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Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 68
BY: SUN STAFF   Lord Brahma Guimet Museum, France A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma and the Abrahamic Cult We discussed the adaptation of Lord Brahma as 'Bermer' by the Tulunadu of South India. The Tulu people are thought to...Read more...
Regarding Bhakti Visrambha Madhava Swami
By GBC Executive Committee - 2.4 2018 Whereas the GBC Executive Committee suspended Bhakti Visrambha Madhava Swami as an initiating guru effective May 8, 2017 due to his inappropriate and erratic behavior; Whereas after meeting with Maharaja on February 8 2018, the GBC Body has...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 67
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.3 2018   Lord Brahma as Bermer (left, center) and subsequent adaptation (right) A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Proliferation of the Brahma Cult As we prepare to move from Kerala to Karnataka on our journey to Brahmadeva...Read more...
Balarama Rasayatra and Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.3 2018 Lord Balarama's springtime rasa dance with His cowherd girlfriends    Balarama Rasayatra and Sri Krsna Vasanta Rasa are observed on March 30th. April 10th marks the auspicious remembrance day of Lord Balarama's springtime rasa dance with His...Read more...
ISKCON Ministry for Sannyāsa Services Policy Manual
By Prahlādānanda Swami - 30.3 2018 Contact Information For more information on this topic, please contact ISKCON Ministry of Sannyāsa Services. Minister: Prahlādānanda Swami prahladananda.swami@pamho.net © ISKCON Sannyāsa Ministry 2017 Section 1: Introduction A sannyāsī, in...Read more...
Shyamdas tells Vallabh sampraday stories
By Shyamdas - 29.3 2018 Shyamdas (1953-2013) was a pioneer in bringing Indian devotional and yogic traditions to the West. He published more than 15 books on various aspects of devotional philosophy. A talented musician, he released 6 albums of devotional chants, known as bhajans or...Read more...
EXERCISE HELPS US CHANT HARE KRISHNA
By Venugopal Acharya (Vraja bihari dasa) - 29.3 2008 “Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness” –  Edward Stanley The process of Bhakti yoga is independent of any external situations, including physical...Read more...
Idols and Icons
Dr David Frawley - 29.3 2018 Idols and Icons: Why Murti Should Be Used Instead Representational Forms in Religious Worship Most of the religions and spiritual traditions of the world – with the general exception of Protestant Christians, Muslims and Jews – use images,...Read more...
Developing the Soma of the Brain
This is a Vedanet.com exclusive article by Dr. David Frawley¨- 28.3 2018 Yogic Neuroscience: Developing the Soma of the Brain The brain is capable of secreting powerful chemicals that can bring about extraordinary changes in body and mind. While drugs can be used to stimulate or...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 66
BY: SUN STAFF   Entrance to Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple In a recent segment, we visited the Brahma Temple at Thirunavaya, which was consecrated by Lord...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 63
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.3 2018   Padmanabha Swamy Temple and Mithranandapuram Complex A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Mithranandapuram Numerous references are found to a Brahma temple located in Mithranandapuram, Kerala, but there is...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 64
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.3 2018   Chottanikkara Bhagawati Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Chottanikkara Today we move to the southern end of Kerala, 20 kms. east of Cochin, to the Chottanikkara Temple. Located near Ernakulam,...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 65
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.3 2018   Vallasala Kanthalloor Sree Mahadevar Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Vallasala Kanthalloor A few kilometers east of East Fort at Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is the Vallasala Kanthalloor Sree...Read more...
Documentary “Nectar of realizations”
By Liubomir Turcanu - 26.3 2018 This documentary presents views of Hare Krishna spiritual leaders on the topic of realizations in spiritual practice. Interviews are made in the background of Festival in the Ukraine “Bhakti-Sangama 2017” with more than 10.000 participants from all...Read more...
Brilliant interviews of Drutakarma Prabhu
Mahaprabhu’s Humor
By Khonika Gope-Kumar - 23.3 2018 “Every living entity, beginning from Brahma, the first-born living being within the material world, down to the insignificant ant, desires to relish some sort of taste derived from sense perceptions. These sensual pleasures are technically called ...Read more...
25 Life Lessons from Ramayana
Extracted from a talk given by HH Radhanath Swami - 23.3 2018 *Power of Bad Association*: It was a known fact in Ayodhya that Kaikeyi loved Lord Rama more than his own son Bharath, then how could she become so evil. It is by her bad association with Mantara. *Attachment to service &...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 62
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.3 2018 Sree Rama Temple, Triprayar A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Rama/Brahma at Triprayar Today we visit a temple site that is believed by some to house a deity incorporating Lord Brahma. We will also mention a temple...Read more...
Sri Ramanujacarya Appearance
Sri Ramanujacarya’s Life History (By Sri Ubhaya Vedantha Anbil Ramaswamy) - 22.3 2018 Sri Ramanuja (1017 – 1137 CE), the most important philosopher-saint of Sri Vaishnavam and one of the most dynamic characters of Hinduism. He was a philosophical as well as a social reformer,...Read more...
Give to Live
By Karnamrita dasa - 22.3 2018 Sometimes people want to know what I am about spiritually. I often think how could I explain to someone in a moment about our path of Bhakti-yoga or Krishna consciousness?? When someone casually ask what I believe in, looking for a nutshell understanding,...Read more...
Meat-eaters risk their lives
By editor - 22.3 2018  On March 20, vegetarians and non-meat eaters celebrated the International Day Without Meat. The traditions of marking the Day Without Meat started in 1985 and found state support in a few countries, for example, Sri Lanka, where shop owners remove meat products...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 61
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.3 2018 Thirunavaya Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thirunavaya Today we look at a temple dedicated to Brahmadeva that is very likely the temple so often mentioned in this regard. The Thirunavaya temple...Read more...
There, But Not There
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 20.3 2018 How many of us are fortunate to have not just good friends, but close friends with whom we can phone at any time, and for no particular reason, than to simply share a Krishna conscious realization? How many of us are blessed to be able to shed all...Read more...
Krishna The God of Varieties
By Vamsi Vihari Dasa - 19.3 2018   Variety is said to be the spice of life. Imagine a life where you eat the same vegetables daily, wear the same clothes, meet the same people, and visit the same places. So boring, right? This world is full of varieties seasonal changes in the form of...Read more...
Money, Krishna, and Us
By Vishakha Devi Dasi - 19.3 2018   How we value, acquire, use, and relate to money reflects our inner state of being. Sri Sukadeva Goswami said, “Money does not stay in one place. It passes from one hand to another. Ultimately no one can enjoy money, and it remains the...Read more...
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