Sydney New Years Eve Harinama (Album of photos) Ramai Swami:…

Sydney New Years Eve Harinama (Album of photos)
Ramai Swami: It’s been a tradition for me that when I’m in Sydney for New Year’s Eve I go on Harinama around the Opera House, Circular Quay and Rocks area.
We usually go down a little early around 5 or 6pm because as the night goes on, it’s standing room only and even if we wanted to take a Harinama through, it’s impossible to move because of the tremendous crowds.
Pratapana and Jayasri organize this particular kirtan party and the devotees are in a joyous mood, chanting and dancing along with members of the public, who enthusiastically join in.
Find them here:

Serving Krsna as a Husband or a Wife What Makes It Rough, What Makes It Smooth

Hare KrishnaBy Visakha Devi Dasi

‘In a restaurant or place for drinking cold water, many travellers are brought together, and after drinking water they continue to their respective destinations. Similarly, living entities join together in a family, and later, as a result of their own actions, they are led apart to their destinations’. (Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.2.21) Srila Prabhupada remarks, ‘In the material world a so-called family is a combination of several persons in one home to fulfil the terms of their imprisonment. As criminal prisoners scatter as soon as their terms are over and they are released, all of us who have temporarily assembled as family members will continue to our respective destinations’. Continue reading