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The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 28
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2018 King Nabhi and Queen Marudevi  Khajuraho Museum, Madhya Pradesh   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XIV – Part Two The simplest of all inaugural performances is the abhiseka-, the consecration of...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 26
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2018 King Prithu    The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XIV – Part One Since the first king Prthu was anointed by Visnu, Indra and other great divinities and brahmans, it belongs to the duties of the king to be...Read more...
ISKCON Joins in Mourning the Death of Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
By editor - 17.8 2018 16th August, 2018: The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) joins the country in mourning and paying tribute to one of India’s most iconic leaders, Mr. Atal Bihari Vajpayee. We offer our condolences to his family members and to the entire...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 27
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.8 2018 King Risabhadeva   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XIV – Part Two Various classes of gods, belonging to the different quarters repeated this sacramental act, creating him universal king, paramount ruler...Read more...
Disneyland-like project at Mayapur
By editor - 16.8 2018 Rs 2,000 crore Ford fund for Disneyland-like tourism hub project at Mayapur KOLKATA: Want to watch little Krishna slay giant Kalia snake in the Yamuna? Want to steal butter or go cow grazing with him? If all goes well, visitors to Nadia’s Mayapur, will be able...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 25
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.8 2018 Shalya, King of Madra  Commander in Chief of the Kaurava Army, Killed by Yudhistir at Kurukshetra The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XIII The ancient Indian king was expected to show himself in full state to his...Read more...
Do you like hot potatoes?
By B.A Paramadvaiti Swami - 10.8 2018 If your answer is "yes" you should be very grateful to South America, because those potatoes were first cultivated in Peru. By the grace of the infinite seed giver, there are thousands of varieties of delicious potatoes.  But they...Read more...
Supreme Court favours allowing entry of people of all religion, caste in Jagannath Temple
By Amit Anand Choudhary - 10.8 2018 Observing that places of worship should be open to all people irrespective of their caste and religion, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the management of Shri Jagannath Temple to consider permitting entry people from religious belief also who are...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 24
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2018 Karna, the King of Anga (Bagalpur)  Battle of Kurukshetra  Jammu/Kashmir, c.   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XII – Part Two In these ceremonies we find that not only the purohita and the...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 23
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2018 Uttama on the lap of King Uttanapada   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XII – Part One Coming now to the religious rites in the performance of which the king took part, it must first be emphasized that the...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 22
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.8 2018 King Priyavrata    The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XI. – Part Two The often repeated idea that the true basis of kingly power is the priest's power, that their union is perfection, though readily...Read more...
THE CHOLA DYNASTY
By editor - 3.8 2018 The Chola Dynasty was a Tamil dynasty that flourished from the 9thcentury through the 13th century. The bhakti period, starting in the 14th century, saw the rise of temples built for principal gods and a decline in Jainism and Buddhism. Not only does...Read more...
Rajaraja I: The Great Chola King
By editor - 3.8 2018 The medieval period in India is not romanticized period like its European counterpart, but it is nonetheless important for the development of both modern Indian Society and the Hindu religion. Like Europe at the same time, areas of the Indian subcontinent were ruled by...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 21
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.8 2018 Sarpa Satra (Snake Sacrifice) of King Janamejaya    National Museum, Delhi The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XI. – Part One Kings and brahmans; the purohita; the king as a protector. Indian kingship is...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 20
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2018 King Ambarisa worshipping Sri Sri Radha-Krsna   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER X. – Part Two In order to illustrate the parallelism between kings and gods it may be of some use to mention also some of the...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 19
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.8 2018 Jada Bharata instructs King Rahugana The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER X. – Part One Prasada; parallelism between kings and gods; Buddhism on the cakravartin. It is worth noticing that the term prasada- which...Read more...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.8 2018 Thrikkodithanam Mahavishnu Kshetram  Thrikkodithanam The final stop on our journey to the five Pandava Temples of Kerala is the temple built by the youngest Pandava brother, Sahadeva -- Thrikkodithanam Maha Vishnu Temple. The Mahavishnu Kshetram at...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 18
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.7 2018 Krishna Preparing to Kill King Kamsa  Ganjifa, 18th c. — Los Angeles County Museum of Art The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER IX. – Part Two In the Brhadaranyakopanisad 351) eight divinities are...Read more...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.7 2018 Thiruvanvandoor Temple Thiruvanvandoor Our next stop on the parikrama tour of the five Pandava Temples is the tirtha built by Nakula Pandava -- Thiruvanvandoor Temple. It is the fourth stop along the way. Thiruvanvandoor is a village in Chengannur taluk, near...Read more...
The genuine approach for Radha Kunda Bath
By Madhavendu das SSM (Vrindavan – IN) - 30.7 2018 The author of NOI, Srila Rupa goswami gave us Upadesamrta to guide our activities and following the instructions we can become pure Vaisnavas. Vaisnavas are otherwise known as Goswamis. Go-means “the senses”, and swami...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.7 2018 King Pandu and Queen Madri   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER IX. – Part One The king as the embodiment of divine powers; gods called kings. Although monarchy was in ancient India, though the most...Read more...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.7 2018 Thiruvaranmula Sree Parthasarathy Temple   Thiruvaranmula Devotees who make the pilgrimage to all five Pandava Temples in Kerala make their third stop at the tirtha built by Arjuna Pandava -- Thiruvaranmula Sree Parthasarathy Temple. The presiding Deity...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 16
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.7 2018 King Yudhisthira hearing from Narada  Kalyana Kalpataru, c. 1959 The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VIII. – Part Three In the Vayu Purana 301) the fourteen ratnas of the emperor are divided into two categories...Read more...
TOVP Hires Cushman & Wakefield to Manage Completion of the Project
By editor - 26.7 2018 The TOVP management Team has recently made an important decision to hire the assistance of a world-leading Project Management Consultancy (PMC) company, Cushman and Wakefield, to partner with them for the completion of the TOVP by the proposed 2022, Gaura Purnima...Read more...
Puri Deities Sparkle in Golden Avatar
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 25.7 2018 Lord Jagannatha  Lord Jagannath and His siblings, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra sported huge quantities of gold ornaments, marking Suna Besha (golden attire), at Puri on Monday. Like July 14 Rath Yatra, a large number of devotees turned up...Read more...
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