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Intimate Worlds - Aristhasura
BY: JAHNAVA DEVI - 4.7 2017 A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. Pictured here is another of the exceptional Indian paintings featured in the book Intimate Worlds, which showcases the exquisite Alvin O. Bellak collection. This painting, entitled "Krishna...Read more...
Intimate Worlds - Killing the Putana Demon
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.7 2017 A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. The book Intimate Worlds describes the Alvin O. Bellak collection of India paintings, of which this manuscript page depicting the Putana lila is one. The painting is entitled "The Child...Read more...
Driving for Krishna
By Danavir Goswami - 3.7 2017   From its early years to present, ISKCON has witnessed droves of devotees leave their bodies while traveling in automobiles. Although devotees don’t drink and drive, many male devotee drivers that I know are virtual terrors behind the wheel. With a...Read more...
Installing the Srimad Bhagavatam in your house
By editor - 3.7 2017 Vaishnavas like Prahlada Maharaja are always present wherever the topics of Srimad Bhagavatam are discussed. Those who worship Srimad Bhagavatam are beyond the jurisdiction of Kali. Those persons who worship the Vaishnava literature Srimad Bhagavatam in their house are...Read more...
Latest developments of Iskcon Alachua
By Mukhya Devi Dasi - 3.7 2017 From New Rama Reti’s Newsletter online https://alachuatemple.com/mantrini/newsletter.htm The State of the State – your tithing dollars at work! Wow, we are already half way through 2017, so here’s a peek at what your tithing...Read more...
Mindful Leadership
By editor - 1.7 2017 Mindful Leadership – Radhanath Swami Speaks at the Bank of England If you met someone in the heart of London’s financial district and told them a monk was speaking at the ‘Old Lady’ of Threadneedle Street, they might be in disbelief. Although he...Read more...
Jagannatha graces India’s Prime Minister
By Bala Govinda das - 1.7 2017 Lord Jagannatha graces India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Tuesday 27th JUNE, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Netherlands of his three-nation tour after concluding his visit to the United States. During the visit, Prime Minister Modi was...Read more...
Herb is Potent in Curing Cancer
Posted by India TV News - 30.6 2017 This Indian Herb is Potent in Curing Cancer Cancer has been one of the most life-threatening diseases in the world. Despite the technological advancements, there hasn’t been any absolute cure for cancer. With several scientists researching on...Read more...
Intimate Worlds
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.6 2017  A nine-part commentary on collected Krsna-lila masterpieces. Eleven years ago, an extraordinary collection of eighty-eight Indian paintings was donated to the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Dr. Alvin O. Bellak, a private collector and clinical psychologist who...Read more...
Yoga of the Tongue
By editor - 29.6 2017 The most important and uncontrollable sense is the tongue. If one can control the tongue, then there is every possibility of controlling the other senses. The function of the tongue is to taste and to vibrate. Therefore, by systematic regulation, the tongue should...Read more...
Simple Living — High Thinking
By editor - 29.6 2017 “Simple Living — High Thinking” is a Strategic Partnership project involving youth workers and youth from 5 partner organisations from Sweden, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia, and Czech. All the organisations are active in youth work, connected with areas...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.6 2017 Krsna's Lotus Feet A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In the 10th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam there is a beautiful passage describing Krsna and Balarama, walking around Vraja. As they walked through the cow pasture, the...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.6 2017 The Gopis Adoring Krsna's Footprints and Radha's Beauty A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur's Gita-mala (2.30), we find the prayer of Sri Rupa Manjaari, a personal...Read more...
What is the role of the Kirtan leader, spiritually?
By Bada Haridas - 28.6 2017 Q. Dear Bada Haridas, I led my first kirtan yesterday evening! I was wondering what is the role of the kirtan leader? I know that practically speaking they are playing an instrument and singing the mantra for the group to repeat, but what is their job...Read more...
Kirtan in the World Religions
By Satyaraja Das - 28.6 2017 Kirtan is the call-and-response form of chanting that characterizes the Hare Krishna movement. It is the fundamental religion of the age – the soul crying out for God as a means to reunite with Him. Robert Gass, author of Chanting: Discovering Spirit in...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.6 2017 Auspicious Marks on Lord Caitanya's Hands A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In earlier segments of this series, we have discussed some of the basic symbols found in Vedic culture, including the yantra, mandala, and...Read more...
You Can Do It!
By Mahatma das - 26. 62017 I was checking for a document on my computer and came across a letter I wrote to a devotee who had recently come back to devotional service. Over the years he had his ups and downs and wrote me out of concern that this pattern might continue. He feared that he...Read more...
Srila Prabhupada and His Palace
By Madhava Smullen - 26.6 2017 Archival Research by Chaitanya Mangala Das It’s a crisp, frosty November day in the Appalachian foothills of West Virginia, bare trees silhouetted against a clear blue sky. On one hilltop, an unusually royal building stands out, sunlight glinting off...Read more...
Birth Control Myths
By Urmila Devi Dasi - 26.6 2017 From Back to Godhead Proponents of contraception claim it solves many social problems. Are they right? Thirteen-year-old Jenny broke the silence. “Rhoda, I was a birth-control baby.” “Birth-control baby? I never heard of that.”...Read more...
The Walking Monk
By Audrey Dwyer - 23.6 2017 The Walking Monk passes through Steamboat Springs on his journey across the U.S. It takes about three pairs of shoes to walk across the United States. At least that’s according to Bhaktimarga Swami, a 63-year-old Canadian born monk (formerly John Peter...Read more...
Holy Places in Nepal
By editor - 22.6 2017 The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu valley, is the biggest and the most cosmopolitan city of Nepal. Known as the 'City of Temples', it has great temples with historic, architectural and religious importance attached to them. The Valley consists of three main cities...Read more...
The Mahajanapadas of Jambudvipa, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.6 2017 Babruvahana fights with Arjuna.jpg  Mahabharata - Paithan School, Maharashtra, c. 1850 A serial exploration of the island of Jambudvipa and the sixteen Great States residing there. The Kamboja Kingdom Today we present the last of solasa (...Read more...
Prince of Udaipur visits Melbourne Temple
By Sukadev Das - 22.6 2017 Crown Prince of Udaipur Rajasthan His Highness Prince Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar visits Melbourne Temple It was our great honour to receive the visit by Crown Prince of Udaipur Rajasthan His Highness Prince Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar who comes in the lineage of great...Read more...
Mahabharata movie
By editor - 21.6 2017 Mahabharata epic set to become India’s most expensive movie ever   Randamoozham, starring veteran actor Mohanlal, will cost Rs 1,000-crore (£120m) and is to be funded by UAE-based billionaire BR Shetty India is set to make its most expensive film...Read more...
Pilgrimage: a Journey of Search and Discovery.
By Matsyaavatar das - 21.6 2017 A pilgrimage is a journey in search of the Divine inside and outside us. It does not take place within a physical space, rather it occurs in one's mind and consciousness. Its most intimate purpose is a deep purification of the heart, of the intellect...Read more...
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