Free Write Journal #222

November 18, 2022 Free Writes Out-Loud Reading We invite devotees to take part in the out-loud reading we hold from Viraha Bhavan. Devotees can tune in from anywhere around the world with Zoom (Zoom ID: 617 108 1206/ Password: 108). If you don’t want to join in the out-loud reading part, you can just listen […]

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Free Write Journal #221

November 13, 2022 Free Writes Praise of the Book Team Krsna-bhajana and Satyasara dasi (who are both here for two weeks at Viraha Bhavan) are working at a marathon pace typing essays I wrote many years ago, and they’re compiling them into three books. Some of the essays are from Back to Godhead magazine, such […]

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Free Write Journal #220

November 04, 2022 Free Writes Ashram in an Uproar Starting today, the ashram is in something of an uproar. Krsna-bhajana and Satyasara dasi are arriving. But they can’t move into a room in the ashram because early Monday morning the workmen are beginning to remove the old furnace and oil tank, and all the work […]

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Free Write Journal #219

October 28, 2022 Free Writes Govardhana Puja Much activity in preparation for tomorrow’s celebration of Govardhana-puja. Krsna dasi is spearheading a traditional festival with all the preparations that are mentioned in the KRSNA book. They will be offered to Govardhana Hill tomorrow. Today many milk sweets are being prepared, and people are focusing on making […]

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Free Write Journal #218

October 21, 2022 Free Writes Govardhana Puja Krsna Kumari sent a message: “There will be a Govardhana Puja party on the 25th of October at Damodara Priya’s house.” I’m sorry to miss the party, but I don’t plan to go out anywhere, nor invite many people to the house during this flu/COVID season, which lasts […]

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Free Write Journal #217

October 14, 2022 Free Writes Madhavendra Puri Madhavendra Puri was a pure devotee in the Madhva sampradaya. One day he was sitting at Govardhana and chanting the Hare Krsna mantra all day. Then a beautiful young boy of Vrndavana came to him and gave him a pot of milk. The boy asked Madhavendra Puri, “What […]

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Free Write Journal #216

October 7, 2022 Free Writes A Sannyasi Involved in Marriages Recently I was approached by two devotee families about getting blessings for the marriage of their children. In this case I have high regard for the young couple, who I’ve known individually for many, many years. But, in general, over the years, there have been […]

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Free Write Journal #215

September 30, 2022 Free Writes A Visit from Panditji Panditji and two brahmacaris came up to Stuyvesant Falls to remove Panditji’s large library of books from Saci Suta’s garage. When they were finished their mission, he paid me a visit, and then paid a visit to Ravindra Svarupa. Panditji now has long white hair and […]

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