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Bhagavad Gita 15.7

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Text 7
mamaivamso jiva-loke jiva-bhutah sanatanah manah-sasthanindriyani prakriti-sthani karshati
Translation
The living entities in this conditioned world are My eternal fragmental parts. Due to conditioned life, they are struggling very hard with the six senses, which include the mind.
Commentary by Srila…
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Women liberation movement in ISKCON

Dandavat pranams

Jaya Sri Guru Gauranga ,Gandharvika Giridhari

Jaya Srila Prabhupada

The major part of the GBC. sannyasis and ISKCON leaders and  many ISKCON members do not believe in Srila Prabhupadas statement about women. Thus they have made women GBC's and TP's.…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 31, 2012 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Gurus and disciples reform needed in ISKCON.

Dandavat pranams
Jaya Srila Prabhupada
Many ISKCON leaders think they are forgiven when they make offences.However they can never be forgiven unless they apologize.And due to their pilling up offences to devotees they eventually fall down for good and can never do bhakti again in this life.…
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The Jagai -Madhai sankirtana party

Dandavat pranams
Jaya Sri Guru Gauranga Gandarvika Giridhari
Jaya Srila Prabhupada
I have made an appeal to the  Supreme court of  Yamaraja and Krsna, due to deviations of certain GBC's, TP;s and other ISKCON…
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Bhagavad Gita 15.6

Text 6
na tad bhasayate suryo

na sasanko na pavakah

yad gatva na nivartante

tad dhama paramam mama
Translation
That supreme abode of Mine is not illumined by the sun or moon, nor by fire or electricity. Those who reach it never return to this material world. 
Commentary by Srila Prabhupada 
The spiritual…
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Bhagavad Gita 15.5

Text 5

nirmana-moha jita-sanga-dosa adhyatma-nitya vinivrtta-kamah dvandvair vimuktah sukha-duhkha-samjnair gacchanty amudhah padam avyayam tat

Translation

Those who are free from false prestige, illusion and false association, who understand the eternal, who are done with material lust, who are freed from the dualities of happiness and distress, and who, unbewildered, know how to…

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Bhagavad Gita 15.3-4

Text 3-4

na rupam asyeha tathopalabhyate nanto na cadir na ca sampratishtha ashvattham enam su-virudha-mulam asanga-sastrena drdhena chittva

tatah padam tat parimargitavyam yasmin gata na nivartanti bhuyah tam eva cadyam purusham prapadye yatah pravrttih prasrta purani

Translation

The real form of this tree cannot be perceived in this world. No one can…

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some glories of Padmini ekadasi

dandavat pranams

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

There is such spiritual potency in Padmini and Parama ekadasis .That only comes during Purusottama month.

http://www.salagram.net/ekadasi-25.htm

If one fast on both of them and stays up all night chanting Hare Krishna and fasting one…

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Keep ringing the bells!

Hari bol
Dandavat pranams
Jaya Sri Guru and Gauranga
Jaya Srila Prabhupada
I was laughing when Jayadvaita Swami said  (actually yelling like a dog with…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 27, 2012 at 10:49pm — No Comments

HH Tripurari Swami

Dandavat pranams
All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Actually Radhanath Swami has promoted Krsna das a disciple of Karoli Baba, and this Krsna das…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 27, 2012 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Bhagavad Gita 15.2



Dandavat pranams
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Lord Caitanyas standard to become KC is to chant 64 rounds daily and avoid the 10 offences to the holy name.
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has…
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Bhagavad Gita chapter 15 text 1

Dandavat pranams
All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga
All glories to Srila Prabhuada
The question may arise why not discuss only about Raga marg in this Purusottama mas,…
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Misusing Srila Prabhupadas teachings

Misusing Srila Prabhupadas teachings

Dandavat pranams

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

I have seen in 33 years how some ISKCON leaders promote a violent behavior even towards devotees.Such persons are demons. One extreme example is found on  OneISKCON.com…

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Mahaprabhorastaka and praying for the shelter of Svarupa Damodara Goswami and Radha Krsna

Dandavats

All glories to Sri Guru and Gauranga

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

In this Purusottama mas one should not fail to chant minimum 64 rounds every day and also read about Lord Caitanya in the Gambira and one can chant such a beautiful  prayer as the Mahaprabhoastaka and pray to Lord Caitanya that  kindly make even me and associate of Svarupa Damodara Goswami…

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Lord Sri Krsna: “Purusottama Month has all the power I have to bless its observer.

dear devotees
Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Here is some more glories of Purusottama Adhika mas:
Purushottama (…
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Added by Paramananda das on August 22, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

worship of Lord Jagannatha in the month of Purusottama Adhika Mas part 1

dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

om krishno vai  sac-cid-ananda-ghanaha krishna adi-purushaha

krishnahapurushottamaha krishno ha u karnadi-mulam krishnaha sa

ha sarvaih karyahakrishnaha kasham-krid-adisha-mukha-prabhu

pujyaha krishno  'nadis tasminn ajandantar-bahye yan…

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Sadhusangananda Prabhu and the Susan Murphy case.

Dandavats

Jaya Srila Prabhupada

I am going shortly to Puerto Rico, there is a godbrother of mine that many still remember well Sadhusangananda Prabhu.He was a fixed up bookdistributor for many years in Austria and later became TP, after he left due to unfair and totaly false accusations against him, ISKCON Austria dissolved and have never been revived.To this day ISKCON has no temple…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 21, 2012 at 5:43pm — 1 Comment

This is Purusottama mas now what?

Dandavat pranams

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

One should associate with great souls during Purusottama mas and advance in KC.I suggest devotees hear from such a great   soul like Mahanidhi Swami…

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"Marrying ones own father"????????????

Dandavat pranams

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

I was talking to some siksa disciples, whose wedding I am going to do in a months time , and the question came up why are younger devotee women marrying older devotee men, is this not like marrying ones own father?

My response is this:

The whole world is based on the trouble between male and…

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Added by Paramananda das on August 19, 2012 at 3:04pm — No Comments

It can not be fixed

Dandavats pranams
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
Today one devotee asked me about an article:
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Added by Paramananda das on August 19, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments

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