Archive: May, 2010

HERO

Posted on 05/26/10 by Raghava

By Anita dasi At 3 am I woke up with so much pain in my ankle. The afternoon before I managed to ring the bell at the Manu temple, but I took quite a digger. In the middle of the night everything always seems bleak. I was thinking, how can I distribute books when I […]

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NETWORKING

Posted on 05/25/10 by Raghava

Manali book distribution report – May 25, 2010By Anita dasi For ekadasi we again invited all the devotees to get together for bhajans at the Rama Temple. We took turns singing bhajans. Various visitors to the temple would stop and join us for a few songs, or pick up the free Hindi or English pamphlets […]

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SUKRITI

Posted on 05/24/10 by Raghava

All night the wind battered the trees. In the morning it was cloudy and raining. My sunburned forearms and hands were relieved. Some people get a farmers tan, I am working a beauty of a cartel-player tan. Around 10:30 am the rain stopped and we were able to go to our spot. Though its not […]

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SHAKTI

Posted on 05/23/10 by Raghava

Manali book distribution report May 23, 2010By Anita dasi We sat down in our spot, arranged the books and began bhajans. One fellow with rosy mountain cheeks squatted down grinning and swaying with the bhajans. We had a Hindi song book so he so he followed along. He sang with us the full set of […]

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Tourists and Locals

Posted on 05/23/10 by Raghava

Manali Book Distribution Report – May 22, 2010By Anita dasi “Did you see my snaps from my trip to Vashishta?” says any member of the digital camera age. “The spectacular snow covered peaks, the unique architecture of the traditional slate covered temple, and the Hare Krsna’s singing bhajans.” All the “snaps” we are in each […]

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Pinky and Spidey

Posted on 05/21/10 by Raghava

Book Distribution report – Manali, India – May 21, 2010By Anita dasi I am pretty much a homebody. In Vrndavan people are generally shocked if they come to my room and I am not there. Now that we have settled in Vashisht, I find I don’t really want to go outside this sweet mountain village […]

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Auspicious Beginning

Posted on 05/19/10 by Raghava

by Anita dasi Aksaya Tritiya is an auspicious day to begin something. We didn’t exactly leave on this day, but we did make the rounds to many deities in Vrndavan on Chandan-yatra and offered prayers that we could be instruments of Srila Gurudeva and Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu on our three week long book distribution trip. […]

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