“I had heard that Srila Prabhupada, who of course had run his own Prayag Pharmacy business from 1918 to 1950, had developed his own natural ‘tooth powder’ recipe,” Hari-Vilasa says. “So I began to do some research in his books, letters, and conversations.”
In the fearless spirit exhibited by many of Srila Prabhupada’s early disciples, it was Bhurijana Dasa and his wife Jagattarini Dasi who left the US on their spiritual master’s order to bring Krishna consciousness to Hong Kong in the early 1970s. The two were completely alone.
Kartika is glorified in the Puranas as very special for making spiritual advancement and the best place to be in Kartika is Sri Braja Dham. In fact this month is known as Damodar, since in the middle of this month, the Lord performed His very enchanting Damodar Lila.
Representing one of the most agriculturally bio-diverse nations in the world, India has become a primary target for biotechnology companies like Monsanto and Cargill to spread their genetically-modified crops into new markets.
Mustard seeds have been part of human civilization for hundreds of years. The Bible mentions mustard seeds, as do ancient Sanskrit texts. The ancient Greeks used them for cooking, as did the ancient Romans, who appear to have invented an early form of the condiment used today. The ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, used them medicinally.
By Fred De Sam Lazaro | Religion & Ethics on 30 Sep 2011
Anywhere from a third to 40 percent of the world’s undernourished children live in India today, and about half of all children here have stunted growth. The statistics are all the more telling given India’s strong growth rate and its booming economy in recent years.
By Mike Adams | totalhealthbreakthroughs.com on 29 Sep 2011
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) has just completed a detailed review of more than 7,000 clinical studies covering links between diet and cancer. Its conclusion is rocking the health world with startling bluntness: Processed meats are too dangerous for human consumption. Consumers should stop buying and eating all processed meat products for the rest of their lives.
By Jennifer Vardy Little | The News on 29 Sep 2011
Bhaktimarga Swami – dubbed the Walking Monk – is in the Pictou County area this weekend as part of his walk across Canada as a “friend” raiser. Bhaktimarga Swami has been a member of the Hare Krishna since 1973.
Alexander came upon an Indian thief whom he got arrested and brought before him. A conversation ensued in which the recidivist reminded Alexander, a former pupil of Aristotle, that the renowned chieftain was himself a thief.
In the aftermath of last month’s riots opinions were divided as to their cause. “Existing criminals on the rampage,” pronounced Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke, while, in a display of party disunity, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan-Smith declared the problem to be “selfish bankers and MP’s ignoring the plight of the poor.”
This year, ladies from the West Coast of America, the Midwest, Canada, Florida, Houston, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia will gather to attend a fascinating selection of seminars by senior devotees and experts in their fields.
On Radhastami—September 5th—around seven hundred devotees gathered in Omsk, Western Siberia for the installation ceremony of Sri-Sri Radha-Govinda, the first ever Radha-Krishna Deities to be installed in Russia.