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arjuna_sankirtan Found this far out #Jagganath #Baladev #Subhadra painting in a charity shop. I just had to get it! 3w

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Normal Love Mahabharat and Pentatonix
pentatonix_mahabharat Perfect family ya guys
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vedantpandya Thank you for the very inspiring note @krishnacaitanya108. Here's last nights darshan #jaganath #baladev #subhadhra #harekrishna 1mon

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krishnacaitanya108 Another homework from my mentor. I don't treat it as homework it's Krishna's work that I need to do to go back home back to God. Like when we are little as a child we are dying for milk of course we cannot remember the feeling but when we see a child going red because he is crying his lungs out because he is asking for milk that's the thirst we should have to go back to Krishna. We think if we go back to alcohol and meat eating we still have a life time to rectify for those mistakes. But we such ignorant fools that we don't realise that death can come anytime. We think we have a life time. What is a life time? The next second? For all you know you can die by a lamp hitting on your head. That's the reality, the reality is not to see that we have a entire lifetime. George Harrison was such a pure devotee. The interview I read in this book only taught me how to become a better devotee, how to serve a pure devotee of The Lord, how to please Krishna , how to chant the maha mantra whenever you can (even though you are not chanting), how to encourage Krishna consciousness and of course how I have realised that Krishna was always around me but it was me who couldn't realise he was with me everytime before joining Krishna consciousness. Srila Praphupada ki jai! George Harrison Prabhu ki jai! 2mon

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krishnacaitanya108 Being servant of Krishna doesn't only mean to serve him. Of course if you can serve him directly then it's perfect devotional service. Not saying no other service is not perfect. The other day I had to clean out a very big room full of ISKCON decorations. And by the end of it I felt I had a new mind given stri shy from Krishna. If you put Krishna in the middle of your service then you will fully achieve devotional service. Devotional service also means to serve Krishna's devotees. It can emotionally or being there for someone. Many times I have been asked to do a service when I have had a lot on my plate but we are so lucky to serve Krishna even if it means to clean the toilets of a ISKCON temple. It doesn't matter. The value of devotional service cannot be compared to anything else. We must understand that serving Krishna is our aim. Of course we need to have a material living in order to survive. Otherwise nothing will add up. Sometimes we leave chanting which is our strongest weapon against maya. You leave chanting you are slowly leaving Krishna. It's how much you desire it. You desire it then you will do it otherwise you will find watching TV more important. Think about how much do you really desire Krishna then you will be able to think with a clear head how much he really matters to you. Nitai gaurpremanande Hari Hari Bol. 2mon

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krishnacaitanya108 The Skanda Purana relates King Indradyumna’s quest to find a deity form of Krishna after dreaming of a beautiful blue deity named Nila Madhava. The name describes the sapphire color of the deity: Nila means blue, and Madhava is one of Krishna’s names. King Indradyumna sent messengers in all directions to find Nila Madhava, and a brahmana named Vidyapati returned successful. He discovered that Vishvavasu, a pig farmer (savara) in a remote tribal village, was secretly worshiping Nila Madhava. When Vidyapati later returned to that place with Indradyumna, however, Nila Madhava was gone. King Indradyumna surrounded the village with his soldiers and arrested Vishvavasu.

Then a voice from the sky proclaimed, “Release the savara and build a big temple for Me on top of Nila Hill. There you will see Me, not as Nila Madhava, but in a form made of neem wood.” Nila Madhava promised to appear as wood (daru), and thus He is called daru-brahma ("wood-spirit"). Indradyumna waited by the ocean, where the Lord arrived as a giant log floating toward the beach.

Disguised an old man, Vishvakarma, the architect of the demigods, arrived to carve the deities under the condition that he would remain undisturbed for twenty-one days. King Indradyumna consented, and the artist worked behind locked doors. Before the time period was up, however, the noise stopped, and King Indradyumna’s intense curiosity prompted him to open the doors. Vishvakarma had disappeared. In the room, the three deities of Jagannatha, Baladeva, and Subhadra looked as if unfinished—without hands or feet—and Indradyumna became greatly perturbed, thinking he had offended the Lord.

That night, Jagannatha spoke to the king in a dream and reassured him, explaining that He was revealing Himself in that form out of His own inconceivable desire, to show the world that He can accept offerings without hands, and move around without feet.
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  •   krishnacaitanya108 Lord Jagannatha told the king, “Know for sure that My hands and feet are the ornament of all ornaments, but for your satisfaction, you may give Me gold and silver hands and feet from time to time.” Devotees now worship the same “unfinished” forms of Jagannatha, Baladeva, and Subhadra in Puri and in temples around the world. These forms are part of their eternal pastimes.

    Transformed by Rohini’s Talks

    The Utkala-khanda of the Skanda Purana gives another account related to Krishna’s appearance as Jagannatha. (Utkala is the traditional name for Orissa.) Once, during a solar eclipse, Krishna, Balarama, Subhadra, and other residents of Dwaraka went to bathe in a holy pond at Kurukshetra. Knowing that Krishna would be there, Srimati Radharani, Krishna’s parents Nanda and Yashoda, and other residents of Vrindavana, who were burning in the fire of separation from the Lord, went to meet Him. Inside one of the many tents the pilgrims had set up at Kurukshetra, Rohini, Lord Balarama’s mother, narrated Krishna’s Vrindavana pastimes to the queens of Dwaraka and others.

    The residents of Dwaraka are said to be in the mood of opulence (aishvarya), and they worship Krishna as the Supreme Lord. But the residents of Vrindavana are in the mood of sweetness (madhurya), and they have a confidential relationship with Krishna that surpasses awe and reverence because it is based on friendship and love. Rohini’s narration was thus extremely confidential, so she posted Subhadra at the door to prevent anyone from entering. 2mon
  •   krishnacaitanya108 Krishna and Balarama came to the door and stood on Subhadra’s left and right sides. While listening to Rohini’s narration of Krishna’s intimate Vrindavana pastimes, Krishna and Balarama became ecstatic, and Their internal feelings were exhibited externally. Their eyes became dilated, Their heads compressed into Their bodies, and Their limbs retracted. Seeing these transformations in Krishna and Balarama, Subhadra also became ecstatic and assumed a similar form. Thus, by hearing about Krishna’s pastimes in Vrindavana, Krishna and Balarama, with Subhadra in between, displayed their ecstatic forms of Jagannatha, Baladeva, and Subhadra. 2mon
  •   mitakshar Nice thanks to tell us the story of Jagannath Puri Jai Shree Krishna 2mon
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  •   mitakshar Hari bol 2mon

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jayyp1 Wandering the streets of Saigon, Vietnam on my last day here.. I came across these beautiful deities of Lord Jagannath, Lord Baladev and Subhadra. It's amazing to see how the Lord has penetrated even such a closed country to give shelter to those who have fallen onto his feet.. #jagannath #baladev #subhadra #vietnam #ineverytownandvillage #vietnam #saigon #hochimihn #whatafind #youfindwhatyoulookfor #lordoftheuniverse 2mon

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