Jul 22 2008 Bright Spots

Hare KrishnaBy Danavir Goswami

July, 2008: Over the past few months I visited several ISKCON centers in North America and experienced many, many noteworthy devotional services and people. Here are a few bright spots which especially drew my attention.

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Jul 22 2008 Sankirtan shower under the Eiffel Tower - BLISS IN PARISS

Hare KrishnaBy Janananda Gosvami

Most visited tourist city in the world and largest metropolis in Europe. Paris the city of romance, famed capital of France. Here is a great place to dance! People everywhere.

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Jul 22 2008 Lord Jesus and the Vegetarian Diet

Hare KrishnaBy Satyahit das

Concerning a vegetarian diet, and Lord Jesus Christ, there is a most important and significant, Dead Sea scroll, in this regard. It is known as, The Essene Gospel of Truth, by His Disciple John.

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Jul 22 2008 About the Name “Hindu”

Hare KrishnaBy Sri Nanda - nandana das

Many people do accept it to mean the same thing as Sanatana-dharma, which is a more accurate Sanskrit term for the Vedic path. Such an identity is beyond any temporary names as Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, or even Hindu.

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Jul 22 2008 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister releases book on oil crisis

Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Chris Evans

Releasing a book on ''oil-final countdown to a global crisis and its solutions'' by Sahadeva Dasa at an impressive function, he said the problem concerned more for oil importing countries including India.

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Jul 16 2008 NASN June 2008 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

Hare KrishnaBy Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of June: 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

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Jul 14 2008 Official Statement from Bhaktivedanta Manor

Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

Yesterday, July 13, 2008 the Child Protection Office released its official decision in a case regarding allegations against Gauri das of the UK yatra, for events occuring during his tenure as a teacher at the ISKCON-affiliated school in Vrindavana, India, during the 1990's.

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Jul 14 2008 News from Pandharpur - updated

Hare KrishnaBy Gaura Krishna das

It is a most wonderful experience to witness these merciful souls at work and really makes me proud of being a member of ISKCON. I just sit and watch this wonderful scene and it is difficult not to feel a warm sensation in the heart and eyes.

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Jul 14 2008 Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Sankirtana Das (ACBSP): FYI - The saying “Wake up and smell the coffee” is said to someone to suggest that they begin to pay attention and try to see the true facts of a situation or event which is relevant to their lives.
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Jul 13 2008 RKC News - no. 5 - July 2008

Gokula Tulasi das: Currently Radio Krishna Centrale's website exceeds the average of 3.000 pages views and it has many thousands of listenings and file downloadings, every day.
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Jul 13 2008 The official website of Vedavyasapriya Swami

Radhakant Das: The official website containing news, articles, photo's and audio downloads of HH Vedavyasapriya Swami are now available at a new website.
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Jul 13 2008 The Yoga of Kirtan: Conversations on the Sacred Art of Chanting

Hare KrishnaBy Lakshmi Nrisimha Dasa

Steven Rosen (Satyaraja Dasa), prolific author and renowned expert on Gaudiya Vaishnavism, has hit new strides with his latest literary offering – a book about kirtan, the sonic form of yogic spirituality.

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Jul 11 2008 Vehicle for sankirtana needed

Devaki Nandana Dasa: We just want to be free and able to travel and preach and would really appreciate any help. If you or anyone you know can help us to expand Book distribution and help fulfill Srila Prabhupada's deep desire for book distribution by assisting us with a vehicle you will be eternally blessed!
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Jul 11 2008 Just a Few Seats Left

Divyambara dasi: Japa Retreats at the Delphi Spiritual Center, Georgia, USA. Facilitated by Sacinandana Swami, Giriraj Swami, Mahatma Das, Yajna Purusa Das, Bada Haridas Das.
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Jul 11 2008 Prison Ministry Artwork

Bhakta Jerry: I wanted to share with everyone this beautiful artwork done by an inmate in West Virginia. These are Paper Mache renditions of Lord Nrisimhadeva & Trinavarta.
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Jul 10 2008 New article by Ravindra Svarupa dasa

Sraddhadevi dasi: Ravindra Svarupa Prabhu's blog, So It Happens, was updated today with the article "The Divine Names: An Adventure, Episode Two." New articles by Ravindra Svarupa Prabhu will be posted on So It Happens every Tuesday.
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Jul 10 2008 BBT Service Opportunity - Internet Senior Editor

Pancharatna dasa: The BBT, in collaboration with ISKCON communications and other partners, has begun a strategic effort to broaden the reach and effectiveness of Internet-based outreach through Krishna.com and related web sites.
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Jul 10 2008 The first Ratha Yatra in the Philippines

Hare KrishnaBy Jaya Gopala dasa

In two days devotees were able to spread the Holy Name and Prasadam of Lord Jaganath Baladeva and Subhadra Devi to some Streets in San Antonio Village.

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Jul 10 2008 Remembering Mother Nrsimha

Hare KrishnaBy Madhavendra Puri Das

I got the unique opportunity to associate with Mother Nrsimha and see her pure devotion and selfless desire to serve Srila Prabhupada by taking an excellent care of His Rooms.

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Jul 8 2008 The Power of Attraction to Krishna versus the Power of Restriction

Hare KrishnaBy Karnamrita dasa

Stressing the “YES” aspect of Krishna consciousness was part of Prabhupada’s formula for success. He was following the recommendations of Rupa Gosvami when he first tried to awaken peoples’ attraction to Krishna through kirtana, prasadam, and talks about Krishna, and then introducing the “prohibitions” and other principles.

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Jul 8 2008 House for sale

MadanMohanMohini dasi: Beautiful, well-built, 9-year old passive solar home on 1.4 acres bordering the woods and Snow Creek for sale in Prabhupada Village in Sandy Ridge, NC.
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Jul 8 2008 Book distribution by the congregation

Hare KrishnaBy Vijaya das

To pay special tribute to Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura on the occasion of his divine disappearance anniversary, the devotees of ISV (ISKCON Silicon Valley), along with their friends and families and visiting devotees from distant places, participated in massive Sankirtana throughout the Bay Area over two successive weekends in June

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Jul 7 2008 27th annual Sri Jagannath Rathayatra at Baroda - report

Hare KrishnaBy Basu Ghosh Das

The Mayor of Baroda, Sri Balkrishna Shukla, inaugurated the Rathayatra by sweeping the road infront of the Rath. More than 12 tons of "halava" prasad was distributed to the public from trucks moving behind the Rath.

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Jul 7 2008 Devotee in Vrndavana Needing Help

Jusaniya devi dasi: A Vaisnavi Living in Vrindavan Needs a Caregiver I am writing this on behalf of Nanda Devi Dasi, a disciple of His Holiness Hrydananda Maharaja. At this time she was not able to write for her self. She lives at the MVT in Vrindavan and is suffering from MS.
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Jul 7 2008 Announcing the 2008 annual fall retreat for vaishnavis

Malati devi dasi: FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN A SATSANG HIGHLIGHTING THE HEART Especially for followers and well-wishers of Srila Prabhupada Dates: Fri. Oct. 10,t,h Sat. Oct. 11,th Sun. Oct. 12th Place: New Vrindaban Community , West Virginia
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Jul 7 2008 Amazing feat - Let’s implement it to please Srila Prabhupada

Hare KrishnaBy Bhaktin Sindhu Rakesh

Here's an article on how the 'Art Of Living' movement have brought a WHOLE VILLAGE completely into their movement in 6 months !! We could implement it in our ISKCON way to get everyone into Krishna Consciousness.

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Jul 7 2008 Who benefits from our service to iskcon?

Hare KrishnaBy Kesava Krsna Dasa

There are those who feel that all of their hard work, and endless hours spent in serving Iskcon, benefits either the immediate temple authorities, the temple presidents, the gurus or the GBC. Then with ordinary vision think, “why should I serve those who are prone to the four human defects?”

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Jul 7 2008 Candan-Yatra Festival Flyer from Murari-Sevaka

Servants of Murari sevaka: Murari Sevaka farm established in 1976 by the Founder Acarya HDG, A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, naming the presiding deities, Sri Sri Nitai Gaurachandra.
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Jul 7 2008 Looking for a sincere iskcon daughter-in-law

Mahesa Advaita dasa: We are professionally medical doctors and are looking for a prospective Krishna conscious daughter-in-law for our only son who is pursuing his Bachelors Degree in Natural Medicine residing in Brisbane, Australia.
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Jul 7 2008 A reply to concerns about the current design of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium

Hare KrishnaBy Hari-sauri dasa

A number of concerns have been raised about the new design for the Mayapur Temple of the Vedic Planetarium. They were presented on June 10, 2008 to the first meeting of a committee formed to develop the exhibits that will be displayed in the planetarium section of the TVP

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Jul 5 2008 What is the matter with the world

Hare KrishnaBy A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A time is nearing when there will be no wheat paddy in the field and no politician will be able to make a quick supply of bread. The food problem is already acute. The atheistic civilization is to be troubled more and more with the progress of materialism. We have such foretellings in the pages of Srimad-Bhagavatam. The more the people are turning to the atheistic, the more things of disturbing elements do appear before us. And that is the thing which matters at present. This is a wrong type of civilization.

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Jul 5 2008 Studio Appartment for Sale in Vrindavana

Nanda Gopa das: For sale a studio appartment furnished with ac and 24 hour hot water and electricity in Sri Vrindavan, India, in a nice and well protected ashram very quite and peaceful with nice view.
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Jul 5 2008 Teen Suicide

Jusaniya devi dasi: (Compiled by Sangita devi dasi, RN, CHPN, Certified Hospice Educator) It is difficult to comprehend that suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people ages 10-24, according to the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Jul 5 2008 A Warrior’s Prayer

Bhakta Antony Alexander: I give thanks and praises to The Master of Edged Weapons, The Thrower of Divine Missiles, who never misses a target, whose projectiles do not stray. I give my humble obeisances to The Remover of Obstructions, The Breacher of All-Obstacles, The Transcendental Wave that overflows banks, whose tide can never be stopped.
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Jul 5 2008 New Raman Reti School Enrollment Announcement

Visvambhara das: The New Raman Reti School, a Krishna-centered educational institution located in Alachua, Florida, is now accepting enrollment for Pre-K thru 6th grade for the 2008 / 2009 school year.
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Jul 5 2008 ISKCON Ludhiana welcome Rathayatra

Bhakta Kaplish: ISKCON, Ludhiana welcome Sri Sri Jagannath Rathayatra which was traditionally held by Jaganath Temple, Civil Lines locality of the city. The temple is being run by the Orissa people living in and around city.
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Jul 5 2008 A Culture of Respect

Madhavananda Das: Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has taught us that offering all respect to others is essential for our spiritual advancement. However that respect is not something that should be given sentimentally. Offering cheap external respect is detrimental both to the individual and to society.
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Jul 5 2008 IIT army marches to rescue Krishna kunds

Tapas Chakraborty: The water bodies, a big draw for tourists who throng Mathura, of which Vrindavan is a part, disappeared over the past 25 years, swallowed by encroachments and illegal constructions that changed the landscape.
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Jul 5 2008 On watching Movies and TV

Sivarama Swami: Regularly watching TV and movies: there are two main defects in this activity, whether they’re done regularly or even occasionally. The first is that this media always includes intoxication, graphic sex life, violence, and gambling.
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Jul 5 2008 BBT Brazil Makes A Comeback

Hare KrishnaBy Dina Sharana dasa

Mahavira put me in touch with Devi-Deva Prabhu, who gave an amazing donation of $25,000 to print our first deluxe Bhagavad-gita, and it was exactly the injection of money and hope we needed—with the profits from its sales, we could print new books, and get back on our feet.

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