Friday, April 28, 2017

Hare Krishna film - Nationwide!

Hare Krishna! nationwide release begins in New York City at the Village East Cinemas on June 16

The wait is finally over  - Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all (formerly known as Acharya) will be released nationwide in theaters beginning in New York City (at the Village East Cinemas) on June 16th, 2017 and in Los Angeles (at the Laemmle's Monica Film Center) on June 23rd, 2017.

Start making plans to visit New York and Los Angeles, as we want our screenings to SELL OUT in the first week! This will create a buzz around the country!

More opening dates in other cities will follow shortly, so stay tuned for updates and how to buy tickets.

To see the NEW OFFICIAL TRAILER, click on this direct link to view on Facebook:

Please share the trailer to your own personal, group or community Facebook page. By simply clicking here you can share it in just one click!

Remember to #harekrishna 

If you would like the code to embed the trailer in a website, please email with your name and website details.

And check out the OFFICIAL FILM POSTER below:
Today our distributor, Abramorama, announced the acquisition of the film via the industry trade site, Deadline. To read the full article, go to:

For more ways you can participate in creating as much excitement around the release as possible, please contact us at continued support and enthusiasm is very much appreciated.

For more information on Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami who started it all, please visit our BRAND NEW website:

Please forward on this email to all your family and friends to help spread the word! Hare Krishna! The Film

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Narada Muni Came To Our Kirtana

Narada Muni is a pure devotee.  The following is a story we often forget happened. "Narada Muni Comes to Kirtana."

Yamuna devi dasi:

"One night an extraordinary thing happened. Prabhupada led the first kirtan and then gave a lecture. I sat on the floor just to his right with the harmonium, and after the lecture, I began leading the second Hare Krishna kirtan. All of a sudden, Srila Prabhupada’s voice cut through the auditorium with the potency of Lord Nrisimha, right in the middle of my chanting. I had never heard Prabhupada do that, nor had I heard the words he chanted.

‘Narada Muni bhajaya vina radhika ramana namne,’ he sang. And then again he repeated it.

I looked up, and he looked down at me, signaling me to carry on. So I continued chanting Hare Krishna, and he continued singing his prayer to Narada Muni into his microphone. I closed my eyes and carried on, not knowing what was happening. Then he started leading with me. We could all understand that something inexplicable but amazing was happening. Everyone was literally jumping off the ground, leaping in the air; even little baby Saraswati was two feet off the ground, and the audience was leaping into the air. We jumped off the stage and all of us began running around the perimeter of the auditorium with the audience. It was one of those Krishna magic moments. Just amazing!

The next morning I asked what had happened the previous night.

“Didn’t you see?” Srila Prabhupada said. “Narada Muni came to our kirtan.”

“No, I didn’t see him,” I answered.

“Yes, Narada Muni came.”

London England, 1969

Read more about Narada Muni here.

Have your own kirtana's at home or out on the street! 

MRIDANG Drum / Banjira Ceramic Khol Drum.

Currently $159,92 but double check with link below:

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Looks wonderful, check it out and if you like it, please buy it thru my link and in this way we help each other.


Initially I felt unsure if I should include these. Why?

Because misuse resulted in some developing 
hearing problems. However, next it hit me:

"Ohhhhh that is MISuse, not correct use." Plus, Srila 
Prabhupada himself told us to play them;  taught us 'how' [no clanging, no banging]. And Krishna wants them used. :)

So gently tap and support the transcendental Maha Mantra [as opposed to gettinging louder than it.  hehe.]

* Percussion instrument from India.

* Made in high quality Brass.

* Diameter of each cymbal is 3.5 inches.

* Attached with cotton thread cord.

* Handcrafted in India.

Current price at Amazon is $16.45 tho prices can change so click on this link to both see and buy it via that link pleaseeeeeeee. :) 

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Guru Training

My dear prabhu's and pious readers,

I have always tried to present a calm and balanced point of view in my postings. This next one is, admittedly, hard. Still, I will make such an attempt. It just feels so much has changed since Prabhupada left, and he instructed not to change anything.

Right now I will simply give readers the link. No time to research on Easter day with grandchild here. :)

Must give my 2 cents of a starting point tho. And that is:

The following editorial states that there's going to be education on how to be a guru. From the day I joined I'd always been taught, guru comes from qualification, everything one needs for education is all ready in Prabhupada's books so no special or additional classes, or etc, are needed. That guru will shine and stand out amongst others; will arise naturally when one sticks with Prabhupada's teachings.

They include many quotes on the following link from Prabhupada. Yes, they are bona fide. Almost overwhelming for some. My concern is, the omitting of quotes where Prabhupada repeatedly instructs that first and foremost - one must be qualified by realization - not by what's in the head, nor any psychology / behavioral tips. Rather, by what is in the heart and in the consciousness. 

I am concerned that new devotees [and some older ones], after reading the article, will not place much emphasis on the aspect of qualification to be looked at first. Or, due the article's overwhelming nature - some may get bedazzled :) and wind up unintentionally minimizing the point. Thus this post. Here's the link.

Please remember, one need not join anything to make spiritual advancement or practice Krishna Consciousness. 

You don't have to join ISKCON, you don't have to join any Ritvik organizations, you don't have to join any Anti-Ritvik groups, and don't have to join Gaudiya Math. At this point in time - why join anything? Too much confusion and arguing. These days so much information on how to practice consciousness of Krishna is easily available in videos and blogs on the internet. Just practice at home. :)

The following are some helpful blog links to immediately, without waiting for initiation, and without waiting for anything else, get ya going at home. And can keep ya going. :) 

Blissful Sadhana

A Fun Spiritual Place - Your Home! :)

Kids Blissful Sadhana

Sadhana Siddha vs Nitya Siddha

More on Guru.

He Saved Me.  Short excerpt from book: "The Hare Krishna Explosion."  After reading, click 'sidebar' for more nectar! :)

Also, to learn how to create your own Home Altar, and/or details on How To Use It, and/or how to Turn food into spiritual Prasadam - all within the home - scroll. :) 

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