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Litany of the Holy Name

In the course of the long history of Christendom, Holy Mother Church approved six litanies for public recitation, and adorned these with indulgences. Of these six, four appear in the  251 more words


Chanting, chanting, chanting

Indra’s illusion

There is a story about Lord Indra: once he was cursed by some rishis and he got a hog’s body. He was enjoying in this material world, and then the curse finished and Lord Brahma came and said, “Oh Indra, come back to your abode.” Because of the illusory environment Indra had forgotten everything and was thinking, “I am a hog father and I have so many of my children and grandchildren here, so why shall I go there? 591 more words

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Sermon: The Holy Name of Jesus

The Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

Given at Saint Mary’s Church, Kansas City

January 3, 2018

Num. 6:22-27, Phil. 2:5-11, Luke 2:15-21

“So, they shall put my name upon the people of Israel, and I will bless them.” 544 more words


2018 Intentions

Intention – Sankalpa

Another year, another resolution.

Each year the most common resolution ends up being about health – a desire to initiate change through exercise and nutrition. 1,297 more words


The ray of joy

Mahaprabhu said, “Why will you chant the mahamantra? We will chant because,

cheto-darpaṇa-mārjanaṁ bhava-mahā-dāvāgni-nirvāpaṇaṁ

We want to remove the dust of our mind and we want to see our own divine form, our transcendental form. 203 more words

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The Holy Name

Today we remember the Feast of The Holy Name, known in other traditions as the Feast of the Circumcision. This feast day, which occurs on Jan. 1,000 more words


Another 1968?

On the eighth day after His birth, the newborn Israelite boy was circumcised and given His Name… Which means: “God saves.”

The pope has declared Jesus’ circumcision day to be the “World Day of Peace.” Monday was the 50th World Day of Peace. 222 more words