Dec 27 2010 ISKCON Secunderabad Newsletter
Dec 27 2010 Govinda Istanbul Opening Event - 8 Jan 2011
Dec 26 2010 Feed the Poor!
The following movie/song is a "Plea for Help" to keep the "Matchless Gifts" Centre open. London Councils has completely cut everybody's funding which includes ours
The SamprajĂ±a Institute is honored to announce that Dr. Yvette Claire Rosser has assumed the role of chief editor for the Instituteâ€™s Dialectical Spiritualism book project, which will present a critique of Marxism from the point of view of the Vedic tradition
Dec 26 2010 Art of Working
You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty
Arrays of colorful placards depicting the shlokas of Bhagavad Gita, the thematic displays of Bhagavad Gita teachings, mellifluous shloka recitation, high-spirited book distribution and of course the exuberant kirtans made it a remarkable event that, we are sure, gurukulis will always cherish
Dec 26 2010 Home For Rent Near Alachua Temple
Dec 26 2010 My Dear Friend
Srila Prabhupada told us that Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura was a ray of Visnu, a liberated soul sent by Krsna. He took birth in the material world for a divine purpose, specifically to assist Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura in his work and to carry on his mission
What is the best present that Santa Clause could ever give. Answer: Krishna in the form of His Holy name, books and prasad. Over 700 students get a full plate of Krishna prasad daily at two London Universities
Dec 22 2010 Open Top Harinam!
Krishna consciousness is a process that can be practiced anywhere in the world. The programs are universal, except this one. This one can only be practiced in London because you need a big red bus without a roof.
Study Prabhupada's books online, guided by experienced teachers, in a virtual community of sincere devotees. The first module starts on January 17, 2011
A famous Indian newspaper "Divya Bhaskar" reporter interviewed Minister for ISKCON Daiva Varnasrama Ministry - India, His Holiness Bhakti Raghava Swami, on Daiva Varnasrama Dharma.
Dec 20 2010 The all Powerful and Independent Holy Name
Chanting the holy names of the lord is the most profound method in this age of Kali to rise above the influences of Maya. To engage in Harinama Sankirtana is definitely the only viable process of freeing ourselves from this precarious position we have implicated ourselves in within this material world.
Dec 20 2010 Wishing You A Merry Krishnasâ€¦
It struck me the other day the astonishing similarity between the words Christmas and Krishna- Prabhupada once pointed out the similarity between the words Christ and Krishna, but when â€śmasâ€ť is added, and the â€śiâ€ť is shortened, the similarity becomes much stronger- one could even say to someone â€śkrsnas tu bhagavan swayamâ€ť and they might respond â€śWhat was that about Christmas?â€ť
Dec 20 2010 Jagad-guru Jesus Christ
If Jesus Christ was a jagad-guru and his instructions are capable of bringing us deliverance, why do we need a spiritual master?
Dec 20 2010 Sri Govindji as Lord Balaji
Dec 19 2010 There Are Too Few Like You
It was with great sorrow that I heard about your sudden departure from this world. Although we regularly hear about these things in sastra and are constantly preparing ourselves for such inevitable events, somehow when they actually happen we seem totally unprepared. And so it is that I can hardly believe you are no longer among u
Two great armies assemble at the scene of Kurukseta, flying banners, drawn up opposite one another on the field, poised for battle. Arjuna and his charioteer Krishna are carrying their conversation between the two armies reflecting the indecision of Arjuna about the question; should he fight against and kill his friends, kinsmen and teacher?
Dec 18 2010 A Story Of Book Distribution To Muslims
Initially it was going slow, so I prayed to Srila Prabhupada and soon people were actually stopping and listening. Our opening remarks were in reference to this being the month that Krishna spoke the Gita 5000 years ago.
Dec 18 2010 Marutvati Devi Dasi passes away
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Marutvati Devi Dasi, a lovely disciple of Srila Prabhupada. She left this world on the morning of 15th December at her home in Soest, Netherlands. Her departure follows a long brave battle with cancer
Dec 18 2010 The Great Moon Landing Hoax
Surprisingly, there are those who, while claiming to believe in the words of the pure devotee, have also swallowed NASAâ€™s lunar launch ruse
Dec 18 2010 Sri Mayapur International School Sports Day 2010
Dec 18 2010 An Earnest Plea for Help
Dec 18 2010 Paul Ignozza (Prahlad Nrsimha) departs
Dec 18 2010 Srila Prabhupada and the Gita
On Gita Jayanti, the day of the advent of the Bhagavad-gita, spoken by Lord Krishna to Arjuna, I reflected on Srila Prabhupada and how he addressed members of the Gita Pratishthan (Gita Foundation) in India, in 1976. The way Srila Prabhupada dealt with the conference was exemplaryâ€”and extraordinaryâ€”as I shall relate
Dec 15 2010 Varnasrama agenda at the Capitol
Around 40 devotees who went through a packed program for 4 days came out as strong advocates of "Simple living and High thinking" convinced of the right alternative Srila Prabhupada gave to the looming problems of the world
The brhat mrdanga continues to resound very loudly in all the jails and prisons through IPM (ISKCON Prison Ministry) and many hear and respond to Lord Caitanya's call, as the quotes below illustrate
Dec 15 2010 A Last minute decision!
At the Sheraton in Birmingham was a small regional convention of AAOHA membersâ€¦. Asian American Hotel Owners Association. At the last international convention in June in Chicago, where I had met and made friends with the vice chairman of AAOHA, Mr. Hemant Patel,(next year he will be the chairman), my goal was to get a picture of he and I holding the Bhagavad Gitaâ€¦
Dec 14 2010 FREE GVT Tele-call on ‘RELATIONSHIPS’
Varsana is sweetened by the childhood pastimes of Srimati Radharani. This is where Srimati Radharani lived and had many pastimes with Sri Krsna. The Parikram is 7 km around Barsana Dham. Lord Brahma desired to perform some devtional service to the divine couple so he manifested himself as the four peaks seen there
A â€śGlobal Conference on Cosmologies â€“ Perspectives of the Universeâ€ť took place from December 2-4, 2010, at Bangalore The conference was organized by the Srinivas Jyotish Vigyan Research Foundation, founded and headed by Sri Dev Nath Acharya, and headquartered at Srirangam, Tamil Nadu
Dec 12 2010 Astrology And Free Will
Often devotees who wish to inquire about their past karma do not like to state their questions openly. Đ˘he reason is because the answer to all problems is supposed to be clear for all practitioners of Krishna consciousness: chanting the Holy Names of the Supreme Lord is the cure for all accumulated karma.
Dec 11 2010 The Sacred Necklace
One morning in Vrindavana, I was sitting in my house chanting my rounds when my disciple Narottam Das Thakur Das came to see me. He offered his respectful obeisances and then spoke. "Guru Maharaja," he said, "it's been a long time since I have visited Govardhana Hill. If you don't have any service for me today, I would like your blessings to go on Govardhana parikrama."
Here are some practical ideas for creating a Krishna conscious environment for kids at home, many based on Montessori principles that I have found successful in my school. They are geared toward the 2-6 age group. I would love to hear from anyone who might have more ideas for this age group or for older children
Dec 10 2010 Latest Bhaktivedanta Manor Newsletter
By far the spiritual medical tour has been Mayapur Worldwide's best tour till date. On my way back I kept asking Krsna why this tour was so extra special compared to any other we had conducted in the past. The answers came in many ways. We were serving the hands that heal
The GĂta Jayanti basically the remembrance of the telling of Bhagavad GĂta, which is an ancient Hindu scripture. Such a celebration, when Krishna conscious believers, Hindu people in India are remembering of Sri Krishna telling this transcendental knowledge 5000 years ago to Arjuna.
Dec 8 2010 Ratha Yatra Panama December 12, 2010
Dec 8 2010 Countdown to Kulimela Australia…
Dec 6 2010 A Book Marathon Message
Glorification of Krsna is complete when many devotees participate. Also, complete glorification means glorifying not only Krsna's name but also His form, His qualities, His pastimes, His entourage, His paraphernalia--everything related to Him. Distribution of Srila Prabhupada's books is complete glorification of Krsna because Srila Prabhupada's books glorify Krsna fully--His name, form, qualities, pastimes, and so on
Dec 4 2010 Vraj Mandala Padayatra Oct/Nov 2010
41,000 books - The Teaching of Lord Caitanya were distributed in Vraja this Kartik by the Padayatra team. Yasoda Dula prabhu from New Zealand, Loka Saranya prabhu from Czech, Vikunta Vijay (61 year old) from Russia, Prahlad Prya from Russia, and Parasuram from Ireland
One of my friends, the devil's advocate, wrote to me to ask how "living in a one room cabin off-grid relates to the performance of devotional service and the development of Daiva-varnashrama Village?