Welcome to Radha.name/news
International spiritual news with philosophical articles, commentaries from top spiritual leaders, notifications of festivals, news from India holy places, spiritual controversy, advertisements from devotee businesses and Vedic scriptures from world religions.

Siddavatam Fort – Witness to 700 Years of History
By Sainath Reddy - 23.10 2018 Siddavatam Fort is a 684 years old River side fortress located in Sidhout Village, Kadapa district of Andra Pradesh in South India. It is also known as “Gateway Of Srisailam” or “Dakshina Kashi”. This fort has vast history and struggle for protecting its culture and social values from local and foreign invaders. This fort was built by Matti Raja’s in the year 1303 A.D of Tuluva dynasty. Matti Raja’s were the Nayakar’s under Vijayanagar...Read more...
SURRENDER – A HAPPY EXPERIENCE
By Venugopal Acharya - 23.10 2018 “Surrender is like a fish finding the current and going with it.” – Mark Nepo (poet, philosopher and spiritualist, and author of the best-seller, ‘The Book of Awakening’) ‘Surrender’ usually evokes fear and anger. We...Read more...
Mantras in vedic tradition
By editor - 23.10 2018 Mantras are a complex feature of the vedic tradition that people sometimes do not understand all that well.  Different mantras are used for different things.  “For India, Mantras are real, palpable, mental artifacts to be revered and mastered, to...Read more...
NIRGUNA AND SAGUNA BRAHMAN
By editor - 23.10 2018 The concept of Absolute Reality, or Brahman, is a central concept in Hinduism. The idea of Brahman is that once an individual understands Brahman, they will be considered a Self-realized being, or “liberated while alive” (Rodrigues 96). Most Hindu’s...Read more...
Love for Krishna
The Epitome of Love – Purity and Simplicity of Gopis’ Love for Krishna By Gauranga Darshan Das - 23.10 2018 Pure love manifests as the desire to serve the beloved in all circumstances, without considering personal unhappiness. Love is Eternal Every living entity is a part...Read more...
CHANDOGYA UPANISAD
By editor - 22.10 2018      The Upanisads are a collection of texts, initially oral, that were written down by one or more editors. Scholars suggest the Chandogya was one of the earliest Upanisads produced, written around the 6th century BCE (Olivelle 1996:...Read more...
In Defense of the Vedic View
By Badrinarayan Swami - 22.10 2018 "Both the Vaishnava theists and the materialists each present their own set of amazing stories. The choice is . . . which set of amazing stories to believe." It is the grand conceit of the materialistic worldview that “man is the measure...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.10 2018 Shiva and Parvati - Nepal's 'Transcendental Royals' Sri Krsna's liberation of Banasura, the Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. Over the course of this series, we have gotten a brief look at the...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.10 2018 Barbarika (King Yalamber) worshipped as Khatushyamji in Kota, Rajasthan Sri Krsna's liberation of Banasura, the Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. In the story of the demon Narakasura of Assam we mentioned his...Read more...
Lord Ranchhodraiji
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.10 2018   Dakor, Gujarat in its earlier phases as a pilgrimage center, was famous for the Danknath temple, a place of Shiva worship. In the later phases it developed into a Vaishnavite center with the growing fame of Ranchhodraiji temple, which was built in 1772 A.D...Read more...
Murder, Sex and Free Food
How the Portland Sect of Hare Krishna's are Struggling to Overcome a Very Shady Past by Frank Bures - 19.10 2018 In a quiet corner of Southeast Portland, just two blocks from a Dairy Queen--where gross materialists shovel in Blizzards and Parfaits--the Hare Krishnas are...Read more...

By editor - 19.10 2018 The Brhadaranyaka Upanisad is the primary book of the Upanishads, a collection of Hindu philosophical texts. It is one of the oldest Upanishads and...
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.10 2018 Mahabhairava Temple - Tezpur, Assam Sri Krsna's liberation of Banasura, the Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed...
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.10 2018 Ravana Painting on Mica, South India, c. 1920 On October 18th, Lord Rama's victory over the demon Ravana is celebrated as Ramachandra Vijyotsava. The...
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.10 2018 Sri Madhvacarya In honor of the Appearance Sri Madhvacarya on October 18th, from 'Madhvacarya (Life and Teachings)' by Bannanje Govindacarya. Sri...
By Caitanya Caran Das - 19.10 2018 The basic storyline of Ramayana is very similar to that of a typical movie. Both feature a hero, a heroine and a villain; both depict the villain lusting...
By editor - 17.10 2018 In the realm of Hinduism, Soma can be recognized as, and is considered to be, a god (deva), a magical and hallucinogenic plant, and the juice of that plant. Soma is...
By editor - 17.10 2018 The role and importance of women in earlier Vedic literature is much more apparent, and observable than it is today. The participation of women was vital, and much more...
By Dr David Frawley - 17.10 2018 Some scholars say there is no murti puja, image worship or what is sometimes called idol worship in the Rigveda. We beg to differ and explain how the use...