E. Coli: Blame the Meat, Not the Sprouts

As I write this, there is still uncertainty about the source of the E. coli outbreak in Europe that has killed more than 20 people. But whatever the ultimate conclusion is regarding the delivery vehicle for this deadly bug, don’t blame the sprouts. As I write this, there is still uncertainty about the source of […]

Periodic Fasting Increases Fat Burning And Reduces The Risk Of Disease

By T.M. Hartle for Natural News on 29 Apr 2011(NaturalNews) Fasting has been a popular practice among health conscious individuals for centuries. In general, doctors have discouraged the practice of fasting deeming it a dangerous fad among ignorant health seekers. Recent research has proven that regular fasting is not merely a fad, but a health […]

In a Hurry

His request approved, the CNN News photographer quickly used a cell phone to call the local airport to charter a flight. His request approved, the CNN News photographer quickly used a cell phone tocall the local airport to charter a flight. He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at the airport. […]

Understanding (Not Burning) Holy Books

By Kripamoya Das for deshika.wordpress.com on 9 Apr 2011This year is the 400th anniversary of the publishing of the King James version of the Holy Bible. Its a great work of the English language and remains loved after four long centuries. Together with the works of William Shakespeare, it has contributed many words and expressions […]

Social Engineering

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 14 Jan 2011Littering is a problem in the city of Vrindavan, India. Friends who recently returned from a pilgrimage to that holy place expressed to me how they were disturbed to see piles of trash lining the streets. Littering is a problem in the city of Vrindavan, India. […]

Why Chant Hare Krishna

by Jayadvaita Swamifrom Back to Godhead, May-June 1994Here’s a page full of reasons. I’ll spare you the footnotes, but each reason is fully upheld by evidence from Vedic writings like Bhagavad-gita, the Upanisads, and the Puranas. 1. Chanting Hare Krishna awakens love of God.2. Chanting Hare Krishna brings liberation as a side benefit along the […]

Appearance of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati 
Thakur

Feb 21, 2011  — The Appearance Day of His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur is observed on February 22nd.Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura appeared in Purusottam Ksetra, Jagannatha Puri, Orissa, on February 6, 1874. He was born in the family home next to the Narayan-chhata of Sri Jagannatha Temple, which always reverberated with the chanting […]

Nityananda Prabhu, Embodiment of Compassion

Audiences—especially ISKCON audiences, it seems—love to laugh. And often, the story of Lord Nityananda delivering the two brothers Jagai and Madhai is presented as comedic in ISKCON plays, with their drunken antics mined for humor. Audiences—especially ISKCON audiences, it seems—love to laugh. And often, the story of Lord Nityananda delivering the two brothers Jagai and […]

The Afghan Quarterback

The coach had put together the perfect team for the Detroit Lions. The only thing that was missing was a good quarterback. The coach had put together the perfect team for the Detroit Lions. The only thing that was missing was a good quarterback. He had scouted all the colleges and even the Canadian and European […]

Cheap Indian Gourmet Meal

“A beggar in India found Rupees 100. He went to an expensive hotel and ate to his heart’s content. When the bill for Rupees 3000 came, he said that he had no money. The manager called the police and the policeman took him away. The beggar gave the Rupees 100 to the policeman and was […]