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Fighting Ignorance Through Friendship
By: Kumari Kunti Sherreitt - 30.11 2015 Participants at the Religions for Peace Assembly ISKCON Youth Delegation at European Interfaith Conference  November 2015 will be a month remembered in worry and fear for Muslims all over Europe, after the Paris attacks, yet again marked...Read more...
Looking into the Structure of Bhagavad-gita
By Isvara Krishna Dasa - 30.11 2015 Understanding the levels of instruction in the Bhagavad-gita can help us comprehend the overall unity of Lord Krishna’s message. The Bhagavad-gita is no doubt a major spiritual treatise and one of the world’s greatest classics. Understanding...Read more...
Betting on God
By Satyaraja Dasa - 30.11 2015 Pascal’s Wager and the Spoils of Faith I read a recent statistic that was mind-boggling: According to a series of Gallup surveys, ninety-four percent of Americans believe in God, and ninety percent pray. Why, I wondered, in our modern age of science, do...Read more...
Krishna, the Purest of the Pure
By Rasa Purusha Dasa - 30.11 2015 Why we should surrender to Lord Krishna’s lotus feet. At the junction of two ages, amidst two immense armies arrayed on the battlefield at Kurukshetra, Arjuna scans his foes and becomes confused. When Krishna expounds eternal dharma to enlighten him...Read more...
Vedic Rishis: The Ancestors of All Indians
Posted by The Editor- 29.11 2015 Some five years ago there was a small news item in a national paper. At that time Jairam Ramesh was the minister of state for environment and forests and he had stated, ”India is losing at least 2000 patents every year on traditional formulations...Read more...
Kali-yuga: The Age of Quarrel
By Bhaktivedanta Vedic Research - 29.11 2015 Kali-yuga: The Age of Quarrel (Rascal Government) "Now the government means: full of anxieties. You do not know how to sleep peacefully at night. You have to keep watchmen. Just see enemies are coming or not. With torchlight, you see. This...Read more...
Effect of Krishna Schools
By Urmila devi dasi - 29.11 2015 Effect of Krishna Schools: Views of Former Students Introduction We were taught to be independent thinkers—think outside of the box. We would analyze other philosophy and our own philosophy critically, not just doing this because it’s what my...Read more...
The Marriage Principles
By Mahatma Das - 28.11 2015 The Marriage Manual Principles that Create a healthy marriage What follows are the main principles I teach in my marriage workshop entitled Sacred Union, The laws of relationship. Following these principles can help a bad marriage become good, a good...Read more...
New Vrindaban Recipes
By Madhava Smullen - 28.11 2015 New Vrindaban Recipes: Community, Camaraderie, and Cookies Dharmakala Cooking Biscuits in RVC Temple devotee kitchen – 1984. Dharmakala Dasi’s destiny seemed set from the start – she grew up with the smell of fresh baked bread and cookies...Read more...
Govinda’s Swansea smashed up and ransacked
By editor - 28.11 2015 Govindas Swansea, Wales, UK, was smashed up and ransacked on Thursday night, the 19th of November. Burglers broke a hole in the roof to get in, then they went through the whole building, smashing up anything of value on their way, and stealing cash and valuables,...Read more...
This Ford has more on his mind than cars
By editor - 28.11 2015 ‘My great grandfather Henry Ford would have been very happy with the lifestyle I am leading and the things I believe in.’ He’s a servant of God. A temple builder. Manu Shah meets the Ford who spreads word about the glories of Krishna. Alfred B...Read more...
Why should we forgive others?
By Roma Singhal - 27.11 2015 1. Holding Onto Anger is Like Drinking Poison and Expecting Other to Die! Don’t we all want to be happy, healthy, content and live with ease? Don’t we all want to lead a life filled with comfort and without any major difficulties, agony or...Read more...
Bamboo Skyscrapers
By Krishna Kirti das - 27.11 2015 H.H. Hridayananda Goswami's Krishna West project is based on the simple idea that if you remove the non-essential, Indian cultural trappings of present-day ISKCON from its spiritual essence, then ISKCON will be restored to its former potency and once...Read more...
Gratitude for God’s Gifts–Giving Thanks
By Giriraj Swami - 27.11 2015 If we are at all aware of how dependent we are on God—for the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, and our very ability to eat and drink and breathe, to think and feel and do everything else we do—we will feel grateful and want to...Read more...
Lord Ganesha blessing
By editor - 26.11 2015 Why is Lord Ganesha Invoked Before the Start of Every Business Venture Om gam ganapataye namah!  Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayak Chaturthi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh one of the most awaited festival among the Hindu community. It is the...Read more...
World Peace and Sanatana Dharma
By Dwaipayan De - 26.11 2015 Today, when we are noticing an increasing number of terrorist attacks across the world, when lives are being taken mercilessly in the name of religion, when it is no more easy to trust and provide shelter to another, when intolerance and hate is brewing in the...Read more...
Multi-Million Dollar Monument in India
By Jay Cheshes - 26.11 2015 Alfred Ford is Building a Multi-Million Dollar Monument in India Henry Ford’s great-grandson was heading for ruin and then had a better idea: spiritual enlightenment. Now, 40 years later, Alfred Ford is spending millions to build a monument in India to...Read more...
Appearance of Sri Nimbarkacarya
By editor - 25.11 2015 The Appearance Day of Sri Nimbarkacarya is observed on November 25th. "Sri Nimbarka Acarya comes in the line of the Kumara Sampradaya and is believed to have lived around the 11th and 12th centuries. Born in the modern Murgarapattam in the southern Dravidian...Read more...
Potential with Krishna Consciousness
By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) Reaching Our Fullest Potential with Krishna Consciousness These days fewer people are interested in taking up anything that they cannot immediately apply to their lives. The common question is: “What is this going to do for me?” Or...Read more...
ISKCON Minister Speaks on Spiritual Abuse
By: ISKCON News Staff - 24.11 2015 ISKCON Minister Speaks on Spiritual Abuse at World Parliament of Religions ISKCON Communications Minister Anuttama Dasa ISKCON's Minister of Communications, Anuttama Dasa, spoke in October at the World Parliament of Religions in Salt Lake City...Read more...
The Ancient Science of Breathing
Posted by Kumaran - 14.11 2015 Swara Yoga: The Ancient Science of Breathing The Sanskrit word swara means sound or note. It is also a continuous flow of air through one nostril. Yoga means union, so Swara yoga is a science, which is realization of cosmic consciousness through control...Read more...
Salvation from the Material World
By Padmapani das - 24.11 2015 On November 2nd, 1974, ex-Beatle George Harrison launched his North American tour in Vancouver, Canada. Since George was a follower of Krishna consciousness, the Vancouver devotees were eager to distribute Srila Prabhupada’s books and magazines to local...Read more...
In Krishna’s care there is no tear of fear
By Purushottam Nitai Dasa - 24.11 2015 From a rickshaw puller to a pilot flying high in the sky, from a government employee to a head of the government, from a beggar on the street to a business tycoon, from a baby in her cradle to a man knocking at the door of graveyard – all...Read more...
Trying to understand Hinduism
By editor - 23.11 2015 Hinduism This is from a book on how doctors and care-givers can better understand their Hindu patients. It should be understood in that specific context. If trying to understand Hinduism has ever stretched you to the point of bewilderment- please read this page!...Read more...
Leading With Goodness
By Rakshana das - 25.11 2015 There is a lot of good that can be said regarding devotees who are preaching nicely on behalf of Srila Prabhupada's ISKCON. Their enthusiasm and desire to spread the message of Lord Krishna to the masses is encouraging and enlivening. For those wanting to...Read more...
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