Category: 2007-2011

  • A Different Kinda Kirtan

    Recent I learned that the sound “Alleluia” (Christian for ‘praise the Lord’) takes its origins from the Hebrew word “Hallelujah”. “Hallelu” basically means “glorify” and “Jah” (as Rastafarians can attest) is a shortened form of the Hebrew name for God: “Jahweh” or “Yahweh”.

  • You may be a Hare Krishna fanatic if …

    My wife, my neighbor Ajita and I are gradually coming up with a list of symptoms that could serve as a guide for fanatics to self-diagnose. Here’s what we have so far: You may be a Hare Krishna fanatic if … … you are perfectly comfortable with “That’s prajapla!” as the end of a conversation. […]

  • Tolerance

  • Watch, Listen, Love

  • Parama Koruna Realized

    Stick around for Srila Gour Govinda Swami’s purport which starts 4 minutes into Part 1. Although the experience may not be comfortable for us given our cultural conditionings, see how long you can put yourself into the shoes of the person being chastised. Do you feel like arguing back? Standing up and walking out of […]

  • The Purpose of ISKCON’s Krishna-Balarama Mandir in Vrindavana

    At present there are about five thousand temples in Vrndavana, and still our society, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, is constructing a huge, magnificent temple for the worship of Lord Krsna and Lord Balarama, along with Radha-Krsna and Guru-Gauranga. Since there is no prominent Krsna-Balarama temple in Vrndavana, we are attempting to construct one […]

  • Story of My Life ….

    “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter Drucker

  • Av’n a Laugh

    You gottta hear this. I wish I knew who recorded it. If you know then tell me please.  Download it here. (Thanks Jaya Tirtha Carana Prabhu)

  • My Realization About Smiling

    Your body may be ugly as sin, but if you smile you look attractive. Your body may be a perfect 10, but if you don’t smile you look unattractive. Perhaps this isn’t so profound of a realization, but it’s something I’ve been thinking of lately.

  • You may be a Hare Krishna fanatic if …

     You may be a Hare Krishna fanatic if …  you are still living off the grains you stored for y2k.   🙂  Heaps more of these here.

  • Bhaktivedanta College

  • It Could Be You One Day

    This just came into the inbox. If everyone chips in a little then we can help them pay for medical costs. If you want to use a credit card, or avoid costly international fees, you can make a donation into my PayPal account and, as Gopala is my witness, every penny will go to Braja […]

  • Panca-tattva Maha Abhishek

    STOP WHATEVER YOU ARE DOING (except reading this of course)!!!!! Spend a few minutes watching this video. You’ll be glad you did.

  • The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid

    The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it […]

  • Gopala’s Nose

    …on the tip of His nose Lord Gopala wears a rare pearl taken from an elephant’s brow: nasagre gaja-mautikam. From Brhad-Bhagavatamrta 2.7.29 ppt., by Sanatana Goswami Prabhupada; presented by Gopiparanadhana Prabhu