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Updated to Chromium Edge

I just switched to the new Edge browser. Being able to add Chrome extensions is really cool but the feature I really like is connecting to Office 365 sites is super fast. You are logged into your accounts in the … Continue reading

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Email list extractor

Here’s a cool site that solved a little problem I had, in short shrift! I had a bunch of emails in a mailing list that I wanted in simple text format. I cut and pasted the list into a form … Continue reading

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LA Ratha Yatra August 2019

Here’s a very enthusiastic appreciation of the Ratha Yatra recently celebrated in Los Angeles. The gentleman who created this video is unknown to the devotees apparently. You’d hardly pick it! Well, apart from the fact that he jumbles the mahā-mantra … Continue reading

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Journaling Software

Overcast Clouds, 12°C The world of journaling software has moved on since I last looked. This app, Journey is a truly cross-platform offering not available a couple of years ago. Compose, publish and synch from all your devices, which is … Continue reading

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Sound Proofing

We’re adding cladding to the temple room emergency exit to contain the early morning noise of the conch and kirtana which is being heard by a few of our neighbours, especially in the summer months. Next step is the painting … Continue reading

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It just occurred to me today, we don’t study any statements spoken directly by Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva. So what is to Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva as the Bhagavad-gītā is to Kṛṣṇa? It’s the activities, statements and especially the prayers made by Prahlāda Mahārāja … Continue reading

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In the Padyāvalī there is a statement by some devotees: “We shall not care for any outsiders. If they should deride us, we shall still not care for them. We shall simply enjoy the transcendental mellow of chanting Hare Kṛṣṇa, … Continue reading

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Expressing ecstatic love for Kṛṣṇa

The bodily symptoms manifested by a devotee in expressing ecstatic love for Kṛṣṇa are called anubhāva. Practical examples of anubhāva are as follows: dancing, rolling on the ground, singing very loudly, stretching the body, crying loudly, yawning, breathing very heavily, … Continue reading

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Surrender! What is it?

Reporter: Does “surrender” mean that someone would have to leave his family? Śrīla Prabhupāda: No. Reporter: But suppose I were to become an initiate. Wouldn’t I have to come and live in the temple? Śrīla Prabhupāda: Not necessarily. Reporter: I … Continue reading

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Superior training, not artificial renunciation.

No one should suddenly give up his prescribed duties and become a so-called yogi or transcendentalist artificially. It is better to be situated in one’s position and to try to attain Kṛṣṇa consciousness under superior training. Thus one may be … Continue reading

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