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Haiku for Krsna

I have put these up on the TSU site, and they have been well received, so I wanted to also share them with the devotees here at SPI. Please enjoy.…

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Added by Ananta Sesa dasa, Bh.S on February 28, 2015 at 9:25 — 3 Comments

Power of chanting Hare Krsna ...

" Reason does not liberate one, nor do yoga nor works; unless one acheives states of ecstasy, then the Self has not been touched, all the effort has been useless, more or less. The Self IS in ecstasy, so if it is not tasted, how can we have reached Self?



A moment of spiritual bliss…
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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 27, 2015 at 18:36 — No Comments


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Recipe for success

This was recently passed on to me, so I am passing it on to you. I think we can all learn from this.

Recipe for Spiritual Success by Krsna Kanta d.d.

 

Editor's Note:

Krsna Kanta d.d., a disciple of Srila Prabhupada, quite some time ago now passed away in her sleep in Vancouver, Canada.

Her husband Mahadhar…

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Added by Ananta Sesa dasa, Bh.S on February 23, 2015 at 12:47 — 3 Comments


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Srila Purushottama dasa Appearance

Purushottama Dasa Thakura

Purushottama dasa was Stoka Krishna, the cowherd boy in Krishna lila. (In the image: Stoka Krishna).

   Purushottama Dasa was the son of Sadashiva Kaviraja, a great Devotee of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
 
   Purushottama dasa was  Stoka Krishna, the cowherd boy in Krishna lila.
 
   From the time he was a small boy, Purushottama dasa Thakura was…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 22, 2015 at 21:00 — 2 Comments

Elevation to Krishna Consciousness



Elevation to Krishna Consciousness: "Some people complain that when they pray to God they do not feel His presence. We should know that this is due to our incapacities,…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 22, 2015 at 11:31 — No Comments

a religion without designations

To practice bhakti-yoga [loving service to God] means to become free from designations like Hindu, Muslim, Christian, this or that, and simply to serve God. We have created Christian, Hindu, and Mohammedan religions, but when we come to a religion without designations, in which we don’t think we are Hindus or Christians or Mohammedans, then we can speak of pure religion, or…
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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 21, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments


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Government mismanagment

"When a Vaisnava sees mismanagement in the government, he feels great compassion in his heart and tries his best to purify the situation by spreading the Hare Krsna movement"

--Srimad-Bhagavaam, 6.2.4, Srila Prabhupada purport



If ever there were a time.....…

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Added by Ananta Sesa dasa, Bh.S on February 21, 2015 at 8:53 — 9 Comments

All friendly atmosphere

Indradyumna Das shared Golden Volcano's 'All friendly atmosphere...

Devotee: So you said that we want to, we hate the world of exploitation. But in Bhagavad-gita, in the Fourteenth…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 20, 2015 at 20:34 — No Comments


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Srila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji Disappearance

Jagannatha Dasa Babaji

Shrila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji Maharaja.

   Shrila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji Maharaja lived for one hundred forty-four years. He took diksha from Shri Madhusudana Dasa Babaji and did bhajana for many year at Surya Kunda in Vrindavana. Thakura Bhaktivinoda received valuable instructions on pure devotional service from Jagannatha Dasa Babaji.

 

   His practice was to live six…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 19, 2015 at 20:00 — 2 Comments


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Srila Shri Rasikananda Disappearance

Rasikananda Prabhu

One time some mad elephants attacked Rasikananda. Calmly, he chanted "Gauranga, Gauranga, Krishna, Krishna" while sprinkling water on the rampaging beasts. The elephants immeditately stopped charging, humbly bowed their heads, raised their trunks, and bellowed "Hare Krishna! Hare Krishna!" (In the wallpaper: Rasikananda Prabhu, and some elephants).

   Shri Rasikananda Prabhu (Rasika Murari) appeared as the son of a king. He…
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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 19, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments

Quality of Chanting... HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada 108

Brahmānanda: No, he's saying that when we chant our rounds, how can we be sure that when we chant the round that…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 19, 2015 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

spreading the Hare Krsna movement

"When a Vaisnava sees mismanagement in the government, he feels great compassion in his heart and tries his best to purify the situation by spreading the Hare Krsna…
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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 18, 2015 at 14:41 — No Comments

Pessimistic or animal?

Pessimistic or animal? Added by George Pye on February 17, 2015 at 11:13



Srila Prabhupada: "Yes, unless one is pessimistic…

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Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 17, 2015 at 13:22 — 3 Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Siva Ratri

Siva Ratri worship of Lord Siva. Devotees may bathe a Siva-linga in water and panca-gavya (five substances from the cow) and offer Krsna-prasada to Lord Siva. Fasting is optional for Vaisnavas.…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 17, 2015 at 12:29 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Srila Ishvara Puri Disappearance

Ishvara Puri

Madhavendra Puri couldn't move at the end of his life. So doing all humble services, Ishvara Puri even cleaned up his stool and urine. Ishvara Puri helped his guru to remember Shri Krishna by always chanting Hare Krishna and telling Radha-Krishna's pastimes. Pleasing Madhavendra Puri by these menial acts, Ishvara Puri received the treasure of Krishna-prema from his spiritual master.…

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Added by Shri Nrsngha Dasa on February 16, 2015 at 11:39 — No Comments


Bhakti Sastri
Hare Krsna Love Army

Added by Welcome on February 14, 2015 at 11:15 — 1 Comment

Chant Hare Krsna mantra

Added by Tamohara d co-tp. Editor Bh.S on February 13, 2015 at 13:40 — No Comments

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Sri Viracandra Appearance

Sri Viracandra or Virabhadra Prabhu appeared on the ninth day of the dark fortnight of the month of Kartik. Krsna dasa Kaviraja Gosvami has given this description of Him in the C.c. Adi 11.8-12: "After Nityananda Prabhu, the greatest branch is Virabhadra Gosani, who also has innumerable branches and sub-branches. It is not possible to describe them all. Although Virabhadra Gosani was the Supreme…See More
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