in general insist that life is joyful and we should be positive and not
be negative?? I don't get that. Am I missing
something?? Krishna says, dukhalayam asasvatam: "This
world is full of miseries, and it is temporary." Did I miss something
in this equation?? Where is the happiness? The joy? The bliss? The
harmony and fun??
Just look at
Toll in Pakistan Quake Up to 54,000
October 16, 2005 9:31 PM
By TINI TRAN
Associated Press Writer
Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani officials predicted Sunday that many more
thousands of dead would be found in earthquake-ravaged Kashmir as heavy
rains in the Himalayan region drenched homeless survivors in mud and
The latest estimate of at least 40,000 deaths in Pakistan's portion of
Kashmir alone would mean more than 54,000 people were killed when the
magnitude-7.6 quake hit the mountains of northern Pakistan and India.
That represents a jump of 13,000 from the official count of known dead.
A Pakistani general heading relief efforts warned that the cold and wet
could cause further deaths among the 2 million or so people believed to
be homeless. ...
Rittvik Representative of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
Trustee, BHAKTIVEDANTA BOOK TRUST
WORLD SANKIRTAN PARTY