Feb 252015
 

Bhima was approached to solve four riddles by the Personality of Kali purusha and being unable to answer, Bhima approached Yudhistar Maharaj who is Dharamraj. Yudhistar Maharaj replied to the questions as follows: 1. A scare crow was standing in a field, but instead of protecting the crops, he began to eat them. What does […more]

Feb 252015
 
Bhu-mandala

Vedic Cosmology and Vedic Astronomy describes Bhu-mandala, Bhuloka to be divided into 7 islands (planets in outer space). It is said that Maharaja Priyavrata drove his celestial chariot behind the sun, the rims of his chariot wheels created impressions that later became seven oceans, dividing the planetary system known as Bhu-mandala into seven islands.  So, […more]

Feb 242015
 

12/09/2010 oggi mercoledì 15 settembre si celebra RADHASTAMI. Circa cinquemila anni fa, una mattina di buon’ora nell’atmosfera agreste di Vraja (a circa 150 chilometri a sud dell’attuale Delhi), Maharaja Vrisabhanu faceva il suo bagno mattutino nel santo fiume Yamuna. In quel momento vide una meravigliosa bambina che galleggiava su un radioso fiore di loto completamente […more]

Feb 242015
 
Birth Anniversary of Lord Krishna - Janmastami

5126th Birth Anniversary of Lord Krishna Posted on August 17, 2014 by bharathgyanblog The people of this country never had any doubts about the historicity of Krishna until the colonial invaders projected Krishna as a mythical figure cooked up by wonderful stories. The story of Krishna is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of India and the people of […more]

Feb 242015
 

They say that whenever there is darkness in the world, whenever strife and ignorance prevail, the Lord incarnates to shine His divine light on the darkness. He grabs hold of the faltering world, preventing it from drifting too far astray. However, the Lord does not simply incarnate, give wisdom and depart. No. His divine light, […more]

Feb 242015
 
Krishna Janmastami - Wikipedia

Krishna Janmashtami From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Krishna Janmashtami An idol of Krishna Also called Janmashtami / Sri Krishna Jayanti Type Religious Celebrations Mainly for two days Observances Fasting, praying Date Shravana, Krishna Paksha, Ashtami 2014 date 18 August (Gazetted)[1]; 17 August (Actual)[2][3] Part of a series on Hinduism Hindu History Concepts[show] Schools[show] Deities[show] Scriptures[show] Practices[show] Gurus, saints, philosophers[show] Other […more]

Feb 242015
 

  Images of Krishna stealing the clothes of women when they bathed in the river and they begging Him to give their clothes back, have been imprinted onto the minds of many with the colourful stories woven around them. This scene has been ridiculed by many and some have even derogatorily mentioned it as being […more]

Feb 242015
 

  In this month the sun moves into Mesha rasi (Aries), and the new year begins according to many calanders.   Keshava Vrata starts; for one month one should control the senses, sleep on the earth, bath twice daily in a river,worship the Lord and give cloth, sugar, sesame, rice, and gold to the brahmanas. […more]

Feb 242015
 

  This festival is predominently observed in Bengal where they worship mother Durga in various forms at different times of the year. Mother Durga has hundreds of names according to her various pastimes; such as Durga for killing the demon Durg, some of her famous names are Amber, Chandamsi, Vaglar Mukhi, Kali, Jagaddhatri, etc.   […more]

Feb 242015
 

The delightful exultations of Indira Ekadasi are described in the Brahma-vaivarta Purana in the conversation between Sri Krsna and Maharaja Yudhisthira. Maharaja Yudhisthira enquired: “O Krsna! O Madhusudana! O Killer of the demon Madhu! What is the name of the Ekadasi that occurs during the waning moon in the month of Asvina (September/October), what is […more]