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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...
Art of Working
By Chirag Dangarwala - 20.6 2017 karmany evadhikaras te ma phalesu kadacana ma karma-phala-hetur bhur ma te sango ‘stv akarmani [ B.g. 2.47] “You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause...Read more...
Peace And Love
By Karnamrita Das - 20.6 2017 Studying the meaning of words (semantics) whether in Sanskrit, English, or our native language and their deeper implications in our lives is a useful endeavor in our introspection and personal growth, which I see as part of the work of “anartha-nivritti,...Read more...
The Mahajanapadas of Jambudvipa, Part 16
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.6 2017 Ramayana scene  Paithan School, Maharashtra, 19th c. A serial exploration of the island of Jambudvipa and the sixteen Great States residing there. The Gandhara Kingdom The Gandhara Kingdom is included in the list of sixteen great states of ancient India...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.6 2017 Chaitrangan Rangoli A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. Earlier in this series we mentioned just a few of the regional names used to describe the art of Rangoli, as it's known in North India, or Kolam, as it's known...Read more...
Ratha Yatra in London was a huge success
By Indradyumna Swami - 19.6 2017 ISKCON’s annual Ratha Yatra in London on Sunday was a huge success. In perfect weather, a thousand devotees pulled 3 chariots through the center of the city to Trafalgar Square. In that prestigious place many tourists, guests, and devotees enjoyed...Read more...
Thought, Emotions and Realizations
By Matsyavatara Dasa - 18.6 2017 The ecstatic experience of Love as a key to unseal the treasure of Authentic Happiness An extract from Thought, Emotions and Realizations Life is about exchanging love: giving and receiving. Those who lack love lead unhappy lives, dominated by their...Read more...
Time, the Winkless God
By Mathuresha Dasa - 18.6 2017 A look at what the Srimad-Bhagavatam has to say about time, a concept that has challenged philosophers for centuries. Time is a little difficult to define. Philosophers and theologians have tried for at least twenty-five centuries. Albert Einstein remarked,...Read more...
Money, Krishna, and Us
By Vishakha Devi Dasi - 18.6 2017 From Back to Godhead 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...Read more...
Krishna The God of Varieties
By Vamsi Vihari Dasa - 18.6 2017 From Back to Godhead 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...Read more...
Lord Jagannatha
By Sri Gadadhara Das - 16.6 2017 The term "juggernaut" entered the English language long before Lord Jagannatha came to British shores. Describing an "irresistible force" or procession, "juggernaut" eventually became identified with mighty battleships - and now...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.6 2017 A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In previous segments we have mentioned the role Rangoli and Kolam arts play in Vedic households, in both ancient and modern times. This was also true during Lord Chaitanya's lila, when...Read more...
First Among Kings
By Drutakarma Dasa - 16.6 2017 From Back to Godhead From the Vedic literature: the history of King Prthu, the incarnation of the ruling potency of the Supreme Lord. Long ago, the normally peaceful wise men of a Vedic kingdom forcibly deposed an intolerably corrupt ruler. But instead of...Read more...
Back To Godhead, or Back To Serve?
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 16.6 2017 If a devotee were to ask, “Please bless me so that I’ll never take birth again in this horrible material world,” would this be asking for some kind of liberation? Hundreds of times, Srila Prabhupada encouraged us to “Go Back home, back...Read more...
The Crush of Love
By Jagabandhu das - 16.6 2017 My Father-in-law was at first alarmed by the framed photo of Srila Saraswati Thakur adorning our living room wall captioned with His Divine Grace’s bold declaration that “…Western civilization must be crushed.” I explained that the whole...Read more...
“Simplicity Diet”
By Bharat Chandra das - 15.6 2017 Hare Krishna, Few months back I was in Rajasthan and I was inspired to write this small article dedicating to all those following simplicity diet. I am sure those who visit villages in Rajasthan get the same feeling. In comparison to villages in other...Read more...
Memories of Tamal Krishna Maharaja
By Brahma Das - 15.6 2017 ( Thursday, June 15th, was the celebration of His Holiness Tamal Krishna Goswami Maharaj’s Vyasa-Puja ) Submitted by Krpa I worked extensively under Tamal Krishna Maharaja from 1975 through 1979. We met when I was in San Francisco working with...Read more...
Appearance Day of Sri Vakresvara Pandita
By editor - 15.6 2017 Sri Vakreshwar Pandit was present with Sriman Mahaprabhu during His pastimes in Navadwipa and after his acceptance of Sannyasa he also accompanied Him to Jagannath Puri. During the time of the Lord’s residence in Puri he continued to live with Him there as well....Read more...
How to Eat Healthy
By editor - 14.6 2017 We celebrate the art of everyday cooking as a sacred experience. It’s not just about mixing in spices and veggies.  There is something more. It also a science also of healthful living.  The Vedas, especially Ayurveda describes in great detail about...Read more...
India Design Motifs, Part 4
India Design Motifs, Part 4 BY: SUN STAFF - 14.6 2017 Janmastami Rangoli A study of the historical, spiritual and cultural elements of Vedic design. In our last segment of this series, after briefly discussing the fundamental designs of yantra and mandala, we began talking about the...Read more...
The Mahajanapadas of Jambudvipa, Part 15
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.6 2017 Arjuna and Ulupi  Paithan School, Maharashtra, 19th c. A serial exploration of the island of Jambudvipa and the sixteen Great States residing there. The Avanti Kingdom The Avantis were an important kingdom in western India. Avanti was also one of the...Read more...
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