Monthly Archives: June 2016

Food for Life Kitchen Fund Raising Dinner

We had an entertaining evening at the Food for Life Kitchen Fund Raising Dinner last night. The St Kilda Town Hall is a great location to hold these events. We sat in the hall facing North which is how it … Continue reading

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Why am I attracted to Rādhārāṇī?

It seems strange that Kṛṣṇa, as the Supreme, should be attracted by anyone’s love. We search after the love of a woman or a man because we are imperfect and lack something. The love of a woman, that potency and … Continue reading

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Why did Kṛṣṇa assume the form of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu?

Why did Kṛṣṇa assume the form of Caitanya Mahāprabhu? It is explained that Kṛṣṇa desired to know the glory of Rādhā’s love. “Why is She so much in love with Me?” Kṛṣṇa asked. “What is My special qualification that attracts Her so? And what … Continue reading

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The desire for spiritual life.

The desire for spiritual life is an absolutely natural hankering. Because we are spirit souls, we cannot be happy in the material atmosphere. If you take a fish out of the water, it cannot be happy on land. Similarly, if … Continue reading

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Kṛṣṇa’s garlands.

Yesterday morning I pondered a picture of Prabhupāda I have above my bedstead. He wears a long garland. It made me think of how long were Kṛṣṇa’s garlands. A garland that long seems to me to be something that would … Continue reading

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Kṛṣṇa’s kaiśora age

At this kaiśora age, Kṛṣṇa’s endeavors were always bent toward arranging the rāsa dance, as well as toward killing the demons in the forest of Vṛndāvana. While Kṛṣṇa was engaged in enjoyment with the boys and girls within the forest of Vṛndāvana, Kaṁsa used to … Continue reading

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Food for Life Kitchen gets a boost!

Here’s an article featured in the latest edition of the online Indian Link newspaper. It describes the ground breaking ceremony celebrated at the temple on Nṛsiṁha Caturdasi. The new kitchen, its benefits and how it will increase prasādam distribution are highlighted. Prasādam distribution is a key element to successful … Continue reading

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The point is…

The point is that to make advancement in spiritual life, one must view everything material with a pessimistic eye unless it is utilized to serve and please Krishna. We are not very much hopeful for any lasting pleasure or satisfaction … Continue reading

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Apology from Prabhupāda

Your complaint is that you have met two of my young disciples in California and they appeared to you to have “a very negative outlook toward the people they meet.” Of course, I do not know the case and what … Continue reading

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Early to rise

I got up earlier than usual this morning. I aim to get up earlier tomorrow. My favourite time of day is the morning when I can chant rounds with the devotees at the temple. There is no better feeling in the world. … Continue reading

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