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Lessons from Sri Krishna Tales in Breast feeding and Infant Care

Think of Lord Krishna and the images that come to our mind is that of him rendering the Bhagavad Gita and then that of the naughty pranks played by little Krishna. Dr Hemant Joshi, an activist and a pediatrician from Maharashtra, thinks that Gopal Krishna has left enough hints regarding the importance of breast feeding and infant care in the stories associated with him in the Bhagavad Purana. He illustrates his points with examples from Bhagavad PuranaOn the concept of modern breast-feeding banks, he said that if a mother’s milk is insufficient for her infant, then the child can be provided with the milk of another mother like Yasoda did it for Krishna. (The Newindpress)Dr Hemant Joshi says feeding bottle is like Demon Putana who came to kill Krishna with poisoned milk.Putana as an evil character here represents the feeding bottle and as the little Krishna had taken up the cause, every one of us should fight against feeding bottles and baby food, he added. (The Newindpress)Makhanchori…

Shrii Shrii Anandamurti Quotes

Mere acquisition of wealth, power and position does not satisfy a person. The acquisition of something limited only creates the want for more, and the quest for happiness finds no end. The hunger for possessing is unending. It is limitless and infinite.The Cosmic Entity alone is infinite and eternal. It alone is limitless. And the eternal longing of human beings for happiness can only be satiated by realization of the Infinite.The mind of a human being is just a small drop in that vast Mind. Or if the Cosmic Mind is a fire, then the human mind is a mere spark.The process of creation is a continuous process of moving from incompleteness to completeness, from imperfection to perfection.Shrii Shrii Anandamurti(Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar) is the founder of Ananda Marga, a global spiritual and social service organization.)