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ISKCON Eugene

by Jnana-caksusa dasa
Posted October 24, 2012

Back in February I let the devotees know about a preaching center here in Eugene Oregon that has been started. I have some Back to Godheads, Caitanya Caritamrtas, and early (mostly first printings) of Srila Prabhupada's books for sale. The center is going good and to support it i would like to sell these to help get a prasadam distribution business going. My plan is to do some catering/retail/perhaps food cart segwaying into a restraurant. The first set of Back to Godheads are 242 in total and date from 1966 to 2008. The set is pretty complete from late 1969 onward. These are able to be seen here on this photobucket page:

http://s928.photobucket.com/albums/ad129/262nd/Back to Godhead Set/#!cpZZ9QQtppZZ28

The second set is 150 and is similar with having an issue from 1966 onward to 2008 but with less in total. I will be listing this set also individually on ebay, so if you need some to fill your sets they are there. Here is the photobucket page for this set: http://s928.photobucket.com/albums/ad129/262nd/Back to Godhead 2/

There are some covers missing and a few in both sets have some pictures cut out...not many but here and there you will find one an enthusiastic devotee may have gotten to with scissors. I also have another set that has 64 issues from 1969 to 2000's if you are interested. The Caitanya Caritmrtas are all first printing with the dust jackets that are in good to very good condition. The dust jackets have all been placed in protective mylar covers. There are Adi Lila Vol 3, Madhya Lila Vol 1-6, and Antya Lila 1-4. Photobucket page: http://s928.photobucket.com/albums/ad129/262nd/Caitanya Caritamrta 1st printing/ I also have some other first printing Caitanya Caritamrtas that i will be listing on ebay if you are looking for a certain volume for your set. The early printings of Srila Prabhupada's books are the Bhagavad Gita, Nectar of Devotion, Teachings of Lord Chaitanya, and others. Here is the photobucket link: http://s928.photobucket.com/albums/ad129/262nd/Early Printing/

If you would like to get these or any of them individually let me know. My phone number is 541-543-3667. Hare Krishna!





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House for Rent in Vrindavan during Kartik

by Loka
Posted October 18, 2012


Looking for a nice place to stay in Vrindavan during Kartik or any other time of the year? Look no further. My home is located in a very peaceful neighborhood (opposite big Hanuman Deity on main Road) and just a short walk (3-4 minutes) from ISKCON Vrindavan. It’s very safe as it is close to the main road. It’s new (only 4 years old), immaculately maintained, beautifully done, fully furnished and comes with all modern facilities including A/C, hot water geysers, fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator and utensils. It has two levels with lots of light and space. Each level is about 1,500 square feet. From the upper level, you can go to the terrace where you can get a beautiful view of Vrindavan.

Lower level: Has two big bedrooms (one with attached bathroom), two baths, one huge kitchen (open, American style with stove, fridge, and utensils), one big Living room, Verandah and a Tulasi garden in the front to chant japa.

Upper level: Has two bedrooms (both have attached bathroom), kitchen (with stove, fridge and utensils) and steps to go to the terrace. One of the bedroom is huge (400+ sq ft), has a sliding glass doors facing a grill-protected verandah. The house is well protected from monkeys on all sides by iron grills.

You can rent full levels, individual rooms, or the whole house. Rent is very reasonable. You can rent for a few days or the whole month. Can’t get a better deal than this. For rent information and detailed pictures, please contact me at lagarwal@yahoo.com or call me +1-240.481.8186 (USA).

Sincerely

Loka

lagarwal@yahoo.com

Phone: 1-240.481.8186 (USA)





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Vraja Mandala Padayatra

by Parasuram das
Posted October 7, 2012

29 October 2012 marks the beginning of the 26th Vraja Mandala Padayatra. We have 50,000 books coming from Bombay, including a new book Mrigari the Hunter.

In our attempt to please Srila Prabhupada we are committed to spend a month in the villages of Vraj to distribute these books, hold preaching programs and lots of prasad distribution. We have space on the party for three more devotees, so if you want an unforgettable preaching experience, please meet us at the Krishna Balaram Mandir.

Enjoy the movie: https://vimeo.com/10101860, or if you're in position to help sponsor books please visit http://foodforall.org.uk/donate/.



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Worship Items for Sale

by Bhaktin Cynthia
Posted September 29, 2012

I am trying to raise money for a move across the country. The following items are for sale.

Please see pics for some of the items that are included. I am asking $200 for all the worship items. The arati set alone was $100 from Krishna.com. It is extra large temple size. The items include offering dishes, large lamps that were purchased in Bangalore, a nice little swing, deity beds, kartals and much more. There will be some pleasant surprises for the devotee who purchases these items. If you have any questions please contact me at saffronsaffy@yahoo.com.

Buyer pays for shipping. Please be aware that shipping outside the US would be extremely costly as the items are very heavy. So I will ask that all buyers be in the US.

Thank you

(Click here for the full article)



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Invisible Man

by the ISKCON Congregational Ministry
Posted September 25, 2012


We, the ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry, are proud to present to you our 4th video clip of a series of programs which our ministry supports. Hope you enjoy it and share it with your friends! Here is the link for it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UME4axEKtLI





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One Volume Bhagavatam Wanted

by Himanshu Kothari
Posted August 14, 2012

Hello, I am looking for the bhagvatam book that contains all 12 cantos in one book. They were printed in limited editions and are hard to find. If you have one and are willing to sell it, please let me know. Or perhaps you know of someone who has one and you could put me in touch with him/her. Thank you devotees

Hare Krsna. Please contact me at Himanshu kothari - Theyogicscience [at] gmail [dot] com



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'Prabhupada Ashram' in Vrindavan for Sale

by Syamasundara Das
Posted August 10, 2012


The beautiful building called 'Prabhupada Ashram' in Vrindavan is for sale.

For all details please visit my website: www.prabhupadaashram.in

I own the property with clear title, it was constructed a year ago. Due to my ill-health I have to sell it at the cost price in ‘as is where is condition’ with entire furnishings and all the paraphernalia in the building. Only on first come first serve basis.

Yours humble servant,
Syamasundara das

email: prabhupadaashram@gmail.com
contact Mobile No.+91 8755125509



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Red Rock Rishis Release New CD - "The Beginning is Near"

by Nistha Bhakti Devi
Posted July 29, 2012

The Red Rock Rishis, a kirtan band who focus on singing the Maha Mantra accompanied with Indian mystical and New Age music, have recently released their second album entitled The Beginning Is Near. Although all of the songs of this new album are embodying the Hare Krishna mantra, according to the mood and theme of the musical composition, the titles and melodies of the songs vary greatly in both title and style. From Starship Mantra to Crying for Vraja, Stream of Nectar to the Cowboy Chant, the listener receives both a meditative, uplifting spiritual experience and a wonderful musical journey.

One song, Sri Ram's March Into Lanka, beautifully sung by two lady vocalists, is a portrayal of Mother Sita sitting under the ashoka tree, and praying for her beloved Ram to come save her from the demon Ravana. This song is a three piece composition. In the finale part, where enters the Hare Krishna mantra, one can just imagine Lord Ramachandra and the monkeys crossing the stone bridge over the ocean to come to Sita's rescue.

The following are some of the reviews that the Rishis' new album has received:

"I must say that your CDs are ecstatic! A perfect way of filling the mind with transcendental sound. The tunes just stick in my head and keep me enveloped in a protective bubble of Krishna smaranam all day." - Kurma das (The Cook)

"I feel that the melodies are very energetic. When the mind feels down, if you listen to this CD, you recover. Everyone likes this CD. Whenever our patrons hear the Red Rock Rishis, many of them approach me and ask where to purchase this new CD. It is also very good eating music" - Rupa Sri Radhika d.d., MVT Restaurant Manager, Vrindavan India

"The Beginning Is Near is meditative and full of grace; peaceful and transformative" - Steven Rosen (Satyaraj Das), author "The Yoga Of Kirtan"

"I listen to The Beginning Is Near in the office and at home - just what I have been hankering for - the constant transcendental sounds of the Holy Names in different varieties of flavorful tunes. Thank you Red Rock Rishis! - Gaudachandra Dasa, BBT, USA

"The Hare Krishna chant has rarely had so many variations of musical settings! Beautiful sounds abound, as well as pulsing rhythms. Creative synths, percussion, traditional Indian instruments and outstanding vocals give this CD a feeling of true bliss and wonder" - Pete Fine, sitarist / composer / recording artist / lead guitarist:”Whole Lot Of Zep”

“I have been listening to your CD. Very good bhav!” - Shyamdas, writer, kirtan singer, recording artist, lives in Vraj

"In a time of busy lives, such heartfelt chanting creates a sound current of devotion that calms the mind, and nourishes the spirit. Listen to it in the car, at home, while doing yoga, and the mantra Hare Krishna will carry you through the day." - Sraddhasagar, yoga teacher, owner 7Centers Yoga Arts

Listeners can hear all the songs of the Rishis new CD release and also watch two movies, by logging onto redrockrishis.com.



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Srila Prabhupada Siksamrta

by Vedaveda webmaster
Posted October 22, 2012


Srila Prabhupada's selected letters organized by topic.

The heartfelt instructions of a pure devotee to his disciples and followers.

These books are not available anymore, but you can download them in format PDF. Excellent tool for research.

It's only $9.95 and you'll have in few minutes in your computer.

You'll like these books a lot.

Please click here.





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Hawaii Vedic Temple

by Dasarath Das
Posted October 8, 2012


Sedona, Arizona USA. Our hands are getting busier with our project here in Sedona and other towns in northern Arizona. We are now going out to other surrounding towns such as Prescott and Flagstaff, and Lord Caitanya's message is getting received very well there by many sincere spiritual seekers. In the enclosed photo, a spiritual meditation group organized by two roman Catholic priests (seen in photo, far left and upper middle) get their taste of chanting Hare Krishna. One of the priests is now reading Srila Prabhupada's books seriously and chanting the Hare Krishna mantra on jappa mala.

In addition to our Sedona Center of Vedic Culture project, our next simultaneous venture is to build a Vedic temple somewhere in Hawaii. We will seriously proceed with fundraising and development once we get some persons to help donate the necessary land, at least ten to twenty acres, or more. Our basic idea for bringing the timeless spiritual culture of India to the islands of Hawaii in an alluring and beautiful display, can be seen on our Sedona Center of Vedic Culture website, and can be viewed at http://www.sedonavedicculture.com/sedona_vedic_cultural_center/Hawaii_Project.html.





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A Spiritual Journey

by Prapujaka das
Posted October 2, 2012


I have just published my new book, "A Spiritual Journey," in the English language. The book was originally written and printed in Swedish. It has been for sale in the Swedish temples for 2 years now.

The book describes my time in the Radha Damodara Party, the New York temple, Bhaktivedanta Manor, Vrindavan and pioneer preaching in former Yugoslavia during the years of 1974 to 1976. The book also contains some unique photos taken during the preaching in Yugoslavia, meetings with Srila Prabhupada and much more.

The Spiritual Journey
Soft bound
90 pages
20 images
12 US dollars

To order the book please contact me at E-mail:
prapujaka.acbsp@gmail.com or send letters to
Prapujaka das, Box 5031, 31205 Skottorp, Sweden.





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New Security Vault to House Srila Prabhupada's Legacy

by The Bhaktivedanta Archives Staff
Posted September 26, 2012

To all disciples and followers of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness,

- Purpose -

  • Srila Prabhupada’s legacy needs to be transferred to and housed in a larger and more secure environment, an upgraded storage vault that can withstand tornadoes, blazing fires (6 hours), flooding and theft. 
  • We need to begin building a 500-square foot secure enclosure that will be constructed from high grade 5000 psi (maximum density/water proof) concrete with 8” thick walls. 
  • This room, like the current temporary one, will also include climate control and security.
  • See estimate particulars. [link]

- Reason -

  • The current room/vault while serving its minimal purpose is now too small to house all the conserved holdings and is not built of concrete and rebar.
  • Many years ago there was a fire at the Gita Nagari farm that destroyed important documents.  We therefore want to prevent a recurrence by constructing this professional vault.
  • We all understand that preserving this transcendental treasure in a professional manner that will last for many centuries is of utmost importance.  
  • See Prabhupada.com for more details. [link]
(Click here for the full article)





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KC Learning App for the iPad

by Urmila devi dasi
Posted September 18, 2012

The first of many planned apps for Apple's ipad with Krishna conscious reading and learning activities is available. Go to Apple's app store and search for "Did Krishna Do It" or "mantra lingua"

This first app has English and Gujarati.

Your servant, Urmila devi dasi





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Bhaktivedanta Vedabase and a Piece of Prabhupada's Cloth. (Dhoti)

by vedaveda.com
Posted August 13, 2012


What is the Bhaktivedanta VedaBase?

The Bhaktivedanta VedaBase contains all of Srila Prabhupada's recorded teachings found in his books, lectures, conversations, and letters. It is a searchable database of Srila Prabhupada's archived scripture, and works related to his Krishna consciousness movement.

Get all of Srila Prabhupada's recorded words (including lectures, books, letters, and conversations) at your fingertips within a second! Upgrades are free.

ATTENTION: Buy the vedabase and receive a piece of Prabhupada's cloth. (dhoti)


To get it, please click here vedaveda.com/pub/vedabase.html

Price: $99.95

You can contact at vedaveda@vedaveda.com



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Room for Rent

by Balabhadra Dasa
Posted July 31, 2012


My wife & I would like to rent out a room in our home here in Boise. We are 5 minutes from the temple and 5 minutes from BSU (for those who are students) and the downtown area. We have nearly 1/4 acre of land with a spacious back yard, embellished with fruit trees, flower & vegetable garden, and a modest 12 foot X 30” swimming pool for beating the heat. Our home is spacious with over 1400 sq. ft. The bathroom is shared with one other tenant, and we all share the common areas: Kitchen & dining areas, living room (which is also our temple room), and awesome back yard.


The room is available for immediate occupancy. Rent and security deposit are $350 each, with a month to month contract. Rent includes all utilities and high speed internet. The tenant is responsible for keeping only private room neat and clean and for personal grocery expenses, although we do have optional arrangements concerning prasadam. Pictures are attached.


For more information contact balabhadradas108@live.com or by cell phone @ 208-571-1700.