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Sri Gauridasa Pandita - Tirubhav
Lord Balarama's appearance day (fasting till noon)
Chaturmasya - second month begins - fasting from Yoghurt
Srila Prabhupada's departure for the USA anniversary
Sri Krishna Janmastami - Gokulastami - fasting 'till midnight
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Chaturmasya begins - First month vrata, no green leafy veges

Pavitropana Ekadasi

Sri Sri Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra begins

Srila Rupa Goswami - Tirubhav

Sri Gauridasa Pandita - Tirubhav

Lord Balarama's appearance day (fasting till noon)

Chaturmasya - second month begins - fasting from Yoghurt

Srila Prabhupada's departure for the USA - anniversary

Sri Krishna Janmastami - Gokulastami - fasting 'till midnight
(Monday 13th August in New Zealand)


Srila A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad - Avirbhav - fast 'till noon

SRI VYASA-PUJA Book 2001 in PDF Format

Dear Maharajas and Prabhus,

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Bhagavad Gita AS IT IS Chapter 18 TEXT 56

sarva-karmany api sada
kurvano mad-vyapasrayah
mat-prasadad avapnoti
sasvatam padam avyayam

sarva--all; karmani--activities; api--although; sada--always;
kurvanah--performing; mat-vyapasrayah--under My protection;
mat-prasadat--by My mercy; avapnoti--one achieves; sasvatam--the
eternal; padam--abode; avyayam--imperishable.

Though engaged in all kinds of activities, My pure devotee, under
My protection, reaches the eternal and imperishable abode by My grace.

PURPORT by HDG Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada:
The word mad-vyapasrayah means under the protection of the Supreme
Lord. To be free from material contamination, a pure devotee acts
under the direction of the Supreme Lord or His representative, the
spiritual master. There is no time limitation for a pure devotee.
He is always, twenty-four hours a day, one hundred percent engaged
in activities under the direction of the Supreme Lord. To a devotee
who is thus engaged in Krsna consciousness the Lord is very, very
kind. In spite of all difficulties, he is eventually placed in the
transcendental abode, or Krsnaloka. He is guaranteed entrance
there; there is no doubt about it. In that supreme abode, there is
no change; everything is eternal, imperishable and full of knowledge.

Copyright 1983 The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International. Used with permission.

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kurubhunkshva cha karma nijam niyatam
haripAda vinamrajayA satatam
harirEva paro harirEva guro
harirEva jagat pitru matru gathihi

"Always do your activities according to dharma without expectations in return. Offer your activities at the lotus feet of Lord Hari. Hari is your friend, Hari is your teacher, Hari only is father, mother and ultimate goal of this universe"

Sripad Madhwacharya
If you have doubt concerning conduct, follow the example of high souls
who are competent to judge, devout, not led by others, or material
motives, not harsh, but lovers of pure virtue.

Krishna Yajur Veda, Taittriya Upanishads 1.11.4.
rahüganaitat tapasä na yäti
na cejyayä nirvapanäd grihäd vä
na cchandasä naiva jalägni-süryair
vinä mahat-päda-rajo-’bhishekam

rahügana—O King Rahügana; etat—this; tapasä—by severe austerities and penances; na yäti—one does not obtain; na—neither; ca—also; ijyayä—by gorgeous worship; nirvapanät—by entering the renounced order of life; grihät—by sacrifices while living in the home; vä—or; na chandasä—nor by scholarly study of the Vedas; na—nor; eva—certainly; jala-agni-süryaih—by worshiping water, fire or scorching sunshine; vinä—without; mahat-päda-rajah—of the dust of the lotus feet of a mahätmä; abhishekam—the sprinkling.

“‘O King Rahügana, without taking upon one’s head the dust from the lotus feet of a pure devotee [a mahäjana or mahätmä], one cannot attain devotional service. Devotional service is not possible to attain simply by undergoing severe austerities and penances, by gorgeously worshiping the Deity, or by strictly following the rules and regulations of the sannyäsa or grihastha order; nor is it attained by studying the Vedas, submerging oneself in water, or exposing oneself to fire or scorching sunlight.’
Shrimad-Bhägavatam 5:12:12
"The conditioned soul sometimes personally appreciates the futility of sense enjoyment in the material world, and he sometimes considers material enjoyment to be full of miseries. However, due to his strong bodily conception, his memory is destroyed, and again and again he runs after material enjoyment, just as an animal runs after a mirage in the desert."  (Srimad Bhagavatam. 5:14:10)
Please chant:

hare krishna hare krishna krishna krishna hare hare
hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare

.......and your life will become sublime.
When a man knows God, he is free: his sorrows have an end, and birth and death are no more. When in inner union he is beyond the world of the body, then the third world, the world of the Spirit, is found, where the power of the Absolute is All, and man is a tiny all; for he is in unision with the Param Brahman.

Krishna Yajur Veda, Svetasvatara Upanishads 1.11.

.....Like gold and a Gold Mine
"The spiritual master is present wherever his sincere disciple is trying to serve his instructions. This is possible by the mercy of Krishna. In your attempts to serve me and in all your sincere devotional sentiments, I am with you as my Guru Maharaja is with me. Remember this always." (letter to
Bhakta Dan dated 12-1-73)
agre dIrghataro 'yam arjuna-tarus tasyAgrato vartmanI
sA ghoSaM samupaiti tat parisare deze kalindAtmajA |
tasyAs tIra-tamAla-kAnana-tale cakraM gavAM cArayan
gopaH krIDati *darzayiSyati sakhe* panthANam avyAhatam ||

'Just up ahead there is a tall Arjuna tree; further ahead of that there is a path. It goes up to a village of cowherds, who live in the Land on the banks of the Yamunaa. On those banks of the Yamunaa beneath a grove of Tamala trees, a gopa boy plays while herding a circle group of cows. If you Go see Him my friend, He'll show you the way!
(Bilvamangala Thakura )

AhatyAhatya-mUrdhnA drutam anupibataH prasnutaM mAtur UdhaH
kiJcit kuJcaika-jAnor anavarata-calac-cAru-pucchasya dhenuH |
uttIrNaM tarNakasya priya-tanayatayA datta-huGkAra-mudrA
visraGsi-kSIra-dhArA-lavazabala-mukhasyAGgam AtRpti leDhi ||

"Repeatedly butted by the the head of her calf, a cow moos softly with maternal delight while her calf, one knee somewhat bent, sucks her udder, waving it's tail beautifully; she then licks the upturned face of her calf, whose mouth is sprinkled with droplets of milk."

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Count your garden by the flowers,
Never by the leaves that fall.
Count your days by golden hours,
Don't remember clouds at all.

Count your nights by stars not shadows,
Count your life with smiles not tears.
And with joy, through all your journeys,
Count your age by friends not years.

Thus shall ye think of all this fleeting world:
A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream;
A flash of lightning in a summer cloud,
A flickering lamp,
A phantom and a dream.

The Buddha.
The duty of the demigods is to protect the authority of the Vedas. The word devata refers to one who carries the authority of the Vedas, whereas Raksasas are those who defy the Vedic authority. If the authority of the Vedas is lost, the entire universe becomes chaotic. Therefore, it is the duty of the demigods, as well as kings and aides of governments, to give full protection to the Vedic authority; otherwise human society will be in a chaotic condition in which there cannot be peace or prosperity.
>>> Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad. Ref. VedaBase => SB 8:1:29.
One of the problems of our youth is that the family unit is broken up. When we'd sit down to dinner together as a family with my brothers and sisters, we'd learn about each other. We had something people don't get today. We didn't do wrong things because we didn't want to embarass our parents. It's the sense of what family is at the dinner table. It was about the joy of knowing that mother was in the kitchen making our favorite dish. It was part of our fibre. I wish more people would do this and recall the joy of life.

~ Paul Prudhomme ~ Born July 13, 1940

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CHAKRA (Bhaktivedanta Manor, England) - July 12, 2001: British television last month aired programs on Channels 4 and 5 expressing doubt about whether the Americans ever went to the moon. The programs were viewed by millions of Britons.

Experts in their fields expressed their conviction that the NASA moon landing in 1969 was actually a clever hoax, a sort of American Cold War public relations stunt of huge proportions filmed, according to those on the show, somewhere in a remote desert in the United States.

Did NASA fake the moon landing? A program aired on British television explored the possibility.

This subject matter is naturally interesting to many devotees because Srila Prabhupada himself was doubtful about the moon landing.

A section of the program was dedicated to analyzing NASA photographs, which curiously depict shadows that are inconsistent with the direction of the sunlight. The program clearly proved that shadows in the photographs fall at different angles and at different lengths in the same pictures, as though illuminated by more than one light source close to the scene. Had they actually been on the moon, of course, this would have been impossible as there was no other light source other than the sun. Some photographs taken of the astronauts facing in the shadows are illuminated as if by fill-in lighting.

Experts quoted on the show pointed out that the moon pictures were perfectly framed and exposed even though the cameras used had no viewfinder or exposure meter and were strapped to the astronauts' chests.

According to moon landing skeptics, there are also numerous inconsistencies between the live TV record and the photographs that were published later.

For example, several photographs, which were supposed to be taken on different parts of the moon's surface, have identical background landscapes. This suggests that they used the same backdrop for several photos supposedly in different areas. Some rather amusing NASA film footage includes the American flag apparently flapping in the wind, a strange phenomena given that, at least according to the modern understanding, there is no atmosphere and therefore no wind on the moon.

One of the most convincing arguments used against the moon landing relates to an official NASA photograph of the Lunar Module on the moon's surface. The photograph shows that there was clearly no sign of disturbance on the soft lunar surface caused by the exhaust of the Lunar Module's powerful descent engine. A crater should have been created in the soft lunar dust.

In response to these accusations, a NASA spokesman on the show said, "There are too many seeming inconsistencies for me to answer to right now. "

Sadaputa das, in his book "Vedic Cosmography and Astronomy" writes on this subject in a sub-chapter entitled "Moon Flight." I will summarize it's contents:

Srila Prabhupada often said that the astronauts have never actually visited the moon. His reasoning was that 1) Demigods do not allow human beings to enter the higher planets because human beings are not qualified to do so. 2) The astronauts did not experience the celestial opulences actually existing on the moon, and therefore could not have gone there.

Srila Prabhupada also described the attempt of the scientists to reach the moon as being as demoniac as the attack of Rahu (SB 5:24:3 purport), and said that Indra would bar such travel. In the Srimad-Bhagavatam, Canto 6, Chapter 4, purport to text 6 and Canto 8, Chapter 5, purport to text 34, he comments that since the moon-god is the presiding deity of vegetation, there must be vegetation on the moon. Yet the scientists say it is a barren desert.

Srila Prabhupada also made statements suggesting that higher-dimensional travel is needed to reach the moon and he refers to the futility of trying to use mechanical spacecraft. Finally, he indicated that to reach the moon it is first necessary to cross the Manasa Lake and Sumeru Mountain.
So as ISKCON devotees we are left with various possibilities:
1) Astronauts did indeed land on the moon, but they did not perceive the world of the demigods (Candraloka) because it is invisible to gross sense perception.
2) The astronauts were deluded by the demigods at some stage in their journey and diverted to the planet Rahu. (SB 4. 29. 69p)
3) The entire moon-landing story is a complete conspiracy, which has fooled millions of people all over the world for over 30 years. (Some say that they filmed the "moon's surface" in a place in America known as Area 51, according to the TV program.)

Perhaps in the near future we will never know for sure, but it is logical to suggest that at some time in the future we will. If the truth is indeed different to how NASA has been portraying it, ISKCON is in a prime position to say something about it.

For more information on this see our page at:
If you are interested in Sadaputa Prabhu's lectures on science and Krishna
consciousness, you might appreciate hearing some of the radio interviews he
has done recently. These can be played directly from the web if you have a
sound card in your machine. Go to the web page for his new book, Mysteries
of the Sacred Universe, at, and click on
"Interviews". Then click on the title of the interview you want to hear.
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.

~ Joshua Reynolds ~ Born July 16, 1723
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that
one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

- Saint-Exupery
Reasuring words:

Generally, by the time you are "Real", most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand.

-Margery Williams, "The Velveteen Rabbit"
Something interesting relating to Varna-ashram Dharma:

Why are playing cards made up of hearts, spades, clubs, and diamonds? Although playing cards were invented in China centuries ago, in their present form they only go back to 14th century France. It has been speculated the four standard suits represent the four major classes of 14th century French society.

Hearts, shaped like a shield, represented the nobility and the church.
Spades, shaped like a spear tip, represented the military.
Diamonds, shaped like the tiles associated with merchants' shope, represented the middle class.
Clubs, shaped like a clover, represented the rural peasant.

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"Do It Anyway"  - Written By Mother Teresa

People are often unreasonable,
illogical, and self-centered;
Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind,
People may accuse you of selfish,
ulterior motives;
Be kind anyway.

If you are successful,
you will win some false friends
and some true enemies;
Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and frank,
people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building,
someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness,
they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.

The good you do today,
people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have,
and it may never be enough;
Give the world the best you've got anyway.

You see, in the final analysis,
it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.

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by HG Ravindra Svarupa Das
seminar given during Mayapur Festival 2001

your servant,
bk Edward (Perth, Western Australia)
Now is the time for inquiry into the Absolute!

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Can Prayer Help ? - A VERY positive scientific perspective:

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Vandanam - offering prayer:

In Srimad-Bhagawatam 7-9-12, Sri Prahlad maharaj says : "...Therefore, although I was born in a demoniac family, I may without a doubt offer prayers to the Lord with full endeavor, as far as my intelligence allows. Anyone who has been forced by ignorance to enter the material world may be purified of material life if one offers prayers to the Lord and hears the Lord's glories."

Abortion of Disabled Foetuses Supported by French Court


FRANCE, July 13, 2001: It all started in the year 2000 when a French court awarded damages to a mentally retarded boy because, "he had not been aborted." Rulings since then have supported the decision made in the Perruche case. Three families with physically deformed children have brought their cases before the court. As a result France's highest court of appeal has ruled, "that disabled children are entitled to compensation if their mothers were not given the chance of an abortion." Doctors and public supporters for the disabled are outraged by the court's decision. On behalf of the medical profession, lawyer Yves Richard said, "The ruling means that the handicapped have no place in our society." It is an example of the complex ethical questions which follow in the wake of the general acceptance of abortion.

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Bhagavad-gita (2.70):

apuryamanam achala-pratistham
samudram apah pravisanti yadvat
tadvat kama yam pravisanti sarve
sa santimn apnoti na kaama-kaami

"A person who is not disturbed by the incessant flow of desires--that enter like rivers into the ocean, which is ever being filled but is always still--can alone achieve peace, and not the man who strives to satisfy such desires".
To you, O Lord, the Priest, beloved of all "men", we bring our praise with reverence.
Keep watch over our children and ourselves, we pray. Guard both our lives and our cattle.

Atharva Veda Samhita 3.15.7.
RULES for being human
Author unknown

You may like it or hate it, but it will be yours for the entire period you're around.
You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called life. Each day in this school you will have the opportunity to learn lessons. You may like the lessons or think them irrelevant and stupid.
Growth is a process of trial and error, experimentation. The "Failed" experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiment that ultimately "works".
A lesson will be presented to you in various forms until you have learned it. When you have learned it, you can then go on to the next lesson.
There is no part of life that does not contain its lessons. If you are alive, there are lessons to be learned.
When your "There" has become a "Here", you will simply obtain another "There" that will, again, look better than "Here".
You cannot love or hate something about another person unless it reflects to you something you love or hate about yourself.
You have all the tools and resources you need. What you do with them is up to you. The choice is yours.
The answers to life's questions lie inside you. All you need to do is look, listen and trust.
Unless you consistently stay focused on the goals you have set for yourself, everything you've just read won't mean a thing.
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

- Abraham Lincoln
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 00:22:20 -0000
From: German Vaishnavas
Subject: New Temple in Vienna, Austria
New Center in Vienna, Austria

CHAKRA (Germany) - July 12, 2001: Devotees from the German farm, Nrsimha Ksetra, have just acquired a new flat in nearby Vienna, Austria.

Merely a five-minute bus ride from Maria Hilfer strasse, a very busy shopping district, the location is ideal as both a headquarters for book distributors and as a place to invite guests for programs. Young neighbors and very thick walls allow for ecstatic kirtans anytime of day and the spacious temple room provides a great place to serve prasadam.

Although ISKCON has not maintained an active preaching center there for years, Vienna is an unlimited ocean for preaching opportunity. Last December during the Prabhupada book distribution marathon, Nrsimha Ksetra devotees rose to the top of the sankirtan charts by distributing over 7000 of Srila Prabhupada's books in Vienna. With over 100, 000 students and five walking zones Vienna is ideal for book distribution and attracting new devotees to Srila Prabhupada's movement.

Regarding preaching strategies, Krishna Kumara das revealed that in addition to distributing Srila Prabhupada's books on the streets of Vienna, "we'll make noise all over the city, and then we will bring the people back and dance and chant until the roof caves in. Then we will stuff everyone so full Krishna prasadam that they can't fit out the door afterwards. "

Painting and renovation of the new flat are now underway. The grand opening will take place in September, following a preaching engagement at the European Rainbow Gathering in Croatia.
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The is a Trojan virus and it sends the same message to everyone on your mailing list
after changing subject and corrupting the hard-drive. The message however will
remain same. I have received 12 of these from different people in the last week.

It might "appear to" be from your friend or business colleague.

Watch out there's some envious scum-bags about !!!

Warm regards,

JTCd =>:-)
It is with the greatest pleasure that the devotees of the Christchurch Yatra invite you to attend a weekend of celebration, reunion, association, entertainment, fundraising & fun.

Friday 03rd August 6:30pm, Cathedral Square
*Arrival Maha Harinaam

Saturday 04th August 7:00am, Christchurch Temple
*Lord Balaram's Appearance Day Morning Programme
& Midday Feast

Saturday 04th August 7:00pm, Lumiere Theatre, Central City
Westpac Lane, Behind Heritage Hotel
*Major Preaching & Entertainment Programme
Gala Fundraising Concert

Single $20.00
Unwaged $16.00
Family $50.00

Celebrating the blend of
Eastern & Western Culture

An evening of
Song, Dance, Music, Drama, Poetry, Humour, Feasting and more...

Sunday 05th August 10:00am, Christchurch Temple
*15 years of Sri Sri Nitai Gaurachandra in Christchurch
Family Reunion Day
Sunday 05th August 5:30pm, Christchurch Temple
*Christchurch Yatra Sunday Feast Programme

R.S.V.P. by 18th July was essential for ticketing for the
Gala Funraising Concert

Further information & accomadation arrangements please contact:
Yashoda Dulal dasa (03) 355 7832
Kunja Kishori dasi (03) 332 0352
Ian (03) 332 3629

Tickets Available for Gala from Echo Records 235 High St, CHCH.
Gopal's Vegetarian Restaurant
in Auckland has now re-opened
at Level 2, 246., Queen Street., Auckland.

The hours are:
Mon - Wed 11am to 3.30pm and Thurs - Fri 11am to 9pm.

Seating for about 65 persons

You have to come and check it out, bring the family too when
you're late night shopping in the City.

Mention you saw this add and claim a FREE Fresh Fruit lassi drink
We also give a 20% discount for students with ID.

Reservations and enquiries
Phone: 09-306-4143.

...the menu:
$7 Real Meal Deal (Rice, 2 Sabjis, Dahl, Halava, 2 koftas,
Chutney and Salad)
$5 Curd Steak on Rice (2 Veg Steaks, Rice, Salad and Halava)
$10 All You Can Eat (From the Real Meal Deal)
$4.50 On the Lite Side (Salad and choice of Pizza or Samosa)
$6 Vegan Special (2 Tofu Steaks, Rice and Salad)
Samosas - $2.50 each
Pizza - $2.00 per slice

Juice Bar Now Open in the restaurant, serving fresh juices,
coffee alternatives and fresh fruit lassis too.

You have to check this out. Bring the family

It's on the opposite side from Aotea Square, approx in the
middle of Queen St, near McDonalds and opposite from Midcity
(where the cinemas used to be).

Eventually opening on Saturdays too. Small staff at present.
Gopal's is available 4 Catering for your special functions.

and now Gopal's on Newmarket too:
204., Broadway, 1st Floor, Newmarket.

Ph: (09) 529 1529
Hours: Monday to Saturday
11.30am to 3.00pm and
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New Page - check it out, its worth it.

The Ramayana in the Gujarati language

Published and presented by HH Bhakti Vikas Swami

It's beautifully designed, well printed on quality paper, and reasonably priced

A Hindi edition should also be available after a few months. ys, BVS

We're taking orders now.

NZ$20 plus postage
Harinaam Kirtan and Bhajans in Tauranga BOP.

Every Saturday in the Red Square by the Strand

Come and join the throng 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

...for more details contact Surya Narayan dasa
To be announced, the opening of the New
Wellington Gopals Vegetarian and Food for Life
New - Kiwi Youth Web-page
Meet the Kuli's
Picture Gallery(ies)
...and much more. us a visit, and be part of it

We welcome your contributions - articles, ideas, links, etc.
Kiwi Kuli Camp ~ 2002
A week of fun celebrating our shared Love for Krsna.
16th-23rd January 2002

Details and follow the link.

Camp Contact Details ~ Please email Nitya-Lila at
for all camp enquiries & bookings! See you there!
Vegetarian Clubs

Waikato University - Hamilton campus

2 days per week serving about 100 plates each day.

for more information

Auckland University - Wellesley St. campus

Otago University - Dunedin

Room 2., Clubs & Societies Building
Albany St.,

contact Jambavati dasi (03) 477 8277
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For Vegetarian Options see our site

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East Meets West @ "the Loft"

Enjoy an enlightening time associating with energetic devotees. Explore the similarities of ancient and modern surroundings through Krishna consciousness in a friendly non-threatening atmosphere.

Auckland Loft

Wellington Loft

Christchurch Loft

Hanuman dasa:
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Who had a temporarily partially dibilitating stroke recently.

We are sincerely praying to the Lord to help you over this challenging situation
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Well wishes can be sent to his next door neighbor

Srila A.C, Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada writes in Srimad-Bhagavatam 7:9:52 purport : ". ....It is not very extraordinary that the Lord offered His devotee all benedictions. The Supreme Personality of Godhead said in effect, 'I fulfill the desires of everyone. Since you are My devotee, whatever you want for yourself will naturally be given, but if you pray for anyone else, that prayer also will be fulfilled.' Thus if we approach the Supreme Lord or His devotee, naturally we will automatically achieve the benedictions of the Supreme Lord...."
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Uttapams with a difference.
Cooking Time : 20 min.
Fermenting Time : 4 hours.
Preparation Time : 5 min.
Soaking Time : 2 hours.
Serves/Makes : Makes 8 to 10 uttapams.

1 recipe dosa batter
1 cup shreaded cabbage
2 tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup corn, boiled
1/4 cup capsicum, chopped
1/4 cup carrot, grated
3 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste
oil for cooking
To serve
coconut chutney
Method 1.

Heat the oil in a pan, add the shreaded cabbage and fry till it is golden brown. 2.

Add the tomatoes and salt and stir for some time. Remove from the fire and keep aside. 3.

Put the corn, capsicum and carrot in 3 small bowls. 4.

Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and salt in each bowl. Mix well and keep aside. 5.

Heat and grease a non-stick tava on a medium flame. 6.

Put 1 ladle of the batter on it. 7.

Spread 1 tablespoon of the fried shreaded cabbage-tomato mixture in it. 8.

Spread the corn, capsicum and carrot mixture on top of this mixture in such a way that you get three different coloured portions on your uttappam. 9.

Cook till done on both the sides, using a little oil. 10.

Repeat with the remaining batter and mixture. 11.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Recipe Source
A New World Of Idlis & Dosas by Tarla Dalal
Coconut Chutney (4 Idlis & Dosas 2)
Cooking Time : 15 min.
Preparation Time : 10 min.
Serves/Makes : Makes 1 cup.

1 cup coconut, grated
2 small green chillies, chopped
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
1 tablespoon roasted split gram (daria dal), optional
salt to taste
For the tempering
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 red chilli, broken into pieces
2 to 3 curry leaves
1 teaspoon oil

Method 1.

Put the coconut, green chillies, ginger, roasted split gram and salt in a blender with a little water and grind to make a fine paste. Keep aside. 2.

Prepare the tempering by heating the oil and adding the mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves and stirring till the mustard seeds crackle. Pour this tempering over the chutney and mix well. 3.

Refrigerate and use as required.

Recipe Source
A New World Of Idlis & Dosas by Tarla Dalal
Kovalam Mutter
Coconut and tomatoes combined with peas make a very tasty dish.

Cooking Time : 15 min.
Preparation Time : 10 min.
Serves/Makes : Serves 4.

2 cups green peas, boiled
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1 teaspoon urad dal
1 cup shreaded cabbage
1 teaspoon coriander-cumin seed (dhana-jeera) powder
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tomatoes, chopped
3 curry leaves
3 tablespoons oil

For garnishing
chopped coriander
To be ground into a coconut paste
4 tablespoons coconut, grated
1 tablespoon cashewnuts, grated

To be ground into a ginger-hing paste
1 t spoon hing
12 mm. (1/2") piece ginger

Method 1.

Heat the oil in a tava, add the cumin seeds and urad dal and fry till the seeds begin to crackle. 2.

Add the shreaded cabbage and fry till light brown. 3.

Add the ginger paste and fry again for a few seconds. 4.

Add the coriander-cumin seed, chilli and turmeric powders, the tomatoes and salt and fry again for 2 to 3 minutes. 5.

Reduce to low heat, add the coconut paste and curry leaves and stir for 1 minute. Then add 3/4 cup of wate and bring to a boil. 6.

Add the peas and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. 7.

Garnish with coriander and serve hot.
Pulse Appe
Appes are cooked in special appe moulds like muffin or cake moulds.

Cooking Time : 40 min.
Fermenting Time : Overnight.
Preparation Time : 20 min.
Soaking Time : 2 hours
Serves/Makes : Makes about 25 appes.

3/4 cup split Bengal gram (chana dal)
1/4 cup toovar dal (arhar)
1 tablespoon split green gram (moong dal)
1 teaspoon split black gram (urad dal)
1/2 cup parboiled rice
1/2 cup raw rice
1 cup shreaded cabbage
1 cup spinach, chopped (leave until after the vrata ends - on purnima)
salt to taste
oil for cooking
For the tempering
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
4 to 5 curry leaves
a pinch turmeric powder (haldi)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
3 tablespoons oil
To serve with coconut chutney

Method 1.

Soak the chana dal, toovar dal, moong dal, urad dal, parboiled rice and raw rice in lukewarm water for at least 2 hours. 2.

Grind to a smooth paste with a little water. 3.

Cover and keep aside overnight. 4.

Next day, add enough water to get a batter of dropping consistency. 5.

Add the spinach and salt. 6.

Make a tempering by heating the oil and adding the shreaded cabbage, chilli powder, curry leaves, turmeric powder and asafoetida and heating it till the cabbage turns light brown. 7.

Add this tempering to the batter and mix well. 8.

Heat the appe mould on a medium flame and grease it with a little oil. 9.

Pour a spoonful of the batter into each mould. 10.

Cook till the outer surface becomes golden brown and then turn each appe upside down using a fork so as to cook the other side. 11.

Remove and repeat with the remaining batter. 12.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Handy Tip(s) 1.
Variation : You may boiled corn instead of spinach.

Recipe Source
A New World Of Idlis & Dosas by Tarla Dalal
Malai Kofta Curry
A tasty kofta curry.

Cooking Time : 40 min.
Preparation Time : 30 min.
Serves/Makes : Serves 6.

For the baking
1 tablespoon fresh cream
1/2 tablespoon grated cheese

For the gravy
750 grams tomatoes
4 cloves
1 cup shreaded cabbage
2 small sticks cinnamon
1 tablespoon cornflour
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon chilli powder
4 tablespoons butter
salt and pepper to taste

For the koftas
100 grams green peas
100 grams cauliflower, finely chopped
100 grams french beans, finely chopped
100 grams carrots, finely chopped
250 grams potatoes, boiled and mashed
2 tablespoons bread crumbs
1 bread slice, soaked in water
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
oil for deep frying
salt and pepper to taste

To be ground into a paste (for the gravy)
25 mm. (1") piece ginger
1 t spoon hing
1 t spoon haldi - turmeric
5 green chillies

To be ground into a paste (for the koftas)
25 mm. (1") piece ginger
1 t spoon hing
1 t spoon Garam masala
7 green chillies

For the koftas 1.

Boil the peas. 2.

Steam the cauliflower, french beans and carrots in a pressure cooker without adding water. 3.

Add the vegetables and peas to the potatoes and make a dough. 4.

Add 1 tablespoon of bread crumbs and the bread slice. 5.

Add the paste, garam masala, chilli powder, lemon juice and salt and form into kofta balls. 6.

Roll the koftas into the remaining bread crumbs and deep fry in oil to a golden brown colour. Keep aside.
For the gravy 1.

Put the tomatoes in hot water for 10 minutes. Remove and blend into a puree. 2.

Blend the shreaded cabbage in a liquidiser with very little water. 3.

Heat the butter, add the shreaded cabbage and stir fry for 5 minutes till light brown. 4.

Then add the cloves, cinnamon and paste and fry again for 2 minutes. 5.

Add the tomato puree and cook for 2 minutes. 6.

Add 1 teacup of water and boil for 3 to 4 minutes. 7.

Pour the mixture into a blender, add the cornflour and sugar and blend. 8.

Put to cook again and add the garam masala, chilli powder, salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
How to proceed 1.

Arrange the koftas in an ovenproof dish. Pour the gravy and fresh cream over the koftas. 2.

Sprinkle the grated cheese on top and bake or grill for 10 to 15 minutes in a hot oven at 200 degree C (400 degree F ) until the cheese melts.
Coconut Sheera
A dessert made of coconut milk.

Cooking Time : 60 mins.
Preparation Time : 5 mins.
Serves/Makes : Serves 4.

2 1/2 cups coconut cream
1 litre full fat milk
1/2 cup sugar
5 cardamom (elaichi) pods, crushed
1/4 cup chopped cashewnuts

Other ingredients
ghee for greasing

Method 1.

Soak the cashewnuts in hot water for about 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2.

Mix together the coconut cream and milk and simmer in a non-stick pan, stirring continuously. 3.

When it reduces to half, add the sugar and continue simmering on a low flame stirring continuously till it thickens and leaves the sides of the pan and resembles khoya. 4.

Add the cardamom and cashewnuts and mix well. 5.

Pour into a serving bowl and refrigerate. 6.

Serve chilled.

Recipe Source
Mithai by Tarla Dalal
Angoori Petha
A variation of the famous Agra ka Petha that one finds in Vrindavan made of loki squash.

Cooking Time : 30 mins.
Preparation Time : 30 mins.
Serves/Makes : Makes 40 pieces.

2 kgs white pumpkin (ash gourd)
1/4 teaspoon slaked lime (chuna)
3 cups sugar
a few drops yellow food colour
1 cup desiccated coconut

Method 1.

Peel and deseed the pumpkin. Using a melon scoop, scoop out balls from the pumpkin. 2.

Prick each pumpkin ball with a fork at close intervals. 3.

Rub the slaked lime on the pumpkin balls and keep aside for 5 minutes. 4.

Wash the pumpkin balls thoroughly. Drain and keep aside. 5.

In a heavy bottomed pan, combine the sugar and yellow food colouring with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. 6.

Skim off any impurities floating on the surface, using a slotted spoon. 7.

Add the pumpkin balls and cook on high flame for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the fire. Cool completely. 8.

Drain form the sugar syrup and roll the petha balls in desiccated coconut. 9.

Cool completely.

Handy Tip(s) 1.
Cut the pumpkin into 25 mm. (1") squares and then folow the above recipe from step 2. Do not roll in desiccated coconut. 3.
Slice the pumpkin into thin slices (approx. 15 to 20 slices) using a wafer slicer and then follow the above recipe from step 2. 5.
Do not roll in desiccated coconut.

Recipe Source
Mithai by Tarla Dalal

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Jonah & the Whale

A Sunday School teacher read a passage from the Old Testament book of Jonah to her class: "And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow up Jonah; and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the belly of the fish, saying, 'I called to the Lord our of my distress and He answered me.' . . . and the Lord spoke to the fish, and it vomited out Jonah upon the dry land." (Jonah 1:17)

When she had finished reading, the teacher said, "Now, Children, you have heard the BIBLE story of Jonah and the whale. What does this story teach us?"

Little Johnny raised his hand and said, "You can't keep a good man down!"
A taxi passenger tapped the driver on the shoulder to ask him a question.
The driver screamed, lost control of the car, nearly hit a bus, went up on
the footpath, and stopped centimeters from a shop window.

For a second, everything went quiet in the cab, then the driver said, "Look mate, don't
ever do that again. You scared the daylights out of me!"

The passenger apologized and said he didn't realize that a little tap could
scare him so much.

The driver replied, "Sorry, it's not really your fault. Today is my first
day as a cab driver - I've been driving a hearse for the last 25 years."
During a Srimad Bhagavatam class I was giving, I noticed that one of the matajis, who was quite pregnant, kept rubbing her side. Before she left, I asked her, "Are you okay? I noticed you were holding onto your side."

"Oh, I'm fine," she answered. "It's just that my baby was pushing his foot up and down my ribs, and it hurt a little."

"Well, that's good," I said, feeling genuinely relieved.

"Yeah," she continued. "It's strange. He normally sleeps during your class..."
Two blondes and a brunette were walking down the beach when a seagull passes stool on one of the blondes.

The brunette says "I'll go and get some toilet paper."

When she left, one blonde turns to the other and says, "Boy, is she ever stupid. By the time she gets back, that seagull will be miles away."
A little girl was in church with her mother when she started feeling ill.
"Mommy," she said, "can we leave now?"
"No" her mother replied.
"Well, I think I have to throw up!"
"Then go out the front door and around to the back of the church and throw up behind a bush."
After about 60 seconds the little girl returned to her seat.
Did you throw up?" Mom asked.
"How could you have gone all the way to the back of the church and returned so quickly?"
"I didn't have to go out of the church, Mommy. They have a box next to the front door that says,
'For the Sick'."
A Child's Prayer overheard...
"Our father, who does art in heaven, Harrold be your name....". Him Hari for short !!!!
A passenger jet was suffering through a severe thunderstorm. As the passengers were being bounced around by the turbulence, a young woman turned to a minister sitting next to her and, with a nervous laugh asked, "Reverend, you're a man of God, can't you do something about this storm?"

To which the priest replied, "Lady, I'm in sales, not management."
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As Vijayalaxmi was boarding the plane, she said to the flight attendant,
"Do these things crash very often?"

The attendant replied, "No, just once!"
A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.
A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
~ Phyllis Diller ~ Born July 17, 1917
...if a symptom of the the advancement a devotee makes is in the
way he defies gravity.

Once you pick up Bhagavad Gita, you just can't put it down.
>(|)<>( The ways of this material world - strange but true )<>(|)

There was this devotee who was at a friend's house, working on a small jigsaw. The friend went out for 5 hours, and when he returned, the devotee was still working on the jigsaw.

The friend said "That jigsaw is easy! You should have finished it by now."

The devotee replied, "I'm not doing too bad in terms of time: It says on thebox "suitable for 3-5 years!"
Reminds me of an incident that happened in Melbourne circa 1984. We'd just come back from living in India for a couple of years as had one other devotee who receives this newsletter and shall remain nameless.

Anyway, that morning he cooked breakfast for the devotees, and made a fabulous Upma, and it was being served out in the temple room for breakfast to the devotees.

Suddenly you heard one rather vocal Aussie devotee (who's no longer with us) yell out "Whose the speculator who put the sabjis in the Halva?"

It brought the house down.
"I'm not a fatalist. But even if I were, what could I do about it?"
---- Emo Philips
There are three kinds of people:
Those who make things happen,
Those who watch things happen,
and Those who don't know what the hell is happening!


There are three kinds of men.
The one that learns by reading.
The few who learn by observation.
The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.

- From 'The Wisdom of Will Rogers'

The term "the whole 9 yards" came from WWII fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."

The term, "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye" is from Ancient Rome. The only rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye gouging." Everything else was allowed, but the only way to bedisqualified was to poke someone's eye out.

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired" - similar to "giving them the sack" where one was bundled into a sack and buried.
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3. Our experienced Mom will care for your child. Fenced yard, meals and smacks included.
4. Dog for sale: eats anything and is fond of children.
5. Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
6. Stock up and save. Limit: one.
7. Semi-annual After-Christmas sale.
8. 3-year old teacher needed for pre-school. Experience preferred.
9. Mixing bowl set designed to please a cook with round bottom for efficient beating.
10. Dinner special - Mixed Vegetables $2.35; Pizza $2.25; Children $2.00.
11. For sale: antique desk suitable for lady with thick legs and large drawers.
12. Now is your chance to have your ears pierced and get an extra pair to take home.
13. We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
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