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What is the story of the Bingo Hall at the ISKCON Brooklyn temple?



What is the story with the Bingo hall at the Brooklyn temple?…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 30, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

HH Narayana Maharaja goes back to Godhead

: HH Narayana Maharaja goes back to Godhead



dear Devotees…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 30, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Prabhupadas last instructions

dear devotees
please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupada
 Ramabhadra…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 23, 2010 at 2:52pm — No Comments

empowerment in KC

dear Ramabhadra Prabhu
Please accept my humble obaisences
All glories to Srila Prabhupad
When we met in Vrindavan, you was regretting to me that some devotees do not get empowered in ISKCON that are qualified, and ISKCON gets run by
unqualified indian devotees.Well the can of worm has just started because as time goes on the Indian Gurus wants to replace all the western devotees
with indian leaders
My response is…
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Added by Paramananda das on December 21, 2010 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

Spying for Radha Krsna or spying for maya

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Everyone in the material world is interested in a good spy story, this is because in Radha Krisnas pastimes these things are there, and they are pervertedly reflected in the material world.Lets cover the example of some famous material spies before we get into the transcendental realm.Spies are mostlyor always immoral people often with double spy tendencies, they spy for 2 Goverments at once risking their life,ifany party finds out.Everyone in material society are facinated…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 21, 2010 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Lord Narasimha avatar

Lord Narasimha is the 4th incarnation of Krsna amonng the Dasavatars as described by Jayadeva Goswami, Krsnas 10 incarnations. .Srimad Bhagavatam states He is the 14th (which is a more detailed list:) Canto 1: Creation Chapter 3: Kṛṣṇa Is the Source of All Incarnations Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 1.3.18 caturdaśaḿ nārasiḿhaḿ bibhrad daityendram ūrjitam dadāra karajair ūrāv erakāḿ kaṭa-kṛd yathā SYNONYMS caturdaśam — the fourteenth in the line; nāra-siḿham — the incarnation of…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2010 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Duration of battle between Lord Narasimha and Hiranyakasipu

http://www.harekrsna.com/sun/editorials/05-07/editorials1557.htm

Duration of Battle between Lord Narasimha and Hiranyakasipu

BY: PAYONIDHI DASA May 18, MARYLAND, USA (SUN) —

We have heard one lecture CD that HH Narayana Maharaja gave in Mexico City some years ago on Lord Narasimhadeva, when he made the statement that the fight between Hiranyakasipu and Lord Narasimhadeva could not be any less…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2010 at 7:39pm — No Comments

chapter 1 of the Narasimha book,How Srila Prabhupada introduced Narasimha worship in ISKCON

 

 

Chapter 1

 

How Srila Prabhupada Introduced Lord Narasimhadeva in ISKCON

 

 

 

Following is Srila Prabhupada's purport to the Nrsimha Prayers, which he presented to the devotees on August 2, 1970 in Los Angeles.

 Prabhupada: Hare Krsna. Devotees: Hare Krsna. Prabhupada: Everything all right? Devotees: Jaya. Prabhupada: Chant Nrsimha mantra. (they chant together) namas te narasimhaya prahladahlada-dayine hiranyakasipor vaksah-…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Narasimha part 3

 

 

Sripada Sankacarya has also written a beautiful prayer to invoke the touch of Lord Narasimhadeva lotushands on ones head to become free from all material contamination's and desires, and remain constantly purified and fixed in service and meditation on Lord Narasimhadeva .

Sri Lakshmi-Narasimha karuna-rasa-stotra

This was written by Adi Shankaracharya for the mercy of Sri Sri Lakshmi-Narasimha. It reflects the same devotional mood as his Govindashtakam and…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2010 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada and his godbrothers

Subject: Srila Prabhupada and his godbrothers

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Srila Prabhupada was a very powerful preacher he would even chastise his sannyasa Godbrothers as he did in 1961 in his Vyasapuja ofrering, but Srila Prabhupadas humility in doing so always came out, I was reading this memory by HH Narayana Maharaja:…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 16, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

Vrindavan astakam by Srila Visvananth Chakravati Thakura.

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AGTSP

Vrindavan astaka

Eight Prayers Glorifying Shri Vrndavana

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na yoga-siddhir na mamastu mokso

vaikuntha-loke pi na parsadatvam

premapi na syad iti cet taram tu

mamastu vrndavana eva vasah

Let me not have mystic powers, impersonal liberation, the Lord’s association in Vaikuntha, or even pure love for Him, if instead of them I may reside in…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

Srila Gopal Guru Goswami



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HH Ballabha Tirtha Maharaja thats I have found to be a good friend and wellwisher of ISKCON has written a very nice glorification of Gopal Guru Goswami:

Parishads: Srila Gopal Guru Goswami

by Srila Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Maharaja

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Gopal Guru Goswami was born in an Orissan Brahmin family. His father’s name was Murari…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 15, 2010 at 3:26am — No Comments

The mercy of Nitai Gaura

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Here is a nice meditation of the transcendental markings of Lord Nityananda Prabhus lotusfeet: http://nimaipandit.ning.com/profiles/blogs/meditation-on-lord-nityanandas Lord Caitanya and Nityananda Prabhus have come to give us the holy name: Lord Nityananda Prabhu was distributing the Hare Krsna Mahamantra everywhere as Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura has explained in his Bhajan…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 14, 2010 at 6:02am — No Comments

Srila Prabhupada on Immortality or itching

: Srila Prabhupada speaks on: "Immortality...or Itching" dear devotees

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Srila Prabhupadas instructions are penetrating, give up the itching sensation and chant Hare Krsna constantly.What is this itching? http://vedabase.net/sb/7/9/45/en and constantly chanting is Lord Caitanys program of minimum 64 rounds, for the neophytes Srila Prabhupada gave minimum 16 rounds…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 13, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

honest answer to sincere question on Facebook

: honest answer to sincere question on facebook



dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

In order to be a manager in ISKCON one has to be a diplomat or a pure devotee, most

choose the first .This explains the insincerity in the no grains issue on Visnutattva days.I told HH Umapati Maharaja in Mayapure in front of Lord Narasimha how Lord Narasimha has stated that those who takes grains on His appearance days are eating only… Continue

Added by Paramananda das on December 13, 2010 at 7:47am — 1 Comment

lecture by Srila Prabhupada, and about chanting 64 rounds and invoking the mercy of Sudarshan Chakra

 :http://nimaipandit.ning.com/profiles/blogs/here-is-more-nectar-what-is and distribute Srila  

May the Sudarshan Chakra protect ISKCON and all its members,especially all those devotees engaged in distributing Srila Prabhupadas books during this Prabhupada marathon…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 13, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Email exchange with HH Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaja

Subject: Re: the name is not "Payo", and please stop encouraging taking grains on Visnutattva days

my dear Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Maharaja

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

As I appreciate the point of seeing good in others, there is still a serious issue at heart and that is to not take grains on Visnutaatva apperancedays.Srila Sanantana Goswami was instructed to present all the rules and regulations in Hari Bhakti Vilasa…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 11, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Prabhupada disciples cast system

dear devotees

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

Since I joined SKCON in 79 there has been misuse of power (even before), the zonal acarya system was a failure, and the 11 Gurus asked everyone in their zone to see them as better than God

and even better than Srila Prabhupada.This was of course a demoniac system we disciples where treated as slaves of the Guru my so called Guru was Harikesa.

In some ways he was good because at least we…

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Added by Paramananda das on December 10, 2010 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

stop taking grains on Visnutattva apperance days

the name is not "Payo", and please stop encouraging taking grains on Visnutattva days





My dear Dravida Prabhu

Please accept my humble obaisences

All glories to Srila Prabhupada

It was good talking to you a month ago.I like to point out on more time that taking grains on Visnuttatva days will prevent one from going back to Godhead and will

cause one to take birth again, it is there in Hari Bhakti Vilasa.As the leading person in the BBT department for the… Continue

Added by Paramananda das on December 10, 2010 at 9:08am — No Comments

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