A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

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  • The Hare Krishna Movement: Immigration And Naturalization Act Of 1965

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    INTRODUCTION The 1960s saw the rise of a disproportionately large number of new religious movements (NRMs) in America. Many of these movements were rooted in existing faiths, from Judaism to evangelical Christianity to Buddhism, and were often populated by members of the emergent American counterculture. Concurrently, the Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 was being passed into law, which lifted many restrictions on immigration to the United States and prompted a new influx of skilled laborers

  • A Vist to Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple on Clark and Lunt

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    I visited “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” temple, located on Clark and Lunt, founded by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. A temple is a place of worship for followers of Hinduism. The important aspect of a Hindu temple is that it not only focuses on communal worship but it also serves as the home of God; most temples “enshrine Vishnu, Shiva, or the Goddess and their encourages.” Although it is not mandatory to visit a temple, it is considered to be a vital role in the Hindu community. The “Hare Rama

  • Practical Explanation Of The Lord Krishna

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    Supreme Personality of Godhead. You accept it; then your searching after God is finished. Why should you waste your time? _______ all that is you need is to hear from authority ( same like mother ). and i heard this truth from authority " Srila Prabhupada " he is my spiritual master. im not talking these all things from my own. ___________ in this world no `1 can be Peace full. this is all along Fact. cuz we all are suffering in this world 4 Problems which are Disease, Old age, Death, and Birth

  • Buddhism and Hinduism in America Essay

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    across the Pacific Ocean and now exist along side many others in America. ISKCON, a form of Hinduism, and Zen, a form of Buddhism, are two such groups. All Indian movements have always had a charismatic leader associated with them. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was no different. Born Abhay Charan De 1896-1977 was the founder and spiritual master of ISKCON, International Society of Krishna Consciousness.

  • The Movement Of Indi The Struggle Of The Power Left A Young Iskcon Shaken

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    Many of these challenges stemmed from Prabhupada’s death in 1977, which “left a young ISKCON shaken”. Although the movement was growing rapidly, it still relied heavily on the charismatic authority of Prabhupada, and his death created deep uncertainties within the organization’s leadership. As the organization scrambled to fill the void in institutional power left by its founder, there was a significant “movement of Indians into local positions of power, which had a [stabilizing influence on] many

  • Essay On Moksha And Bhagavad Gita

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    Moksha and Bhagavad Gita As we all know, the Bhagavad Gita is a narrative framework of dialogues between Lord Krishna and His disciple Warrior Arjuna. There are 18 chapters with 700 verses in it. This book has been revered by some senior executives like president Obama and is often gifted to top leaders of the world by us Indians. This reading has been compared with the best of management and “well being” books and we Indians pride ourselves as being the land of the Gita. Yours Truly has

  • My First Temple Research Paper

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    Driving up to the snow dusted gravel road that lead to what would be my first temple experience, I couldnʼt help but feel overcome by nerves. For the most part, I consider myself to be a well versed and culturally competent person. Anything related to the Indian culture such as food, fashion or religious deities has long stirred fascination within me. I couldnʼt tell you exactly what I wouldʼve expected from such an experience, I myself was raised without any such religion, so when approaching someone

  • Essay about Women in Buddhism

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    cultures have a difficult time assimilating Hinduism into their own society. Even when Hinduism is assimilated into a culture, such as Hindu movements in the United States, women are sure to find discrimination in not only the traditional gurus and swamis who are teaching them, but sexist commentaries deeply ingrained in religious texts. Buddhism suffers from the opposite extreme. The Buddha originally banned women from monastic practice but later reversed his decision, allowing them

  • What Is Krishna The God Of Hinduism

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    Krishna the God of Hinduism Krishna was one of the principal gods of Hinduism. He was the god that the Hindu people looked up to in order to achieve their goals. Krishna was a loyal, moral, and faithful person. Deeply, Krishna was admired by his devotees for his righteous mind and his ethical model of behavior. How do people believe Krishna was a reincarnation of Vishnu, the god of preserver, and protector, the second god of the trinity? What special thing about Krishna compare to other reincarnation

  • What Is Krishna The God Of Hinduism

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    Krishna the God of Hinduism Krishna was one of the principal gods of Hinduism. He was the god that the Hindu people looked up to in order to achieve their goals. He was a loyal, moral, and faithful person. Deeply, devotees admired his righteous mind and his ethical model of behavior. How do people believe Krishna was a reincarnation of Vishnu, the god of preserver, and protector, the second god of the trinity? What special thing about Krishna compare to other reincarnation of Vishnu. Krishna

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