Free Write Journal #182

February 11, 2022 Free Writes Rama Raya’s Ecstatic Harinama I watched an extraordinary harinama video of Rama Raya and a group of men chanting in the Atlantic Avenue subway station, one stop from the ISKCON Brooklyn temple. They go there two days a week and chant for hours. Rama Raya played a large harmonium, and […]

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Free Write Journal #181

February 04, 2022 Free Writes Radha-Gopinatha’s 40th Anniversary in Trinidad They are holding a three day festival in Trinidad for the installation of their Radha-Gopinatha Deity. I was the priest at that installation, and many devotees gathered. This year they’re making a big festival over it. On that day forty years ago they also installed […]

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Free Write Journal #180

January 28, 2022 Free Writes Harinama Videos Krishna Kripa travels around the world doing harinama. He takes videos of the harinamas, and he’s been showing them to me here. I enjoy them very much. I watched a small harinama group led by Rama Raya in a subway station in Brooklyn. Rama was wearing woolen gloves […]

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Free Write Journal #179

January 21, 2022 Free Writes Typing Help I received an email from a devotee who is not my disciple. She said she loves to read my books but has difficulty securing them. I wrote and told her how she can get them from Amazon or SDGLegacy.com. She also wrote and said she could do some […]

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Free Write Journal #178

January 14, 2022 Free Writes Citation Some time back, Baladeva complained to me that we shouldn’t wake up at 2:00 A.M. He said it was artificial, and that I really needed to sleep or I’d be tired during japa and in the morning. He gave his arguments, but I didn’t reply. He went on arguing […]

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Free Write Journal #177

January 7, 2022 Free Writes Srila Prabhupada’s Miracle Vaikunthanath dasa has written a memoir of his relationship with Srila Prabhupada. He was fortunate to get a lot of personal association in the early years, in Boston and Montreal in 1968. His writing is very effusive. He describes how coming into Prabhupada’s presence even for a […]

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Free Write Journal #176

December 31, 2021 Free Writes Christmas Eve We celebrated December 25th on Christmas Eve. Manohara made Italian raviolis with fresh homemade pasta and sage butter, also eggplants grilled and rolled up. There was a carbonated pomegranate drink. Gathered were myself, Baladeva, Kathi and David, Manohara, Amit, Atindra and Lalita-kaisora. We savored the meal and at […]

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Free Write Journal #175

December 24, 2021 SDG Maharaja 2021 Vyasa-puja videos now available on Youtube “SHARING MEMORIES OF PRABHUPADA AT 26 SECOND AVENUE” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDAHO3tNP38 “HOMAGES” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V8uAWP60eU “KIRTANA” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4Urvkw6c_Y Free Writes Christmas Eve Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, December 24th. We will have a quiet, modest Christmas feast lunch. Then we will open presents. We’re keeping it quiet and small—but […]

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