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 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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Jan 152016
 
Divya Jnan Bengali language TV show

Divya Jnan Bengali language TV show. This is our new TV program “Divya Jnan” The poster says: Daily at 6.30 am on Ruposhi Bangla TV Channel. Starting from 10th January 2016. Each episode is for 30 minutes daily starting from 1) Four minutes of Srila Prabhupada’s video with Srila Prabhupada kirtans in the background. 2) […more]

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Jan 152016
 
If you only live once

By Kesava Krsna Dasa Many people in the world think they live only once. With only one life, how does this affect lives and society? How is a one-life concept going to affects ambitions, goals and outlook? There is one-life spirituality and multi-birth spirituality – which of these enable a full understanding of the soul, […more]

 Posted by on 15 January 2016 at 16:52:13 AST
Jan 152016
 
When going gets tough then tough gets going

Papayyapalem is one of the oldest villages in Chirala region and our 46th village in a row. It was located at a mere distance of 2 kms from the Bay of Bengal. It is said that in bygone ages it was a part of big prospersous city and there are rumors that in many parts of […more]

 Posted by on 15 January 2016 at 16:49:40 AST
Jan 152016
 
My Bhakti Chai

When I saw Bhakti Chai (as in ‘i’) listed on the vegan menu, I knew immediately what it was – both because of living in India for so many years and also being a practitioner of Bhakti Yoga. Chai is the Hindi word for tea, and bhakti means divine love, or more specifically the love […more]

 Posted by on 15 January 2016 at 16:46:06 AST