Is there anyone of us who want to suffer? How many of us want to be insulted by others? How many of us want to be separated from our loved ones? But almost all of us go through these phases in our life and most of the time we find we are so helpless to do anything, we silently weep.
An eighteen-year-old devotee has turned a debilitating disease which could have led to despair into an opportunity to delve deep into Krishna consciousness, inspiring many. But her journey hasn’t been an easy one.
The last month has been a rollercoaster journey. For over 40 years I have spoken about the harsh reality of life in lectures, funeral sermons, congregational gatherings and personal meetings. Now I am facing those same realities in my own life.
Last month a cover of New Scientist had emblazoned on its cover, “Move over nature, we’re taking control” Interesting, I thought. Have they discovered some way of checking the force of hurricanes?
Curtesy of TED and The Huffington Post.
The book reveals how the treatment of animals is related to issues as diverse as domestic violence, the obesity epidemic, the world's most ominous infectious diseases, animal attacks, high-profile drug failures and climate change.
As the sun breaks through the morning mist in Ballabgarh, the elders of the village make their way to their regular meeting spot to exchange stories and share a traditional hookah pipe.