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  • Radhashtami 2009

    “O Radha, you are dearer to me than my life even and I am like the same to you. There has been no point of separation or difference between us. Both of us have one and the same form.” (Lord… Read More ›

  • The Joys of Childhood

    “In all activities just depend upon Me and work always under My protection. In such devotional service, be fully conscious of Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 18.57) Most of us look back very fondly on our childhood. It was a time… Read More ›

  • Rules of Etiquette

    “The devotees of the Lord are released from all kinds of sins because they eat food which is offered first for sacrifice. Others, who prepare food for personal sense enjoyment, verily eat only sin.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 3.13) Depending on… Read More ›

  • The Power of Love

    “Devotional service alone is competent to award a devotee all material power. A pure devotee, however, is never attached to material power, although he gets it very easily without personal endeavor.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 6.16.28 Purport) Every person wants… Read More ›

  • Spreading The Message

    “Just as a radio broadcasts mundane news, the bona fide guru broadcasts the news from Vaikuntha.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 11.3.21, Purport) Recently on CNN, a television cable news network, a story was done providing people tips on how to… Read More ›

  • Giving To The Lord

    “(Those) who rejoice to see another’s prosperity and are sore distressed at their misfortune; to whom, O Rama, You are dear as their own lives, in their hearts be Your blessed abode.” (Maharishi Valmiki speaking to Lord Rama, Ramacharitamanasa) According… Read More ›

  • Food For The Soul

    “The whole material world is full of hungry living beings. The hunger is not for good food, shelter or sense gratification. The hunger is for the spiritual atmosphere.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.12.6 Purport) A staple of the dining out… Read More ›

  • Falling On Hard Times

    “One who cannot deliver his dependents from the path of repeated birth and death should never become a spiritual master, a father, a husband, a mother or a worshipable demigod.” (Rishabhadeva, Shrimad Bhagavatam 5.5.18) The U.S. economy has fallen on… Read More ›

  • The Simple Life

    “Undoubtedly I shall always live upon roots and fruits, living with you always I shall not bring about your affliction.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 27) Not too long ago, the majority of the… Read More ›

  • Ishvara Parama Krishna

    “Fools deride Me when I descend in the human form. They do not know My transcendental nature and My supreme dominion over all that be.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.11) The internet revolution has brought about great advancements in the dissemination… Read More ›