Jan 172016
 

Ghanshyam H.H. Radhanatha Swami Today is the last day of our yat- ra. On the request of devotees we have come to this place. It is a very unknown part of Vrin- davana this particular temple. It is not to be found in any of the parikrama books. We only are aware of these deities […more]

Jan 172016
 

  VAISNAVA ETIQUETTE QUOTES FROM “HARI BHAKTI VILAS” THE NEED TO PRACTICE VAISNAVA ETIQUETTE 1. No action is endowed with success unless performed with proper etiquette. Therefore, every action requires etiquette. (Hari Bhakti Vilas) 2. The heart of a saintly person is completely pure and his activities are called Vaisnava etiquette. (Hari Bhakti Vilas) 3. […more]

Jan 172016
 

  from the Bhavishya-uttara PurANa.   The pious and saintly Yudhisthira Maharaj said, “Oh Lord, You have so nicely explained to us the wonderful glories of the Saphalaa Ekaadasi, which occurs during the dark fortnight (Krishna paksha) of the month of Pausha (December – January). Now please be merciful to me and explain to me […more]

Jan 162016
 

1) General information. The mount Mahameru has an area of eighteen thousand nazhikas (Indian mile of i Ko6a) and a height of two thousand nazhikas. On the eastern side of this mount there are two mountains called jathara and Devakuta. Pavamana and Pariyatra are the two mountains on the western side. On the south there […more]

Jan 162016
 

In Tibet il Monte Kailash, una delle cime più alte dell’Himalaya, vicino alle sorgenti del Gange, è venerato e meta di pellegrinaggio per Hindu, Jains, Buddisti e seguaci del Bon, la religione shamanica pre-Buddista. Il Kailash viene identificato col mitologico Monte Meru, l’asse attorno al quale è centrato l’universo nonchè l’ombelico del mondo. Le sue […more]

Jan 162016
 

(based on the article, “Anandibai Ka Mandira,” in Sri Harinama, August 1993, volume 23, issue # 8)   To the right of the old temple in Radhavallabhaji Ghera in the old city (i.e. Athkhamba, in Vrndavana) there is a temple of a small but very mischievous pair, which is celebrated by the name “Anandi Bai […more]

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]