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B. V. Bhagavat Maharaja: I have been reading the different expressions of outrage on this and other sites over the offensive behavior of the Puri Priests and Panda's toward Srila Prabhupada. What I have not read is how the Priests will atone for their offensive behavior....
November 17, 2008 -- 4,121 views
Bhakta Dave: Recently I decided to begin sending preaching reports to all the IPM devotees. I will be doing this on a monthly basis (hopefully). Below is my preaching report for the month of October. I would like to offer the following results to His Holiness Jayapataka Swami....
November 17, 2008 -- 3,311 views
By Damodara dasa

Srila Prabhupada’s vision for spreading the Sankirtana Mission of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu encompassed four principles or four waves, which he coined as the “four-fold Gandhi movements” in his 1949 letter to the Honorable Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the then Deputy Prime Minister to the Government of India in New Delhi.

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November 17, 2008 -- 4,179 views
By Bhakti Nilaya das

A sign of a good leader is that he does not request those under him to do something that he is not prepared to do. So before we desire to distribute this Vedic culture to the whole world, we ourselves have to be following it in such a way that nobody can find even a minute discrepency in our practice.

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November 16, 2008 -- 2,836 views
By Adbhuta Hari das

In Hyderabad, India, a group of leading Indian scholars recently held a National Seminar on “Vedic Astronomy and Cosmology”. During the two day of presentation most of the eminent astronomers proudly pointed out that the results for the corrections of planetary positions of the Siddhantas are even nowadays more accurate than the modern astronomical values.

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November 16, 2008 -- 5,328 views
By Pusta Krishna das

I was very saddened to hear the envious behaviour of some of the pandas which led to the burning of the form of His DIvine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad in front of the Jagannath Temple.

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November 16, 2008 -- 4,097 views
Bhakta Piyush: This year ISKCON of Orlando's hallowen Harinam received a great response and it also marked the 5th anniversary of one of our most dedicated devotees joining us through this program....
November 15, 2008 -- 2,521 views
By Prof. Robert Provost Adjunct

As an outside observer I can assure you that people around the world in the academic community will view this as an outrage; and one for which you as the Chairman of Sri Jagannath Temple Managing Committee must take responsibility. Hindus worldwide who will read about this atrocity, will also not take it lightly.

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November 14, 2008 -- 3,916 views
By Praghosa Dasa

We encourage ISKCON leaders, all disciples and followers of Srila Prabhupada to immediately express their outrage via petitions and personal complaints to Puri Temple administrators and officials. Please direct your letters, faxes and phone calls to the following individuals

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November 14, 2008 -- 8,708 views
Vivek Radhakrishnan: Kurukshetra is refered to as “Dharmakshetra” is the place in Haryana state in India where the epic Mahabharata battle took place between the Pandavas and the Kauravas....
November 14, 2008 -- 3,760 views
Visvambhara das: The latest issue of the New Raman Reti School newsletter is now online. Click Here to view it....
November 14, 2008 -- 2,134 views
By Jagadbandhu das

Recently, I came upon a nice discussion between Sripad Keshava Krsna and Pusta Krishna Prabhus about the difficulties which naturally entail ascertaining, training and sustaining real and pragmatic leadership and management within a religious institution.

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November 14, 2008 -- 2,191 views
By the GBC-EC

Although it was not in his written will, Jayapataka Swami had verbally made Bhakti Purusottama Swami the executor of his living will. Thus, in the case that Jayapataka Swami should enter a state of unconsciousness, Bhakti Purusottama Swami will make decisions related to his health.

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November 13, 2008 -- 3,538 views
Hare KrishnaBy Iskcon leaders

Devotees from around the world are writing to Jayapataka Maharaja offering him solace and encouragement during his health crisis. We have found that many of these letters contain sweet remembrances and moving expressions of vaisnava sentiments. With a special intent of helping his disciples through this very difficult time, we are posting some of those letters here.

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November 13, 2008 -- 7,269 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhakti Charu Swami

Today I went to see him in the morning. Kavichandra Maharaja, Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaja, Brajahari Prabhu and I walked to his bed in the Critical Intensive Care area. He opened his eyes when I held his hand and spoke to him. As I anticipated, his condition seemed to be much better than yesterday. I told him who all were present there. He acknowledged everyone. He was visibly excited to see us all.

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November 11, 2008 -- 7,749 views
Anangamanjari dasi wrote: “It was the most ecstatic and inspiring Govardhan Puja celebration that I ever experienced!” “I never saw a Govardhan Hill with so many colorful depictive details.” “ I really felt the Vrndavana mood.” ...
November 10, 2008 -- 2,434 views
Jagdbandhu dasa: This morning while I was brushing my tooth before combing my hairs (I'm not really going bald, I'm just getting taller than my hair), I was considering how this material body really is just a lump of ignorance and a true embarrassment to the soul....
November 10, 2008 -- 2,257 views
By Karnamrita dasa

There are different conceptions of outreach, and we may not agree with another view. I am giving one perspective here, and contrasting with what I don’t feel is effective outreach.

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November 10, 2008 -- 4,462 views
By Bhakti Purusottama Swami

By now most of you must have heard about the positive health developments of HH Jayapataka Swami. Maharaja has become more conscious, is moving his limbs, and attempting to talk.

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November 10, 2008 -- 5,118 views
By Caru das

Article in the Salt Lake Tribune, "Governor Keeps the Lights on for Diwali."

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November 9, 2008 -- 1,354 views
By Madhava Smullen

The spiritual path can be a rewarding yet difficult one. There comes a time when all of us need a shoulder to lean on, a friendly push in the right direction, or a few strong words of encouragement.

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November 9, 2008 -- 2,756 views
By Kavicandra Swami

The devotees who are with HH Jayapataka Swami, including doctors from BHAKTIVEDANTA HOSPITAL, notice that he is hearing very nicely. Sometimes he opens his eyes for a while. This morning for 20 minutes.

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November 9, 2008 -- 6,516 views
Ananta Purusottama das: We are having the first years evening of memories on honor of Sanjaya Prabhu (Srila Prabhupadas disciple), I would be most grateful if anyone can share with us any stories or memories to read out, or any other photos, those of you who knew him in particular....
November 9, 2008 -- 2,195 views
Jagadbandhu das: We've been taught to offer reverent gratitude to our beloved preceptor who has so mercifully opened our eyes from the darkness of ignorance with the torchlight of knowledge....
November 8, 2008 -- 2,230 views
Adi Guru Dasa: Devotees had a big presence at this year's three-day Yoga Show at Olympia, Kensington, in London, with two stands and three stage shows....
November 8, 2008 -- 2,519 views
Sridevi dasi: Welcoming one and all for the "Annual GO-PUJA MELA" at New Talavana on Nov 8th, 2008 Saturday from noon to dusk. We humbly request you to please come and support the protection of "GO-MATA."...
November 7, 2008 -- 1,846 views
Gokulananda Das: The ISKCON Temple, Bhubaneswar is the last founded project of Srila Prabhupad who laid the foundation stone of the Temple (108th Temple) on the birth day of Nityananda Pabhu in 1977 and entrusted the construction work on his blessed disciple H. D. G. Gour Govinda Swami. ...
November 7, 2008 -- 1,936 views
Marques Patrice: i am seeking for someone to buy and continue our mission in bordeaux in the south of france, i am need 2 or 3 devotees who want to work in France in the restaurant and the tchai shop...
November 7, 2008 -- 1,905 views
By Bhakti Purusottama Swami

Maharaja's rate of improvement is very slow. His blood pressure, blood sugar, platelets, etc. are stable. We have consulted other neurologists and surgeons in India, from Delhi, Bhubanesvara, Tirupati, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. Everyone is of the same opinion: the situation is very critical.

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November 7, 2008 -- 4,743 views
By Matsya Avatara das

Bhakti cures this devastating illness of the conscience, but we must seriously engage ourselves without ego-centred plans to reach the highest purpose, Love for God and for all living beings.

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November 7, 2008 -- 2,241 views
By Visnu Murti dasa

There are different ways Srila Prabhupada has instructed the devotees to read his books; attentively, seriously, carefully, thoroughly, penetratingly, scrutinizingly and regularly

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November 7, 2008 -- 2,578 views
Kurma Rupa dasa: This month a modified Newsletter is attached. Please read it at your earliest convenience....
November 4, 2008 -- 1,740 views
By Prabhavisnu dasa

Lovingly fashioned and serenely molded to perfection, with very personal attention to minute details, Srila Prabhupada’s Iskcon extends an open invitation to everyone...

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November 4, 2008 -- 2,226 views
Bhakta Kaplish: On the auspicious occasion of 13th Historical Rath Yatra in Ludhiana on 15th November 2008, we are holding fifteen days long Morning Street Sankirtana(Prabhat Pheri Maha Yagya) started from 1st November in the different locality of the city to invite everybody at their door step to join Rath Yatra....
November 3, 2008 -- 1,848 views
Vaisnavananda dasa (ACBSP): Today, November 3, 2008 marks the first anniversary of Nirguna prabhu’s departure from our mortal vision. Those of us who knew him will always remember him, for Nirguna was indeed a very special devotee and dedicated servant of Srila Prabhupada....
November 3, 2008 -- 2,506 views
Mohita: Our apartment is situated in Paris 13 arr. close to Place d'Italie, Rue Mouffetard & Famous Butte aux Callies surrounded by supermarkets, shopping mall(Place d'Italie), & Biocoop ,also Marché of Tuesday & Sunday Morning....
November 3, 2008 -- 1,786 views
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