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Glossary

Glossary Many proper names are listed under this glossary with the link reference. These include names of places, people, festivals, organisations, and sacred texts. A Adi Shankara – well-known theologian and founder of the advaita school. Also called Adi Shankaracharya. Advaita – non-dualism, the name of the theology equating the soul with God. Advaitin – […]

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Contact Us

Contact Us Heart of Hinduism We’re happy to hear from you! Please email us at ies@krishnatemple.com with any thoughts, comments, or queries. Teacher Support Services Please find our booking system here or for advice and further information (temples visits, guest speakers, and INSET) contact us at: Tel: +44 (0)1923-859578 Email: ies@krishnatemple.com ISKCON Educational Services Hilfield Lane […]

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02. THE WORLD FOREST

2. THE WORLD FOREST “Forest, at one level, means the world. It includes the whole creation. You are also part of that forest. It is not that you are outside the forest. You can re-order it, but you cannot by-pass it.” Banwari The traveller in India soon learns to appreciate the ancient trees which often […]

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03. FOREST SLENDOUR

3. FOREST SLENDOUR Sri Sewak Saran lives in Vrindavan, one of the twelve forests which were once the home of Sri Krishna and his cows. Sewakji inherited two acres of land on the edge of the pilgrimage town of Vrindavan where he has established a small wildlife sanctuary and tree nursery. In the midst of […]

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Useful Contacts

This ‘Heart of Hinduism’ teachers’ pack comes with full teacher support. For free advice and for further information (temples visits, guest speakers and INSET) please contact: ISKCON Educational Services, Hilfield Lane, Aldenham, Herts. U.K. Tel; +44 (0)1923 – 859578 e-mail: ies@krishnatemple.com Web-site: https://iskconeducationalservices.org For IES representatives in other locations, please go to Temple Visits (on […]

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STO-110 – The Guru Embracing the Tree (the nature of maya)

STO-110-sec This story is relevant to the concept of Maya (see page 19 of the Teachers’ Book) The disciple humbly asked a question of his teacher. “My dear spiritual master, you are capable of freeing your sincere students from the illusory entanglements of this world. Please, therefore, explain to me what is the nature of […]

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(T) The Guru Embracing the Tree (the nature of maya)

STO-110 This story is relevant to the concept of Maya (see page 19 of the Teachers’ Book) The disciple humbly asked a question of his teacher. “My dear spiritual master, you are capable of freeing your sincere students from the illusory entanglements of this world. Please, therefore, explain to me what is the nature of […]

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HINDU BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD CEREMONIES

Word document download: FCT-0603 There are a number of ceremonies before birth, namely the purification of the womb (prior to conception) and two ceremonies during pregnancy. After birth, there are further samskaras and we list below seven of the most important. Keep in mind that specific practices and the timings vary considerably and that today […]

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ART-0001 Hinduism, how we see it

Download article ‘ART-0001 Hinduism, how we see it’ as word document The Western Educationalists’ Perspective on the Vedic Tradition Rasamandala Das Rasamandala dasa has offered us this article to help clarify some of the concerns and reservations that many of us may have with educational approaches to Vedanta and Hinduism. He reassures us with his […]