Jan 162016
 
Adi-Kesava temple

  This temple contains the Deity of Lord Keshava. This Maha-Vishnu Deity, lying on Sesa Naga, is 5.5m (18 ft) long and is viewed from three doors. The Adi Keshava Temple is about 45km southeast of Thiruvananthapuram in the town of Tiruvattar. Few people visit. The Deity faces west instead of east. The Deity’s left […more]

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Jan 162016
 
Radha Syamasundara Temple, Vrindavana

  In this temple are the Deities of Syamananda Prabhu. This temple is one of the seven major temples in Vrindavana. Once Syamananda had a dream, in which he was directed to bring the Deities of Radha Syamasundara from the Nilgiri State in Orissa and to install them in Vrindavana. Syamananda went to Nilgiri and […more]

Jan 162016
 
Radha Madana Mohana Mandira, Vrindavana

  Radha Madana-mohana Temple This famous temple was established by Srila Sanatana Goswami and was the first temple to be built in Vrindavana, which at that time was just a forest. The original Deity of Madana-mohana was taken to Karauli in Rajasthan for safety during the attack on Vrindavana by the soldiers of the fanatical […more]

Jan 162016
 

Swami B.G. Narasingha During a recent visit to Europe I had some informal discussions about religious conceptions with other Gaudiya Vaisnavas and I was surprised to hear some devotees speak about such groups as the Sufis, Whirling Dervishes, Jews, Christians, Catholics, Orthodox Christians and Muslims as being deeply ‘surrendered’ souls. Of course, generally speaking this […more]

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Jan 162016
 
Narada, the cobbler and the brahmin

What is the goal of theology, philosophy and wisdom? Its simple, a genuine devotees just wants to serve Krishna and such service IS the ultimate goal of the deepest theology and philosophy, the greatest philosophers are just simple humble servants as explained in this pastime. Once on a sunny day near the Ganges, a proud […more]

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Jan 162016
 

  By Krishna Dharma dasa Deep in the forests of India there once lived a fierce hunter. Tawny skinned, with blood red eyes, he was like death personified to all animals. With his nets, knives and traps, he stalked among the trees carrying out his terrible business. He took pleasure from killing animals, even when he did […more]

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Jan 162016
 

Also here is ”Distances to the Planets” also by His Grace Mayesa dasa Part One to Part Thirteen Sun Calculating the sun is done with the help of the number referred to in 5th Canto as the second axle. That number is 31,500,000 Vayu Purana tells us diameter of sun is 252,000,000 Diameter is twice […more]

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Jan 162016
 

  Questo posto chiamato Davanala Kunda è il luogo in cui Krishna ingoiò l’incendio boschivo e salvò tutti i Vraja-bhasi dal pericolo. Quest’episodio si verificò dopo che Krishna ebbe soggiogato Kaliya e non dovrebbe essere confuso con l’incendio che Krishna ingoiò nella foresta Isikatavu, dopo che Balaramaji ebbe ucciso il demone Pralambasura.       […more]

Jan 152016
 
January 15, 2016: Ganga Sagara Mela

Ganga Sagara Mela a festival observed especially at the confluence of the Ganges and the Bay of Bangal. Kapilasrama, the asrama of Lord Krsna’s incarnation as Kapiladeva, the son of Devahuti, is located at this place. The festival Commemorates King Bhagirathi’s bringing the River Ganges down from the celestial planets to the ocean and the […more]

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