Archive for the ‘Sanga 2005’ Category

Ajata-Ruci-Raganuga-Bhakti

May 14th, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

Those who are grounded in ritualistic bhakti with their ideal being raganuga-bhakti can cross over ritualistic bhakti and tread the path of sacred passionate love in due course.

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Krishna’s Diet is Bhakti

April 22nd, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

While speaking of mixed devotion, Bhagavad-gita says that whatever you eat should be offered to Krishna. One has to start somewhere. Start with the spirit of offering and everything else will follow in due course.

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Krishna Lila: The Highest Reality

April 7th, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

Vaisnavas believe that every unit of consciousness has the potential to enter into an eternal relationship with Krishna, whose affairs are governed by his personal energy or nature (svarupa sakti).

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The Dust Holds One Accountable

March 11th, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

The dust holds one accountable for offenses not because it is vindictive but because this gives offenders an opportunity to cleanse themselves regardless of whether the offended devotee is still with us or not. Only when one is cleansed of the effects of sadhu ninda will one be truly free to make spiritual advancement.

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Never Leave Iskcon

February 23rd, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

I propose that we adjust to the present, forget the contentious past, forgive one another, and work cooperatively to preach the essential teachings of Sri Caitanya. To agree to do this, I believe, would please Srila Prabhupada infinitely more than further argumentation on the subject of leaving Iskcon.

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Tatha Srnu: Pay Attention

January 30th, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

The sage Karabhajana does not specifically ask the King to pay attention at any point in the discussion until he begins to speak about the Kali-yuga avatara. Why? Because this avatara is difficult to understand in that he is a hidden avatara.

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Gifts of Sri Guru

January 15th, 2005 | Sanga, Sanga 2005 | webmaster | No Comments

Saranagatas will feel themselves making progress daily. If you do not feel like this, you have to do whatever it takes to focus your mind and give your heart to your nama japa, mantra, and kirtana. Nama and mantra are the real gifts of Sri Guru. Use them wisely; they are your real wealth.

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