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  • For Your Welfare

    “For your welfare, O Raghava, having received your permission to follow you, I like to serve you, O great hero, while living in the forest.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 27) This statement of… Read More ›

  • Govardhana Puja 2009

    “My dear Lord, You are the Supreme Personality of Godhead. I offer my respectful obeisances unto You because You are the Supreme Person and the Supreme Soul. You are the son of Vasudeva, and You are the Supreme Lord, Krishna,… Read More ›

  • Diwali 2009

    “After giving Vibhishana the power to rule the Rakshasa population of Lanka for the duration of one kalpa, Lord Ramachandra, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, placed Sita Devi on an airplane decorated with flowers and then got on the plane… Read More ›

  • Breaking the Rules

    “All purposes that are served by the small pond can at once be served by the great reservoirs of water. Similarly, all the purposes of the Vedas can be served to one who knows the purpose behind them.” (Lord Krishna,… Read More ›

  • A Thankless Task

    “For one who explains the supreme secret to the devotees, devotional service is guaranteed, and at the end he will come back to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 18.68) Being a preacher is definitely a thankless task. While others are praised… Read More ›

  • Pre Qualification

    “I heard that when I was a girl, an ascetic woman of well-disciplined character, came to my mother and apprised her of my future abode in the forest.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 27)… Read More ›

  • Places of Pilgrimage

    "Do you consider Rama as Dasharatha, and Janaka’s own-begotten as myself, do you regard Ayodhya as a wilderness, go my son, at your sweet pleasure. Having thus spoken to that dear descendant of Raghu, who had made up his mind… Read More ›

  • Krishna Awareness

    “I bow down to Damodara, the form of full joy, eternity and wisdom, within Vrindavana. Whose shining earrings swung as he so swiftly ran from mother Yashoda who caught that naughty boy.” (Sri Damodarastakam) October is National Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More ›

  • Subduer of the Senses

    “I know, O great hero, that there are many evils incident to living in the forest; but they generally befall those men who have not their senses subdued.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 27)… Read More ›

  • Washing The Car

    “Those who are full of dirty things can take to the line of Krishna consciousness for a gradual cleansing process, following the regulative principles of devotional service.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 4.15 Purport) Men especially take a great interest in automobiles…. Read More ›