Archive | December 20, 2011

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India asks Russia to resolve Gita controversy – Altamash Hashmi, CNN-IBN  New Delhi: India on Tuesday described a complaint about the Bhagvad Gita in Russia as patently absurd. The government also promised Parliament that it was taking the controversy seriously and was closely monitoring the case. But the BJP is not satisfied and has even asked the government to declare the sacred scripture as a national […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on December 20

PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "If one can please a pure devotee of the Lord, such action means immediate satisfaction of the Lord, even though such a person is not officially qualified to receive the mercy of the Lord." Letter to Yeager, December 20, 1970

Ekadasi Alert: Wed, 21 Dec 2011

Saphala Ekadasi from Bhavisya-uttara Purana Date of fasting: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 Breakfast  :  06:41 AM – 10:29 AM Next day *** ————————————————————————————— Yudhisthira Maharaj said, "O my Dear Lord Sri Krishna, what is the name of that Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight of the month of Pausha (December-January)? How is it observed, […]

Showing Krishna That We Are Valuing Our Session

When the mind conjures up ‘important’ proposals, we can patiently tell the mind to listen to the mahamantra and also reassure him that after the japa session you shall certainly address the issue. Before we sit to chant, we can resolve to chant a certain fixed number of rounds in that sitting. Say for example […]