Skip to main content
Vedische Culturenprogramma wordt op elke 3e zaterdag van de maand gehouden in Boxtel. Kom en geniet de transcendentale muziek, spiritueel kennis, Mantra yoga en heerlijk diner. प्रत्येक तेस्रो शनिबार हुने भजन किरतनमा सबैलाई नामहाट बक्स्टेलमा स्वागतम्





Opinion

OPINION
Vegetarianism in the Bible

By Denis Giron. 29 Mar 2013
Introduction
When I first began to study the bible, the people I studied with told me that it was wrong for me to be a vegetarian. I have found a common attack by Christians, and even Muslims on vegetarianism goes along the lines of "God said we could eat meat. Are you trying to say you are more merciful than God?" The answer to that question is "surely not", God should be the most merciful being. To help faith-based vegetarians, this article will discuss how vegetarianism relates to the bible, animals, and God. I will be quoting from the NIV translation of the bible, unless otherwise noted.
In The Beginning
According to the bible, the first people were vegetarians. Read all here

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

OPINION

Manav Dharma of Satpalji Maharaj will be better only IF they follow Krishna Consciousness also

By stipulating the spiritual wisdom given in the Vedic literature- the descending order as the perfect one to follow,  and commenting that the ascending order of the knowledge produced in this modern time by the people of high social esteem could be imperfect, is not my intention to offend any individuals. Its only to contest against the ascending order of philosophy on the strength of the wisdom that descended from the God- Krishna, namely the Bhagvad Gita- see its As It Is version. I fully appreciate the social work of the Manav dharma cult, as they raise people to the mode of goodness and avoid sinful activities. As well-wisher of them I attempt here to suggest that there is much more to do to attain the goal of life, to get into the paradise. And that is to go beyound the 'manav dharma' and cultivate Krishna consciousness. Being their's well-wisher if I do not point out to them what is best thing to do spiritually, then I would feel obstinate. I faithfully wish for their welfare in this life and beyound- to their souls. Read all here

A preacher of Manav Dharma of Sri Satpalji maharaj, Baiju Dharani - see in this video at Naamhat Boxtel.
Also you will see Viswaroop Das , a vaisnava from disciplic succession. The former stresses on meditating to see the light within as the goal of life and uses the Bhagavad Gita for this purpose only. The later, Vaisnava emphasizes to do bhakti or devotion as the goal of life as revealed in the same Bhagavad Gita. That fact should be what the Lord Krishna said ie. if a Yogi or dhyani meditator or even Gyani- who engages in the transcendental loving service- the Bhakti is highest of all. chapter 6 verse 47 see below.

Chapter 6. Knowledge of the Absolute

TEXT 47
yoginam api sarvesam
mad-gatenantar-atmana
sraddhavan bhajate yo mam
sa me yuktatamo matah
SYNONYMS
yoginam--of all yogis; api--also; sarvesam--all types of; mat-gatena--abiding in Me; antah-atmana--always thinking of Me within;sraddha-van--in full faith; bhajate--renders transcendental loving service;yah--one who; mam--Me (the Supreme Lord); sah--he; me--Mine;yukta-tamah--the greatest yogi; matah--is considered.
TRANSLATION
And of all yogis, he who always abides in Me with great faith, worshiping Me in transcendental loving service, is most intimately united with Me in yoga and is the highest of all. 

Read its purport here: 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Buy Vedic literatures

Bhagavad Gita- Zoals Ze Is editie te koop op bol.com Alle boeken van Srila Prabhupada is ter beschiking gesteld. Als u vandaag besteld krijgt u het morgen thuis per courier dhl. All the books of Srila Prabhupada are available for sale. Place order today, next day you will get it at home per courier dhl in Europe. Email us: naamhat@hotmail.com

Our family numbers

Popular posts from this blog

Symposium on 'Gross Spiritual Happiness' / 'Bruto Spiritueel Geluk' by HH Bakti Caru Swami Maharaj

Update 2nd June after the session: His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj accompanied by HH Bhakti Prema Swami and four brahmacaris kindly blessed Naamhat Boxtel on 2nd June with their auspecious visit. In transcendental pleasure maharaj performed aarati to our deities and offered garland to Srila Prabhupada. Then caran avisekh, a rare chance of blessing was kindly bestowed to the host that we did together. 
Maharaj then preferred to take little rest as he was tired due to travel. He arrived to Boxtel via Wijchen from Rotterdam where he gave the previous day a session with the disciples and then a class at Audaryadhaam. 
In Wijchen, maharaj visited Shree Ram Mandir very nicely run in the Sanatan dharma tradition by a team of pious families. 'If people could cooperate each other irrespective of their background and unanimously approach the government, building such a nice temple in Holland is always made possible' said a Brahmacari who witnessed the discussion between the temp…

Value education through Bhagavad Gita As It Is started

Value education based on Bhagavad Gita As It Is begun.
His Holiness Bhakti Caru Swami donates 5000 Bhagavad Gita As It Is.
Naamhat of Boxtel, Netherlands donated 500 Euros. Hare Krishna Vaisnav tradition has been supporting value education at all levels. This education focusses on the right understanding of the wisdom passed down by the Lord Krishna, particularly the Bhagavad Gita. Many centuries has passed away already however, the true essence of this transcendental wisdom was rarely understood in its true sense, as Arjun understood it and applied. But now with the dawn of the world's most authentic presentation of the Bhagavad Gita As It Is version by Srila Prabhupada, imparting the value education based on this source of wisdom began. Currently, in an organised way under the project; Gita Champion League, His Holiness Bhakti Caru Swami Maharaj begun imparting this wisdom which focusses not only on distributing the book, Bhagavad Gita Asi It Is, but also encouraging to put in test…

Garud Puran samengevat bij Naamhat Boxtel

17 mei 14. Prabhupada benadrukte op alle 16 sanskaras-de zuivering procedures te volgen.
De laatste sanskar-antesthi kriya moet worden gedaan met de hulp van een priester wanneer men verlaat zijn of haar lichaam.
Ook wanneer een beginnende toegewijde het lichaam verlaat, is een priester vereist om deze laatste rituelen uit te voeren, vooral voor de eerste en de laatste drie dagen.
Als er geen ISKCON priester beschikbaar is om te helpen uitvoeren van deze rituelen, wordt er geadviseerd om een karmakandi priester te roepen om deze laatste rituelen te doen voor de overleidende toegewijden. Een karmakandi priester voert deze met gebruik van de Garud Purana.  In het Noord-India, Nepal en Bhutan de brahmanen reciteren van de Garud Puran voor de rouwenden tijdens de rouwperiode te luisteren. Maar de inhoud van de Puran is niet veel uitgelegd of begrepen wordt om het voordeel van te krijgen. 
Een Vaisnava toegewijde hoeft niet de laatste rituelen uit te voeren op dezelfde manier de anderen kunnen…