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Imitating Srila Prabhupada’s position is not a good idea. It is better to serve humbly than to receive
foot baths and adoration mean’t for maha bhagavata devotee. because when a devotee falls down who was adorned in these ways, this makes a laughing stock of Srila Prabhupada s ISKCON for all to see.
We should try to serve Srila Prabhupada and not imitate him. What does the average person think when they see that someone who was lavishly worshiped in ISKCON behaves like an ordinary person. ? They laugh at us . They think look how they treated that person with so much awe and veneration,
and gave so much money and now that person is behaving just like anyone else. They must be blind followers. ISKCON should not set itself up for these highly embarasing senerios . Not good for PR.
great service by any devotee may be there but there is no need to imitate Srila Prabhupada when we are not on Srila Prabhupada’s level of devotion. where is the need ? why is the need ?
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Jan 11, 2012 @ 6:55 am
Thank you very much Kalakanta prabhu and Jitamrita for this article .
We also had a set of those large red beads in the early days in the Miami area, Opa Locka temple, a small house. Along with $800, the beads were stolen from our red sankirtan temple van one day.
Those big red craft store beads are pictured on Mukunda swamis neck and chest, on the cover of” Miracle on Second Avenue’, as he placed a large garland over Srila Prabhupada’s head and unto his shoulders. This book is absolutely wonderful, as practically every page is filled with early memories of Srila Prabhupada, along with details on everything, including conversations, places, names, and events. Am also greatly appreciating a book about our god brother George Harrison, entitled I,Me,Mine.
dec, 25, 2011
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 25, 2011 @ 12:40 pm
Speaking about spreading Krsna Consciousness broadly, lately always has methink of television as the tool for educating people in diet,health,philosophy and morality . A devotee is compassionate to others.
What broader tool could there be ? This would be the rhinorserous Srila Prabupada talked of. Certainly a tremendous amount of planing,filming,co-operation and money would be required for a 24/7 channel, if even permitted . What better way to oppose maya en mass and massively.
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 25, 2011 @ 1:28 pm
This article shows how uplifting for the prisoners the association of devotee’s is.
Now, if devotee’s came there regularly eventually some prisoners would begin doing japa and reading on their own and then even leading their own programs in prison. Its like teaching people how to grow their own food and feed themselves
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 15, 2011 @ 12:31 pm
Thank you for that info. Abhaya Mudra dd, I’ll refer the readers to Mukunda Goswami,s book,”MIRACLE on Second Avenue” pages 192 and 192 wherein Srila Prabhupada responds to a newspaper article which described events around people throwing stones at the prime minister Indira Ghandi in India. Srila Prabhupada was not opposed this action and explained why the government is responsible for the citizens happiness in general. He gave the example of King Yudhisthira who always felt the weight and pain of his subjects. Srila Prabhupada,” it was their duty to protect against all disturbances”. He is referring to government, whom Prabhupada said in SB,reap 1/6 the sinful or pious actions of all the citizens of the country.
My understanding at this point is that if animal slaughter is not mostly done away with by educating the masses on the vast amount of pitfalls and sinful reactions both personal and country wide, then Kali will continue marching forward which is daily evident. Education may be done by television, ie, a dedicated channel mean’t for uplifting all the citizens in all respects, which includes diet,health,and general well being. Since no one can avoid the reactions of sinful actions it behooves the devotee’s of the Lord, out of compassion to come together as a team with the needed money and television know how, to establish a 24 hour daily broadcast mean’t for helping the common man in all respects. When people hear what happens to their bodies by continued meat eating , many will naturally want to stop out of fear of disease. The more people that discontinue meat eating, the less demand, the less animal slaughter. Simple arithmetic. When Oprah heard on public television from Howard Lyman, about the pitfalls of meat eating, she immediately blurted out,”i’ll never eat another hamburger”, after which the Texas Meat Group, attempted to sue Oprah Winfrey $15,000 million for loss of sales and they lost. (see Howard Lyman lawsuit web site. )
Srila Prabhupada got us started, leaving us with unlimited service to help ourselves and do good to others.
For all sincere christians The Essene Gospel of Peace by His Disciple John ,(dead sea scroll), translated from aramaic, (by Dr Edward Sezekly), the language Lord Jesus Christ spoke in, one half way through describes the horrors of flesh eating, which sounds like cancer though he does not use that word.
satyahit das ACBS 1969
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 3, 2011 @ 10:52 am
Actually God is always our witness, in dream or wakefulness, in heaven or hell.
reference, “Miracle on Second avenue”, introduction Shyamasundara das Adhikary, page x11, Srila Prabhupada,” Become yourselves Krishna conscious, and spread Krishna consciousness”. I especially appreciate this statement of Srila Prabhupada because it says to me that where ever we are at we can become Krishna conscious and then spread Krishna consciousness to our best ability. This is our daily challenge as we evolve from maya.
God does not focus on our faults , rather He accepts our service. Srila Prabhupada did not focus on our faults, rather he focused on our upliftment.
Bhagavad Gita As It Is chapter 6 verse 7. “He who is regulated in his habits of eating,sleeping,recreation and work can mitigate all material pains by practicing the yoga system”.
In Srila Prabhupada’s purport he explains how a pure devotee cent percent engaged in Krishna’s service behaves, so that is the definite goal which we can all aspire to. thank you
AC Bhakrtivedanta swami,joined 1969,Miami,initiated Boston 1970.
satyahit das adhikary
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 3, 2011 @ 11:18 am
“The Essene Gospel of Peace by His Disciple John”, is online free . It is one of the dead sea scrolls translated from the aramaic language which Lord Jesus spoke . Dr Edward Sezekly translated this one hour read. One half way through Lord Jesus in no uncertain terms explains that flesh or meat eating is an abomination to the human body. He points out in ghastly terms that meat creates all kinds of disease within the body. This scripture was written originally on parchment and fund in a urn within a cave above the Dead Sea . Any sincere person who has some love for Lord Jesus should be hard pressed to accept His words of instruction on this matter of diet.
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Oct 27, 2011 @ 12:17 pm
great points from Srila Prabhupada about vitamins, foods, and assimilation. smashes all western nutrional, medical, ideas as does Srila Prabhupada time and time again. Jai Srila Prabhupada !!!!
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Apr 27, 2011 @ 6:55 am
Am only half way through this article and i love it. the author is insightful, creative, thoughtful etc.. Very well written. Great points for promoting healthy diet, a healthy lifestyle.
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Apr 27, 2011 @ 6:49 am
Sita Ram prabhu did not say where in the veda base Srila Prabhupada made a statement about their being more females than males, so to verify requires research. Personally, since Srila Prabhupada is a fully self realized soul completely surrendered & in Love with Godhead, Sri Krsna, I always try tp see how Srila Prabhupada is correct rather than meditate on the opposite. It is we that are in illusion. And it’s not that difficult to see how many others are also, although our main business is our own self realization, our own self examination.
thank you Satyahit das
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Jan 8, 2011 @ 11:46 am
Jai prabhu, thank you for the above article. I have questions about other Lord Brahma’s . If all Lord Brahma’s go through what our’s did, namely being born in darkness, then given an instruction to perform tapasya, then suceeding in seeing the Lord & given the ability to create, how or why would such Lord Brahma’s fall down to worm in stool status ? Our Lord Brahma is the head of our sampradaya and He is not falling down . Any coments ?
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Dec 15, 2010 @ 12:45 pm
A subject for Pusta Krishna prabhu & the scholars.
The tenants of the bible should be followed by government, otherwise they wreak havoc and misery upon
the citizens and themselves. Some politicians like Ken Buck, have recently broached the subject..
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Oct 28, 2010 @ 2:25 am
hare krsna All Glories To Srila Prabhupada ! please accept my humble obeisances.
I see no need to call what Patita Pavan & his good wife have corroberated in the story of the
next birth of Raghava das as “rubbish”. There is no need for hysteria or calling of names
upon others, especially as the story of the re incarnation of Raghava das into a family of devotee’s
is a good thing . Why Jeevan Mukta prabhu is so certain that Raghava’s taking a female body is so
horrible I do not know . Don’t the ladies also go back to Godhead ? How does Jeevan Mukta know
for certain that Raghava prabhu did not advance in this way ? Did he know Raghava prabhu at all
as did Patita Pavan for some time as president of the Edinburough temple . No one on earth can say
for sure that Ratnavali dasi is simply in illusion regarding these matters. There are other accounts of
persons who remembered their previous life, especially when they are young. Some of these cases are
completely factual wherein all that the young person remembered from their past life is found & proven to be true ! There is the case of a young american boy who remembered being shot down in his plane in world war two. He even remembered the names of people he knew back then & all was found to be true in the army records. There was no way a young boy could have made this up, and it took a long time for his parents
to accept the facts but they eventually had to. There is the famous case of a little indian girl who remembered being killed by her ex husband, a doctor, so much so, that the ex husband was convicted of murder . None of these things are impossible. It would seem much more impossible to hear and beleive about some of the Lords Personal activities in His various Forms but hearing from the pure devotee we accept it all. So hearing from a sincere god sister should not cause so much alarm. Jeevan Mukta thinks
that the krsna conscious philosophy would be watered down but i do not think so, rather i say that he has over reacted . Re incarnation is going on constantly and mostly as Krsna states we do not remember our previous births, but some few remember some details of one birth previous. Never more than that have i heard. so, hare krsna, chant hare krsna, hear others chanting hare krsna , become purified . that is the purpose of this human life .
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Oct 14, 2010 @ 7:32 am
When Maduha prabhu came last year to krishnalunch at the U of Florida & set up the festival of India,
i saw for the 1st time the changing body display in that small darkened space. The simplicty & how this was reaching so many people made me tear. The festival went on daily for 3 days and it seemed to continue growing in blissfullness as the days passed. On the final 3rd day there were over 50 devotee’s dancing in front of the rockin kirtan stage and the atmosphere felt all spiritual. It felt as though spirituality or krsna consciousness was actually growing & expanding right there. ( at the Plaza of America’s U of F). It felt as though krsna consciousness was going on expanding there eternally. It felt tangibly that all present were becoming more blissful in their eternal constitutional position and that krsna consciousness had breached into the material world and could expand unlimitedly, but alas the festival came to an end .
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Oct 13, 2010 @ 6:21 am
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WoW, thats super, and ya, you made everyone who reads this cry also.
Maybe that traveling party or others like it can do similar in every country in the world.
satyahit das >>>>>>
» Posted By ron conroy satyahit On Oct 12, 2010 @ 4:48 am
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