For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of January: North American Totals, Monthly Temples, Monthly Weekend Warriors etc., Monthly Top 100 Individuals, Monthly Top 5, Cumulative Countries, Cumulative Temples, Cumulative Top 100 Individuals, Cumulative Top 5
Feb 16 2008 Departure of Yuga Dharma
Haribol Prabhu's, I would like to inform the greater Vaisnava ISKCON world of the departure of Yuga Dharma ACBSP. Yuga left his body Thursday, February 14th at 1:21am at his home in Three Rivers, California.
Feb 16 2008 Giriraj Perfumeries
The main fault of a brahmana is pride, and the main virtue of a brahmana is forgiveness. Throughout the Bhagavad-gita, the quality of forgiveness is glorified
Feb 16 2008 The Day the First book Distributor Left
Although Srila Prabhupada wanted his disciples to be as eager to distribute Krsna consciousness literature as we was, no one of them knew how to do it. Distributing a magazine and asking for small donation was one thing-but a big hardbound book?
Feb 16 2008 Vrinda Kunda Festival Schedule
This is one of the best times of the year as the weather is very pleasant and it is not so hot like after Mayapur Festival especially this year as it will be late.
Feb 16 2008 What if there is no evolution?
On my lectures people asked questions about the identity of the intelligent designer and his creating method. I told them this subject is not part of the ID theory so I presented to them the vaishnava worldview and my personal conviction in the truth of ancient Vedic texts.
Have you ever heard of terminal restlessness? Probably not, unless you are a doctor or a nurse. But although the name is new, the condition is described in Srimad Bhagavatam.
India' s top spiritual and political leaders present at a ceremony to scatter the ashes of the temple cow Gangotri killed by the RSPCA voiced grave concerns on 13th February about Prime Minister Gordon Brown' s lack of engagement with the peaceful Hindu community in Britain.
I am posting this inquiry with the hope that those who read it might be able to help provide information that supports the scientific benefits of milk consumption.
Feb 14 2008 Samsara
In turn most resided in bodies have others who are also attached to them, generally family members, or what Srila Prabhupada often referred to as âskin diseaseâ. He specifically used this term to describe excessive attachment to family members which leads to increased illusion and the bizarre hope that one thinks they are able to save other family members from death - an impossible dream.
Feb 13 2008 Success Potency Personified?
Feb 13 2008 Land available for ISKCON Ashram
Feb 13 2008 A wonderfully inspiring Vrndavana ISKCON pastime
I'm remembering a wonderful pastime that I of all people (A father with six beautiful children) was so fortunate to witness in Vrndavana in 1975. It was early in the morning and Srila Prabhupada was going for his morning walk.
Feb 13 2008 Neither Snow Nor Gloom Of Night…
It's been nearly a month since we first posted our story and an announcement calling for preachers to help us spread the sankirtana movement of Lord Caitanya. And what an incredible month it's been!
Feb 13 2008 Science and Spiritual Quest - Conference Report
In order for our bodies to make use of the information stored in the genes, a copy must first be made and transferred to the outer parts of the cells.
Now accepting applications for the 2008 spring, summer and fall tour. Festival Of India is looking for a few young men that would like to participate in major festivals all over North America.
Hundreds of students and Hindu leaders will join devotees to re-enact the RSPCA's killing of the temple cow Gangotri just as scores of people will make a tumultuous sound by blowing on sacred conch-shells outside Parliament Square on 13th February 2008.
Feb 12 2008 The Fields Near Varshana
"When will I reside in Vrndavana like a helpless person while glorifying the transcendental pastimes of Sri Sri Radha and Krsna, while condemning material enjoyment because of achieving supreme bliss within the heart, and while loudly crying out, "O my dear Lord! O Shyamasundara!"
Feb 12 2008 Gratitude from Anandalila’s family
On behalf of Jamalarjuna and Subhangi and our entire family, I would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all devotees who kindly offerred prayers for Lila's recovery and condolences now that she has passed from our vision.
Feb 10 2008 Recommended book
Feb 10 2008 Unspoken Obstacles On the Path to Bhakti
Please all devotees do not cry for our sweet Ananda Lila, who never truly belonged in this world. She is with her beloved Radha-Shyamasundara and can never suffer again any of the pains and miseries of this world. Krishna has taken her away in a flash, with no prolonged pain.
Feb 10 2008 Festival of Inspiration Up-date
Here is a glimpse of what you can expect to happen during North America's most popular Krishna family get-together during the Appalachian Spring in New Vrindaban, 2008 and you can be sure that more is on the way!
Feb 10 2008 Accident
I looked at my watch as I stepped out of the show room in Agra. It was 9.30 in the night. I winced. It would take us more than an hour to reach Vrindavan. We had to get up for mangala arati again the next morning...
Feb 10 2008 The Villagers & the train
Once upon a time many years ago, the British began building trains that would travel far and wide throughout India...
Feb 8 2008 Make Your Offering Now!
Devotees around the world can now make offerings to Sri Gauranga in Mayapur on Gaura Purnima by visiting www.mayapur.com and joining the Gaura Purnima Offering of Service. Devotees everywhere can participate as a sponsor at the level of their choice and enjoy the benefit of having a variety of sevas performed on their behalf.
Feb 8 2008 Butterfly and Govardhana Mustard
What deeds enacted in previous lives cause one to inhabit a butterfly body alighting upon a blossoming mustard plant in Vraja, near Govardhana Hill?
Feb 8 2008 Gadadhar
Feb 8 2008 Requirement of Magazine
Feb 8 2008 Translate pravachans and books
Feb 8 2008 Mother Mitravinda critically ill
Our community was shocked and deeply saddened when she was recently diagnosed with stage IV stomach cancer, which had already metastasized significantly.
On Wednesday 13th February devotees and supporters will be peacefully protesting against the horrific and unnecessary killing of our Mother cow Gangotri outside British Parliament.
Feb 7 2008 Cow’s Urine As Ayurvedic Medicine!
The Uttarakhand government will now buy 5,000 litres of cow urine every day and then sell it to Ayurveda pharmacies.
Feb 7 2008 View from a hospital
One lady who I work with ended up in the hospital - in a room that happened to have a view of the LA Krishna temple. She had learned some mantras in our meditation class at work, and had visited the temple once when we took a field trip there.
Digitaries travelled from all over the country to take part in Bhaktivedanta Manor's 'Bhumi Puja' ceremony on Sunday 3rd February.
Feb 6 2008 Sastra Dana Newsletter - February 2008
This excerpt from the interview with Vaisesika Prabhu should give you a valuable information about an essintal thing: how to build up and maintain enthusiasm in spiritual life in general and missionary endeavors in particular. Buckle up, we are taking off.
Over the past few years Bhaktivedanta Manorin the UK has been working closely with architects as well as members of the Manor's Estate Development Committee to expand the current facilities occupied by our herd of 40 cows and oxen.
Lila writes on the 29th Jan 2008 from Vrndavan just a week before her passing. The above last comments by Lila is on her Gurukula.com site: Love to all.. Bolo radhee!!!!!!!
All glories to you, Mother Lila. Thank you for blessing this world and our lives with your holy presence. You'll always be remembered and honored with the deepest respect and love from all the devotees of Krishna worldwide.