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Thoughts on “Indie Spiritualist” by Chris Grosso

by Aranyakananda Many people in this modern age, who are pursuing a spiritual path, when asked how it all began, will cite a moment of clarity. And a desire, a wish to discover “more” to life. Often this desire is … Continue reading

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My Temple’s Newsletter Is Coming Back, So I’ve Heard

by Aranyakananda The long-awaited news arrived to my ears last night that my Temple is bringing back its monthly newsletter, after an extended silence. It has been close to two years since it went on hiatus. I am happy because … Continue reading

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Krishna Janmashtami In October?…I Have No Qualms About That

by Aranyakananda Back in August, on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, Swami Vidyadhishananda Giri gave a workshop in Chicago, IL. I was not able to make it there, and I thought that was that, because I was under the impression … Continue reading

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A Short Anecdote About Radha and the Music of Sri Krishna

by Aranyakananda Every so often during my weekly visits to my temple for Bhagavad-Gita discussion group, I hear a story that a) I had never heard before, or b) I had heard but forgotten. This dharma is so vast in … Continue reading

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Recollections From Deepavali 2011

by Aranyakananda Since my friends and I will be watching Swami Vidyadhishananda give his Mahashivratri message next Saturday, I thought I’d post an account of an experience I had while watching Swami V give his Deepavali message last year. It … Continue reading

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