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Global Devotee Care Course Education — 2019. Whereas caring for devotees (vaisnava-seva) is one of the three cardinal principles given by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu; Whereas Srila Prabhupada was himself a personification of devotee care (example, he built the Lotus Building before the Mayapur temple to facilitate devotees); Whereas there is benefit to ISKCON to develop devotee communities that are spiritually vibrant and materially stable; Whereas, often devotees leave or develop bitterness towards the movement due to inadequate devotee care: Resolved: That the GBC encourages all ISKCON Temples to hold the four-day Devotee Care Cou...

(0) May 9, 2019 -- 2,388 views
Hare KrishnaFrom the Editor

Dandavats is very happy to announce a new section of the site with all the published papers of the Sastric Advisory Council [SAC]. We are sure that you will find the SAC's work to be most revealing, illuminating and edifying.

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(0) Jul 23, 2006 -- 3,690 views
Hare KrishnaBy Romapada Swami

The North American GBC and Spiritual Strategic Planning Initiative are actively seeking qualified second generation men and women to fill an array of important leadership positions within our ISKCON movement.

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(2) Jul 23, 2006 -- 5,124 views
Hare KrishnaBy Richard Wyndham

......and there is a massive Krsna parade. They had massive floats and all of them were following and dancing and beating drums and handing out chocolate slice and things like that. There were singers and all sorts of thing and they just went nuts. Each time they paused someone would start a faster banging on their drums and the crowds of them went wild. They love a good dance!

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(0) Jul 19, 2006 -- 3,791 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kurma das

Known as sabu or sabudana, sago and tapioca are both used similarly and interchangeably in Indian cooking, especially as a light-meal choice for Ekadasi grain-fasting days. There is sometimes confusion about which is which because the white beads of sago and tapioca can look identical. But they are from quite different sources

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(0) Jul 19, 2006 -- 8,907 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kavicandra Swami

Next Sunday, 23 July, Lord Jaganatha's Ratha Yatra will be held in Denpasar Bali. This is the third year for this big event and it will be attended by thousands of devotees. We are hopeful that both government and Hindu parishad officials will bless the opening ceremonies, which will begin at 10AM.

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(0) Jul 18, 2006 -- 5,781 views
Hare KrishnaBy HDG Srila Prabhupada

Suppose if I see somebody smoking, but he is doing Krsna consciousness very nicely. So we should not deride. We shall give him concession to reform. It does not mean that because he has accidentally smoked, smoking, that does not mean he has become immediately disqualified.

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(1) Jul 18, 2006 -- 4,665 views
Hare KrishnaBy Vineet Chander

I realize that the ISKCON I joined--the ISKCON that I choose to live and work in today--is, in some ways, dramatically different from the one which commanded headlines three or four decades ago. My ISKCON is one which celebrates families and communities, values tolerance and compassion, helps its devotees balance fidelity tradition with the reality of life in contemporary America.

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(6) Jul 18, 2006 -- 5,061 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hridayananda das Goswami

The strains are usually resolved satisfactorily. The word ‘Hindu’ never appears in a purely intra-communal Hindu context and has no significance in the central religious concerns of the texts, the expositions of bhakti. (emphasis mine) ... there is to be found no explicit discussion of what ‘Hindu’ or ‘Hindu dharma’ means in any of the texts surveyed.

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(1) Jul 18, 2006 -- 6,559 views
Hare KrishnaBy Deena Bandhu dasa

Suddenly all we heard was explosions and firecrackers in the distance and this was almost midnight. I couldn’t figure out what was going on and, seeing the puzzled look on my face, Laxmimoni said, “Pakistan lost.” Everyone was rolling with laughter. That’s why no one was on parikrama, they were all watching cricket!

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(0) Jul 17, 2006 -- 4,355 views
Hare KrishnaBy Michael Kress

And while Hare Krishnas have changed, so has American culture. The spiritual mainstream embraces yoga, vegetarianism and concepts like karma and reincarnation. "A lot of people on the streets now believe in those things," says Anuttama Dasa, ISKCON spokesman. "A lot of things that were considered outlandish or threatening are now taking place in the basements of Christian churches."

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(2) Jul 17, 2006 -- 3,697 views
Hare KrishnaBy Hari dasa

So, with all this love and care Their Lordships got well again and off They went on Their yearly parade-country style! No fancy big Rath carts, no big skyscrapers to gaze at, just lots of nice hillbilly countryside and lots of excited devotees having kirtan for the pleasure of The Lord.

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(0) Jul 17, 2006 -- 5,919 views
Hare KrishnaBy Bhakta Wallace Dorian

I started to think about a major production of the "Srimad-Bhagavatam" done for TV as a miniseries. Every home in the world has a TV set and how great it would be for millions of viewers to see these Vedic stories which is still unknown to westerners.

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(0) Jul 17, 2006 -- 4,047 views
Hare KrishnaBy Umapati Swami

A devotee is para-dukha-dukhi: he feels pain when he sees the suffering of others. If a devotee cannot bear to see even an ant in pain, how can he enjoy the fall of another devotee? And this bashing of fallen devotees is indeed an attempt to enjoy their misfortune. Otherwise what is the use of dwelling on it?

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(1) Jul 14, 2006 -- 3,326 views
Hare KrishnaBy Gaura Keshava das

Sannyasa is not taken in ISKCON in the traditional Varnashram manner. Sannyasa in ISKCON is “awarded” to candidates that apply for it and go through the Society’s system of being considered and placed on a waiting list for years.

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(2) Jul 14, 2006 -- 4,588 views
Hare KrishnaBy Mayapura Sasi Dasa

For the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada this file contains the following North American results for the month of March: This file is best viewed and printed using a fixed pitch font. In a word processor choose Edit, Select All, and select a fixed pitch font such as Courier.

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(0) Jul 13, 2006 -- 3,145 views
Hare KrishnaBy Iskcon Communica-tions

Tuesday, July 18, 2006, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will observe the 40th Anniversary of Hare Krishna coming west. Eastern Tradition Grows Up to Find Many of Its Ideals Have Gone Mainstream, Announces ISKCON Communications

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(0) Jul 13, 2006 -- 9,953 views
Hare KrishnaBy Nikunjavasini dasi

A memorable dinner was held on Saturday, July 8, in honor of the retirement of two special Vaisnavis: Laxmimoni dasi and Akuti dasi. In the Alachua Learning Center cafeteria, many devotees attended this special event to honor these two servants of Srila Prabhupada.

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(1) Jul 13, 2006 -- 4,536 views
Hare KrishnaBy Prema Bhakti Marga dasi

Alec Baldwin recently did a video for PETA, and many other celebs are actively vocalizing their vegan/veg lifestyles. Why must we reach so far back to the 70's when the majority of the Ratha-yatra attendees weren't even alive then?

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(6) Jul 12, 2006 -- 3,924 views

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