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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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Philosophy in action – PM Modi’s masterstroke sends black money holders for a Six

Shocked to learn Narendra Modi's announcement saying 500 and 1000 Rupee notes will become illegal from that same midnight? Expect more such concrete and...

Varnasrama training course concluded

Recently concluded Varnasrama training courses at ISKCON Sri Mayapur received a promising number of local as well as visiting participants. Ram Lakshman das,  Director...

A definite trait of highly successful people

To be successful is an art. All want to win but how many do it? Why? What is the defining trait of highly successful people?...

What to do when we realize we are wrong

It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that everyone makes mistake. In fact people are bound to make mistakes as that is how human...

Here they go again- Ghost of Big Bang haunts scientists

Last time they tried it and thought they made it. Then came controversies and debates. Some scientists said they got what they were looking...
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We will miss you, O Purushottam month!

Purushottam month has just gone. It has gone away from us to return after three years. It came to bless us and left after...

It is extremely difficult to give up the desire for honour, fame, distinction and...

Very few people know the extraordinary contribution of Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur to the revival and reestablishment of Lord Sri Chaitanya's mission on this planet....

“Reject them. Reject them immediately!”

Scientists admit they were wrong. Millions have died as a result of this mistake. In 2014 TIME Magazine published on its cover recanting a very...

Study says disgusting things turn people into liars; cleanliness promotes ethical behavior

The good news is that modern researchers have now come to understand that cleanliness, which is, according to the Vedic scripture, one of the...

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Celebrating Lord Sri Balarama Appearance day

Many of us know Sri Krishna Janmastami, but not all of us know that just seven days before Janmastami comes the appearance day of...

Cow protection – Are we missing the point?

Recently a devotee told me that most people he knows think that cows are content to be anywhere as long as they are fed.  ...

Another Earthquake in India – Here is a Lesson to learn

Did you notice an increasing number of earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and cyclones taking more lives these days than they used to a few hundred...

Managing Anger is an Essential Art

Do you ever get angry? :-) To some people anger is a daily experience and to some it’s an occasional one. Nonetheless, in both...
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A heartfelt prayer to Lord Narasimha Dev

Devotees worship Lord Narasimha Dev for different reasons depending on their faith and needs but in all their prayers one aspect that stands out...