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A Book Review, Sorta’, of “Dharma Punx” by Noah Levine

by Aranyakananda I am in the process of reading “Dharma Punx” by Noah Levine upon repeatedly hearing if referenced, mainly by friends of the Buddhist persuasion. From what I understand, Levine seems to be a living guru to many. He … Continue reading

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Vaisnavaganza: Chaitanya Mahaprabhu/Radha Krishna

by Aranyakananda Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a reincarnation of Krishna, not considered a direct avatar of Vishnu, but for all intents and purposes, the very same, I would say. Since at the end of my last post I touched on the … Continue reading

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Neti, Neti, Part II – Karma or Lila?

by Aranyakananda There are two ways of seeing the material world that often overlap. To put it very simply, one is that the circumstances one finds himself in is a result of past karma. The second is that of “lila” … Continue reading

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Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare/Hare Rama, Hare Rama, Rama Rama, Hare Hare

by Aranyakananda It is said that one can brighten up one’s immediate environment by reciting the Mahamantra, or the Hare Krishna Mantra. I have been trying to do 108 repetitions each day and each night on mala beads, and I … Continue reading

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ॐ, Gee!

by Aranyakananda I am kind of on a roll with a series of posts I have decided to unofficially refer to as “the Why Album.” Because Each has answered a “Why” of my own spiritual path. No one needs pay … Continue reading

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