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Title: a bit about me
User: Lakshmi Priya dd Date: 2007-05-05 22:03:59
Nityananda! Gauranga! Hare Krishna! Jaya Shrila Prabhupada, Shrila Bhaktisiddhanta, Shrila Bhaktivinoda, Shrila Gaurangapada, Nitaipada Maharaja, Shri Shri Nitai-Gaura Bhakta Vrinda and Shri Shri Radha Krishna Bhakta Vrinda! Jaya Jagannatha! Please accept my obeisances.
I'm so happy to be here with my spiritual family. I thought I'd share a little about myself. I look forward to reading about all of you and learning from each of you.
My name is Lakshmi Priya devi dasi and I am a disciple of Nitaipada Maharaja, and Spiritual Grand-daughter of Srila Gaurangapada Swami. I have known my Guru Maharaja for over a year, first becoming friends then soon realizing how important this man is to me. We spent a long time getting to know each other and I never had doubts as for his sincerity in guiding my spiritual life, teaching me. I know I can ask him anything,and his wisdom continues to amaze me, while his loving encouragement gives me strength. He gave me formal initiation on Gaura Purnima 2007, which was by far my most joyous day ever. My face was sore from smiling so much.
I began to chant the Nityananda! Gauranga! last year in addition to the Hare Krishna MahaMantra. I came to understand the mercy of Their Lordships.I sing the Holy Naam practically all the day now.
I am also a Registered Nurse by profession, with nearly 15 years working in cardiovascular intensive care. I was also a certified teacher. I know work in the journalism as both a News Editor and a Radio News reporter in my hometown of Kenosha Wisconsin USA. I live with my 3 teenage sons and my mother. I keep a nice garden, and have been strict vegetarian since 1984. I love to tell others about the Gauranga Dharma Mission and about our wonderful Gurudeva's and devotees.
Lakshmi Priya devi dasi