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Colonising Mars

Human Settlement on Mars in 2023 Mars-one.com –Mars One is a not-for-profit organization that will take humanity to Mars in 2023, to establish the foundation of a permanent settlement from which we will prosper, learn, and grow. Before the first … more

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Milk — We need it more than ever

Got Milk? You Don’t Need It Opinionator, The New York Times – MARK BITTMAN – Jul 7, 2012 Today the Department of Agriculture’s recommendation for dairy is a mere three cups daily — still 1½ pounds by weight — for … more

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Different standards of happiness

U.N. summit focuses on how to improve global happiness PRI – Apr 3, 2012 The United Nations on Monday turned its attention to happiness — and just how it might be achieved on an international scale.

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Bhagavad-gita under attack in Russia

In Russia, the Bhagavad Gita Has a Date in Court New York Times – GLENN KATES – Dec 23, 2011 A Russian group’s demands that the Bhagavad Gita be labeled “extremist” and banned has prompted outrage in India and terse … more

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Mystic Television

We recently received the following comment in response to “Hansadutta at SRJC (part 9) Krishna: The Supreme Personality”: “We are told the Bhagavad Gita is the actual teaching directly from God. Yet I read that it was Sanjaya who envisioned … more

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Sum & Substance: Chant Hare Krishna

Hansadutta at Santa Rosa Junior College (Part 8/10) Guest speaker to Professor Carla Grady’s Asian Philosophy Class September 27, 2010 The Mahabharata was composed by Vyasadeva, who is the author of all Vedic literature, and it contains 100,000 verses. Maha … more

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Hare Krishna Mantra: Kirtan

Hansadutta at Santa Rosa Junior College (Part 1/10) Guest speaker to Professor Carla Grady’s Asian Philosophy Class September 27, 2010 An essential part of or presentation in terms of philosophy and spiritual subject matters, is to precede it with kirtan. … more

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Seriously?

Reading the newspaper. The stories strike me as bizarre, but how would I make that obvious to “normal” readers? They take the news as seriously as we take shastras.

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Parents and children

Hansadutta: All parents look to their children, hoping they will embrace or carry on their line of thought, but this is almost never the case, 80 to 90% of the time. We see that even Srila Prabhupada’s children did not … more

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