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Book Reading Reciprocation - Sri Hiranyakasipu Uvaca

I was reading the Seventh Canto of Srimad Bhagawatam a few days back. The chapter was entitled Lord Narsimhadeva Slays The King Of Demons. As I was reading, one particular verse really amazed me. In the 11th verse of the 8th Chapter of the Seventh Canto, Srila Sukadeva Goswami uses 'Sri' when mentioning Hirankyakasipu - 'Sri Hiranyakasipu Uvaca'. Now as we all know that Sri is used for a respectable person but here Sukadeva Goswami was using it for a demon. I was really amazed. A…
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Added by Jugal Wagh on June 10, 2014 at 9:06pm — No Comments


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WORLD WAR 3??? OH MY GOD!!!!!!

Yesterday Nara Hari Prabhu wrote an address to devotees to begin Nama

yajna, please read - this isn't just local Ukrainian problem, it concerns

everyone really.



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Dear devotees of Mayapur and all Vaishnava of the world. We in Ukraine are

in a war…

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Added by Bhaktin Maral on June 3, 2014 at 5:00pm — 12 Comments


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Daily I do the next things to protect myself from diseases

Daily i do the next things to protect myself from diseases:

***wake up before Sun

***sleep after Sun set

***drink cow urine mixed with water early morning or when i feel feverish

***before taking bath i clean my mouth then take some oil (sun flower oil or tail) to gargle while taking bath. It warms throat  and removes all dirt, saves voice, makes it softer, very nice for gums.

***after bathing i apply oil or ghee to the body, then again wash it with…

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Added by Bhaktin Maral on May 27, 2014 at 12:17pm — 5 Comments

HUSBAND AS GURU

Husband as Guru

 

Dear Devotee,

 

Recently an unmarried female devotee told me that a man was interested in getting to know her, and in their discussions he mentioned that 'the husband is the guru.' She asked me for guidance on the subject.

 

This Illumination is what I wrote to clarify for her (and him) what it means for a husband to be a guru - and what it doesn't mean; for misunderstanding what this means will be the…

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Added by Mahatma Das on May 27, 2014 at 8:05am — 9 Comments

say No to Maya

To clearly tell Maya "No", we have to be pessimistic. The Bhagavatm says we have to be pessimistic for material happiness, for material sense gratification. Whenever Maya says that you can be happy by reducing your devotional service, we are pessimistic and say "No". I will never be happy by reducing my devotional service. It is simply going to make me become more enslaved to Maya and make me suffer more. I can only be happy and prosperous by…

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Added by Bhaktin Silvina on May 26, 2014 at 1:26pm — 1 Comment


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All blessings to Prabhu Modi!

Happy for You India so HAPPY today!!!

From now onwards life to cows demons away!

We will fight this ignorance with our swords being very brave!

Because now India has pious Kshatriya courageous ruler!

Long life will be yours oh Prabhu Modi!

I heard your plans, pray they bring to India much glory!

Present India is a heart of Mother Earth!

So let's remove her pains which we…

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Added by Bhaktin Maral on May 17, 2014 at 12:29pm — 2 Comments


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Narasimha Caturdasi - Appearance of Lord Narasimhadeva

Read more about Lord Narasimha on www.harekrishnacalendar.com

Lord Sri Narasimha Photos …

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 9, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

What are the six qualities of a surrendered devotee ?

Hare Krishna.

6th May, 2014, Gurgaon.

 

Quotes-by-Srila-Prabhupada-on-Only-Business-of-The-Perfect-Human-Being

 

Q: How many kinds of devotees are there ?

A: Mahāprabhu explains to Sri Sanatan Goswami in Caitanya Caritāmṛta

CC Madhya 22.99: “There are two kinds of devotees — those who are fully satiated and free from all material desires and…

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Added by Giriraj Das on May 6, 2014 at 1:17pm — 3 Comments


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Japa Talk - When Does Real Faith Develops in the Holy Name

Lecture on Japa Talk - When Does Real Faith Develops in the Holy Name by HG Radhe Shyam Prabhu on 27 Sep 2012 

(President of the Pune branch of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) that has over 600 centres worldwide Director of Vedic Oasis for Inspiration, Culture…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on May 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Illustrated Srima Bhagavatam

Dear Devotees,
Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.
I want to take this oppertunity to introduce to you a very classy book released by His Grace Ajamila Prabhu. The Illustrated Srimad Bhagavatam.
 

The Illustrated Bhagavatam First Canto is now available in a smaller A5 size with exactly the same contents and with illustrious gold…

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Added by Partha Krishna Das on April 25, 2014 at 4:54pm — No Comments


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Srimad Bhagavatam Class (10.36.31-37)

Srimad Bhagavatam Class by HG Sesa Prabhu at ISKCON Alachua on 11 Mar 2014

(Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 10, Chapter 36, Text 31-37)

(Sesa Dasa was initiated by Srila Prabhupada in 1974 while he was traveling as a member of the initial Bhaktivedanta Book Trust library party. Sesa Dasa…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on March 14, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

Manasa Deha Geha

Manasa Deha Geha

Mind, Body, and Home

(from saranagati)…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on February 10, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

The Best Advice

Jayananda das Sankirtan

…Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the incarnation of Godhead in this age has delivered the medicine for all problems of the world by his introducing the Sankirtan movement. The chanting is a process of purification. Just like we use soap to cleanse the body, this is material, but the chanting is spiritual…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on February 4, 2014 at 5:29pm — No Comments


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Duties of an Ideal Husband

Lecture on Duties of an Ideal Husband by Bhakti Rasamrita Swami at ISKOCN Pune on 28 Sept 2013

(He served as temple president in Mumbai, Belgaum and Vrindavan- which is the spiritual hub of world wide ISKCON temples. He has been preaching in many prestigious educational institutions all over India.)…

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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on October 4, 2013 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Tulasi

O Jaimini, anybody who smells the Tulasi leaf which has emanated from Lord Sri Visnu, whatever sins he has in his body are all destroyed. (Padma Purana, Kriya Yogasara 11.135)

If a sinful person leaving his body has a Tulasi leaf in his mouth, he goes to the abode of Lord Sri Visnu. I say this is truth. (Padma Purana, Brahma Khanda 22.7)

Anybody who has a Tulasi wood necklace around his neck, even if he is unclean or performs many bad activities, he is taken with full respect…

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What process should a practitioner who is full of anarthas follow in the course of chanting the holy names ?

Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

 

What process should a practitioner who is full of anarthas…
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Added by vinay kalson on January 11, 2014 at 11:01pm — 3 Comments


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How do we avoid suffering in life ?

Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

 

 

Topic  :  Suffering.
 
 
….. So why don't you take the…
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Added by vinay kalson on January 11, 2014 at 10:59pm — 5 Comments


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WOMEN ARE EQUALLY COMPETENT LIKE THE MEN IN KRISHNA CONSCIOUSNESS MOVEMENT

Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

 

Letters of  His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda

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Added by vinay kalson on January 14, 2014 at 8:42pm — No Comments


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32 Ways to Not Chant Japa in 2014

Japa Workshop


From The Japa Workshop by Mahatma das : 


1.     To Do List Japa - Meditating on your to do and shopping lists, sometimes adding and deleting items between mantras. This may also include mentally balancing your checkbook or mentally going over…
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Added by ISKCON desire tree network on January 15, 2014 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Your Karmic Overdraft Account

                                                                        Hare Krishna    

       Banks offer  type of current account with an overdraft facility against security. The balance in this kind of account can become negative up to a certain prescribed limit depending on the value of the security. When the balance is already negative, further withdrawal will make the balance even more…

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Added by Rashmi Chauhan on January 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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