 2008 Troopers

Hare KrishnaBy Indradyumna Swami

My friend told them that you are planning to hold a festival in Byron Bay, the bus driver continued, and that you're on the way to advertise it. The SES said you should turn around immediately and go back to your community. The advice is to pack up your stuff and get out of the area fast.

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Jan 30 2008 For Sale: Brand New Set of Srimad Bhagavatams

Cici: Hare Krishna! I have a brand new set of Srimad Bhagavatams (purchased from North America BBT) that I am offering for $150. It is the full sized edition and goes through the 12th Canto.
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Jan 30 2008 The Brahmana & The Prostitute

Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Rod

Once, near the peaceful village of Vrndavana, the transcendental place where Krsna manifested His pastimes on earth, there lived a scholarly brahmana and servant of Krsna. Opposite his home, there lived a prostitute.

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Jan 30 2008 Mayapur Academy

Hare KrishnaBy Syamagopika devi dasi

Students of Mayapur Academy are excited about their new experience of learning the art of deity worship. The first batch of students in the newly opened Mayapur Academy has recently completed classes on deity dressing, cooking and learning samskaras.

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Jan 30 2008 Realizations of a Departing Vaisnava

Hare KrishnaBy Bhakti rasa dasa

Two years ago I was diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer. Being born with only one kidney the doctors announced there was nothing they could do. My devotee wife and I had just been married two months prior.

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Jan 29 2008 The Japa Room

Hare KrishnaBy Antony Brennan

I was surprised by how effective the class was considering the distance between the participants. Even though I bought the cheapest headset the sound quality was great, it helped keep the class on a more personal level.

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Jan 29 2008 Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler

Hare KrishnaBy New York Times

A SEA change in the consumption of a resource that Americans take for granted may be in store — something cheap, plentiful, widely enjoyed and a part of daily life. And it isn’t oil. It’s meat.

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Jan 29 2008 Singapore Ratha Yatra

Hare KrishnaBy Madan Mohan das

Sri Jagannath’s thoughts and activities are always engaged in trying to deliver the fallen souls of the universe. But no one knows how he actually does this.

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Jan 29 2008 New Krishna Conscious Art Web Site

Dina Bandhu Dasa: To appreciate art, one must think in multiple dimensions. Art uses paint and canvas - that's one dimension - to appreciate the craftsmanship. But it also contains an image, a scene being depicted. In sacred art, which is what I paint, I want the viewer to find that image's place in spiritual reality and appreciate it.
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Jan 29 2008 Tulsi seeds?

Vaisnava Das: I want to request all the devotees out there, if they can provide me with genuine tulsi seeds, since I want to plant and serve them. I did buy Tulsi seeds from internet twice, but only after they grew up, I found they were not real Tulsis but pseudo holy basil.
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Jan 29 2008 KGB Speaks Out Against Book Distribution

Hare KrishnaBy Karma-jna Das

I was working in the Soviet army. I spend quite some years also in the Afghanistan war. It was so nasty experience that I wanted to orient myself to more peaceful atmosphere. So I joined the Moscow Institute that trains KGB staff.

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Jan 29 2008 Prayer Request for Jahnavi

Hare KrishnaBy Varnadi das and Yamuna dd

Jahnavi (Jennifer Haggard) of Alachua, daughter of Pavitra dd (ACBSP) and former director of Children of Krishna, has been in Shands Hospital in Gainesville since January 14th.

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Jan 29 2008 Keeping sacred books next to the TV set

Hare KrishnaBy Kesava Krsna Dasa

We all should have received some basic training on how to respectfully treat sastra. Knowing that none of Srila Prabhupada's books should touch the ground or other inconsiderate place will make us consign the books to a decent position; but next to the TV! This is a bad idea.

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Jan 28 2008 Work starts on Europe’s largest cow protection Farm where RSPCA killed sacred cow

Hare KrishnaBy Radha Mohan das

Bhaktivedanta Manor, the temple where the RSPCA killed Gangotri the sacred cow and sparked outrage amongst devotees and British Hindus in general, will open Europe's largest centre for cow protection and organic lifestyles.

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Jan 27 2008 4th Ratha Yatha Panama 2008

Guillermo Ferrabone: The most magnificient chariot (temple on wheels) will drive through the streets of El Dorado - come and experience this amazing bliss of pulling the Rath of the Lord!!!
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Jan 27 2008 A Russian Vaishnava’s celebration of India

Hare KrishnaBy IANS

The Russian's journey of devotion to start late next month will take him on a route some 6,500 km from his home in Voskresensk near Moscow to his destination in north India's Uttar Pradesh state in eight months.

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Jan 27 2008 Spiritual Economics to Heal the World

Hare KrishnaBy Dhanesvara Das

The Beautiful Story of the Personality of Godhead, otherwise known as the Srimad Bhagavatam, is considered to be the post-graduate study of the spiritual sciences. Sometimes referred to as the fifth Veda, the Bhagavatam is said to contain the essence of all other Vedic literature. It continues our spiritual education from the conclusions of the Bhagavad-gita.

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Jan 25 2008 Srimad Bhagvat Saptaha

Ramana Kumar: His Holiness Radha Govinda Das Goswami from Vrindavan, disciple of His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada had Srimad Bhagvat Saptaha fom 22Jan 2008 till 25Jan 2008 in the Temple premisis of local Iskcon Temple in Secunderabad.
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Jan 25 2008 Devotee House For Sale In Alachua, Florida

Krishna Vallabha: Cozy Victorian Style Cottage just 2 miles from the Alachua Hare Krsna Temple and the New Raman Reti Gurukul Montessori school. 3 bedroom 2 baths. Built in 1947.
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Jan 25 2008 Bhaktivedanta Gurukula now accepting student applications

Ananda Vrindavana dd: Bhaktivedanta Gurukula and International School, Vrindavan is now accepting student applications for the school year 2008-2009, which begins March 26th 2008.
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Jan 24 2008 Ganga Sagar Mela –Annadan Seva 2008: A Report

Hare KrishnaBy Gopijan ballab dasa

Continuous Harinam and profuse Prasada distribution at ISKCON Mayapur’s Pandal drew large amount of pilgrims in Ganga Sagar Mela 2008. Ganga Sagar Mela is a three days fair, where over 6 lakhs pilgrims assembled to take a holy dip at the place of confluence of river Ganges on the Makara Sankranthi day.

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Jan 24 2008 Sri Sri Nitai Mayapur-Chandra lead the Harinam Party in Mayapur!

Hare KrishnaBy Ila devi dasi

Everyone agreed that the kirtana was magical, more ecstatic than ever before, and knew it was due to the presence of the Lord Himself in His Deity form.

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Jan 24 2008 Sri Krsna Pusya Abhiseka Purnima

Hare KrishnaBy Shyama - gopika devi dasi

Pushpa Abhiseka or shower of flower petals on Sri Radha-Madhava was a two hour transcendental feast to the eyes, heart and soul. Continuous pouring of flower petals on the Lord along with the melodious Harinam by Naru gopal Prabhu took transported everyone to a transcendental realm of happiness.

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Jan 24 2008 Siva, Krsna, Guru, and Sisya

Hare KrishnaBy Giriraj Swami

Srila Prabhupada has said in many places that we can recognize someone as a bona fide spiritual master if he repeats the message of Krsna; he gives relevant instructions which if followed can elevate the disciple to the level of Krsna consciousness, to the stage of vasudeva.

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Jan 24 2008 Gopal Bhatta Gosvami

Hare KrishnaBy Your servants at sadhusanga com

This year the appearance day of Srila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami is Sunday, January 27th (on the Krsna-Balarama Temple Calendar). To honor that blessed event we are offering his audiobook "Sri Krsna-premamrta" for only $1.

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Jan 24 2008 Miracles happen!

Hare KrishnaBy Jatayu dasa

In the lives of all devotees events take place that are very extraordinary and wonderful. Because such occurrences cannot easily be explained logically then one might label them as being miracles.

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Jan 23 2008 Practicing Krishna Consciousness at Home

Hare KrishnaBy Padmapani das

Since the vast majority of our readers are coming to Srila Prabhupada and Krishna Consciousness for the first time through Internet searches, and without access to devotee association or a nearby Hare Krishna temple, many people have inquired about how they can set up an altar in their homes and start practicing Krishna Consciousness at their own pace.

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Jan 23 2008 Sastra Dana program in Czech Republic

Hare KrishnaBy Acyuta Gotra das

In June 2006 all congregation devotees in Czech Republic got an opportunity to take part in distributing BBT books. We were inspired by already running Sastra Dana program for distribution of sponsored literature in Los Angeles and San Diego.

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Jan 23 2008 New TV channel For HKTV-Dallas

Pandava vijaya das: The cable company in Dallas -Comcast was sold to Time Warner and the new company changed all the channels-It put up better cables allowing more cable channels. The Cable channel for Hare Krishna TV/Whole Life Experience was moved to Channel 96.
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Jan 23 2008 Help as a tourist guide for india

Radhikadasi: If someone need a tourist guide for india specially vrindavan, mathura, rajasthan etc. please contact . i would arrange room and will help in shopping , darshan , visting etc. You will get nice and gentle tourist person.
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Jan 22 2008 Looking for a small - one room flat

Radhikakrpa dd: Looking for a small - one room flat within walking distance from Sri Sri Krsna Balarama Mandir, Vrndavan
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Jan 22 2008 Let’s Make Jan. 26th Friends of the BBT Facebook Challenge Grant Day!

Hare KrishnaBy Pancharatna Dasa

A few days ago I posted a message to all of our members and subscribers about an opportunity to win a $1000 challenge grant* from the Case Foundation through donating online at our new Facebook Cause site. Since then quite a few of you have responded and I thank you for your generosity.

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Jan 21 2008 Festival of Inspiration dates

Jagannath das (SDA): I am writing to ask if anyone knows the dates for the 2008 Festival of Inspiration in New Vridavan Dhama.
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Jan 21 2008 5th Annual Vrinda Kunda Festival

Hare KrishnaBy Deena Bandhu dasa

Take advantage of the fact that Gaura Purnima is late this year come and early to Vrindavan for parikramas of the Holy Dhama and join the annual Vrinda Kunda Festival.

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Jan 20 2008 Bhagavad- Gita discussion from Iraq via Skype

Hare KrishnaBy Partha sarathi dasa

Over the last 7 months, I have been in contact with many devotees. Many of who have children deployed to Iraq. Realizing the amount of devotees here, I am trying to arrange a Bhagavad-Gita study group via Skype once a week.

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Jan 20 2008 Mayapur “A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Reading Room” Project

Hare KrishnaBy Friends of the BBT

ISKCON's flagship center in Sridhama Mayapur will soon be home to the "A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Reading Room", bringing together in one facility all of Srila Prabhupada's books. This may be the only library in the world where all of Srila Prabhupada's books will be available in all languages.

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Jan 19 2008 Earn Money While Performing Devotional Service

Saly: Friendly and enthusiastic devotees needed for different sales positions for a prasadam business in Texas. The business is located ten minutes away from Radha Kalachandji's temple with beautiful deities, a large, warm community, gurukula, restaurant, and many other facilities.
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Jan 19 2008 2008: Year of the Congregation

Hare KrishnaBy Kripamoya das

We have an eight-petalled lotus symbol for this years theme, as it neatly fits as an emblem for the eight projects comprising the campaign. OK, so lotuses have many more petals than eight - but by the end of the year so will we.

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