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By Vijaya das

The month of June had some interesting highlights. Bhaktin Radhika of the temple in Juhu (Mumbai) did 44,560 book points, distributing 20,000 Bhagavad-gitas and 9,120 medium books. Very impressive

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July 31, 2010 -- 2,893 views
By GaurNataraja Dasa

Krishna's creation is so wonderful. This monsoon started as described in the sastras. Panchanga predictions, farmer's intuitions, birds and animal's behaviour and devotees prayers marked the beginning of monsoon and there was a flurry of agricultural activity at SSKBK

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July 31, 2010 -- 1,469 views
Chirag Dangarwala: The capability to Identify Right from Wrong is of vital importance for everyone. Yet it is astonishing that most of us baffle and many a times walk into arguments regarding this basic concept...
July 31, 2010 -- 2,885 views
By Lakshman das

Today is the world friendship day and great friends embrace each other and celebrate the occasion exchanging jiggles and giggles. A good friend is not always the one in need, but the one in deed

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July 31, 2010 -- 4,114 views
By Giriraj Swami

Speaking in Los Angeles about the qualities of a devotee, Srila Prabhupada said, "Sympathetic. We should be very much sympathetic. If any of our fellow men fall sick, we must take care of him, give him help. Because, after all, we have got this body, sometimes we may fall sick. So we should be sympathetic. And friendly...

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July 30, 2010 -- 2,527 views
Chauhan, Asha: I am writing about our soon to release a CD Krishna Of Vrindavana for the pleasure of Their Lordships Sri Sri Sacinandana & Nitaicand in our temple...
July 30, 2010 -- 2,067 views
Ekendra Dasa: This past weekend here at ISKCON New Govardhana in Australia we had a 12-hour kirtana in honour of His Grace Aindra Prabhu. There were many wonderful kirtans, but here is one that I felt would be especially nice to share with the devotional community...
July 30, 2010 -- 2,194 views
Kuli Mela Association: This year, the reunion will be held at a new park called Blair Hills Park, with a back trail entrance into a hilltop area with a spectacular view known as the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook...
July 30, 2010 -- 2,406 views
Interviews conducted by Gopal Das: The reason for this report is to have clarity and proper representation of what happened. Panca Gauda Das, Adi Kesava Das and Martanda Das wrote there own account of events as they happened...
July 30, 2010 -- 5,632 views
Chaitanya Mangala dasa: Prabhupada: You have to submit. You cannot remain independent. That is the first condition. Sisyas te 'ham,sisya. Sisya means voluntarily accepting the rules offered by the spiritual master. That is sisya: "Ah, yes, I agree to abide by your order."...
July 29, 2010 -- 2,207 views
Kapila dasa: I appreciate the recent discussion in regards to the recommended attire of a brahminical devotee. It is always good to be reminded of the most correct form, and to recognize standards which apply to temple environments...
July 29, 2010 -- 2,052 views
By Iskcon New Vrindavana

The 15-foot, 3,000 pound Swan Boat was created in 1987 by local artist Soma dasa of New Vrindaban. Swans are a common feature in Vedic art, which is based on the ancient Vedic scriptures of India

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July 29, 2010 -- 4,469 views
Vibhava Krsna Dasa: It was amazing to read offerings of various devotees on the sudden departure of Sripad Aindra Prabhu. As I read, I was happy to see so many people receiving his personal association and instructions...
July 28, 2010 -- 3,818 views
GN Press sales: Almost thirty years since the publication of his first book on japa, Japa Reform Notebook, SDG has produced yet another volume solely dedicated to the subject of the improving chanting of the holy names and is drawing from his experiences on the retreats in his bhajana-kutir in Delaware, when chanting extra number of rounds and rising early...
July 27, 2010 -- 3,086 views
Bhakti Purushottama Swami: One of Srila Prabhupada's repeated instructions to his followers was to read his books. And we can see practically that the more our devotees study Srila Prabhupada's books while practicing the process of Krishna consciousness, the more they develop enthusiasm to preach Krishna consciousness. Most of our devotees study Srila Prabhupada's books nicely when they are helped through some study program or course...
July 27, 2010 -- 2,563 views
Adi Kesava Das: On the 19th a glorification ceremony was held for his grace Aindra Prabhu, you can listen to the audio recording online or download it here is the link: http://www.iskconvrindavan.com/audio-archives/temple-lectures-2010/...
July 27, 2010 -- 2,103 views
By Giriraj Swami

Today is Guru-purnima. Srila Prabhupada has explained that the system of honoring the spiritual master is current in all sections of Vedic followers. In the Mayavadi (impersonalist) sects, the disciples offer respect to the spiritual master every year on Guru-purnima. And in the Gaudiya Vaisnava sampradaya, the disciples offer homage annually on the appearance day of the spiritual master; this occasion is called Vyasa-puja, because the spiritual master represents Vedavyasa

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July 26, 2010 -- 4,287 views
By Maha Buddhi dasa

Bhaktitirta Swami, who was Ghanasyam before taking sanyasa was on book distribution with me in the 1970's distributing full sets to the colleges. We went to a small college and found out it was a holiday

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July 24, 2010 -- 3,948 views
Parasuram das: The Return of the Trolls! Simply watch the video :-) ...
July 24, 2010 -- 2,821 views
Antardwip das: Watch ISKCON Birmingham Rathayatra LIVE this Sunday (25th July) on www.mayapur.tv – channel name “RathayatraBirmingham”...
July 24, 2010 -- 2,435 views
Bhaktivedanta College: The drastic change in climate for some, from desert sun to a breezy valley, is not the only change experienced by the participants at the Radhadesh Summer camp after their arrival at the chateau in the Belgian Ardennes from the bustling cities of Dubai, Toronto, and Moscow ...
July 23, 2010 -- 1,270 views
Nakula Kaufman: Although Aindra prabhu eschewed the title of guru and never aspired to take disciples, his followers, young and old alike consider him among, if not their most important, siksha guru...
July 23, 2010 -- 3,602 views
Drdha Vrata Das: With great pleasure, we invite devotees worldwide to participate in the annual 2010 Jhulan Yatra Festival at Sri Dham Mayapur. Jhulan is one of the eternal Astaka Lila pastimes that Sri Sri Radha Madhava and Their associates perform daily in Gokul Vrindavan....
July 23, 2010 -- 3,313 views
Sadhusanga.com: Since 2004 we've been recording Gaudiya acarya's books as audiobooks. In honor of Sanatana Gosvami's disappearance day on Guru Punima this weekend, we're offering Part One, Chapter One of Brihad Bhagavatamrta for a free download....
July 23, 2010 -- 3,330 views
Yadavendra Das: Whilst we share the grief felt due to the untimely departure of our dear Godbrother, His Grace Aindra Prabhu, and whilst we shall miss his melodious Krishna kirtans very, very much, it is also felt that such untimely departures, including the departure of His Holiness Tamal Krishna Maharaja, could possibly be avoided...
July 23, 2010 -- 2,461 views
Sonu Agrawal: I have two room set apartment near Iskcon Available for sale or rent.It is very near to Iskcon just 5 minute walking distance.The apartment has the attached kitchen ,toilet and all the facilities...
July 23, 2010 -- 3,756 views
By Badrinarayan dasa

Hare Krishna. I am writing to announce a wonderful opportunity. By the efforts of Romapada Maharaja (who has arranged the donor / funding) we can offer a 90% three year scholarship to Bhaktivedanta College at Radhadesa

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July 22, 2010 -- 3,124 views
By Manu das

The local people thronged in their hundreds to visit the island retreat of Sri Sri Radha Govinda. It is not an annual pilgrimage as some years we are not geared up to host the event, but the Hare Krsna "open Day" still attracts many locals to take a cultural step in the direction of Krsna, and experience first hand the Hare Krsna Temple

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July 22, 2010 -- 3,888 views
By Manu dasa

Govindadvipa Vraja Mandala Parikrama will run from July 23 till 25 and will be presented by our own ISKCON, best of the Brijbasis, His Grace Deena Bandhu prabhu. So come and immerse yourself for a few days in some wonderful Krsna Katha on our beautiful,Sacred Island Mandir, Govindadwipa

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July 22, 2010 -- 2,798 views
By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

Who would not miss Aindra Prabhu? Even the dham of Vrindavan will miss him. Whoever has listened to his bhajan has been transferred into the Vaikunta realm by a unique and outer-worldly sound vibration. I remember the times in Bulgaria when we were living under very austere temple conditions: taking baths in snow water, freezing in the winter and squashing body to body in the small rooms.

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July 22, 2010 -- 6,070 views
By Vrajendra - nandan Das

On 13th of July, ISKCON Kolkatta had organized a colorful Rathyatra starting at Park Circus Maidan. The Kolkatta Rathyatra happens to a one of the few in country where 3 Chariots with Lord Balaladeva, Srimati Subhadra Devi and Lord Jagannath seated on them are taken on the procession.

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July 22, 2010 -- 3,556 views
By Giriraj Swami

Hearing the news of Aindra Prabhu's sudden departure was a great shock, and I could feel what a great loss it was for us all. He was a dear friend and well-wisher of all, and through his kirtana he gave shelter to devotees throughout the world. Ultimately, he gave protection and life to the whole planet

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July 22, 2010 -- 3,706 views
By Bhakti-lata Dasi

"Yes, I truly am searching for pure knowledge of the Absolute Truth. I have been down a great many paths; I have studied Christianity and Islam, but they DO NOT explain our true relationship with God (Krsna) as has been shown to me through Krsna consciousness…."

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July 22, 2010 -- 2,547 views
By Sri Nandanandana dasa

Jeffrey Armstrong is known to many of us older devotees as Jamadagni das, a disciple of Srila Prabhupada and the lyricist for many of the songs by Mangalananda dasa. He has been working in his own way for years to spread the teachings of Vedic Dharma and Krishna consciousness.

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July 22, 2010 -- 4,928 views
Chirag Dangarwala: For those who have accepted the boat of the lotus feet of the Lord, who is the shelter of the cosmic manifestation and is famous as Murari, the enemy of the Mura demon, the ocean of the material world is like the water contained in a calf's hoof-print...
July 22, 2010 -- 3,113 views
Krishna Gopal das: Many devotees around the world have come to cherish Aindra prabhu’s kirtans and uncomplicated nature. I got chance to visit Vrindaban two years ago and one of the things I cherished most on that visit was to sit with my old god brother from Washington, DC and chant the holy name...
July 22, 2010 -- 2,548 views
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