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Notes from “Srimad-Bhagavatam, Canto 05” by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada



Hare Krishna. This is posted in reference to misunderstood assumptions that blame the wife for spousal abuse. "Blaming" is often a losers position and in the case off blaming an abused spouse, it is both unhealthy and wrong. 

October 18, 2014
Chapter 13: Further Talks Between King Rahugana and Jada Bharata…
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Devotees to Chant to 50,000 at Brazil’s Festival das Cores

Holi, or the Festival of Colors, which heralds spring and celebrates the pastimes of Lord Krishna and his eternal consort Srimati Radharani, was once an esoteric festival celebrated mainly in India.

But today, thanks to festivals like the one at the Hare Krishna temple in Utah, USA, it has become a phenomenon across the Western World.

The latest country to host the event is…

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Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-06 Chapter-12 Text-35

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-06 Chapter-12 Text-35  by HH Guru Prasad Swami on 11 Oct 2014 at ISKCON Juhu

(HH Srila Guru Prasad Swami, whom his disciples respectfully address as Srila Gurudeva or Srila Guru Maharaja, is one of the most outstanding preaching leaders…

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Mucukunda Passed the Test of Krishna

Lecture on Canto-10 Chapter-51 Text-44 Mucukunda Passed the Test of Krishna  by HH Devamrita Swami on 11 Oct 2014 at ISKCON Chowpatty

(Devamrita Swami was born on October 16, 1950 in New York City. At the age of seventeen, he received a scholarship to Yale University and graduated in…

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The Art of Hearing

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-10 Chapter-51 Text-51-53 The Art of Hearing  by HH Candramauli Swami on 18 Oct 2014 at ISKCON Chowpatty

(HH Candramauli Swami, disciple of A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of the Hare Krishna movement. Maharaja, who is based in Chicago and is an…

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How to think of Krishna 24 Hours a day

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-02 Chapter-04 Text-21 How to think of Krishna 24 Hours a day  by HH Bir Krishna Goswami on 15 May 2014 at Sweden

(Bir Krishna Goswami spent his childhood in Long Island, New York. As an academically gifted student at North Western University, he…

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A preacher’s exit

(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 20 June 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, Caitanya Caritamrta Madhya 22.75)



I will tell you the story of André. Some of you may have heard it. There was a devotee in Holland who was always very eager to preach. He was the kind of person who was very friendly to everyone and with strangers, he would always be friendly. So, he was quite a bold preacher but he had one problem: with principle number four! That principle was…

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Margarine Spreads vs. Butter

By Dusyanta dasa



If this were a boxing contest in a fight between the two opponents “margarine” and “butter” it would not be a fair contest. It’s like trying to compare a little girl or boy fighting against Muhammad Ali. In this example “butter” is Muhammad Ali because butter is a natural food product. Not only is butter a natural food product but more importantly the body recognises butter when butter is ingested. Because margarine…

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Thought Of The Day

There is no question of darkness where there is light and Krishna Consciousness is the light that dispels the darkness of material sense enjoyment. Lecture, Ratha-yatra-San Francisco, June 27, 1971, Srila Prabhupada.  

 

By H.D.G. Srila Prabhupada

Added by Shalabh Gupta on October 20, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

Kings in four yugas on Bhumandal

According to Bhavishya Puran (Pratisargparva – 1st Khand) following kings were present in the 1st day of 51st birthday of Brahma (Vaivaswat manu, 28th Chaturyug)

  • Sat Yuga lasts 1728000 Years (Started on Vaishakh – Shukla Paksh, Akshay Tritiya). Following are the prominent kings and the years they ruled in Bhumandal – Jambudvip:

 

  1. Vivaswan (Sun God)
  2. Vaivaswat Manu (7th…
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Added by Somendranatha Das on October 18, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Sorrow will disappears

Sorrow

can be avoided by Chanting.

The root cause of sorrow is our attachment to various objects.

By chanting,

we develop love for God

and our attachment to material objects reduces,

and sorrow disappears.

Dear souls 

Have you experienced the benefits of chanting…

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Added by MANISH CHAUDHARY on October 18, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments


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And what do we learn from the mountains and the trees

Lecture on And what do we learn from the mountains and the trees  by HH Sivarama Swami on 02 Oct 2014 at Budapest

(Sivarama Swami was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1949. His family immigrated to Canada where some years later in 1970 he first came in contact with Srila…

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Glorification of Holy Name

Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam Canto-05 Chapter-26 Text-1 Glorification of Holy Name by HH Lokanath Swami on 07 Oct 2014 at Noida

(As he was coming from a traditional Indian family, thee was some initial resistance. However, Maharaj not just made them favorable but transformed his entire village…

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Spiritual Economics

Lecture on Spiritual Economics  by HH Romapada Swami on 21 March 2014 at St Louis

(HH Romapada Swami Maharaja is a disciple of ISKCON Founder Acarya His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He was first introduced to this movement of Krsna consciousness when he was a college student more…

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Don"t be worn out by the mind wear the mind out

Lecture on Don"t be worn out by the mind wear the mind out ;by HG Chaitanya Charan Prabhu on Oct 2014

(HG Chaitanya Charan Prabhu is a celibate spiritual teacher (brahmachari) at ISKCON, Pune. He has done his Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering from the Govt College of Engg, Pune.)…

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 13.20

TEXT 20

prakrtim purusam caiva

viddhy anadi ubhav api

vikarams ca gunams caiva

viddhi prakrti-sambhavan

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Tovp Kartik offering

We happily welcome this most miraculous month of Kartik! As was announced by HG Radha Jivana Prabhu, the TOVP fundraising team prepared lamps for offering to the Lord on behalf of the Golden Brick donors.

We made list with around 700 donor’s names and are expecting this to increase. Our two cheerful sisters, Mitra Vrinda Devi Dasi and Nirguna Devi Dasi, who restlessly accept and fix all donations according to…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on October 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 13.19

TEXT 19

iti ksetram tatha jnanam

jneyam coktam samasatah

mad-bhakta etad vijnaya

mad-bhavayopapadyate

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Added by Rohit Kharwal on October 16, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

My dear mind..

Hare Krishna.

16th October, 2014. Gurgaon

Quotes-by-Srila-Prabhupada-on-Mind

My mind was in an agitated state since last almost one week. It was mostly do with some glaring shortcomings which manifested out from my heart most glaringly during this most holy month of Kartika. Seeing all these anarthas inside my heart first shook me as I thought I had left them for…

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Added by Giriraj Das on October 16, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Bhagavad-gita As It Is - Bg. 13.18

TEXT 18

jyotisam api taj jyotis

tamasah param ucyate

jnanam jneyam jnana-gamyam

hrdi sarvasya visthitam

 …

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