Free Write Journal #195

Satsvarupa das Goswami Maharaja Summer Meeting Saturday, July 2, 2022 What: Meeting of Disciples and friends of SDG Where: The Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall 845 Hudson Avenue Stuyvesant Falls, New York 12173 There is plenty of parking near the Hall. The facility is just a few minutes’ walk from SDG’s home at 909 Albany Ave. […]

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Free Write Journal #194

May 6, 2022 Free Writes Kadamba Kanana Maharaja’s Endorsement of Poetry His Holiness Kadamba Kanana Maharaja conducts a weekly Zoom session. This last week he spoke about his disciple, Jayanta dasa, who he said was a poet. He read two poems by Jayanta and said he appreciated them very much. He said Jayanta should “definitely” […]

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Free Write Journal #193

April 29, 2022 Free Writes The Indoor Kunja My room on the second floor is where Radha-Govinda and Srila Prabhupada are worshiped, and we have developed it gradually into a wild kunja with vines and leafy plants growing everywhere. Some of them have been here ten years. So many fresh creepers, it’s hard not to […]

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Free Write Journal #192

April 22, 2022 Free Writes The Flower Season Is Now! It’s so nice that we’re getting our own flowers from the back yard, planted by devotees. There will be different waves of flowers blooming, one after another. Now is the time for the hyacinths. They are of many colors. Blue, pink, light pink, red, yellow, […]

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Free Write Journal #191

April 15, 2022 Free Writes Loneness For a long time I have been leading a life of loneness. I distinguish it from the word “loneliness.” I read about it in books of Christian practitioners who led lives like hermits. And in Gaudiya Vaisnavism we also have the life of the babaji. I just read Rupa […]

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Free Write Journal #190

April 8, 2022 Free Writes Zoom Meeting of the Production Team Krsna Bhajana sent some possible agenda items. One item was to review progress on the “Prabhupada Set.” He says Prabhupada Meditations, Volumes 1-2, and Prabhupada Meditations, Volumes 3-4 are in preparation for printing in two weeks. This is my favorite set of books, done […]

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Free Write Journal #189

April 1, 2022 Free Writes Guru-Stumper Sometimes devotees ask me obscure questions which I call “guru-stumpers.” The other day a devotee asked me about animals that are sacrificed in the yajna. Prabhupada says they are not actually killed, but they are just rejuvenated. But an old animal is sacrificed and rejuvenated and comes back as […]

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Free Write Journal #188

March 25, 2022 Free Writes “Little Life” Three medical appointments on two days this week. Tomorrow will be a busy day. I have to fast from regular breakfast because I have an early morning appointment to check my blood levels for diabetes and the functionality of my liver, kidney and thyroid. After fasting and doing […]

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