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“This is an idiot box and it has made idiots of us”
Malati: One morning Prabhupada's door was a little bit ajar. Since his door was never open, I was feeling hesitant, almost fearful, "Why is his door open?" I pushed it a little to look inside, not knowing what to expect. I didn't see anything but suddenly I heard Srila Prabhupada say, "Malati, come in, come in. We are watching TV."
Sri Rupa Goswami’s Stava-mala contains chitra-kavitvani, amazing or picture verses. Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushana, a great acharya and scholar in Gaudiya-Vaishnava-sampradaya, wrote a Sanskrit commentary on Stava-mala - Stava-mala-bhushana.
Squads to identify 'fake' priests during Puri Ratha Yatra
BHUBANESWAR: Buoyed by the Orissa high court order to implement Puri Shankaracharya's advice of banning pilgrims' access to chariots during Rath Yatra, the Jagannath Temple administration in Puri has decided to form squads to identify people, who often climb chariots in the guise of priests, during car festival and return car festival.
Vrindavan widows come to Delhi with hopes from Modi govt
NEW DELHI: A hundred widows from Vrindavan and Varanasi were provided a platform by NGO Sulabh International to give voice to the many inequities and injustices suffered by them on International Widows' Day.