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
 

During the morning puja, or worship, the Deity or a salagrama is bathed in pure ghee. Srila Prabhupada once explained the festival this way: “Krishna was just a toy in the hands of the Gopis, so one day the Gopis decided that we shall decorate Him. Pusyabhisheka means a ceremony to decorate the deity profusely […more]

Jan 202016
 
Rules for the Temple, by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada

  Rules for the Temple His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada Note: Famous as a powerful and innovative preacher, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Prabhupada, according to time, place and circumstance, introduced many things solely for the sake of preaching, such as allowing his sannyasi disciples to wear shoes, sewn cloth and ride in vehicles. In […more]

 Posted by on 20 January 2016 at 20:43:17 AST
Jan 202016
 

Everything is there Everything is there. Satam prasangan. From a bona fide spiritual master you receive knowledge, because he will present as he has received from his spiritual master. He’ll not adulterate or manufacture something. That is the bona fide spiritual master. And that is very easy. To become spiritual master is not very difficult […more]

 Posted by on 20 January 2016 at 20:33:07 AST
Jan 202016
 

Everyone is my prabhu Originally compiled in September 1998 – by Visakha dasi Reposted March 23, 2003 Srila Prabhupada on the use of the address “Prabhu” 1. Even the Spiritual Master sees his disciples as “prabhu” We are teaching our disciples to address amongst themselves “prabhu.” This is not a new thing; this is very […more]

 Posted by on 20 January 2016 at 20:32:33 AST
Jan 202016
 

Evidence Of Life After Death FROM BBC NEWS – ENGLAND, Oct 27 ó Scientists investigating ‘near-death’ experiences say they have found evidence to suggest that consciousness can continue to exist after the brain has ceased to function. However, the claim has been challenged by neurological experts. The researchers interviewed 63 patients who had survived heart […more]

 Posted by on 20 January 2016 at 20:31:57 AST
Jan 202016
 
Seva Kunja

The so-called beautification of Seva Kunja was undertaken in 2015 by the Braj Foundation. Personally I feel that Seva Kunja should have been left as it was in its original pristine condition. As it was already so beautiful what possible improvement can be made by constructing an enclosure through the entire kunja and thus spoiling […more]