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Why Srimati Radharani descended from Goloka?
By editor - 28.8 2017 Brahma-vaivarta Purana – Chapter Two Sridama-Radha-kalaha-varnana Description of the Quarrel Between Sridama and Radha 1-2 On whose request did Krsna come to the surface of the earth, what the Lord did before He returned to His own abode, how He removed the...Read more...
Srimati Radharani’s names
By Srila Rupa Goswami - 28.8 2017 Srimati Radharani’s names, meeting places, pets and more Radharani’s 3 baths, 7 places, 8 pets, 8 yogapithas, 16 & 10 Names Radhika’s Three Baths: Karunyamrta – the nectar of grace Tarunyamrta – The nectar of youth...Read more...
Srimati Radharani – the Supreme Goddess
By Sri Nandanandana Das - 28.8 2017 Srimati Radharani is the Supreme Goddess. She is most always seen with Lord Krishna. It is described that She is the Chief Associate and devotee of Lord Krishna, and topmost of all Goddesses. Her name means the She is the most excellent worshiper of Lord...Read more...
Cows are sacred
By editor - 26.8 2017 (from the Mahabharata, Anusasana Parva, Sections LXXXIII - LXXVII - LXXVI) Bhisma said: No sacrifice can be performed without the aid of curds and ghee (clarified butter). The very character of sacrifice which sacrifices have, depends upon ghee. Hence ghee (or, the...Read more...
Ayurveda-vedanta: Chakras and Energy Healing
Atmatattva Dasa - 26.8 2017 Tattva Prakasha - Illuminations of Truth: Volume 2, Issue One. In the ancient Indian historical records called Puranas we find the following text: ekah svayam san jagatah sisrikshaya dvitiyayatmann adhi yogamayaya srijasy adah pasi punar grasishyase yathorna...Read more...
The Self at War
By Yogesvara Das - 25.8 2017 The hero of India’s epic Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna, is at a crossroad. He is intelligent, well-intending, and overwhelmed by a dilemma we all might recognize: the apparent incompatibility of worldly responsibilities and other-worldly aspirations. Arjuna is a...Read more...
Srila Prabhupada and the Sixth Commandment
Srila Prabhupada explained to the late Cardinal Daniélou the importance of the commandment ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’. By Satyaraja Dasa - 25.8 2017 At a recent interreligious conference, I happened to mention that we devotees of Krishna are vegetarian, and in the midst of...Read more...
Lalita Devi – The Guru of All Gopis
By editor - 25.8 2017 Just prior to the annual Gaura Purnima festival of 1986, Srimati Lalita devi, along with three other principle sakhis, was installed in the Sri Mayapur Candrodaya Mandir and joined Sri Sri Radha Madhava on the altar. She stands directly next to Sri Madhava on. Srimati...Read more...
India Design Motifs – The Lotus, Part 21
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.8 2017 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Today we begin a new study in the Design Motifs series, this time honoring one of India's most familiar sacred symbols – the lotus. Since ancient times, this simple, elegant...Read more...
Life is difficult only without Krsna
By Sacinandana Swami - 24.8 2017 SB 1.1.2 … sadyo hrdy avarudhyate ‘tra krtibhih susrusubhis tat-ksanat …As soon as one attentively and submissively hears the message of Bhagavatam, by this culture of knowledge the Supreme Lord is established within his heart. Ref....Read more...
Real yoga system means to control the senses
By editor - 23.8 2017 They are now preaching openly the yoga by sex. Yoga by sex. They have invented. Yoga means to find out the Supreme Lord within one’s self, within the core of the heart. That is real yoga. Yoga means to connect. To connect with whom? With sex life? No. The sex life...Read more...
The Lord Incarnates as Mohinī-Mūrti killing Rāhu
By editor - 23.8 2017   The Lord Incarnates as Mohinī-Mūrti killing Rāhu  (Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 8, Chapter 9, Text 1-29) Summary: This chapter describes how the demons, being enchanted by the beauty of the Mohinī form, agreed to hand over the container of nectar to...Read more...
Vedic Explanation of Solar/ Lunar Eclipses
By editor - 23.8 2017 “It appears from these verses that aside from the sun and moon, there is an invisible planet called Rāhu. The movements of Rāhu cause both solar and lunar eclipses“ Solar Eclipses are NOT Caused by the Moon On solar/ lunar eclipses what people usuly do...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 20
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.8 2017   Krishna and Balaram Starting for Mathura  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Today we conclude our study of design motifs as incorporated into the lithographic prints...Read more...
Lust and Ignorance
BY: PRAHLADA NRSIMHA DAS - 22.8 2017 "O son of Bharata, the mode of ignorance causes the delusion of all living entities..." (Bg 14.8) "O son of Kuru, when there is an increase in the mode of ignorance, madness, illusion, inertia and darkness are manifested."...Read more...
Can a strong person be humble?
By Mahatma das - 22.8 2017 How to separate personality from humility? Can a strong person be humble? I see two distinct aspects of humility: dependence on Krsna and acknowledging one’s faults. A strong personality may be better at the former and have more trouble with the latter...Read more...
The Forbidden Kingdom
By Jagabandhu das - 22.8 2017 matala hari jana kirtana range pujala raga pathe gaurava bhange “With reverent regard we must always consider the path of spontaneous devotion far beyond our own reach. Rather, while worshipfully placing this topmost conception on our heads with utmost...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 19
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.8 2017 Lord Caitanya's Sankirtan  A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Today we'll make a brief comparative study of the two Calcutta lithographs depicting Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Sankirtana party. There are a...Read more...
Ayurveda-vedanta: The Vedanta of Life Science
By Atmatattva Dasa - 18.8 2017 Tattva Prakasha Volume One, Issue Nine - November 9, 2001 The bi-monthly newsletter of IndiaDivine.com published by Bhaktivedanta Ashram, Mysore. Editor: Jahnava Nitai Das (bvashram@yahoo.com) To subscribe or unsubscribe send an email to: tattvaprakasha@yahoo....Read more...
Mahabharata: The Great War and World History
By editor - 18.8 2017 Tattva Prakasha - Illuminations of Truth Volume One, Issue Eight - May 30, 2001 The bi-monthly newsletter of IndiaDivine.org published by Bhaktivedanta Ashram, Mysore. Editor: Jahnava Nitai Das Welcome to the eighth issue of Tattva Prakasha. This issue is certainly...Read more...
Nandotsava - Birth Ceremony of Lord Krsna
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.8 2017 Gargamuni-performs name-giving-ceremony when Krsna was One-year old Nandotsava, from Srimad Bhagavatam 10:5:1-17, Translation and Purport by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada. TEXTS 1-2 Sukadeva Gosvami said: Nanda Maharaja was...Read more...
Devotion – The Vehicle to Realize God
By V.A. Padmanabham - 17.8 2017 The ultimate aim of human life is self-realization by knowing who am I? All kinds of religious thoughts, theories, preaching and practices help human beings to reach this goal and nothing else. Just as there are many ways to reach a place in physical...Read more...
Sampradaya Acarya
The Appearance of Srila Prabhupada, Sampradaya Acarya BY: ROCANA DASA - 17.8 2017 His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada Founder/Acarya of International Society for Krishna Consciousness  Bhaktivedanta Book Trust The auspicious occasion of Srila Prabhupada...Read more...
Annada Ekadasi
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2017 Annada Ekadasi, observed on August 17th/18th (Los Angeles/Mayapur), from the Brahma-vaivarta Purana. Sri Yudhisthira Maharaja said, "Oh Janardana, protector of all living entities, please tell me the name of the Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight...Read more...
Why Krsna Comes to This World
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.8 2017 By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada - 16.8 2017 Mother Yasoda with Krsna and Balarama  Early Bengal School, c. 1890 August 1973 at the Bhaktivedanta Manor, in the countryside near London. Several thousand guests (including the Indian...Read more...
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