IYS AHOBILAM YATRA 2016

Sunday, 11 September 2016 by

We had been this March on an exciting youth trip to AHOBILAM, place where the Lord appeared as Narasimhadev to kill the demon Hiranyakasipu and bless His dear devotee Prahlad. Located in Andhra Pradesh in the hills of the eastern ghats, Ahobilam offers exciting treks to the nine temples of Sri Narasimhadev. Hear the lecture

The Right Quest

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 by

The moment we wake up, we wake up asking questions. What time is it?, What is for breakfast? and things like that…Everyone of us is on a quest. Somebody wants to be a top cricketer, famous footballer, President, CEO, et al. Many wants to get into the Guinness Book of Records. Airplanes were invented just

Skyscrapers Lessons

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 by

Skyscrapers are well-known for their deep foundations. The calculation of depth is primarily based on three things: The height of the building The softness of the soil The severity of the weather conditions As long as you have a good foundation, you can build as high as you like. The building of our life can

No Time!

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 by

In the 1960s Swami Prabhupada wrote an article entitled, “No time: the chronic disease of modern man.” In it he comments: “The busy man should try to know as to where he is going. This life is but a spot in his longest sojourn, and the sane person should not be busy with a spot

Mediate before you meditate

Thursday, 20 June 2013 by

Human relationships are riddled with argument, quarrel and conflict. It’s a symptom of the age. But that’s not a problem per se, since every disagreement is pregnant with positive and negative potential. Differences of opinion can bring enlightenment, transformation, wisdom and growth – they can also be the cause of anger, frustration, resentment, and bad

Special Treatment

Thursday, 20 June 2013 by

“Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.” – Goethe (German poet) Each one of us has the potential to bring out the best or worst in others. When we focus

Failed Success

Thursday, 20 June 2013 by

They say failures are stepping stones to success. Lately, however, I’ve been thinking how success can be a slipping stone to failure! Swami Prabhupada once commented how he faced two great tests in his life. At one point he was stripped of everything, left penniless and alone, an unknown mendicant with no fixed abode. Later

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