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  • 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 ›

  • God is One

    “Since everyone has a different body and mind, different types of religions are needed. But when one is situated on the spiritual platform, there are no bodily and mental differences. Consequently on the absolute platform there is oneness in religion.”… Read More ›

  • Not To Be Denied

    “Surely shall I go today to the forest with you; there is no doubt about it and you shall not be able, Oh great hero, to dissuade me from so doing.” (Sita Devi speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya… Read More ›