Cultivate a deep friendship with your spouse. The emotional support they can give you is invaluable. Your kids will feel more secure when your relationship with each other is good, and it will be easier for them to accept Krishna consciousness. Schedule devotional activities to do together. You know the saying….pray together, stay together. Share
maitreya uvaca stuvatisv amara-strisu pati-lokam gata vadhuh yam va atma-vidam dhuryo vainyah prapacyutasrayah The great sage Maitreya continued speaking: My dear Vidura, when the wives of the denizens of heaven were thus talking amongst themselves, Queen Arci reached the planet which her husband, Maharaja Prthu, the topmost self-realized soul, had attained. PURPORT According to Vedic
Recently, in Saranagati, an interesting class was given by Vishaka dasi on verse 18.76 of Bhagavad Gita. “O King, as I repeatedly recall this wondrous and holy dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna, I take pleasure, being thrilled at every moment.” From the purport, she read, “The understanding of Bhagavad-Gita is so transcendental that anyone who
I believe that family life, the grihastha asrama, is a theme of universal interest. Some will get married and some will not, some will have children and some will not. But even those who don't get married and those who have already surpassed this phase of life will greatly benefit by knowing the basic dynamics,
Hare Krishna couples know from the start that their life together has a spiritual purpose. IN MY MOTHER'S wedding photo, she holds a thin bunch of flowers as if she wished to hide it somewhere. The Town Hall marriage chamber resembles a waiting room of an old-fashioned office. My parents, in their everyday attire of
“Where is your bookbag? The bus is outside!” “I’m late and I can’t find my car keys!” “I have to be at the temple at 10:00. Can you take Laxmi to work and Nanda to play practice?” “I don’t have time to talk right now; I have to get to the store before it closes.”
Saranagati Full Moon For some reason unknown, I have always been fascinated by Arctic and Antarctic adventurers. I live in Canada, at Saranagati where winter weather reaches -25C (-10F) and occasionally -40C (-40F). At such times I feel driven to put on my woolies, step into cross country skis, challenge the adverse weather and go
Most devotees are married (grhastha), and further, the grhastha asrama is the basis of all other asramas—and of the lives of our children. So we want the grhastha asrama to be as strong as possible. Recently, from December 18 to 20, we held a Couples’ Weekend in Durban, facilitated by Arcana-siddhi and her husband Karnamrita.
As members of the Grihastha Vision team, my wife and I recently attended a conference for marital educators and therapists in Orlando Florida. At one keynote address, research was presented from Joseph Unwin PhD (1895-1936) an anthologist and anthropologist at the University of Cambridge, who over the course of seven years studied 80 past civilizations.
Why Baseball Hats are Worn Backwards And How Not to Shoot Yourself in the Foot While Hunting the Rhino: A Two Part Look at Positive and Realistic Vision Part 1 : There is a phenomenon amongst Canadians; we do not like to be identified as Americans. I have to admit that I too am infected