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By Radha Mohan Das

Lesmahagow, a quiet village founded by monks in the 12th Century is again home to monks but of a different order. In 1987 Hare Krishna monks moved into a humble property in Lesmahagow not far from Glasgow. With the motto ‘simple living, high thinking’, they began to develop an ambitious program and turned the site into a state-of-the-art Eco Farm

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May 31, 2012 -- 3,214 views
Archana devi dasi: There are 4 rooms with the temple room a terrace and a Tulasi garden. I am looking for couple in vanaprasta or 2 older bramachari’s to manage the ashram and worship our installed deities Radha Damodara with Lalita Vishaka there...
May 31, 2012 -- 1,934 views
By Jaya Vijaya

Sri Ganga-puja, also known as Sri Ganga-dushara (she who removes inauspiciousness), appears in the month of Jyestha (May/June) on the 10th day of Sukla-paksa, or the waxing fortnight of the full moon. On this day, Maharaja Bhagiratha’s desire of bringing Ganga to this mortal world was finally fulfilled as the sacred river descended from Lord Siva’s blessed head at Mount Kailasa

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May 30, 2012 -- 3,253 views
By Sridevi dasi

Alachua Temple's Lord of the Universe, Jagannatha Swami, along with His brother Baladeva and sister Srimati Subhadra Devi, graced the residents of Jacksonville Beach, Florida with His seventh annual Ratha Yatra parade on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Well over 1,500 people were in attendance

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May 29, 2012 -- 2,164 views
By Eric McCarthy

If Bhaktimarga Swami’s (The Walking Monk’s) saffron–coloured robes don’t catch your attention, then maybe the 25 year-old Bluefront Amazon parrot perched confidently on the shoulder of Daruka dasa’s shoulder will

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May 29, 2012 -- 2,315 views
Your servants at VIHE: With great pleasure VIHE wishes to invite you to the in-depth, step-by-step, systematic Bhakti-vaibhava course in Vrindavan, running from August 19 - November 21. Srimad-Bhagavatam is "Sri Krsna who has returned among us" and is the "life-breath of the Vaisnava devotees"...
May 27, 2012 -- 2,327 views
Mukunda das: Srila Prabhupada wrote to Ajita das 11 July 1973: It is encouraging to me that you are in Stockholm trying to open a center, six of you including your wife. From your letter it appears you have found a nice place for a center there. Yes, we can use everything in Krsna's service and when Krsna gives us a nice big house that does not mean we use it for our eating and sleeping, but we work harder in His service...
May 26, 2012 -- 1,827 views
By Shyamasundara Dasa

In this response I will focus on the article “The Argument for the Tropical Zodiac in Vedic Astrology” by Laura Barat that you posted. It should be noted well that my response should not be construed as an attack on the tropical system of astrology, I am simply responding to the statements made by the author.

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May 26, 2012 -- 5,550 views
By Bhakti Raghava Swami

When the young prince Siddhartha, who was later to become Gautama Buddha, first ventured out of the palace, having been overly sheltered in his tender years of childhood and adolescence, he experienced for the first time the shocking truth about life, namely the cruel sufferings related to disease, old age and death

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May 25, 2012 -- 4,386 views
Kamala Sundari devi dasi: I have recently heard from a Vaishnavi friend - who is the pujari of the beautiful Sri Sri Radha Govinda in Govindadvipa, Ireland… how much they need help in the Pujari Department. At present Sri Sri Radha Govinda have just 2 pujaris, and They are calling for more...
May 25, 2012 -- 2,283 views
By Yadavendra Das

This morning, the second stop was a small shopping center with only two or three shops open for business. The question on my mind was whether to stop or not to stop. I decided to stop anyway...

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May 25, 2012 -- 3,165 views
By Mahatma das

You can become Krishna conscious despite what happened in the past or whatever obstacles you face at present. The key is your belief that this is possible, your intention to succeed, and your dependence on Krishna’s mercy. I see that you want this, but you are concerned, based on past history and your nature, that it might not be possible or that you may fall away from Krishna consciousness again

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May 25, 2012 -- 3,113 views
Sri Krishna Charan Das: I am an aspiring devotee following all the 4 regulative principals. However, my family does eat eggs. Based on what they read and hear on internet and media around them, they believe it is essential for healthy living. Based on some articles I could find on the internet, they have stopped/reduced eating egg yellow, but continue eating egg white...
May 25, 2012 -- 2,785 views
By Maitreya dasa

Interview with the very meticulous, Radha Vrindabanchandra’s Groundskeeper, Maitreya dasa

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May 22, 2012 -- 1,288 views
By Shyamasundara Dasa

The following information about what a temple should do during an eclipse is applicable for both solar and lunar eclipses and can be filed away for future references as there are a minimum of 3-4 eclipses every years with as many as 7 being possible

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May 22, 2012 -- 4,596 views
Krishna Culture: This is a very responsible job; our customers will depend on you to receive their orders correctly and safely. The work involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 5 - 10 lbs. and may weigh up to 60 lbs...
May 22, 2012 -- 2,522 views
By Syamasundara Dasa

This year 25 devotees took part in the farm conference hosted at New Vrajamandala Spain on the 7th to 9th of May 2012. The conference heard a number of presentations on a diverse range of topics: Preserve Business, Wheat grass Juice, Arthritis in Cows and treatments, Compost making with Cow dung and Straw, European Grants, Volunteer Organisations helping on our farms, Financial study of milk Production at New Vrajadhama Hungary, The Bull of Dharma, Toothpaste and skin cream and mor...

May 20, 2012 -- 2,538 views
By Matsya Avatara dasa

Srimad-Bhagavata Vidyapitham, the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust's Sanskrit school is now located in Sri Vrindavan after the departure of H.G Gopiparanadhana Prabhu. The school is still going strong under the guidance of senior devotees and is inviting applicants for joining its program at the start of its sixth year of operation on November 21, 2012

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May 19, 2012 -- 3,109 views
Manjulali Manjari Sevini dd: We, the ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry, are proud to present to you the premiere of our first video of a series of the program our ministry supports. We hope you enjoy it! Please share it with your friends!...
May 19, 2012 -- 2,861 views
By Vrndavanlila Devi Dasi

Our cow, Surabhi was lying sick in a helpless state, unable to even stand on her legs. The doctors in the city are good only for treating cats and dogs. Their apathetic treatment had made me rely on the Lord Himself and seek guidance from baba, my father in the law staying in a village in Orissa

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May 19, 2012 -- 2,555 views
By Gunaavatara dasa

On 03 April 2012, the Faculty of Archeology of Royal University of Fine Arts organized a seminar on Sanskrit and Bhagavad Gita. It was the first public lecture in the series “Indian Studies in Cambodia”. The program had been conceived in order to promote the Sanskrit learning in Cambodia

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May 19, 2012 -- 2,240 views
By Chaitanya Charan das

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura: Give to death that part of you that is ordained to die, and the eternal part of you will remain

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May 18, 2012 -- 3,483 views
Gautam Saha: When I was in school, my class teachers would refer to a boy they considered good or decent as “a perfect gentleman”. Later on in life, at the college going age, I met young ladies of about my own age refer to a young man with good mannerisms and noble conduct as “a perfect gentleman”...
May 18, 2012 -- 2,574 views
By Gour Gopal Dasa

When a person is alive we choose either not to talk about him or most of the times we talk negative about him, and when the same person leaves the body, we make sure that he/she deserves appreciations. Why such an attitude? Why can’t we be grateful to such devotees for their wonderful service; encourage them to do more or get inspired to do something similar even when they are among us?

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May 18, 2012 -- 3,119 views
By Dvijapriya dasi

They day after our annual Nrisimha Chaturdasi festival, we had a special program in Rajapur Jagannath Temple. We are very happy to announce to the whole community of devotees, the completion of construction of a small but very important temple for Srimati Simantini Devi at Sri Jagannath Mandir compound in Rajapur, Sri Mayapur dham.

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May 18, 2012 -- 1,224 views
Patita Pavana das: We are just now in the midst of an EFI or eclipse field of influence. With two imminent eclipses on the horizon Abhaya Mudra Dasi details the coming mischief of Rahu.There is also the first in a series on Modern Mystics of the Hare Krishna Movement our readers are certain to love...
May 18, 2012 -- 2,075 views
Parabhakti das: We are happy to announce that on the 9th June 2012 at 5 pm Their Lordship Sri Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhadra Maharani will have the glorious parade in the center of Florence city spreading mercy and blessings on the devotees and on the fortunate public from all over the world...
May 18, 2012 -- 1,715 views
Nimāi Paṇḍita Dāsa: "Are you he or are you she?", oh c'mon, let it be, don't you surmise, don't you guess, 'cause I'm not what you see. (1) Now 'n' then I change my clothes, so you can't recognize, we could've been friends or foes, but now I'm in disguise. (2) Once, I lived for very long in eternal knowledge 'n' bliss...
May 18, 2012 -- 1,587 views
Team ISV: Learn how to distribute books the fun and easy way! When: Saturday, May 19th, 9am PST Where: www.mayapur.tv...
May 16, 2012 -- 2,124 views
By Bhakti Madhurya Govinda Goswami

After an evening class I was suddenly informed that a plane crash in Nepal had killed at least six devotees. I was stunned and dismayed on hearing this very sad news. I quickly checked web sites to see any details of the tragedy. I read the brief photo and devotional biography summaries of the "victims". They were all wonderful devotees, having distinguished themselves with glorious devotional service

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May 16, 2012 -- 4,936 views
By your servants at VIHE

VIHE is heartily inviting all the serious students to our transformational Bhakti-sastri course. Bhakti-sastri course is a systematic study of Srila Prabhupada's books. Srila Prabhupada wanted all of us to deeply study his books, so that we could be better preachers, teachers and, very importantly, achieve a clear understanding and application of the beautiful science of devotional service

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May 16, 2012 -- 2,469 views
Ortrun: Join us for a weekend of enlivening sanga, kirtan and katha with HH Radhanath Swami and HH Devamrita Swami. These two esteemed speakers will unfold and reveal the beautiful pastimes of Lord Caitanya and His intimate associates. Emulating the mood and flavor of the world famous Pune Yatra held yearly in India, there will be nonstop, free-flowing mellows of sweet, humble offerings of the heart during this weekend of joyful personal transformation...
May 16, 2012 -- 2,656 views
By Balaramkrishnadas

Situated in Kerala’s(India) scenic Vellani Mountain valley, a newly established Ayurvedic Wellness Center, Rayirath Heritage Ayurvedic Wellness also constructed a thatched shed beneath a walnut tree grove, an 80 seater with a stage, all fully lighted and finished to taste

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May 16, 2012 -- 2,469 views
Jessica: Since visiting a Hare Krishna temple for the first time and writing about it I have been inspired to look into the Hare Krishna faith more. I have been deeply inspired by Radhanath Swami and have recently listened to one of his lectures. I decided to write an article about one of his lectures on my blog...
May 16, 2012 -- 3,097 views
By Parasuram das

..." Funny story I went to the kitchen in Vrindavan and saw these massive pots, the head cook informed me that the pots were too big and they were sending them back to Agra to change them for smaller ones, that was it, it is what you call Krishnas arrangement."

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May 16, 2012 -- 2,463 views
Nartaka Gopala dasi: Attached please find our media release and poster for the 4th Annual Festival of the Chariots and Ratha Yatra Parade in Daytona Beach on Saturday, May 26, 2012...
May 14, 2012 -- 2,171 views
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