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April 2006
An Echo of My Own Concerns
by Visnupriya dasi
Posted April 30, 2006

I read Aniruddha's concerns about the behavior of Srila Narayan Maharaja towards his mother, and I feel that he needs to be congratulated for taking a stand against what he perceives to be vaisnava aparadha. We are mistaken that aparadha can only be made towards the big devotees (Click here for the full article)



Hh Radhanath Swami @ Radha Govinda Mandir - 4/30/06
by NY ISKCON
Posted April 29, 2006

We eagerly invite you, your family, and friends, to partake in the transcendental Sunday Festival @ Sri Sri Radha Govinda Mandir, with our special guest: His Holiness Radhanath Swami Maharaja. Maharaj will be giving the Sunday Feast Lecture. Please join us @ 5:30pm onwards for kirtan, arati, katha (talks) by HH Radhanath Swami, and prasadam.



Bus Drivers Needed for North American Ratha-yatra Youth Tour
by Youth Ministry
Posted April 28, 2006

The North American Festival of India and Ratha-yatra tour in cooperation with ISKCON Youth Ministry is looking for bus drivers for the upcoming summer festival season. You should have a commercial driver's license with passenger endorsement, and experience driving buses or commerical trucks. (Click here for the full article)



Cooperation Preferable To Catcalling
by Suresh das
Posted April 27, 2006

In regard to "Book Distribution One-Ninth of 1976 level":

Today my wife and I were shopping in Artesia, California (Little India), when we heard the sounds of kartals and mridanga coming down the street. (Click here for the full article)



Dear Friends
by Padmapani das
Posted April 24, 2006

May I please humbly invite you all to participate in "The Prabhupada Connection" website. We have an ever-expanding international readership which is always thirsty for Prabhupada nectar. (Click here for the full article)



Nursing Work
by Radhanatha dasa
Posted April 22, 2006

This ad has been removed, since the position is now filled.



Pujari Opportunity At Columbus Krishna House
by Bhakta Piyush
Posted April 20, 2006

Columbus Krishna House seeks a full time devotee (single male or female) to serve Sri Sri Radha Natbara, Gaura Nitai and Jagannath, Baladeva, Subhadra. Krishna House is located in the heart of the Ohio State University and has a growing congregation of young college students (Click here for the full article)



Croatian Web Portal
by Deva Das
Posted April 20, 2006



Croatian Web Portal

The official vaisnava portal of Croatian devotees: www.portal.vvz.hr was established in February 2005, and is growing day by day... presently about 700-800 devotees from Croatia and wordwide are visiting it regularly with about 130 unique visits daily. Although the site is in Croatian language, devotees from all around the world are invited to visit us and enjoy nice galleries and listen to MP3 lectures (in English) given by visiting preachers.



Trying To Find Eka Das
by Sivananda dasa & MadanMohanMohini dasi
Posted April 19, 2006

We are trying to locate Eka dasa, the first devotee from what was East Berlin, Germany. He was initiated in 1974. His birth name is Edgar Koebl or Koerbl. If anyone is in touch with him, or knows his whereabouts, please call us at: 336-593-9888 or email us at: madanmohanmohini@yahoo.com.



Books Are Needed!
by Bhakta Jerry
Posted April 17, 2006

ISKCON Prison Ministries is need of support from devotees to continue the service of providing Srila Prabhupada's books to inmates. We accept donations of any devotional books but we are specifically looking for the following: (Click here for the full article)



New Issue of Gokul Magazine Is Out
by Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math
Posted April 15, 2006


GOKUL (Global Organisation of Krishnachaitanya's Universal Love) has published a new issue of its magazine The Message of Universal Divine Love. This is a special issue. The highlights of issue are: (Click here for the full article)



More About Gulab Kali's Leaving
by Vrindavan Lila dasi, Mayapur, India
Posted April 15, 2006


Gulab Kali was a 27-year-old elephant. She was brought to Mayapur when she was 5 years old by Bhavananda das. At that time there was another elephant here, Sundar Kali. So for a while they were together, until Sundar Kali died at 32. The normal life span of an elephant can be up to 100 years. (Click here for the full article)



Support Group Sought for Interfaith Couples
by Name Withheld
Posted April 14, 2006

I think the topic of maintaining interfaith marriages between ISKCON members and those of other faiths will become an ever-increasing hot topic down the road. I'm a gurukuli in my mid-'20s (Click here for the full article)



Raka Mukherjee
by Raka Mukherjee
Posted April 13, 2006

I am Raka . I am a vocalist of Hindustani Classical Music i.e Khyal,Thumri. Krishna Bhajan (devotional songs on The LORD KRISHNA) is one of my favourite subjects. I always keen to be favoured with the opportunities to express my devotion to the Lord Krishna through my rendition of devotional songs . (Click here for the full article)



Architect Seeking Employment
by Abhiram das
Posted April 12, 2006

I am a graduate architect seeking a job in a professional environment preferably in Australia, UK, USA or South Africa. Having been brought up in a Krishna concious surrounding, i would naturally favour working on a devotinal project or with devotees. (Click here for the full article)



The External Stuff Really Doesn't Matter
by Name Withheld
Posted April 10, 2006

My advice is to you as someone who has been a devotee for a while is to focus on your husband AND Krishna. Try to be the wife that he fell in love with. Many times when people join, they experience dramatic changes that often end up destroying families. Try not to be fanatical and try to compromise with him when possible. (Click here for the full article)



Chanting While Driving
by Rasa Dasa
Posted April 9, 2006

Many devotees will give their opinion on this subject of attentive chanting and what constitutes actual japa. From my own experience it appears that to sit down and chant on our beads without ANY distractions whatsoever (both in mind and action) is the most effective way to reap the benefits of chanting the Holy Name. (Click here for the full article)



Book Informs Same-sex Marriage Debate
by Amara das
Posted April 8, 2006

Same-sex marriage is becoming a reality both in India and the West. Hundreds of couples are literally "tying the knot" in wedding ceremonies both public and private, with family approval or not, and increasingly with the blessings of officiating Hindu priests. Ruth Vanita examines this phenomenon from a religious, social and human perspective. (Click here for the full article)



Please Clear Your Ad Before Submission
by Chakra editors
Posted April 8, 2006

Chakra frequently receives ads submitted by well-meaning devotees affiliated with ISKCON temples all over the world. In a number of cases, the authors later write and ask us to remove these ads because temple management didn't want them posted on the web. This can create conflict in the temple communities, disappointment among readers who respond, and unnecessary work for the Chakra webmaster. We know that the devotees who submit these ads are sincere and only want to help. Unfortunately, Chakra simply doesn't have the resources to obtain authorization for each ad prior to posting, so we have to assume that all ads have been approved by those involved. We would therefore like to encourage prospective submitters to please check with their local temple management before submitting any ads on their behalf. Thank you.



Gulab Kali Leaves Her Body
by Chakra editorial
Posted April 6, 2006


Chakra has just learned that the Mayapur elephant, Gulab Kali, left her body on April 1, 2006. We will provide more news as we receive it.



Accommodation for NY Rathayatra
by Chhayamataji
Posted April 4, 2006

We are glad to invite devotees to our one bedroom flat for NY rathayatra we are just 20 min from the starting point.

We will charge little donation of 20$/person/day including breakfast we put mattress on the floor. If interested please contact me by phone (718) 478-8966 or e-mail me at chhayarege@netzero.net

(Click here for the full article)



Accommodation Available for Devotees In Vrindavan
by Chhayamataji
Posted April 4, 2006


I have a small house in Vrindavan and its app 3 km from ISKCON. Rickshaws are available early morning (mangal aarti time) its beautiful neighborhood. I am interested in renting furnished one bedroom to devotees (2 closets & one double bed) with an attached toilet and bathroom with hot and cold water & also a separate entrance. It will cost you 7$/day (app-300 Rs if more than two devotees the rates will be a little higher) (Click here for the full article)



The Best Evidence for Capitalization
by Jadurani dasi
Posted April 3, 2006

Just recently there has been a discussion on the same point (capitalization of the Lord's pronouns) among some of the editors in Srila Narayana Maharaja's sanga. Srila Narayana himself is in favor of capitalization. In my experience Srila Prabhupada (Click here for the full article)



I Need Help Finding a Quote
by Garuda dasa
Posted April 3, 2006

I need help! I can't remember or find exactly which book it was in, but....

I specifically remember reading in one of Srila Prabhupada's main books, that he thoroughly discussed and instructed that an Acharaya's books should not be changed, especially after he has left the planet. (Click here for the full article)



How I Joined Srila Prabhupada's Mission.... By You!
by Karunamayi devi dasi
Posted April 2, 2006

We have created a wonderful international community project glorifying Srila Prabhupada and the offering of your story is an integral part of it.

A blog (online diary) has been created at www.how-i-joined.blogspot.com with the intention of publishing your story of how you joined, written by you. The e mail address you will send your story to is how.i.joined@gmail.com with one attached photo (see below). (Click here for the full article)



  Correction On Book Distribution Levels
by Dravida dasa
Posted April 30, 2006

The headline "Book Distribution One-ninth of 1976 Level" is misleading because it implies that, compared to 1976, today one-ninth the number of books are being distributed from the North American BBT. (Click here for the full article)



It Takes a Village!
by Jusaniya devi dasi Board of Directors
Posted April 29, 2006

Since 2001, Vaisnavas C.A.R.E. has served the hospice needs of terminally ill devotees and their families around the world by providing personal assistance, hands-on training, educational seminars, and financial resources. (Click here for the full article)



Long Hours, Hard Work, Low Pay
by Rama Bhakti devi dasi, Tucson AZ
Posted April 28, 2006

The Tucson temple is looking for several motivated, dedicated preachers to help build up our preaching projects in Arizona. Besides the Tucson area, we will be holding regular programs in Sedona, Phoenix, Patagonia and Nogales (US & Mexico). (Click here for the full article)



Classic Memories
by Siddhantha dasa
Posted April 27, 2006

Vamanajana: My wife and I ran a little store across the street called the Surabhi Store. We would arrange for Srila Prabhupada's afternoon refreshment of dab (fresh coconut). The last year that Prabhupada was here in Los Angeles, the GBC came to me and two others and asked if we would like to be Srila Prabhupada's bodyguards. (Click here for the full article)



Kazakhstan Governor Sues To Confiscate ISKCON Land
by Mark Zugsmith
Posted April 24, 2006

Litigation by the Hakim (Governor) of the Karasai district of the Almaty region, in coordination with the Almaty Regional Territorial Department of the Land Resources Management, against the religious organization International Society for Krishna Consciousness, started in spring of 2005. (Click here for the full article)



In the News:
Kazakhstan: Only Hare Krishna Commune in CIS to be Confiscated

by Igor Rotar, Forum 18 News Service
Posted April 23, 2006

The long running struggle of Kazakhstan's Hare Krishna community to retain a farm they own - their only commune in the former Soviet Union - has intensified, Forum 18 News Service has learnt, as Almaty regional court has ordered the farm to be confiscated without compensation. (Click here for the full article)



Reply To Aniruddha
by Jadurani dasi
Posted April 22, 2006

Dear Aniruddha prabhu,

I read your article in its entirety. I immediately thought to contact you personally, and also your father, Pradyumna prabhu, whom I had not seen for a few years. I have great affection for you, though I haven't seen you in several years. I knew you practically ever since you were born (Click here for the full article)



Krsna Conscious Spouses: Let's Get Together
by Maharani dasi
Posted April 20, 2006

I, too, am an ISKCON gurukuli married to a non-devotee, and I think that a support group of sorts is a great idea for those of us who are in mixed-faith marriages. There are so many forums and lists out there -- why not a friendly, supportive internet group dedicated to devotees and their non-devotee spouses, where we can pool our experiences and strengthen our relationships with both our partners and with Krsna? To that end, I went out on a limb and set one up (Click here for the full article)



Siksastakam of Sri Caitanaya Translation and Commentary by Swami BV Tripurari
by Gauravani dasa
Posted April 19, 2006


Sri Krsna Caitanya is perhaps the best example the world has seen of devotional ecstasy in love of God. He was a towering figure of golden complexion from whose lotus eyes hot tears of spiritual rapture poured constantly--a golden mountain erupting in ecstasy, its lava consuming everything in its path. He melted hearts as he heralded the holy name of Sri Krsna, swooning, dancing, and distributing the method to his spiritual madness--Sri Krsna sankirtana. (Click here for the full article)



Srila Prabhupada's Online Vyasa-puja Book
by Madhava Smullen
Posted April 17, 2006

This year everyone is again invited to write an offering to glorify His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in his online Vyasa-puja book, Krishna.com/vyasapuja/.

How has Srila Prabhupada impacted your spiritual journey? What would your life be like today if Srila Prabhupada had not taken on the many challenges to make Krishna consciousness known in the world? (Click here for the full article)



Prayers & Advice
by Jaya Gopala das
Posted April 15, 2006


We are having a weekly Bhakti Vrksa program in our locale in the Philippines inspired by His Holiness Giridhari Swami Guru Maharaja. We are begging advices, blessings and prayers to all Vaisnavas to make this program an instrument to plant the seed given to us by Srila Prabhupada. Only by the prayers and blessings of Vaisnavas will make us continue this program. Attached is one of our photo in our weekly program.



Thank You!
by Bhaktin Sue
Posted April 15, 2006

Thank you for all the forwarded emails. Such nice replies I recieved. And things have calmed a bit as I have been more attentive to my husband. Yes, I need to "grow into" this Krishna Consciousness. But I will do so quietly and thoughtfully. (Click here for the full article)



Suggestion for 'my Dilemma'
by Vrindavan dasa (Victor Epand)
Posted April 14, 2006

I suggest you try to concentrate your practice only on the auspicious days of Ekadasi. Otherwise, your husband may conclude that your practice is unreasonable. Look at this statement below from that the book Ekadasi Mahatmya: (Click here for the full article)



Krishna Das Chanting Event In Nyc
by Ambika Cooper
Posted April 13, 2006

Sunday May 7th, 2006
New York, NY

7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00)
"All One" Chanting with Krishna Das with special guests Baird Hersey & Prana and Sacinandana Swami Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew
West End Ave. @ 86th St., NYC
Ticket Price: $25 in advance/ $30 day of the show (children under 12 are free) (Click here for the full article)



In the News:
Hindus And Local Councils Launch First National Toolkit for Religious Education

by Ramesh Kallidai, Hindu Forum Britain
Posted April 12, 2006

5 April 2006 - The Hindu Forum of Britain, in partnership with the London Borough of Harrow, is launching the country's first national Religious Education toolkit for teaching Hinduism in schools (Click here for the full article)



Looking for a Hindu Scripture Teacher In Sydney
by Jocelyn
Posted April 10, 2006

I am seeking to find a suitable person to instruct the boys in "Hindu" (I know that is not a term which is preferred but is all encompassing) scripture, primarily the Bhagavad-Gita. I envisage there would be a group of between 15-25 students, potentially more in future years. (Click here for the full article)



Unfortunate Passing Away of Bhava
by Radhika
Posted April 9, 2006

Sadly, we are informing the devotee community of the passing on of Bhava Bhavani Dasi, previously known as Janmastami Dasi and recently re-initiated as Bhakti Devi.

Bhava left her body aged 49 years, due to multiple organ failure at Worcester Royal Hospital, March 30th 2006. She was admitted to hospital two weeks previous to this with pneumonia. (Click here for the full article)



In the News:
Court Rejects Hare Krishna Appeal for Building Temple

by The Hindu
Posted April 8, 2006

Moscow, March. 21 (PTI): A Moscow court has rejected an appeal by the 'Hare Krishna' movement for allowing it to construct a temple on 1.05 hectares of land in a prime locality in the Russian capital. (Click here for the full article)



In the News:
ISKCON Moves From Organic Farming To Food Processing

by Economic Times, The (India) (KRT) Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge
Posted April 8, 2006

Mar. 29 -- BANGALORE, India -- Having successfully pioneered the organic farming movement in Karnataka and neighbouring Kerala, the Eco-Agri Research Foundation of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is looking at moving up the value chain. (Click here for the full article)



Reply to 'My Dilemma'
by K V devi dasi
Posted April 6, 2006

[Editors' note: Chakra wants to thank the many devotees who have responded to "My Dilemma". We are posting a sample of your letters and are forwarding others directly to the author.]

Dear aspiring devotee, Congratulations on your courage of conviction to follow Krishna consciousness. Like everything in life we are faced with a fight or flight response. (Click here for the full article)



Transcendental Warrior Trilogy
by Ark Madej
Posted April 4, 2006


The first book series joining Krishna Consciousness and martial arts written by a devotee and karate practitioner. Just newly released this year. The Transcedental Warrior series is a definite guide to character development with a powerful foreword written by His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami. By purchasing all three volumes of the trilogy online you receive a special discount!
Click Here to Order Online



April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month
by The Vaishnava Children's Initiative
Posted April 3, 2006

Introduction

Ensuring the safety of our children is the foundation for providing them with a proper education and a future as healthy and happy adults. All members of our community share part of the responsibility of protecting children. (Click here for the full article)



Festival Poster
by Jaya Govinda Das
Posted April 2, 2006


I have set up a service for temples who would like to have a pre-designed poster for their festival but don't have the means or time to design their own.

The posters are simple, colourful with clear information in design.

They are 11" X 17" (tabloid size)

The poster for Rama-Navami is ready to be emailed to you with your own festival information on it. (Click here for the full article)



  2006 North Florida Krishna Community Directory Is On Sale Now
by Nikunjavasini dasi, Alachua, FL
Posted April 30, 2006


Don't miss it. Get all of the up-to-date information about this wonderful community of Vaisnavas. The North Florida Krishna community is centered around the New Raman Reti Temple located in Alachua, just outside of Gainesville, FL. (Click here for the full article)



Does Anyone Know When Prabhupada Said This?
by Lilesvara dasa
Posted April 29, 2006

When I joined the movement in early 1980s, I was told many times by so many devotees that Prabhupada said the following, but I can't find it in the Vedabase:

"When a devotee surrenders his life to Krishna (Click here for the full article)



Dream of Living Right By a Temple With a Great Community?
by Urmila/Edith Best
Posted April 28, 2006

Have you wanted to live within easy walking distance to a temple that has a solid community of devotees? Here is the opportunity, with facility that offers more than just a beautiful residence.... A large 3236 sq. ft. home with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and 3 half baths on 4.6 wooded acres, less than ½ mile from the New Goloka temple! (Click here for the full article)



Kazakhstan Updates On the Web
by Madhusudan das
Posted April 27, 2006

Please note that all updates on Kazakhstan will be posted on: www.palaceofthesoul.com

There are current photos and video footage of the police coming to demolish the devotee ashrams.



Situation In Kazakhstan
by BB Govinda Swami
Posted April 23, 2006

In 1999 the devotees in Kazkhstan purchased a beautiful farm outside of the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Since that time substantial strides have been made in creating an agricultural community (Click here for the full article)



Since He's Gone
by Madhava Gosh
Posted April 22, 2006

Answer me, someone answer me,
Where is my Beloved?
Where has He gone?
Why has He left me alone?

Is this stone like His heart,
Hard and cold to my inquiries?
Can He really have gone away,
Leaving me without a word? (Click here for the full article)



Book Distribution One-ninth of 1976 Level
by Dravida das
Posted April 20, 2006

Concerning Dayananda prabhu's article on the Hinduization of ISKCON, the figures for BBT remissions are, assuming he didn't correct for inflation, much worse than he wrote. In 2005 dollars the proper figures are $13.7 million in 1976 and $1.5 million in 2005.



A Special Movie Premiere
by Tirtha Dasi
Posted April 20, 2006

New York City will like to invite all godfamily members and well wishers to the Maha Nama Hatta featuring the extraordinary video movie premiere of "H.H. BT Swami's Final Lesson as told by H.H. Radhanath Swami". (Click here for the full article)



Need 200 Hare Krishna Prayer Shawls
by Ratna Stone
Posted April 19, 2006

Our local Unity Center is having an interfaith service and needs to buy 200 prayer shawls at a bulk rate. The orange cotton shawls is what they need. Please let me know price asap paulaston@juno.com



Travellng Preacher; Musician, Artist & Storyteller Seeks Hosts In the Usa
by Garuda dasa (jr)
Posted April 17, 2006

Dear assembled devotees, I am taking the next 10 months off to travel and share Krishna consciousness through an amazing presentation of music, art and storytelling, all aimed at glorifying the potential found in Lord Chaitanya's mercy. For the last 17 years I've been in good standing (Click here for the full article)



Vedic Marriage Age?
by Bhakta Patel
Posted April 15, 2006

I was wondering if I can get some information about marriage age for men and women according to the vaishnava traditions and vedic suggestions.

Can you also please explain me the philosophy of why that age group and also Prabhupada's guidance on this issue? Thank you.



A Disciple's Perspective On the Hinduization of ISKCON
by Dayananda das
Posted April 15, 2006

With all respect, Hare Krishna dasi's original posting as well as the others was thoughtful and well done.

After much meditation on Prabhupäda, I would assert that the Indian support and influence in ISKCON temples is generally good. (Click here for the full article)



The Vaishnava Etiquette Difference
by Aniruddha das
Posted April 14, 2006

I read Jadurani Prabhu's recent posting on Chakra, entitled "The Best Evidence for Capitalization," and this is an open response to her statement: "In my experience Srila Prabhupada and Srila Narayana Maharaja are always in accord." (Click here for the full article)



Festival of Inspiration News Update
by Malati dasi
Posted April 13, 2006

Since last week, all on-site accommodation for the Festival of Inspiration has been fully booked. Please check the web site for alternative accommodation as well as a Message Board to link with others who may wish to share rides or rooms during the Festival.



Vaisnava Reminder Update
by Oleh Demchenko
Posted April 12, 2006

New version 0.55a of Vaisnava Reminder is ready for use. Here you may see what changed: (Click here for the full article)



Changing Times And Places: the Holy Name In the East Village Other
by Premananda dasa (Boston, MA)
Posted April 10, 2006

Among the first articles written about ISKCON was a one-page item in a New York City counterculture publication called the East Village Other (October 15-November 1, 1966 issue). The front page shows a photo of Srila Prabhupada leading kirtan in Tompkins Square Park beneath the banner headline, "Save Earth Now!" (Click here for the full article)



Gulab Kali Loved Gauranga
by Vipramukhya dasa
Posted April 9, 2006


The picture shows Vipramukhya with Gulab Kali as a baby elephant in 1984.

Some say Gulab Kali had a special relationship with me. I don't know. I do know that she recognized me every year when I visited Mayapur. She would become happy to see me, as she became happy to see all of the devotees. But somehow, over the years, she and I seemed to grow close. (Click here for the full article)



In the News:
Turkmenistan: Jailed Krishna Devotee Transferred To Women's Camp

by Felix Corley, Forum 18 News Service
Posted April 8, 2006

Shortly after her failed appeal against her seven year jail sentence for illegally crossing the border, charges her supporters reject, Hare Krishna devotee Cheper Annaniyazova was finally transferred on 23 January from the women's prison in the capital Ashgabad to the women's labour camp in Dashoguz in northern Turkmenistan, Forum 18 News Service has learned. (Click here for the full article)



Tips To Alleviate Travel Anxieties In India
by Mayapriya devi dasi (ACBSP)
Posted April 8, 2006

To avoid unnecessary anxieties figuring out where to stay when you arrive in Delhi, I strongly recommend taking advantage of the facilities at the Hare Krishna Devotee Guesthouse. I also suggest using their very reliable transportation system. (Click here for the full article)



Looking for Accommodation In London
by Gaurav Krishna Das
Posted April 6, 2006

I am moving to London on an assignment for a year and am looking for accommodation in a devotee community / congregation community at most 45 mins from Waterloo. If anyone has a 1 Bedroom Flat / 2 Bedroom flat that they would like to rent out only to a devotee I would be interested. Please write to me ASAP at gauravkp@gmail.com. Would greatly appreciate anyone responding to this ad.



Rare Vaisnava Books Now Available
by Braja Das
Posted April 4, 2006


We are pleased to announce that a wide range of Gaudiya Vaishnava books are now available at LoiBazaar.com. Many of these books are rare or difficult to obtain for those living outside of India so we took up the task of making them more easily available for avid readers and serial collectors. At present we are restricting orders to those located in the US and Canada as we've found international shipping to be somewhat unreliable and expensive. (Click here for the full article)



Child Protection Office Newsletter
by Tamohara das
Posted April 3, 2006

The latest Child Protection Office Newsletter can be found on our website, at: Click Here

The following articles are included:





The Evil Gardens of Venice Blvd?
by Gunamai Dasi
Posted April 3, 2006

In response to Kriya Shakti's "Garden renovation project", I am amused by her use of adjectives. Visions of thorny rose branches, reaching out and scratching passer by's on bicycles, babies in carriages and old people, as they hurry past in fear, come to mind. (Click here for the full article)



Interfaith Marriage
by Satyavati dd
Posted April 2, 2006

I have been a devotee since 2000 and was initiated in 2003. On the other hand, I have been with my husband for sixteen years. He is not a devotee. People frequently ask me how we manage to have a successful marriage in this situation, and that is why I am writing to you. (Click here for the full article)



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