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A Saint Among Politicians
By Vraja Bihari Dasa - 7.8 2017 From Back to Godhead Providing inspiration for the world’s largest democracy. “We say God’s on our side but the more important question to ask is are we on God’s side…” (George Washington) Democracy is supposed to be...Read more...
Varahamihira predictiom
By Mysterious India - 4.8 2017 Varahamihira – Indian Sage Who Predicted Water Discovery On Mars 1500 Years Ago Even thousands of years before, India had become famous and reached its pinnacle in astrological and astronomical sciences. Ancient Astrological works had been...Read more...
Why Japanese Religion Is Similar To Hinduism?
By Alexander S. - 4.8 2017 In classical Japanese, India is known as “tenjiku”, which translates as “the land of heaven”. This is only an indication of how Japanese culture appreciates the Indian civilization. This term, again, is derived from the Chinese word...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.8 2017 The Car Festival of Jagannath at Puri  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895  A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Today we are presenting a Chore Bagan lithograph not from the Vrindavan or Gaura-lila series,...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 16
India Design Motifs, Part 16 BY: SUN STAFF  - 4.8 2017 Krishna and Balaram Tending Cows  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Our next Chore Bagan lithograph in the series is another image of...Read more...
Intimate Worlds - The Wedding of Satyabhama and Krishna
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.8 2017  A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. In the last of this serial commentary on the Alvin Bellak collection of Indian masterpiece paintings, today we look at "The Wedding of Satyabhama and Krishna". This page from a dispersed...Read more...
Intimate Worlds - Krishna Lifts Govardhana
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.8 2017 A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. In the Intimate Worlds collection book, three art experts offer essays about various pieces in the Bellak Collection. Each took a different critical approach, and all are most interesting from...Read more...
Intimate Worlds - Brahma Offers Homage to Krsna
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2017 A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. In our continuing exploration of Indian paintings from the Bellak collection, we consider the curatorial notes and art criticism offered by the authors of Intimate Worlds, the book showcasing this...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 14
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.7 2017 Chaitanya and His Doings Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Today we resume our presentation of the super-excellent devotional images produced by the Chore Bagan Art Studio of...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.7 2017 Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In our last segment we presented one-half of a Chore Bagan Art Studio chromolithograph plate, featuring Sri Sri...Read more...
Aspects of the Absolute Truth
By Srila Jiva Gosvami - 29.7 2017 From Back to Godhead Though conceived of in various ways, ultimately the Absolute Truth is the Supreme Person who shares intimate loving exchanges with the best of His devotees. By Srila Jiva Goswami Here we present an excerpt from the Bhaktivedanta...Read more...
Nature Deadly and Nature Divine
Kenneth R. Valpey (Krishna Ksetra Swami) -29.7 2017 Nature Deadly and Nature Divine: The Bhagavata Purana’s Lessons on Human Relationships to the Environment Introduction In recent decades we witness increasing public awareness about the profoundly damaging effects of accellerating...Read more...
Intimate Worlds - Killing Dhenakasura
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.7 2017 A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. In the book Intimate Worlds, which showcases the Indian paintings collection of Alvin O. Bellak, we see a beautiful manuscript illustration entitled "Krishna and Balarama Hear About the Demon in...Read more...
Solar System
BY: RADHA MOHAN DAS - 13.7 2017 Presentation on the Solar System and the Vedic Scriptures Please see below my latest Youtube presentation based on ancient Indian astronomy. This is entitled "The Solar System and the Vedic Scriptures". As well as drawing upon remarkable...Read more...
Friendly and Sympathetic
By Giriraj Swami - 13.7 2017 Speaking in Los Angeles about the qualities of a devotee, Srila Prabhupada said, “Sympathetic. We should be very much sympathetic. If any of our fellow men fall sick, we must take care of him, give him help. Because, after all, we have got this body,...Read more...
Vegetarian Cuisine
By Amy McCarthy - 13.7 2017 How Hare Krishna Restaurants Promote Vegetarian Cuisine When sites for Sunday temple feasts become dining destinations For many Americans, the common perception of the Hare Krishna faith is young men with shaved heads and saffron robes professing their faith...Read more...
"Fixing the Guruship Problem"
By editor - 12.7 2017 Sannyasis in contemporary society face many challenges The sannyasa ashram, or renounced order, is extremely influential in ISKCON. A high percentage of the society’s Governing Body Commission (GBC) members are sannyasis; while the majority of ISKCON’s...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2017 Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Among the many wonderful lithographs produced by Chore Bagan Art Studio of Calcutta in the late 1800's, this...Read more...
Mayapur Ratha-yatra celebration
By editor - 12.7 2017 A sweet Recollection of the Mayapur Ratha-yatra celebration Ever since his childhood, Srila Prabhupada was always very fond of Lord Jagannatha. At the young age of five, Srila Prabhupada, who at that time was known as Abhay Caran, wanted to hold his own Ratha-yatra...Read more...
Learning from a Tree
By Kripamoya das - 11.7 2017 At Bhaktivedanta Manor, a new garden was dedicated to Srila Prabhupada and his disciples. Since it was the week in which we were celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formal establishment of ISKCON, I gave the following speech: If you would please look up and...Read more...
Slaughter House in Nabadwip Dham
BY: SUBROTO DAS - 10.7 2017 Delegation Against Slaughter House in Nabadwip Dham In the holy land of Nabadwip, the birth place of Sri Chaitanya MahaPrabhu, which is respected as the epicentre of spirituality by the entire Vaishnav society of the world, construction of a slaughter house is...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.7 2017 Srimati Radharani's Lotus Feet A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Among the 25 transcendental qualities of Srimati Radharani is the fact that "She possesses all auspicious marks on Her body". (Teachings of...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.7 2017 Radha Tending Cows at Brindaban  Chore Bagan Art Studio, Calcutta, c. 1895 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In recent editions of this series we've covered a unique category of design motifs – the...Read more...
The Science of Association
By Acyuta Dasa - 10.7 2017 From Back to Godhead Whether we are neophytes or advanced, association of pure devotees is crucial for our spiritual progress. The pure devotees of the Lord carry the message of Godhead in order to deliver the fallen souls, and therefore the common man who is...Read more...
Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk
By  Amando Flavio - 7.7 2017 New Evidence Suggests Jesus Was A Buddhist Monk Who Lived And Died In India According to Christian doctrine on the life and times of Jesus, he was the Son of God who laid his life to be crucified to expiate the sins of the world. But growing body...Read more...
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