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Website & Community

We Need Centres Everywhere!

We need centers every where.So devotees can come and see the beautiful mangalartic of the Sri Sri Radha Vinoda Biharaji , and join in the kirtan for Takurjis pleasure and remember the manjaries waking and dressing etc Radha and Krishna . So devotees can come daily and hear the Bhagavatam and discuss Radha and Krishnas sweet sweet lilas .And so the devotees can come and render menial sevas to Takuji and the devotees . ...more »

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Devotional Service/Seva

Personal guidance for devotees

It would be nice if advanced devotees in "bhakti" could assist devotees personally or by e-mail in their conceivement of devotional service . During the festival in Italy it could be noticed that the devotees were eager to understand the spiritual topics but it was difficult for them to follow. So we need to have advanced devotees who are able to guide devotees from that point of life where they are to understand the ...more »

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Promoting Bhakti

CREATE AN ONLINE INTERNATIONAL CHATLINE

We can have a league of qualified devotees to answer questions from potential devotees from all over the world. This way we can enable devotees to preach 24 hours a day revolved around their busy schedules. We could make an online business card that any preacher could print our from their own computer to hand out to people to direct them to this Chatline. Also create some kind of link to Google that will lead people to ...more »

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Promoting Bhakti

SELF SUFFICIENT RETREAT

LOOKING FOR LAND TO CREATE SELF SUFFICIENT RETREAT CENTER. We have a small group of dedicated, soft hearted, broad-minded preachers, artists and musicians, who are looking to create a model for living. We are looking for sponsorship from anyone who has the means to donate the land and funding to begin a project like this. Srila Prabhupada encouraged us to create self sufficient farming communities like this. I would ...more »

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Website & Community

We Need More Kirtan

We need more Kirtan. The following quote from Srila Gurudeva really clarifies for me the essence of WHAT needs to be facilitated for the sanga to naturally evolve and mature . Srila Gurudeva :-”It was mentioned earlier that smarana is the primary limb of raganuga-bhakti. But one should understand that smarana is dependent on kirtana. In the present age of Kali, it is the practice of kirtana that grants the eligibility ...more »

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Devotional Service/Seva

Seva Teams

That Seva-teams idea be resurrected by an emphasis on achieving things for Srila Gurudeva. Our sanga is blessed with the highest association and tattvas - but the flow through to practical activity seems to need some encouragement, so that the best efforts of those who are 'doers' is supported and more 'pure bhakti' goals are acheived! If a devotee has some inspiration to achieve something for Srila Gurudeva, ...more »

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Website & Community

Traveling Sankirtan Roadshow

Traveling Sankirtan...this has been done in various ways by different devotees since Srila Prabhupada introduced KC to the west. if devotees could have decent vans,suitable for living in comfortably....they could travel form town to town...namahatta to namahatta...temple to temple...festival to festival. each van being equiped with...good sound system, books,mridanga/katrtels and facility to cook alot of prassadam and ...more »

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Website & Community

Group soul

I really like BV Nemi Maharajas conception of the group soul coordinating our sanga Just like a flock of birds wheeling and soaring in total unison Instantaneous, spontaneous , totally smooth coordination . No collisions , schisms, splits, anti parties ,leadership quarrels, or confusion .No overtly visible hierarchy ,continuous submission to the flocks decision. We have so much tom learn from birds , bats , wolves ants ...more »

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Website & Community

"They will scatter here and there; there will be no control."-Srila Gurudeva.

Laaks and Laaks of Sashtang Dandavat Pranams in the dust at the lotus feet of all the past , present , and future Vaisnavas. All Glories to Sri Sri Guru-Gouranga-Gandavika- Giridhari-Radha-Vinoda- bihariji ki jaya ! Srila Gurudeva ki jaya ! We just saw the new video of Srila Gurudeva speaking to Yasaodanadana Prabhu about the new society quote:-" Yasodanadana dasa: You asked me to set up the Society. Why the Society, ...more »

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Feature Request

Let's Create an Alternative Culture

Haribol devotees, Dandavat pranama. I am Bhadra dasi from New Zealand, and my family and I have been involved in the development of a sustainable community for years. We have a six acre rural property in the Bay of Plenty. We do not have enough land for others to come and live on our property, since there are seven of us here already. But we very much want other followers of Srila Gurudeva—those sincere about growing ...more »

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Management & Structure

The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organisations

First of all I offer my dandavat pranaams at the lotus feet of my beloved Gurudeva, Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja. All glories to Sri Sri Radha Govinda! All Glories to Sri Sri Guru and Gauranga! Srila Gurudeva wrote to me two years ago when I was organising a workshop called co-operation for a common purpose here in Auckland New Zealand. He had a message for the devotees attending: “Take ...more »

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Preaching Centers

congregational preaching

My sanga idea is based on creating strong society relationship. I believe that rather than focusing on brahmacaris/sannyasis/tapasya and so on the emphasis should be much more on grhasthas. I believe sanyasis/brahmacaris should be supported by congregation and visit regularly each householder and make a programs in their houses. I believe if everybody gives a bit of money, then the preaching can be organised well. I ...more »

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Website & Community

Human relationships

Dandavats Pranams There is not a simple task to organize a global institution we have to take care with the wrongs made for another ones in the past and follow the successful examples. Also we have to found the common factors which link us and improve them In my personal experiences human relationships like friendship and partnership are really important. Take care of others devotees needs is basic. Jaya Gurudeva! ...more »

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Website & Community

Do we really have a Society??

Society is defined online as... ... "The institutions and culture of a distinct self-perpetuating group"... we need to define our culture.. and it needs to be monitored and maintained by rules or policies or we ARE NOT A SOCIETY BY DEFINITION. A society ALWAYS has standard rules that apply ACROSS THE BOARD that are to be followed for it to operate smoothly. As a corollary, if one doesn't want to follow the ...more »

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Website & Community

Important Information regarding the society should stay highly visible on opening page

Hare Krsna, I recently read the article by Sriman Radhakanta prabhu, "Do we want an international society?" Being engaged in the Houston temple project I find this article is EXTREMELLY helpful in our situation and very relevant to all Srila Gurudeva's devotees. One suggestion is: such information which is applicable to all members of the society, should remain highly visable on the front page longer than the news-feeds ...more »

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Website & Community

The perfect ,ideal society -what would it be like ??

I f we could have any type or model society we wanted what would we have ? If we were not constrained by financial , physical,time , visa and immigration etc limitations and we could create our own dream society, any way and anywhere we wanted, how would it be ?? How would the devotees live, what would they do? Dont feel shy ,let your deep inner inspiration come bubbling out and post your dream of an ideal life situation/society ...more »

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