Jun 17 2008 Rise Sun

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...
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Jun 17 2008 Scientists believe in God

Gauranga Prasad Das: Eminent scientist Richard Dawkins can talk about the ‚ÄėGod Delusion" but he won‚Äôt get much applause from his colleagues in India. For a new study says one in four scientists in India believe firmly that there is a supernatural power up there guiding their destiny.
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Jun 16 2008 ELM Farm report and proposals

Hare KrishnaBy Syama - sundara das (UK)

Power point presentation about European Cow Protection and Agriculture General Synopsis. Our farm projects are an extremely important part of our movement. We must become self sufficient by growing our own grains and producing our own milk.

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Jun 16 2008 Beautiful land for sale in Saranagati Village

Mathurapati das: For sale 5 acres of beautiful land in Saranagati Village ( BC Canada ) suitable for building. Water-line in place, very attractive, worth viewing.
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Jun 15 2008 A web of deceitful offense

Dulal Chandra dasa: Do you remember when Putana disguised herself as a mother of Vraja in order to poison baby Krishna? Well dear devotees, out there on the web are many sites where so-called good-intentioned devotees want to capture you in their web of propaganda with the result of finding fault with Krishna’s sincere devotees and doing harm to Srila Prabhupada’s movement.
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Jun 15 2008 Ganga-devi’s Love for Lord Gauranga

Hare KrishnaBy Jaya Vijaya Dasa

Due to uncontrolled love for Visvambhara, the Ganga rushed rapidly, spilling over her banks in order to gently touch the body of the Lord. People wondered why the Ganga seemed much more beautiful today.

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Jun 15 2008 Chanting Siva mantras

Hare KrishnaBy Danavir Goswami

As mentioned in our previous posts Yoga Mart and Zombie Jamboree, catering to the whimsical public taste can compromise our faithfulness to the parampara. It is very risky to adopt a process of chanting that was not handed down through the disciplic succession of Vaisnavas.

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Jun 15 2008 Seeing Spiritual India, a New Book

Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp): This is written especially for anyone who wants to have a deeper understanding of the spiritual traditions of India and learn what is the importance and history of the many holy sites that you can visit while traveling within this country.
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Jun 15 2008 Help me to understand more about Vaisnavism and Prabhupada’s teachings

Ji Park: Hello. I'm not quite sure if this message will reach someone who can help, but I am a student living in the Philadelphia area who wants to know and understand more about Vaisnavism and Prabhupada's teachings.
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Jun 15 2008 House on sale to build temple

Gita Kirti D. Dasi: Initally, all preaching activities and festivals used take place in their house, but as devotees increased, the need for a temple began. They envision this Temple to spread the message of Krishna consciousness as well as to cultivate devotees.
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Jun 15 2008 Ratha Yatra - ISKCON Chicago

Girish Parikh: Many people do not or cannot come to the temple to have darshan. So Sri Jagannatha becomes gracious and comes out in a chariot with His transcendental brother Balarama and sister Subhadra to give His darshan and blessings to all.
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Jun 15 2008 Bhumi Pujan and Groundbreaking ceremony in Ludhiana

Bhakta Kaplish: At about 10 AM chief Minister of Indian State of Punjab S. Parkash Singh Badal with his some cabinet ministers landed by helicopter and was given warm welcome by HH Gopal Krishna Goswami Maharaj and other Iskcon devotees.
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Jun 15 2008 An Historical Auspicious Event In Iskcon History

Hare KrishnaBy Gauragopala dasa

A quarter of a century ago today (June 14 1983) Hari Sauri Prabhu and the Aussi devotee organised the distribution of 1.6 million magazines to go out as a lift out called ‚ÄėThe wonderful world of Hare Krishna‚Äô in one day that was inserted in all the Australian major Newspapers!

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Jun 15 2008 Sankirtan book

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya dasa

We're looking for stories from any time in ISKCON's history. It may be an account of how you received a book or what happened while you were on book distribution, or even an account you've heard from another devotee. All the stories are nectar, and we'd like to include as many as possible.

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Jun 15 2008 When Suffering and Problems are Seen as Helpful

Hare KrishnaBy Karnamrita dasa

We began in New Vrindavan with an interview with HH Sacinandana Swami and a promise of some stories by HH Radhanatha Swami. That was a great, auspicious start and we hope to get other stories from leaders and well known devotees, but also the ordinary (if there is one) or perhaps we should say regular devotees as well.

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Jun 15 2008 Channeling the Himalayas

Hare KrishnaBy Caru Das

Teenagers Namisha Balagopal, and Surabhi Kasera prepare for a dance performance at the Himalayan Performing Arts Festival at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork on Saturday. Divya Narayanam of Salt Lake City performs at the event, which showcased Asian cuisine and Indian dance, drama, music and songs.

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Jun 15 2008 Can you afford to miss it?

Hare KrishnaBy Ananda Tirtha das

Join a worldwide sanga of devotees and spend a weekend immersed in the nectar of the holy name. Featuring many of the best kirtaniyas in the US and abroad, and with a host of senior devotees expected such as Sivarama Swami, Radhanath Swami, Niranjana Swami, Candramauli Swami, Amiyavilasa Swami, Varsana Swami, Bada Hari Das, Madhava Das, and more.

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Jun 14 2008 London is Hell - video

Hare KrishnaBy Janananda Gosvami

People are suffering everywhere. How can I sit and worry about my own problems having been injected by Srila Prabhupada’s mercy. What am I doing? I seem to be caught up in my own little world. How long is this going to go on?

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Jun 11 2008 Preaching Big, With A Difference

Hare KrishnaBy Kesava Krsna Dasa

Simple messages as, ‚ÄúTo all of you who are celebrating Christmas, we, of the Hare Krishna Movement (Iskcon), wish you all the very best‚ÄĚ. We can go even further, by sending ‚ÄėThank You‚Äô cards to whoever has helped us in any way.

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Jun 10 2008 Recipe?

DamodarPriya: Once I had a chance to visit ISKCON cologne temple in Germany. There I had a wonderful sabji prasadam. Since then I have asked many devotees about the recipe, but no one is wiling to share. I wonder if somebody knows the recipe and can share it also, since I know some other devotees who are also looking for the recipe.
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Jun 10 2008 Uddhava Gita Overview

Hare KrishnaBy Isvara Dasa

Uddhava Gita: The Song Goes Ever On - A Glimpse into the Uddhava Gita by Steven Rosen (Satyaraja Dasa) (Recently published by Touchstone Media)

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Jun 9 2008 Spiritual festival celebrated in paradise

Festival of Fiji organisers: On behalf of ISKCON Fiji, we invite everyone to please attend the Festival of Fiji 2008. This is the first time ever we are having such a huge 2 week Hare Krishna festival in August from 16th till 30th.
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Jun 9 2008 Krishna conscious media - all in one place

Hare KrishnaBy Citraka dasa

Here is a playlist of playlists of hundrends of hours of streaming Krishna conscious videos that play randomly both automatically and on demand in full screen, giving a television like experience.

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Jun 9 2008 One-volume Srimad Bhagavatam

Svayam Jyoti Dasa: I am looking for the one-volume edition of the Srimad Bhagavatam, Cantos 1-10. This is a large book, with small print, from the 80's. No bookstores (inlcuding the BBT)
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Jun 9 2008 Film about evolution versus intelligent design with Krishna devotee

Isvara Krishna das: The evolution view is presented by Zoltan Galantai (Phd), a Hungarian historian of science. The design view is presented by Istvan Tasi (Isvara Krishna das) a Hungarian Krishna-conscious monk.
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Jun 9 2008 The Yoga of Kirtan

Vyenkata Bhatta Dasa: Author and practicing Vaishnava Satyaraja dasa (Steven J. Rosen) has just released (June 10, 2008) his latest book, The Yoga of Kirtan: Conversations on the Sacred Art of Chanting.
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Jun 9 2008 Building underway for the first state funded Vaishnava- Hindu School in Britain

Hare KrishnaBy Radha Mohan das

The holy ceremony of Bhumi Puja (ground-breaking) ceremony of the first ever state-funded Vaishnava-Hindu School in Britain took place on Saturday 7th June 2008 and marked the start of building works to be completed in August 2009

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Jun 8 2008 A New Preaching Milestone in Arizona

Bhava ACBSP: The Iskcon Phoenix temple (in Arizona, USA) is planning to open a Govinda's Restaurant in the temple itself, by the end of summer '08 and we are looking for an exceptional cook with experience who may be either single or with family.
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Jun 8 2008 Food For All wins an Award

Hare KrishnaBy Parasurama dasa

Yesterday Food For All won the 'Recycling Project of the Year Award 2008'. It was a nationwide award with hundreds of organizations involved.

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Jun 8 2008 Jhulan Yatra in Mayapur

Mayapur Vaisnava Youth Jhulan festival commitee: Jhulan Yatra is an important Vaishnava festival. It is one of the eternal Astaka lila pastimes that Radha Madhava and Their associates perform daily in Goloka Vrindaban.
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Jun 7 2008 Forget Me Not

Hare KrishnaBy Praghosa Dasa

As part of a comment to the ‚ÄėReforming the Reformer‚Äô essay, Kesava Krsna prabhu wrote: It is enlivening to see a topic put before us, to pass comment, or give our realizations - this is real freedom - Krishna katha. Perhaps this could be a regular feature on Danadavats, what do you think Praghosa prabhu? So in an attempt to fulfill the above request I would be interested to hear the devotees thoughts on the following. In the 3rd Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam Lord Kapila gives some interesting instructions particularly in relation to the consciousness and thought processes of the fetus in the womb.

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Jun 7 2008 BBT Hyderabad Step Up to the Challenge

Hare KrishnaBy Madhava Smullen

As a young man in Lille, France, Anandamaya Dasa probably never expected to live most of his adult life in India. But in 1971, he took an epic journey that would change his life, driving thousands of miles from his home to the mystical Eastern country, where he planned to spend a year travelling.

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Jun 7 2008 India awards Chinese Indologist for translating Ramayana

Ravi: India awards In a rare gesture, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today personally presented India's coveted civilian award Padma Bhushan to Ji Xianlin, renowned Chinese Indologist who has inspired love for Indian culture and literature among generations of his countrymen.
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Jun 6 2008 Deity clothes for sale

Maharha devi dasi: Barely used silk deity outfits for 21" and 22" Radha Krishna deities. Reasonably priced, contact Maharha at...
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Jun 5 2008 Vancouver Ratha-Yatra

Jaya Govinda Dasa: Planned your summer vacation yet? Vancouver is a wonderful tourist oriented city on the beautiful west coast of Canada. Come to Vancouver on August 10th and join us for "Vancouver's 35th Annual Chariot Festival" (Lord Jagannatha's Ratha-Yatra)
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Jun 5 2008 Detroit Iskcon Jagannatha Rathayatra

Sri Nandanandana dasa: Detroit is having its Rathayatra festival on Saturday, June 28 at Belle Isle. We had 2500 people attend last year and we plan to have 5000 this year for a bigger and better celebration. And last year everyone said it had been the best one yet.
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Jun 5 2008 Harer Nama Eva Kevalam (Dancing in the streets)

Hare KrishnaBy Kavicandra Swami

What’s more, argues Barbara Ehrenreich, the urge to do so is innate: In one form or another, the practice seems to occur worldwide and in most if not all cultures, including those of the Paleolithic peoples who depicted their dances in caves. Typically, such dancing involves music or drumming

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Jun 5 2008 Attention book distributors to be!

Hare KrishnaBy Danavir Goswami

If you would like to be personally trained by one of ISKCON's best book distributors, here is the opportunity of a lifetime. Paramesvara dasa Brahmacari (placed first in USA distribution 2006 and 2007) has happily agreed to share his realizations and association with those wishing to learn the art.

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Jun 5 2008 The Yoga of Love - Beyond illness and psychotherapies

Hare KrishnaBy Matsyavatar das

Normality and illness only exist in the illusionary vision of man. In reality, there is only the immense path of spiritual evolution, characterized by vicissitudes, incidents, stages, progresses, stasis, deviations, falls and imprisonments.

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Jun 4 2008 BBC Newsnight vegetarianism

Radha Mohan das: Please visit this blog and make comments. Last night Nightnight on the BBC discussed the issue of vegetarianism because the issue came up in the UN Conference.
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