Jan 152016
 
Vilachu Kunda near Govardhana Hill

  PASTIMES AT VILACHU-KUNDA (GOVARDHANA HILL) The forest of Vilachuvana has now disappeared but the beautiful Vilachu-kunda can still be seen. It is said that during the attack on Vrindavana by the Mughal tyrant Emperor Aurangzeb, the deity of Lord Harideva was hidden in this kunda for some time before being moved to Barauli. This […more]

Jan 152016
 
Gauri Kunda

  PASTIMES AT GAURI-KUNDA (Near Shankarsana Kunda) The holy place near Govardhana Hill known as Gauri Tirtha and it was the playground of Chandravali, Radha’s cousin and bitter rival in achieving Krishna’s love and affection. There was a continual battle going on between these two cousins as to who could please Krishna the most. At […more]

Jan 152016
 
Dana-nirvartana Kunda is located at the foot of the sacred Govardhana Hill

  PASTIMES AT DANA-NIRVARTANA-KUNDA (GOVARDHANA HILL) This is another place where the tax-collection or dana-keli pastimes took place. One day, when the gopis were going to Govinda-kunda with a large stock of milk products that were to be used in a great sacrifice being performed by the local brahmanas headed by Bhaguri Rishi, Krishna and […more]

Jan 152016
 

    The Noaka-vihara pastimes at Manasi-ganga — at At Govardhana Town Old pictures   TRANSCENDENTAL PASTIMES FROM KRISHNA’S VRAJA LILA PASTIMES AT MANASI-GANGA (GOVARDHANA HILL) This lake is said to have been created from Krishna’s mind after He had killed the demon Vatsasura. Because the demon was in the form of a calf, and it is […more]

Jan 152016
 
Dana Ghati (Govardhana) - as it is today

  Dana Ghati / Krishna-vedi This is the narrow gorge or pathway (ghati) that passes through Govardhana Hill, that is famous as the place where Krishna and His cowherd boyfriends would stop the gopis and demanded a tax (dana). The gopis were taking their milk products to the market and if they refused to pay […more]

Jan 152016
 
Suka Sari Stava, by Srila Krishnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami

Sri Suka-sari-stava   (Parrots praises Radha and Krishna) Srila Krsna das Kaviraja Gosvami Chapter One Text 1 atha kshanat tau pratilabdha-bodhav utthaya talpopari sannivishtau purvam prabuddhah prasamikshya sakhyo yayuh sakhibhyam saha tat-samipam atha-then; kshanat-from that moment; tau-They; pratilabdha- attained; bodhau-wakefulness; utthaya-rising; talpa-the couch; upari-above; sannivishtau-situated; purvam-before; prabuddhah- awake; prasamikshya-seeing; sakhyah-the gopi-friends; yayuh- went; sakhibhyam-Subala and […more]

Jan 142016
 
Hanuman

BIRTH OF HANUMAN     Hanuman is originally the son of Vayu, the air god. And he is also an expansion of Lord Siva. All the demigods were helping Lord Ramacandra in his battle. Lord Siva was thinking, “I must also help him.” So long before Lord Ramacandra incarnated, Lord Siva had a pastime. Once […more]

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Jan 142016
 

Makara Sankranti, inizio della stagione primaverile in India. L’isola di Gangasagar si trova nello stato del Bengala Occidentale, precisamente nei pressi della foce del Gange, dove il sacro fiume entra nel Golfo del Bengala. Ogni anno molte persone da ogni parte dell’India si incontrano qui nel giorno di Makara Sankranti. Gangasagar è in realtà un […more]

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