Dec 31 2012 Sankirtana with Presidents

By Sri Krishna Murti

I was in a dhoti, kurta, tilaka and mantle at the request of my father, who today is Deputy Mayor of Belo Horizonte. He wanted me there as a member of ISKCON, more than simply his son. It is a great honor to represent Sri Guru and Sri Gouranga in all locations

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Dec 30 2012 BB Govinda Swami őŅn the death of the young Indian girl who was gang raped in Delhi

By BB Govinda Swami

I read, with sadness, of the death of the young Indian girl who was gang raped in Delhi. My prayers go to that departed soul, to her family, and to her friend who was also beaten and thrown off the bus.

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Dec 29 2012 WSN November 2012 - World Sankirtan Newsletter

By Mayapur Sasi dasa

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

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Dec 28 2012 Vegans in ISKCON

By Bhakta Matty

In the near future I am sure that one day soon some dedicated devotees will take up the service of hand milking and taking care of the Ahimsa cows in a nicer way

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Dec 26 2012 Last 2012 Srila Prabhupada Legacy Vault Construction Update

Ekanatha Dasa: Camp Prabhupada Village: The Sun is again shining, lifting our spirits and the Roof! With the insulated reinforced concrete walls up and poured its time for the roof
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Dec 25 2012 Song of the Soul

Vrindavan Gopinath Das: The world's famous chanting of Hare Krishna Maha Mantra and other super new melodies professionally recorded by expert musicians
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Dec 25 2012 The Astrological Newsletter: A Gaudiya Vaishnava Publication of the Hare Krishna Movement Dec. 2012

Patita Pavana das: Dandavats at the feet of the Vaishnavas. May Shrila Prabhupada be eternally glorified. Please find the latest edition of The Astrological Newsletter attached.This issue focuses upon the planet who supports us, Mother Bhumi
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Dec 25 2012 Locan Prabhu’s daughter Rasa Priya passed away

Bir Krishna das Goswami: Locan Prabhu's daughter Rasa Priya passed away approximately at 10:00 AM today (December 24th). She was listening to Srila Prabhupada chant Gaya Gaura Madhur Svare as she left her mortal frame
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Dec 24 2012 Varnasrama: Protection or Exploitation!

By Sita Rama das

Maharaja Rahugana thought that the pure devotee, Jada Bharata, was a sudra. The King forced Jada Bharata to carry him in a palanquin

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Dec 24 2012 Dec-22-2012, Srila Prabhupada Legacy Vault Update

By Ekanatha Dasa

We must say the work crew headed up by Mukunda Prabhu are very professional, respectful and a pleasure to have around and seem to share the same excitement we have to see the project complete

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Dec 24 2012 Service Opportunity For A Cook (Part Time)

Radhakanta das: Serving young devotees and aspiring devotees - an exciting new preaching opportunity at Bhakti Centre in NW London, UK. Benefits include ample prasadam, lots of love and care!
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Dec 24 2012 2013 Sri Isopanisad eCourse

BhaktiLife.org: We're inviting everyone to begin 2013 by studying Srila Prabhupada's Sri Isopanisad with us online from January 7 - February 12. Internet education allows everyone to work from their own computer, on their own schedule, and at their own pace
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Dec 23 2012 Following You Home

By Indradyumna Swami

On a warm summer evening in Ann Arbor, Michigan, just over forty years ago, I chanced upon a group of sannyasis chanting the holy names on the lawn of a university. I came forward to listen to their singing, intrigued by their dress, their demeanor, and their obvious joy

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Dec 23 2012 Abdul - The Transcendental Tailor

By Premanjana Das

I took this interview of Sriman Abdul Rashid‚Äď the 63-year-old designer who is the man behind the beautiful clothes and decorations of the deities of Lord Krishna and His beloved Srimati Radha at the ISKCON temple in Juhu, on the afternoon of 5th December 2012

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Dec 22 2012 Lord Krishna might nuke Russian President’s India visit

By Rohit Bansal

Beleaguered Iskcon authorities in Moscow expect Indian decision-makers to take note of their plight and take up the issue during Putin’s visit to New Delhi on Monday

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Dec 22 2012 Iskcon Chowpatty - Radhanath Swami Inspires Sankirtan Bus Party Members

Baladev Das: Baladev Das: A day before his Vyasa puja, H.H Radhanath Swami met all Sankirtan bus party devotees and inspired them with his association
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Dec 22 2012 International Bhakti-vriksha convention

Partha Krishna das: Since the convention will be right after Gourapurnima, we encourage you to make your arrangements as soon as possible. Please write to mghb@pamho.net to book your rooms
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Dec 22 2012 Baladeva Vidyabhusana Project Update: Discovery of original manuscripts

Dr. Demian Martins: I am delighted to publicly announce the discovery of two manuscripts handwritten by Srila Baladeva Vidyabhusana himself: one called ‚ÄúSabda-sudha‚ÄĚ, dated 1801 Samvat (1744 A.D.), and the other called ‚ÄúLaghu-siddhanta-kaustubha‚ÄĚ, undated
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Dec 22 2012 Bhagavata-Bhakta Christ

By Mahatma Das

Dear Devotee. Since Christmas is just a few days away, I thought it would be appropriate and enlightening to look at Prabhupada’s views on Christmas and Christ

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Dec 22 2012 ISKCON Ludhiana Rath Yatra 2012 - An Ocean of devotees

By Lakshman Das

Lord Jagannath on a decorated chariot followed by a ocean of devotees. Community kitchens, stalls and Prasadam Counters on every nook and corner of the city for the poor on the one hand and special dinner for just a handful of elite families in one of the costliest resort of the city on the other

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Dec 21 2012 Pillars of Sustainability

Eco Valley Foundation: Society and Sustainable Development (Developing and Maintaining Social Security) ‚ÄĘManaging Self-sustaining Communities ‚ÄĘOrganic Farming
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Dec 21 2012 Krishnas Say World Has Some Time Yet

By Kurt Weinschenker

Marshall County - While doomsday worriers in Moscow head for a Cold-War era bunker, and a village in France prepares for an onslaught of survivalists, at the Hare Krishna temple in New Vrindaban -- a preacher there says there's still time to get ready

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Dec 21 2012 S.Prabhupada’s Bhagavad gita is everywhere!

By Hunter Walker

This is an article about Cory Booker’s (Mayor of Newark, New Jersey and U.S. Senator candidate) spiritual reading list by politicker.com that displays S.Prabhupada's Bhagavad gita

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Dec 20 2012 Singing and Dancing in the Rain

By Parasuram das

Please see our latest harinam movie called "Harinam in the rain", hopefully the world doesn't come to an end this friday :)

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Dec 20 2012 FOOD YOGA available in softcover at wholesale

Priyavrata das: You can order my new book, FOOD YOGA ‚Äď Nourishing Body, Mind & Soul at the wholesale price of US$18 each (minimum order of 10)
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Dec 20 2012 Varnasrama and Bhakti

By Bhakti Vikasa Swami

Prabhupada: Yes. Therefore this should be made. Vaisnava, to become Vaisnava, is not so easy. If Vaisnava, to become Vaisnava is so easy, why so many fall down, fall down? It is not easy

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Dec 20 2012 Ludhiana Rathyatra - A Report

Ravinder Kaplish: Before the start of the yatra, Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab (India) Mr.Sukhbir Singh Badal addressed a huge gathering and exhorted the youth to stay away from drugs and take part in sports
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Dec 20 2012 New Film about New Vraja Dhama, Hungary

By Barnaby Booth

As society faces increasing pressures on rapidly dwindling resources the devotees at NVD are establishing a template for sustainable living which has at it‚Äôs heart the understanding that, as Gandhi put it ‚Äúthe world has enough for everyone‚Äôs need but not enough for everyone‚Äôs greed‚ÄĚ

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Dec 18 2012 A Vaishnava response to the Newtown tragedy

By Vyenkata Bhatta Dasa

It is not that a devotee of God becomes like a stone, hard-hearted and devoid of emotion. A devotee feels all emotions. If his son is killed, he experiences pain and he grieves. This is his glory

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Dec 18 2012 Query to the Vaishnava Community

Danakeli dasa: Is Insurance Gambling? I am not sure if the early pioneers of ISKCON under Srila Prabhupada’s guidance ever considered buying insurance for either Srila Prabhupada or themselvesHare KrishnaBy

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Dec 18 2012 Distributing Books In North Carolina

Mitrasena Dasa: In town, the news is in your face. The front page shows a death toll and a frantic woman on her cell phone. When I come to town I realize how isolated we are, living in the country
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Dec 18 2012 Registration for Inauguration festival of New Temple at Pune is OPEN

Radheshyam das: Inauguration of New Vedic Cultural Centre (ISKCON-NVCC) & installation of Sri Sri Radha Vrindavanchandra, Sri Sri Jagannath Baladeva Subhadra, Sri Sri Gaur Nitai and Sri Balaji would be performed on the gracious occasion of SRI NITYANANDA TRAYODASHI, ie 23rd & 24th February 2013
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Dec 18 2012 Iskcon Cultural Divide, Or Unity?

By Kesava Krsna Dasa

Inching forward with preaching successes worldwide, our conservative or modern pursuance of Krishna consciousness is often influenced by ‚ÄėIndian‚Äô or Western concepts. While representatives of cultural differences aim for mutual ‚ÄėVedic‚Äô convergence on vital and important issues, we witness arguments for or against ‚ÄėIndian‚Äô or Western culture. Who is right?

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Dec 17 2012 Why Is God So Cruel? How Should We Answer This Question?

By Shrutadev Das

I originally wrote this in 2004 but since then there have been earthquakes in Haiti, New Zealand, and Japan as well as massacres, suicide bombings and so many other tragedies, most recently the shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut where 20 young children were murdered

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Dec 16 2012 43rd Anniversary of Sri Sri Radha Londonishvara

Maha Nrsingha das: Here are the details of 43rd Anniversary of Sri Sri Radha Londonishvara
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Dec 16 2012 Govardhan Retreat - Questions and answers. Summary and parting words

By Adi Purusha Das

The Krsna consciousness movement prescribes sixteen rounds daily because people in the Western countries cannot concentrate for long periods while chanting on beads. Therefore the minimum number of rounds is prescribed. However, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura used to say that unless one chants at least sixty-four rounds of japa (one hundred thousand names), he is considered fallen (patita)

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Dec 15 2012 Vraja-prema only increased by knowledge of Krsna’s position

By Bhurijan Das

So much of the mood of preaching that Srila Prabhupada had was, Use your life properly, it is a rare opportunity! Opportunity for what? To increase our fire of desire for Krsna, making it a blazing fire, a necessity ‚ÄúI have to develop a relationship with Krsna!‚ÄĚ

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Dec 15 2012 Gentle forgiving Krsna - the only shelter

By Sacinandana Swami

Like a beautiful palace with a closed door the dhama also requires a key to grant us entrance. This is chanting the Name. According to Sri Bhaktivinoda Thakura it is chanting the Holy Name with loving affection

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Dec 15 2012 Sravanam-kirtanam versus Manu-samhita

By Madhavananda Das

Gaur Govinda Svami says in a lecture, “How can we develop sraddha, faith? By loud sankirtan. By hearing, chanting the brahma-patnis developed faith and their husbands by attachment to rituals did not. Never feel desperate… there is all optimism

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Dec 14 2012 NASN November 2012 - North American Sankirtan Newsletter

By Mayapur Sasi dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of November

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