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If someone would ask me to choose the one Vedic story that I like the most, I would say it is Ramayana. It has been my favorite story since I went to India as a teenage girl, not knowing anything about Vaishnava's philosophy yet. The...

Probably Srila Prabhupada was one of the first to formulate a phrase in the 1960s that would become a guiding idea for many of our contemporaries - simple living and high thinking. Today we have growing groups of minimalists who gather around the similar idea...

Children like to celebrate birthdays. We can celebrate the birthday of a little Nimai as a part of our Gaura Purnima festival at home (explaining on the way that this is not a "birthday" but an appearance day of the Lord, elaborating it according to...

After I became a mother, I realized how different my view of parenthood was from the norms imposed by the society in which I live. I got used to carrying the baby in my arms and sleeping with her in the same bed. I`ve never...

If you have an active kshatriya type of boy, the story of a fight between Lord Varahadeva and demon Hiranyaksha is a perfect choice to occupy their imagination. I presented a paper puppet show of this story a few years ago to my kids, and...

When I talk to children about Advaita Acarya, I talk the most about how he called Lord Caitanya to appear in this world. It is a very nice introductory story into the appearance pastimes of Lord Caitanya and Lord Nityananda that we are going to...

When we say the word teaching, we think mostly about teaching as a profession. But, it means much more than that. It is an essential part of our parenting role. To be a parent means to be a teacher to our child - the first...

Some days ago we had a little snow here in Northern Serbia. Last year we had no snow at all, and children have been longing for some snow this year. They used those couple of days last week to be outside all day long playing,...

With every New Year, we start a new circle of time. All the season changes and astrological changes move in the well-established cyclic patterns, according to the will of the Lord. In Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna states that He is an all-pervading Time, and there...

The end of the year is usually a busy time for us, with two birthdays in the family and all the celebrations around Christmas and New Year. We do not celebrate Christmas officially, but since we live together with the extended Catholic family of my...