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November 2011 Blog Posts (17)

Why devotees do not take onions and garlic

 

[Sanjaya dasa:] There's a story about a brahmana's wife. She ate a piece of a cow, and some of it turned into carrot, some of it turned into garlic, some of it turned into onion, and the blood turned into red lentils. Is that story true? 

[Srila Narayana Maharaja:] It is quite true; so we should not eat those things. What Vyasadeva has written is true.   Vyasadeva knows everything past, present, and future. He was able to see what qualities are present in each entity.…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 26, 2011 at 10:56pm — No Comments

Gita Mahatmya chapter 2 ,the transcendental power of the second chapter of Bhagavad Gita

PAMHO

AGTSP
 Srila Prabhupada named one farm community Gita Nagari, the place where Bhagavad Gita should be constantly chanted.
The Gita Mahatmya is described by Srila Vyasadeva in the…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 26, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 1.45 -1.46

Text 45

yadi mam apratikaram

ashastram shastra-panayah

dhartarastra rane hanyus

tan me kshemataram bhavet

Translation

Better for me if the sons of Dhritarashtra, weapons in hand, were to kill me unarmed and unresisting on the battlefield.

Commentary by Srila Prabhupada

It is the custom—according…

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Added by Paramananda das on November 24, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 1.44

 

 

Text 44

aho bata mahat papam

kartum vyavasita vayam

yad rajya-sukha-lobhena

hantum sva-janam udyatah

Translation

Alas, how strange it is that we are preparing to commit greatly sinful acts. Driven by the desire to enjoy royal happiness, we are intent on killing our own kinsmen.

Commentary by Srila…

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Added by Paramananda das on November 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Bhagavad-gita 1.43

Text 43

utsanna-kula-dharmanam

manushyanam janardana

narake niyatam vaso

bhavatity anususruma

Translation

O Krishna, maintainer of the people, I have heard by disciplic succession that those who destroy family traditions dwell always in hell. …

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Added by Paramananda das on November 22, 2011 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

Bhagavad Gita 1.41 -42 and Srila Prabhupada about divorce

TEXT 41
sankaro narakayaiva 

kula-ghnanam kulasya ca 

patanti pitaro hy esam 

lupta-pindodaka-kriyah
SYNONYMS

sankarah--such unwanted children; narakaya--for hellish life; eva--certainly; kula-ghnanam--of those who are killers of the family; kulasya--of the…

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Added by Paramananda das on November 22, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

Krsnas Turban





 



dear devotees
Please accept my humble obaisences
all glories to Srila…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 15, 2011 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

16 rounds of "suddha nama"?

I wrote this on July 5th 2011
Please accept my humble obaisences…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 12, 2011 at 4:43am — No Comments

message to Madhavananda lives in ORissa please forward this to him!

PAMHO
AGTSP
I get an emagazine done by Madhavananda das however .I do not want it and he refuses to stop sending it to me.
Number one he has declared himself an enemy of my Gurudeva ,Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja.
  he teaches many things opposed to Srila Prabhupada, he is an enemy of the distribution of Srila Prabhupadas books.
He supports many deviations such as he thinks it is ok to take grains on Janmastami and such…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 10, 2011 at 3:35am — No Comments

lets get some things straight here Prabhu

dear Vaidyanath Prabhu

Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Srila Prabhupada has stated in Bhagavad Gita 13.8-12: In the purport:
"Simplicity means that without diplomacy one should be so straightforward that he can disclose the real truth even to an enemy. As for acceptance of the spiritual master, that is essential, because without the instruction of a bona fide spiritual master one cannot progress in the spiritual…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 10, 2011 at 2:06am — 1 Comment

understanding Garga Samhita 5canto chapter 19

  well this chapter will surely make those feeling seperation from Krsna in Vrindavan happy....

 

Chapter Nineteen

Shri Krishnagamanotsava

The Festival on Shri Krishna Return

 

 

Text 1

 

 

ittham nishamya bhaktasya

     vacanam bhakta-vatsalah

smritva vakyam sva-kathitam

     gantum cakre 'cyuto matim

 

     ittham—thus; nishamya—hearing; bhaktasya—of His devotee; vacanam—the…

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Added by Paramananda das on November 9, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

discussion about Garga Samhita from Facebook

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Added by Paramananda das on November 9, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Bhagavad Gita 1.40

TEXT 40

adharmabhibhavat krsna 

pradusyanti kula-striyah 

strisu dustasu varsneya 

jayate varna-sankarah

SYNONYMS

adharma--irreligion; abhibhavat--having become predominant;krsna--O Krsna; pradusyanti--become polluted; kula-striyah--family… Continue

Added by Paramananda das on November 7, 2011 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 1.37 to 39

Text 37-38

yady apy ete na pasyanti

lobhopahata-cetasah

kula-ksaya-kritam dosam

mitra-drohe ca patakam

katham na jneyam asmabhih

papad asman nivartitum

kula-ksaya-kritam dosam

prapasyadbhir janardana

Translation

O Janardana, although these men, their hearts…

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Added by Paramananda das on November 5, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Bhagavad Gita 1.36

1.Text 36

papam evasrayed asman

hatvaitan atatayinah

tasman narha vayam hantum

dhartarastran sa-bandhavan

sva-janam hi katham hatva

sukhinah…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 4, 2011 at 9:17am — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 1.32 -35





 



Text 32-35
kim no rajyena govinda

kim bhogair jivitena va

yesham arthe kanksitam no

rajyam bhogah sukhani ca…
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Added by Paramananda das on November 3, 2011 at 12:53am — No Comments

Indian devotees fascination with Steve Jobs

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Added by Paramananda das on November 1, 2011 at 11:58am — No Comments

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