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News from L'Arche Asha Vani in India

We have received a newsletter from the Asha Vani community in India, which bears witness to a different way of interfaith meeting. Please follow the link to read it all. 101 more words

Daily Reflections

Three Examples Of Anger Leading To Loss Of Intelligence

“From anger, delusion arises, and from delusion bewilderment of memory. When memory is bewildered, intelligence is lost, and when intelligence is lost, one falls down again into the material pool.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.63) 873 more words

Hare Krishna

Myth & Legends of India: Krishna, Naraka and the Founding of Dvaraka

Enjoy this tale from Myths & Legends of India <3

Because Krishna is a major character in the epic, Vyasa – or those who hand down the epic orally, with many changes and additions – felt the need to include a full account of his life.

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Poetry

Pyaar Hua, Ikraar Hua

Like I mentioned before, there are no guides at Avani, so everything I write is either from connecting the dots or Google. I went with a lovely friend so it was a fun day-long picnic. 42 more words

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Four Potential Issues With Hanuman’s Plan To Rescue Sita

“If Rama kills the ten-headed one along with his relatives and then departs taking me, that would be suitable for him.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 37.62) 799 more words

Hare Krishna

Ancient Secret of Symbols Found in Palm-Leaf Manuscripts? Indian Writing System Revealed

Hey guys, today we are going to look at how ancient Indians wrote and preserved their sacred texts. Around the world, there have been many different writing practices, the Egyptians were using Papyrus, Sumerians used clay tablets, but in India, Palm-Leaves were used. 874 more words

Three Ways My Kid Reminds Me Of God

“I am seated in everyone’s heart, and from Me come remembrance, knowledge and forgetfulness. By all the Vedas am I to be known; indeed I am the compiler of Vedanta, and I am the knower of the Vedas.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 15.15) 832 more words

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