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On Living and Dying Day 15 by Sreejit Poole

Beyond biology, the need to be more

by Sreejit Poole

How could we just be gone forever?

Growing up, my conception of God and mysticism was on par with my romanticizing of after school cartoons. 1,503 more words


The Mahabharata and the Atomic Bomb

We would not be the same.

A few people laughed.

A few people cried.

Most people were silent.

I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita, Vishnu is trying to persuade the prince that he should do his duty.

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Atomic Bomb


“Humility, pridelessness, nonviolence, tolerance, simplicity, approaching a bona fide spiritual master, cleanliness, steadiness and self-control; renunciation of the objects of sense gratification, absence of false ego, the perception of the evil of birth, death, old age and disease; nonattachment to children, wife, home and the rest, and evenmindedness amid pleasant and unpleasant events; constant and unalloyed devotion to Me, resorting to solitary places, detachment from the general mass of people; accepting the importance of self-realization, and philosophical search for the Absolute Truth – all these I thus declare to be knowledge, and what is contrary to these is ignorance.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 13.8-12) 870 more words

Hare Krishna

Scriptural basis for Chanting Hare Krishna Mahamantra

Janardan Mali, 24th September 2013

I had said that I am chanting Hare Krishna mantra every day 1600 times without the help of japamala.

You say ‘so thank you for that, please keep it up’.I do not know  why are you thanking me. 3,852 more words

Hare Krishna

How to Get into the Present Moment (chapter from “How to Get Twice as Happy” by V.O. Ruzov)

Material world consists of time and space. These two closely intertwined notions make up the whole structure of material creation. We got entangled in that structure and find it hard to live in a present moment. 1,589 more words


Lesson #2: forget the goal

It is the basic rule of life- to look for pleasure and avoid pain.  Most of our actions are guided by these conditions.  We weigh the pleasure of eating an extra chocolate against the pain of gaining weigh.   348 more words


Talking About Unsolicited Affection

“Of these, the wise one who is in full knowledge in union with Me through pure devotional service is the best. For I am very dear to him, and he is dear to Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 7.17) 843 more words

Hare Krishna