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Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 53
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.3 2018   Thirukandiyur Thirumurthy deity A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thirukandiyur In today's segment, we delve deeper into the phenomenon of the progressive minimization of Lord Brahma's worship. As...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 52
BY: SUN STAFF   Lord Brahma at Thiruvaiyaru A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Thiruvaiyaru Situated along the banks of the sacred River Kaveri, 13 miles from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, is an ancient temple in the village of Thiruvaiyaru....Read more...
What profit in all our labors?
By Jayadvaita Swami From Back to Godhead An Old Testament sage holds before us the contradictions of human life. “Vanity of vanities, says Qohelet. Vanity of vanities, all is vanity!” So begins the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. By “vanity,” Qohelet (...Read more...
ToVP 2018 Progress Report
By Sadbhuja Das - 2.3 2018 Please see our video presentation of the ToVP construction and development for 2018. In this video you will see the work achieved in 2017, our plans for the 2018 year and preparation for the opening in 2022. We are also including a 3D visualization of the ToVP...Read more...
The Glories of Lord Caitanya
By Drutakarma Dasa - 2.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Revealing the Land of Krsna Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s visit to Vrndavana opened the doors to the spiritual world for all humanity. Among the sacred cities of the world, Vrndavana is probably the least well known. Yet this small...Read more...
4,000 Year Old Vishnu Statue Discovered in Vietnam
By editor - 1.3 2018   A recent news report from Vietnam features an exquisite and very ancient sculpture of Lord Vishnu. According to a press release from the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee (CPVCC) the Vishnu sculpture is described as “Vishnu stone head from...Read more...
Abu Dhabi temple construction
By Gulfnews.com - 1.3 2018 Abu Dhabi temple construction to begin during Modi’s visit The first-ever Hindu temple planned for Abu Dhabi will come up in a 14-acre land by 2020 with seven towers representing the seven emirates in the UAE, officials have disclosed. The groundbreaking...Read more...
Caitanyera-simhera
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.3 2018 Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu  Nandalal Bose, C. 1950 Sri Gaura Purnima, the Appearance day of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, is celebrated on March 1st in LA, 2nd in Mayapur.   Caitanyera-simhera nava-dvipe avatara simha-griva, simha virya simhera-hunkara...Read more...
Gaura-purnima
By Giriraj Swami - 1.3 2018 Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu appeared on the full-moon day of the month of Phalguna in Sri Navadvipa-dhama in western Bengal. He manifested His pastimes on earth for forty-eight years. For the first twenty-four years, in Navadvipa, He played the role of a child, then...Read more...
Sri Gaura Purnima –Advent of Golden Avatara
By editor - 1.3 2018 Gaura Purnima is the celebration of most auspicious and adorable advent of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu – The Golden Avatara. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish Sankirtana Movement – the yuga dharma for this age of...Read more...
Judging Without Understanding
By Chaitanya Charana Dasa - 28.2 2018 Judging Without Understanding: The Recipe for Ruining Relationships From Back to Godhead The final stage of the relationship between Vali and Sugriva, important characters in the Ramayana, provide important ethical lessons. A poignant subplot in...Read more...
The Secret Behind “The Secret”
By Arcana Siddhi Devi Dasi - 28.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Discover Krishna’s law of attraction, the real power behind the latest rage in the self-improvement marketplace. The Secret, a book and DVD by Rhonda Byrne, is getting a lot of attention as sales soar. The author claims...Read more...
Confessions of a Prasadam Addict
By editor - 28.2 2018 Prasadam is All-Attractive Someday the masses of people are going to find out about prasadam. It’s inevitable. Prasadam is all-attractive, who could resist it? No matter who you are there’s some variety of prasadam which has the potency to captivate you...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 51
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.2 2018   Olipathivishnu Vishnugraham Cave A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Malaiyadippatti Sri Brahmapurisvara Temple at Pullamangai with its beautiful sculpture of parivaara devata Lord Brahma, today we visit...Read more...
How John Lennon heard the mahamantra
How John Lennon heard the mahamantra just before he left his body Nartak Gopal Devi Dasi: Krishna arranged for devotees to be there at the time of his death. This was December 8th 1980. The New York temple was on West 55th Street in Manhattan and two devotees lived at that temple. Bakula and...Read more...
Plastic Bhakti
By Vrindapati Dasa - 26.2 2018 In writing this article, I am sure that I am going to offend a few people… no, actually, quite a lot of people. However, it is mandatory for these points to be taken in consideration. It has been proposed on numerous occasions, yet an entire organisation...Read more...
A Bridge to God
  By Satyananda Dasa - 26.2 2018 From Back to Godhead Lessons on life, death, and living in a spirit of devotion ISKCON devotees commonly use the phrase, “Going back home, back to Godhead.”Have you ever thought about what this means when a traveler is anxious to return...Read more...
A Russian expedition to Vrindavana
By Yadunandana das - 26.2 2018 Translation: Sofiya Perfilyeva Edited by Visnu Murti das The first Russian to visit Vrndavana was Emperor Nikolas II, 125 years ago On Friday, January the 4th in 1891, Hindus who were bathing in the sacred river Yamuna witnessed an amazing scene. A ship with...Read more...
A HIGHER TASTE REMOVES LOWER TASTE
By editor - 23.2 2018 “Bad habits are like a comfortable bed; easy to get into, but hard to get out of”   A friend of mine often argued with me about the local trains of Mumbai. While I found the peak hour travel disgusting, he exclaimed it was all right. I asked him if he...Read more...
Herbs for the Practice of Yoga 1: Introduction
By editor - 23.2 2018 Herbology for Yogis Traditional Yoga has always rested on a special yogic diet with special yogic herbs to go along with it. Herbs are powerful aids in the practice of yoga, working at both physical and psychological levels. They are useful for both disease...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 50
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.2 2018   Sri Sowri Perumal A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thirukkannapuram In the Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu, 10 miles inland from Nagapattinam and 4 miles from Nannilam, is the temple at Thirukkannapuram....Read more...
Canadian Prime minister visits Braj’s Elephant sanctuary
P.C. Patrika - 21.2 2018 As part of his first tour of India, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau visited Braj’s  Elephant Sanctuary on Sunday. The Canadian PM, who is travelling around India with his family, praised the work of wildlife conservation organizations...Read more...
Sadhu Sanga
Sadhu Sanga — Fulfilling Our Society’s Purpose By Giriraj Swami Sri Krishna informs us, “By service of the Absolute Truth, even for a few days, a devotee attains firm and fixed intelligence in Me. Consequently he goes on to become My associate in the transcendental world...Read more...
Gaudiya Vaisnava Lineage
By editor - 20.2 2018 Hinduism is comprised of several different schools of thought or spiritual traditions. Amongst these different traditions or branches, Vaishnavism is one of the largest branches, with hundreds of millions of adherents and countless sub-branches. The founder of the...Read more...
The Meaning Of Durga
By editor - 20.2 2018 Navaratri No country in the world demonstrates such enduring reverence for the Great Mother Goddess, as does India. The Goddess is celebrated in every form, aspect and quality, through music, art, ritual, mantra and meditation. She is honoured in women, the Earth,...Read more...
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