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The Challenges and Benefits of Charitable Giving

I Have vivid memories of the many times my mother took my siblings and me to church the heartfelt gospel singing, the soul-stirring preaching, the supplications for lost souls to join the church. I remember the passing of the baskets to collect money to support the church and its many activities, and I recall well […]

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Householder Life

Giving Charity in Grihastha Ashram

Giving in charity and serving guests, make grihastha ashram most auspicious. A grihastha makes spiritual advancement by giving in charity to the other three ashram as, which are meant exclusively for making spiritual progress. They are not supposed to be burdened with the problems of earning a livelihood for food, clothing and shelter. This is […]

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Hm. So How You are Spending that Money?

Hm. So how you are spending that money? “Bhagavad-gita As It Is,” chapter four, text seventeen: The intricacies of action are very hard to understand. Therefore, one should know properly what action is, what forbidden action is, and what inaction is. Commentary by Dayananda das Prabhupada writes in his purport of this verse, “If one […]