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    How the Supreme Lord allows Himself to be controlled?
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    Author
    Devakinandana Das
    "As chaste women bring their gentle husbands under control by service, the pure devotees, who are equal to everyone and completely attached to Me in the core of the heart, bring Me under their full control."

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    Blind well
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    Author
    Saikumar
    Once there was a man going in the forest . Suddenly a tiger started chasing him and he started running to save his life. While running he fell into a blind well in the forest covered with bushes and creepers.

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    How Krsna is mercifully merciless
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    Author
    Viraja Krsna Das
    Bhag 8.22.16 tells that Krsna's way of working into a 'devotee's case' is beautiful - When Bali Maharaj was arrested by Lord Vamanadev and deprived of all his possesions his grandfather and great devotee, Prahlada Maharaj said to the Lord

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    HOW TO ATTAIN THE PATH OF SALVATION
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    Author
    Radha Jivan Das
    1. To get freedom from anger one should learn how to forgive. 2. To be free from unlawful desires one should not make plans. 3. By spiritual culture one is able to conquer sleep.

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    The cause of unhappiness
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    Author
    Karthik
    Once there lived a poor Brahmana named Vasudeva.He went to his friend's house to ask him for a loan. His friend said that he had no money to spare and told Vasudeva that the King of the city,gave two gold coins to the first  Brahmana he meets in the morning.

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    The subtle workings of bhakti
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    Author
    Devakinandana Das
    Gurudev lectures that how bhakti actually works in our lives and purifies us is mysterious and subtle  - somehow or other we cannot perceive it but it works on us.To this effect, Gurudev quotes 1.5.18 of Srimad Bhagavatam:

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    Attention
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    Author
    Kalacakra das
    Today morning i was thinking about the word 'attention'. So many times Srila Prabhupada has used the word 'attention' in his lectures, purports etc. Generally all living entities need 'attention'.

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    Attention Punch
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    Author
    Kalacakra das
    Simple hearing is not all; one must realize the text with proper attention. The word nivista means that Suta Gosvami drank the juice of Bhagavatam through his ears.

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    Prabhupada Punch
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    Author
    Kalacakra Krsna das
    "As long as a person is fully in cooperation with the wishes of the Lord,guided by the bona fide brahmanas and Vaisnavas and strictly following religious principles, one has no cause for despondency, however trying the circumstances of life."

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    Somehow or other be absorbed in thoughts of Krsna
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    Author
    Muralidhara das
    Here it is said that although an enemy thinks of Krsna unfavorably, the Lord is unaffected by such antidevotional service. Thus He offers His benedictions even to Sisupala and similarly inimical conditioned souls.

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    attach krishna and detach maya
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    Author
    Jayanthi
    Once there was a Brahmana who had a wife and three daughters. He took good care of them. Suddenly one day the brahmana died ( As SB says " Dehinam Kshanabanghurah").

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    How does the Lord help His devotee Attain Him?
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    Author
    Devakinandana Das
    Dhruva Maharaj went into the forest and wanted to pray to Lord Krsna for an exalted position in the material universe, higher than that of his father and even Lord Brahma!

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    The three boons
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    Author
    Karthik
    Srimad Bhagavatham is full of nectarean instructions for us to follow in our day to day life. But these instructions becomes more appealing and gets indelibly impressed in our minds when it is linked with a story for all types of devotees like small children upto senior devotees.

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    The ripe mango v unripe mango
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    Author
    Devakinandana Das
    Devotional service in the association of devotees is the cause of the development of further devotional service. By devotional service only is one elevated to the transcendental planet Goloka Vrndavana.

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    SB 5.18.26
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    Author
    Kalacakra das
    Today morning, maharaj trained us in reciting the prayers of Sukadeva Goswami in second canto - 2.4.12-23. It is so pleasing to hear maharaj singing those verses in 'kavim puranam' tune.