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  • Krishna is For Everyone

      Question: “How can you (Krishna’s Mercy) support a military that commits violence in order to protect a society which revolves around materialism?” Answer: God and His teachings are for everyone. One shouldn’t make distinctions as to who is allowed… Read More ›

  • Curing the Fever

    When we are struck with a raging fever, it seems that all hope is lost. Our body’s temperature rapidly increases and it seems that there is pain everywhere. We feel chills throughout our body and it is difficult to even… Read More ›

  • Feeding the Hungry

    In America today the hungry are fed through generous contributions made from citizens to various charitable institutions. The government also offers a food stamp program for the poor which is funded through taxes collected from the general population. While these… Read More ›

  • Red Tape

    It seems that if you want to get anything done in today’s world, you’re forced to encounter endless bureaucracy and red-tape. Take owning a car for example. After putting in hours of practice and passing a road test to obtain… Read More ›

  • The Flag of Devotion

     “The emblem of Hanuman on the flag of Arjuna is another sign of victory because Hanuman cooperated with Lord Rama in the battle between Rama and Ravana, and Lord Rama emerged victorious. Now both Rama and Hanuman were present on… Read More ›

  • Karma – It’s Our Choice

    Question: “In one lecture Prabhupada says that we (spirit souls) have voluntarily accepted this material condition and in another he says we have been forced to accept it. Which one is correct?” Answer: According to the Vedic scriptures, we living… Read More ›

  • Reincarnation

    Hindus are known to believe in the idea of reincarnation. A common misconception is that reincarnation only refers to the idea that a sinful person comes back in their next life as a rat or a tiger or some lower… Read More ›

  • Rama Navami 2009

    Today is Lord Ramachandra’s appearance day. This day is known as Rama Navami, and it marks the anniversary of when Lord Krishna descended to earth in the form of Lord Rama, to give protection to His devotees and to kill… Read More ›

  • Yogurt – Food for Krishna

      Yogurt is one of the staples of Indian cuisine. Known as dahi in Hindi, it is used in hundreds of dishes and is most often prepared directly at home. Aside from being included in palatable dishes, yogurt plays an… Read More ›

  • Kindness

    We all appreciate nice people. During the course of our day, we may encounter many different types of people, good and bad, some nicer than others. Rude people really ruin our day and put us in a bad mood. On… Read More ›