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Faith and Femininity

December 31st, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

By Ananda-mayidasi, originally published at Ruminate, a place where writers, artists, believers, and seekers share stories, poetry, and art, including the &hellip


Are You the Lord’s Handmaiden?

December 20th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

When the angel Gabriel announced to the Virgin Mary that she was the bear the Son of God, Mary, a young girl perhaps no more than sixteen, was drawing water from a well. It was during this mundane act in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Nazareth that the most profound decision was ever made: a woman accepted to have God dwell in her


Christ, Krishna, Caitanya

December 17th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Within the Krishna conception we find Sri Krishna Caitanya, the sacrificing half of the equation of love, Krishna endowed with Radha’s love for himself. In this manifestation of the Krishna conception we also find “the way” personified. Sri Krishna Caitanya did not die on the cross, but he did forego the love of Visnupriya


In Praise of the Guardian of Devotion

November 2nd, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

A brief but affectionate glorification of Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhara Deva Goswami Maharaja by his dear Godbrother, Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


I Am Being Written

October 4th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Day by day, as we try to live a life of devotion, we find that something begins to change. We find that within the loving sacrifice of service to Krishna, a new self begins to emerge—an inherently kind, joyful self. In the world of spiritual practice, we are created through service and sacrifice. Here, devotion is the most creative act


Srila Prabhupada: Saktyavesa and Sakhya-rasa

October 1st, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

\"After performing this service, he aspires after a life in the cow-keeping lila of Krishna, and he is appreciating that sort of friendly service of Krishna very much from the core of his heart, his aspiration after finishing his worldly preaching campaign.\"


Considering the Mercy of Srila Prabhupada

September 24th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Considering objectively what Srila Prabhupada did in his lifetime, we can safely conclude that he set the perfect example of sacrificing everything to satisfy Krishna.


The Remnants of Srila Prabhupada

September 4th, 2018 | by Harmonist staff

Once the late Sripada B. S. Govinda Maharaja—spiritual heir to the Sri Caitanya Saraswata Math of Srila B. R. Sridhara Maharaja—said of the followers of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura, “We are all living on the remnants of Swami Maharaja.”



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