Jan 212016
Finding shelter in times of suffering

By Murari Gupta Dasa Even in the most hopeless situations there is hope—when we turn to Lord Krishna. “Can you please speak to my relatives,” a doctor friend requested me after a Sunday feast program in our temple. “Their youngest son died in an accident recently, and they are much traumatized.” I agreed and went […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 17:01:46 AST
Jan 212016
Harmful Inclinations

By His Divine Grace Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Lecture given in Honolulu, May 6, 1976 Our proclivity to enjoy here under the influence of the material nature keeps us bound to material existence. pravritti-lakshanash chaiva traigunya-vishayo mune yo ’sav alina-prakriter guna-sargah punah punah “O great sage Sukadeva Goswami, unless the living entity is freed […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:58:47 AST
Jan 212016
An intellect discovers its perfection

By Chaitanya Charana Dasa A search for intellectual satisfaction takes a young man from academics to devotion. I was born with a congenital heart deformity that doctors said would probably not allow me to see my fifth birthday. My parents gave me the name Chandrahas, “one whose laugh is like the moon,” but sadly they […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:56:50 AST
Jan 212016
Reflections on Preaching

Sri Arjuna Das, New Biharvan Dham Patience Kindness Determination Courage The Goal of Life is to remember our Relationship with Krishna. A preacher must be kind, gentle, and patient in his dealings. Kindness means we look deep in everyone’s heart and see, “Here is a living entity desperately longing for love, and I am going […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:53:31 AST
Jan 212016
How do we know?

We may sometimes ask ourselves, rather we should regularly ask ourselves, how are we doing in our spiritual life? Is our consciousness changing and developing? Is our love for Krishna growing? Are we becoming less affected by our life, our karma, and the world in general? Are we developing a strong sense of who we […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:52:25 AST
Jan 212016

La medicina Ayurveda enseña que las personas con una naturaleza vata, o aquellas personas delgadas que padecen de resequedad y frío, necesitan más cereales, aceites, sal y un poco de picante en su dieta. Aquellos que no reciben las cantidades suficientes son propensos a la ansiedad, al estreñimiento y al insomnio, entre muchas otras enfermedades. […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:50:55 AST
Jan 212016
New devotional CD by Stoka Krishna Dasa from Italy “Calling of the Soul”

New devotional CD by Stoka Krishna das from Italy “Calling of the soul” Dear devotees, please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. I am very happy to present this CD for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada and all the Vaisnavas. “Really beautiful, innovative in the Vaisnava soundscape and done very well, very […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:48:13 AST
Jan 212016
Need for a mentor

Need for a mentor I always had an attraction towards individuals who live a principled life – principles of growth and well-being. This attraction I think is because I wanted to be like them with principles. I have had this tendency of attraction since I was very young. Growing up, during my adolescent years, I […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 16:41:31 AST
Jan 212016
Maccheroncini zafferano e menta

  Difficoltà: Facile Tempo: 40 minuti Ingredienti per 1 persona 80 g di maccheroncini integrali 1 zucchina (ca 150 g) 6 pomodori (ca 100 g) 1 bustina di zafferano 3 foglie di menta (o menta essiccata) farina integrale pangrattato olio Preparazione Tagliate le zucchine a bastoncini corti e non troppo spessi, impanatele nella farina integrale […more]

 Posted by on 21 January 2016 at 02:31:00 AST