Nov 30 2012 Hare Krishna mantra recited in British Prime Ministers abode- 10 Downing Street”

By Radha Mohan Das

The Prime Minister David Cameron MP hosted his third annual Diwali celebration at 10 Downing Street, inviting professionals, organisations and religious representatives from across the Hindu community, including Manor President Srutidharma das

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Nov 30 2012 “The optimum amount of meat in a healthy diet is precisely zero!”

By Bhaktivinode Das

A recent speach of former CEO of Citibank Phillip Wollen regarding the impact of the meat industry

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Nov 30 2012 Open Forum letter

By Praghosa Dasa

During the reign of Lord Ramacandra every citizen could personally consult the King in his palace at a designated time. Inspired by the Lord's example, the UK National Council will again this year offer a similar opportunity to all ISKCON UK devotees by scheduling an Open Door session

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Nov 28 2012 FFL Director Travel plans - book me now!

Priyavrata das: I am planning to travel for most of 2013 beginning in mid January. I intend to visit many temples and yoga studios to give talks on Food Yoga and run raw food workshops, train and inspire volunteers at our many Food for Life projects, and give seminars on prasadam distribution
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Nov 28 2012 Krishna Temple Interstate Bill Board Sign

Caru Das: A week ago, this sign - "Krishna Temple: Home of the Festival of Colors" - was mounted on an Interstate 15 Bill Board southbound just before the temple exit
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Nov 28 2012 Does “Krishna says” in the Gita?

Bhaktine Sylvie: Thinking of the next coming of the Gitajayanti, I remember and meditate on a personal misadventure about the Bhagavad-Gita, some years ago. A well-known rumor, often used to challenge devotees, pretends that one cannot find the words “Krishna says” in the Gita: “Bhagavan uvacca” but not “Krishna says”
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Nov 28 2012 The Real Spirit of Thanksgiving

By Sandamini devi

It was another beautiful fall day in Tucson, Arizona. The preparations started days before, to prepare for the biggest single event all year at Govinda’s, the celebrated American holiday – Thanksgiving Day!

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Nov 28 2012 A Mission Transforming Material Science into Spiritual Science

By Dr. B.N. Shanta Swami

A humble offering on the 75th Vyasapuja of Srila Sripad Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Goswami Maharaja

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Nov 28 2012 Women Gurus In Kali Yuga?

By Govinda Dasi

First let me say I am writing my opinions on this issue only because of repeated emails and postings. Frankly, I had hoped to stay out of it, but since some postings have even taken the liberty of expressing my opinions at a time when there were none, I have decided I must say something

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Nov 27 2012 Bhakti Writers: Contest Extension update

Krsna Priya Jani: The Bhakti Writers first annual writing competition deadline has been extended to December 27, 2012
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Nov 26 2012 Happiness Is A Place

By Indradyumna Swami

Either you follow Buddha philosophy or Sankara philosophy or Vaisnava philosophy, the ultimate goal is Krsna. You have to approach Krsna through these different types of philosophy. They are partial realization

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Nov 25 2012 Malawi Mellows - A book and prasadam distribution report from Malaw

By Nitai Nimai Das

Blantyre, one of the major cities of Malawi in Africa has a population of approximately 800,000 people of which 400 are of Indian origin. Malawi is one of five poorest countries of the world

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Nov 25 2012 The Woman as Guru: Words of Silence

By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

There has been a discussion in circles of devotees regarding whether a woman can be a guru. Women are not famous for expressing themselves. They usually find it more convenient to reflect the ideas of their counterparts or their environment

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Nov 25 2012 Even “J.R.” (Larry Hagman) Was Attracted To Krishna

Bhushaya dasa: Although he played the ruthless and evil "J.R." on the popular television show, Dallas, Larry Hagman was appreciative of the Hare Krishna movement
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Nov 25 2012 WSN October 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this page contains the following results for the month of October 2012

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Nov 23 2012 Latest Bhaktivedanta Manor Newsletter online

Radha Mohan Das: Dear prabhus, Use the link below to view the most recent online version of the Bhaktivedanta Manor Newsletter. (all the news from Sep-Oct 2012)
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Nov 23 2012 Invitation For Iskcon Rohini Bhumi Pujan And Anantshesh Sthapana

Aja Nimai Das: You all are kindly requested to attend the "Bhoomi Pujan and Anantshesh Sthapana" by Gopal Krshna Goswami on Sunday, 25 November, 2012
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Nov 23 2012 Rethinking Our Sankirtana Techniques

By Kesava Krsna Dasa

Is there a temple near us that is always asking for Laksmi and struggling to pay its bills? Are the residents of that temple so busy collecting Laksmi or are so engaged that they have little quality time for other devotees, let alone themselves? Is this true dependence on Krishna? Or is there another way?

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Nov 23 2012 Female Diksha Gurus - “Yes. But, Not So Many.” Sp

By Ajamila dasa

Recently a small group of devotees have been asserting that ISKCON was not meant to have any female diksha gurus. In essence their rationalization in one particular article consists of a string of varnashrama dharma quotes and supporting explanations

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Nov 23 2012 Deep, meaningful realizations

By Bhakti-lata Dasi

As year 2012 is coming to a close, I am reflecting on all the service rendered to Lord Krsna by the prison ministry, and I feel very grateful to all who have been involved in pleasing the Lord in this way

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Nov 22 2012 NASN October 2012 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

By Mayapur Sasi dasa

North American book distribution results offering to Srila Prabhupada

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Nov 22 2012 Beloved Disciple, Husband, Father and Friend - His Grace Rasika-sekhara Prabhu

Deepak Chandani: "The most dear servant of Krishna" and "The Voice of ISV" His Grace Rasika-sekhara Prabhu (formerly known as Dr Raxit Jariwalla Prabhu) left his body on Monday, 19 Nov while fully immersed in performing numerous devotional services for the Lordships he use to perform
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Nov 21 2012 Opportunity for devotees interested in community-building and self-sufficiency/organic farming

Ramattee Charan: Looking for sincere, loyal, forward-thinking devotees of Srila Prabhupada to help us use our 200 acres of prime farmland for spreading the Hare Krishna movement in Guyana
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Nov 21 2012 Ironing T-Shirts With Spiritual Images On Them

Kesava Krsna Dasa: We are taught that photographs of the Lord’s deity forms and the spiritual masters are non-different from them. Devotees are very fond wearing similar spiritual images on T-shirts and bead bags
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Nov 21 2012 How Pain Can Motivate

By Mahatma Das

It is said that people don’t change when they see the light; they change when they feel the heat

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Nov 21 2012 UK Cabinet Members visit Bhaktivedanta Manor for Diwali

By Radha Mohan das

On Sunday last, November 18, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP and the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [DCLG] the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP visited Bhaktivedanta Manor for the Diwali festival

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Nov 21 2012 Executive Event in London with Radhanath Swami and Ambarish prabhu

By Sri Radharamana dasa

Over a centum of London’s wealthy gathered for an exclusive Executive Event at the ornate Grand Room in St James’s, London. Organised to mark the forthcoming festival of Diwali, over 120 High Net Worth individuals congregated to hear discourses on ‘the culture of wealth’ and explore financial lessons from the festival epic

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Nov 20 2012 Crossing the Border of Impersonalism

By Abhaya Mudra Dasi

Where does the border lie between impersonalism and personalism? Who is the guardian of that border and who permits crossing the border from the impersonal to the personal understanding of the Supreme Abssolute Truth?

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Nov 20 2012 Bal Thackeray, Shiv Sena Chief, Mourned by Millions

By Giriraj Swami

Anyone familiar with Indian politics knows Bal Thackeray and his Shiv Sena. But very few people know how he intervened when Sri Sri Radha-Rasabihari’s temple in Juhu was being violently attacked

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Nov 19 2012 Invite

By Prahladananda Swami

I am writing to invite senior devotees such as sannyasis, initiating gurus and Srila Prabhupada's direct disciples, to participate in ISKCON's "Spiritual Leadership: Being a Guru in ISKCON" this upcoming February 17-20, 2013 in Mayapura. Others who would like to participate can do so if they send a letter of recommendation from a senior devotee

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Nov 19 2012 Avataari - Divine v/s Demons (Descending this December 2012 on the App store)

Avataari Team: We are currently developing an iPhone game called : Avatari - Divine v/s Demons. These are games based on Srila Prabhupada's Srimad Bhagavatam. We will implement various stories on the iOS platform in the future
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Nov 18 2012 Mathura Parikrama (Vraj Mandal Parikrama 2012)

By Lakshman das

In the land of Madhupuri, Mathura the Vraja Mandala Parikrama (VMP) pandal was already teeming with devotees as the Mangala Arotik conch was blown over the PA system. The reverbating sound of the conch sent chills of joy in the consciousness of the devotees signaling the beginning of the day's spiritual festivities

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Nov 18 2012 How Wonderful It Is

By Indradyumna Swami

You told me personally: "Preach boldly and have faith in the holy names." That one instruction gave birth to all the good fortune in my life and will continue to maintain me until my final breath.

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Nov 17 2012 Not Dead and Gone

Samapriya dasi: During a lecture in Atlanta in1975 Srila Prabhupada said of his spiritual master “One should not think that he is dead and gone. There are two things, vapo and vani. Vapo changes but vani is eternal.”
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Nov 17 2012 ISKCON, Ludhiana Celebrated Govardhan Puja

Bhakta Kaplish: Goverdhan puja & Annkutt was celebrated in temple with great devotions and dedications. A replica of Goverdhan Hill was created and was circumambulated by the devotees thus remembering the Goverdhan pastime of Lord Krishna
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Nov 15 2012 Nov-14-2012, Srila Prabhupada Legacy Vault Update

Ekanatha Dasa: On this auspicious day of 'Lord Krishna Lifting Govardhan Hill', we are delighted to announce that the construction contract of Srila Prabhupada's legacy vault has been signed and sealed and a down payment check for $25,000.- has been dispatched today
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Nov 15 2012 Devotee family looking for au pair

Revati Prema devi dasi: Devotee family with two small children is looking for a female au pair between 18 and 30 years old. We live in a city in Denmark, where there is a small preaching centre
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Nov 15 2012 Quotes from sastra about Material Lamentation, Grief and Depression

Gangadhara das: Please accept my obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Here are some quotes from sastra about material lamentation, grief and depression
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Nov 14 2012 The Cherry on Top of the Cake

By Indradyumna Swami

Therefore the preaching of Krsna consciousness must be done very carefully by the members of the Krsna consciousness movement, especially the sannyasis. This will create an auspicious atmosphere

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Nov 14 2012 What Would YOU Say to a World Leader

By Nrisimhananda dasa

If you were to have one minute alone with the Prime Minister, the President, the King/Queen, the Dictator or Whomever is leading a nation, what would you say to him/her? Would you know what you wanted to tell them? Would you have to think about it?

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