Field Notes Issue #3 – July, 8th 2019

July 8th, 2019 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes | news - (Comments Off)
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The Mood of Ratha-yatra

Question:
As we know, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu is Krishna Himself but in the mood of Radharani. So, while attending Ratha-yatra and showing His ecstasy to the people is He in the mood of Radharani or in Krishna’s mood?
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Field Notes Issue #2 – June, 9th 2019

June 9th, 2019 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes | news - (Comments Off)
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“It is His [Krishna's] will that universal welfare work depends on the protection of cows and brāhmaṇas; thus brahminical culture and cow protection are the basic principles for human civilization.”
– Śrīla Prabhupāda, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 3.22.3 Purport.

Are we ready for this? Please visit: https://www.gofundme.com/f/cow-care-book
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Field Notes Issue #1 – May, 7th 2019

May 7th, 2019 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes | news - (Comments Off)
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If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, a fruit or water, I will accept it (Bhagavad-gītā 9.26).

Here the connection is being made between food and bhakti. There is another way of saying that: connection is being made between food and the Lord and the connection is bhakti. One could say, “Well, I have lots of bhakti, lots of devotion for the Lord, so much that I don’t even need to offer food. I just offer my love, I just offer my prayers. It says here, and Prabhupada says that Krishna eats through the sound so I don’t really need to offer something physical, I’ll just make a nice prayer and Krishna will hear that and through that He will eat.” But Krishna is more clever than that. He’ll know you are cheating.
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Kshetra Kadacha – Field Notes 2016-06-21

June 21st, 2016 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes | news - (Comments Off)
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Kshetra Kadaca – Lisbon, Portugal, June 21, 2016

Here are Chapters 3 and 4 of my Gītā summary, The Eighteen Yogas of the Bhagavad-gītā
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Kshetra Kadacha – Field Notes 2016-06-01

June 1st, 2016 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes - (Comments Off)
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The Eighteen Yogas of the Bhagavad-gītā

[This is a draft of a work-in-progress, part of an introduction to the Bhagavad-gītā that is meant for publication in Chinese (Mandarin) language. It is an overview of the eighteen chapters of the Gītā, chapter by chapter, with a focus on the yoga aspect of each chapter (following the traditional chapter titles which all include the word ‘yoga’). Here, after some opening paragraphs, are the first two chapters – KrKSwami]
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Kshetra Kadacha – Field Notes 2016-04-22

April 23rd, 2016 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes | writing - (Comments Off)
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April 22, 2016, Boston

Gleanings from (beyond) the Field

Today I walked and chanted japa along Oyster Bay Cove, viewing the large and elegant houses with beautiful lawns near and on the opposite side of the cove: Who lives here, and how have they come to such privilege? There are some truly huge mansions in the area, hidden behind high fences and trees, with big iron gates and winding driveways.
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Kshetra Kadacha – Field Notes 2016-4-8

April 8th, 2016 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes - (Comments Off)
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April 8, 2016, Argentina

Considering the Cleanliness of Cotton

This wanderer of fields sometimes gets approached by a questioner on matters of concern for pūjārīs—the unsung heroes and heroines of arcana, the service of God in his arcā-mūrti or form that receives formal worship. Generally I like to avoid arcana questions, because they tend to be inherently unanswerable to everyone’s satisfaction.
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Kshetra Kadacha – Field Notes 2016-4-4

April 5th, 2016 | Posted by ww-seva2 in field notes - (Comments Off)
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April 4, 2016, Argentina

Divine Serendipity

Serendipity—definition: The faculty of making happy and unexpected discoveries by accident. Also, the fact or an instance of such a discovery.

Here are two true stories of serendipity that I have heard in recent days (while in Argentina and Uruguay).
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