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The biggest danger faced by seniors in spiritual life

Spiritual life is a progressive activity. As we grow we realize its value better. Being seniors by age or by experience in spiritual life...
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His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami departs – A great loss to ISKCON and the...

His Hoiness Bhakti Charu Swami, a prominent spiritual master and governing body commissioner of ISKCON, and a very dear direct disciple of ISKCON's founder...
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Why Panihati chida-dahi festival is known as the festival of punishment

Panihati is the name of a village located in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of River Ganges (10 miles north of Kolkata)....
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Shiva and Shakti – Looking beyond modern history

Lord Shiva’s name is synonymous with being auspicious, benevolent and kind. The term ‘Shi’ or ‘Si’ depicts the ideology of all pervasiveness, that which...

Jayapataka Swami – An Epitome of Unending Inspiration

Inspiring by advertisement is one thing; inspiring by own example is another. Being popular is one thing but being popular among civilized and learned...
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Being positive? Run this self test

Being positive is a buzzword these days. Thanks to the new era when on one hand people are degrading, on the other hand some...
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Narsinh Mehta – The devotee who wrote Vaishnava jana to song

In a truly unique initiative to spread India's ancient wisdom across the world, this year the Indian government came up with an out of...
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Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 9

I always heard how Sri Mayapur dham is non-different from Sri Vrindavan dham. I always cherished experiencing it and I always knew such an...
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Will the Statue of Unity bring unity to India?

Towering tribute to a towering leader, the Statue of Unity is a befitting offering to Sri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the leader par excellence whose historical...
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Unconventional Diwali wishes specially for this year

When nothing seems to help, a simple positive thought can change people's life. Diwali is a unique festival when positive thoughts, well wishes, blessings...

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Financial security – Are we joining the bandwagon?

Today, the world has come to a stage where practically every person is made to believe, or compelled to think, that unless he has...

Criticism – Don’t hate it; deal with it

We say we welcome constructive criticism. The question is, who decides if the criticism is constructive or not? Not everyone can easily see  good in...
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High university degrees and foreign education essential for a leader?

This write-up is the result of a video clip, a part of which I recently happened to watch. Although carefully presented, the video was...
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Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 10

As months after months and years after years pass by, I keep wondering if my appreciation for and attachment to Sri Mayapur Dham has...
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Lord Shiva – Going beyond myths

In India there is a considerable misunderstanding about Lord Shiva. So much so that people with poor fund of knowledge, claiming themselves to be...