A Professor
Nov11

A Professor

I met a lady who's been a professor of the Bhagavad Gita for 30 years, so she got into telling me, "Oh, I love Bhagavad Gita. I read it every day, etc. I asked her whose translation she had. "Oh, I don't know. It doesn't matter. It's up to each person to feel the words and that's the right meaning for you." She spoke like this for a couple of minutes. Eventually I showed a sour face and said,...

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What a Scene
Nov04

What a Scene

Hare Krsna Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. As I was speaking to someone in the airport, a man came up to me who was so nasty cussing and criticizing that the person I was speaking to left. Then the nasty man got even worse. He was so loud that everyone in the airport lobby, whether at the ticket counter, the gift shop, or the restaurant, turned their head to look. He had a real foul mouth,...

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Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 26
Oct31

Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 26

Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 26 written in Olympia, WA Dedicated to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Halloween Krishna's We have a tradition in my unit to dress up every year before Halloween and go for a run around base. Since it was so cold, I decided to not dress up and stay warm. As the first sergeant told everyone with a costume to come in front of the formation and we are going to vote on who has the best...

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A Higher Taste

At the airport, one of the supervisors was famous for his anger. Somehow one day he stopped to ask about a vegetarian cookbook. He didn't want to hear about anything else — especially chanting. He just wanted to lose some weight by eating a vegetarian diet for awhile. He loved his meat and had to have it — five hamburgers at a time — but just for a short time, to lose weight, he wanted to eat only a vegetarian...

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Battlefield Bhajans Vol. 25

Battlefield Bhajans Vol. a5 Written en-route to LA Dedicated to HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada " I grew up a Bhuddist…" I met with my lawyer this week, and the first thing she asked me was " What religion are you?" I told her I was a Hare Krishna, and she explained that she grew up buddhist. I asked her why she wanted to know. She went on to tell me how she called my cell about our appointment and...

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Sankirtan Story

Hare Krsna, A devotee in New Zealand has just received his masters degree in accounting, based on his thesis 'Spiritual Accounting,' (accounting at the masters and PhD levels means not number crunching, but dealing with the precepts underlying the entire accounting system). The new wave of accounting attacks the old school of concerning itself with only fiscal profit/loss. The new school says accounting should include...

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