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Nonhuman animals and COVID-19

May 18th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Unless human beings get into our proper relationship with animals, similar pandemics are almost surely guaranteed to be a constant in our future


Discernment In Plague-times

April 9th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Each of us does the work God has prepared for us. And at present, a number of people who are used to power and dramatic, visible forms of activity are being called unexpectedly to the cloister of the home. Nearly all of us are being called to the kind of patient, steady work (caring for children, bringing groceries to the elderly) that is rarely counted in visible measures like


Embracing What the Coronavirus Has to Teach Us

April 6th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

With or without the coronavirus we will all die at some point. Our temporal reality will collapse around us, and we will have to let go of absolutely everything. This chapter of coronavirus in our lives gives us a preview of our final moments which, in turn, demonstrates to us our devotional standing. Taking our own temperature, we must push forward in our devotional life


Everything is Out of (Our) Control

April 2nd, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Beyond being human and pragmatically cautious, as spiritual aspirants we must be philosophically sober in the face of the coronavirus. Moments like these should cause us to turn inward


From Corona to Karuna

March 30th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

We can choose how to digest this gloomy situation. Either we can just worry about what will happen in the future, and lose our peace, or we can take this opportunity to deliberate on the deeper meaning of life. Every cloud has a silver lining and every adverse situation is an opportunity for growth


Dying to Live to Serve

March 16th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

In pursuing the death of the conventional ego we pursue also the flourishing of the serving ego, which is the gateway to genuine spiritual emotion


The Universal Teacher

February 13th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada\'s 1936 homage to his beloved gurudeva</em


Sri Nityanandastakam

February 6th, 2020 | by Harmonist staff

Eight Verses Glorifying Lord Nityananda: \"Lord Nityananda\'s Face is as Splendid as the Autumn Moon.\" By Srila Vrndavana Dasa Thakura. Translated by Srila Gaura Govinda Swami



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