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Viraja's Recent Activity

  1. Viraja replied to the thread How does ISKCON differ from Mainstream Hinduism?.

    Today I listened my manasika (my own mental) guruji Srila Indradyumna Swami Maharaja's discourse on 'Gopala Bhatta Goswami' (The...

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:08 PM
  2. Viraja replied to the thread The flower trouble.

    @ameyAtmA ji, those are wonderful suggestions. I will try the water abhishekam for the ashtottara, as suggested.

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:04 PM
  3. Viraja rated SomeRandom's post Friendly in the thread The flower trouble.

    You could try buying bulk fake flowers. Or simply pick a few from your own garden, if you have one. Failing that maybe try a little pot...

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:03 PM
  4. Viraja rated ameyAtmA's post Friendly in the thread The flower trouble.

    Just in general, about the ashtottara shata nAmAvali s (108 names) - if one has time to go thru' these names, One can do all or some...

    Oct 21, 2021 at 6:03 PM
  5. Viraja rated ameyAtmA's post Friendly in the thread The flower trouble.

    Namaste Of course it is acceptable. What matters is the bhakti bhAv and following His instructions. However, Ashtottara shata nAmAvali...

    abhishekpatra.jpg Oct 21, 2021 at 6:03 PM
  6. Viraja replied to the thread Why is Diwali bigger than Janmashtami?.

    Everyone's a devotee of Krishna, some know it, some don't. - George Harrison

    Oct 21, 2021 at 4:13 PM
  7. Viraja replied to the thread How does ISKCON differ from Mainstream Hinduism?.

    Now I see what you are trying to convey, and I agree. Krishna devotees need not be in ISKCON. My argument was for ISKCON as an...

    Oct 19, 2021 at 2:18 PM
  8. Viraja replied to the thread How does ISKCON differ from Mainstream Hinduism?.

    ISKCON is for serious spiritualists. Surely they don't need advice from atheists.

    Oct 19, 2021 at 1:05 PM
  9. Viraja replied to the thread How does ISKCON differ from Mainstream Hinduism?.

    Just as your side story and its adherents have your rights to your claims, I see that Srila Prabhupada's side also has advantages and...

    Oct 19, 2021 at 12:56 PM
  10. Viraja replied to the thread Why is Diwali bigger than Janmashtami?.

    I always knew Diwali is celebrated to commemorate Narakasura's slaying by Krishna. But yesterday, I heard the story all over again in a...

    Oct 19, 2021 at 6:59 AM
  11. Viraja replied to the thread How does ISKCON differ from Mainstream Hinduism?.

    Acharya Srila Prabhupad is a great sant. Imagine the magnitude of work he has done after age 70 in a foreign land with no money, esp. in...

    Oct 19, 2021 at 6:54 AM