India

Harappa-like Site Surfaces in Tamil Nadu
Harappa-like Site Surfaces in Tamil Nadu; 3,000 Ancient Artifacts Found By Arockiaraj Johnbosco - 30.5 2016   Editor’s Note: Our ancient histories recorded in the Puranas trace back human civilization for millions of years, yet people only want to believe things if...Read more...
Devotee attracted Lord Shiva
By editor - 28.5 2016 Devotee attracted Lord Shiva by reading Srimad Bhagavatam! Once there lived an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna by name Poonthaanam. He worshipped Guruvayoorappan (Lord Krishna) with all his heart and soul. People loved him for his beautiful Bhagavatam discourses....Read more...
Sri Ramananda Raya and Rajahmundry Yatra
By editor - 27.5 2016 SRI RAMANANDA RAYA A MOST CONFDENTIAL ASSOCIATE OF LORD SRI CAITANYA MAHAPRABHU Sri Ramananda Raya was the Governor of the Rajamahendri (present day Rajahmundry of Andhra Pradesh at the bank of river Godavari), Godavari Province of Kalinga-Utkala Empire under...Read more...
Gurukula - A testimony
By editor - 27.5 2016 A testimony of Sri Paramahamsa Goura about his years in Gurukula Bhaktivedanta Academy Alumni Page “Hare Krishna, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Śrīla Prabhupāda. I would just like to tell my humble story and experiences in gurukul, and...Read more...
Good times ahead for Gomata
By Sri Rama Dasa - 26.5 2016 “The human society should recognize the importance of the cow and the bull and thus give all protection to these important animals, following in the footsteps of Mahārāja Parīkṣit. For protecting the cows and brahminical culture, the Lord, who is very kind...Read more...
Ring for protector Lord Guruvayur!
By editor - 24.5 2016 Following is one more instance which occured few hundred years ago in the life of a great devotee called Poonthanam. He was ardent devotee of Lord Guruvaayurappan (Lord Krishna). He led his life of 90 odd years reading the Bhagavatam and singing the Lord’s...Read more...
A Travel Guide for Modern Pilgrimage
By Sara Bock - 23.5 2016 The following is the first article in our newest series, Destination Krishna: A Travel Guide for Modern Pilgrimage — tips and reviews for the spiritually-minded traveler. Traveling—many of us love to do it, but along with the adventure and...Read more...
Varanasi is as Old as Indus Valley
By Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey - 22.5 2016 Varanasi is as Old as Indus Valley Civilization, Finds IIT Study It’s a perfect example of science meeting faith and technology buttressing myth. A detailed study conducted by IIT-Kharagpur – using GPS, one of the latest tech...Read more...
Iskcon Mayapur celebrates Narsimha Chaturdashi
By editor - 21 5 2016 KOLKATA: The devotees of Iskcon Mayapur celebrated Narsimha Chaturdashi, the divine appearance day of Lord Narsimha Deva in the temple on Friday, May 20. To commemorate the occasion, discourses from Srimad Bhagwatam , glorifying the pastimes of the Lord Narsimha Deva...Read more...
Jagannath Temple in Puri Can Collapse
By Zee News - 19.5 2016 Alarm bells ringing! The famous Shree Jagannath Temple in Odisha’s Puri can collapse anytime, Archaeological Survey of India has said. While tendering her resignation, ASI technical core committee chairman GC Mitra sounded alarming signals saying, if...Read more...
On Padayatra: New Realizations Everyday
By Acarya Dasa - 18.5 2016 Book distribution outside the temple The residents of Tirukoilur participating in Gaura-arati Akhildhara Dasa giving class We reached Tirukoilur, also known as Tirukkoyilur or Kovalur on April 26th. The panchayat town is located in the Viluppuram district of...Read more...
Tension Around the Topic of Culture?
By Devaki Devi Dasi - 17.5 2016 Over the recent years we have been experiencing an increasing tension over the topic of culture within our ISKCON society. The following article is a humble attempt to give some insights into the deeper underlying reasons for these misunderstandings, hoping...Read more...
Narasimha Caturdasi – 30th Anniversary
By Braja Vilas das - 17.5 2016 Narasimha Caturdasi – 30th Anniversary of His Installation in Mayapur Dear Devotees and TOVP Donors, Please accept our humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Greetings from Sridham Mayapur and blessings from Sri Sri Radha-Madhava, Sri...Read more...
Delhi to Honor Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
By: Madhava Smullen - 16.5 2016 IIT Kharagpur students perform shadow drama on the Bhagavad-gita. “Although the Bhakti movement has spread far and wide, not many people know its founder Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu – even in India,” says ISKCON’s communications...Read more...
Jambavan Caves at Ranavav, Gujarat
By editor - 15.5 2016 Jambavan also known as Jambavantha, is an eternal servant of Lord Ramacandra. He was the King of the Bears (Riksharaj). He helped Lord Ramacandra find His wife Srimati Sita devi and fight Her abductor, Ravana. He was instrumental in making realize Hanuman his immense...Read more...
Chariot Work Starts for Puri Rath Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA   Marking the Akshaya Tritiya festivity, carpenters on Monday started construction of wooden chariots for the Deities of Jagannath Temple in Puri for the ensuing nine-day Rath Yatra, starting July 6. The construction work on...Read more...
Free Mahaprasad for Devotees at Puri
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 10.5 2016 Temple cooks take out Mahaprasad from the temple  [ Photo: Sampradaya Sun ] JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA    If the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri has its way, devotees will soon be offered Mahaprasad for free. From...Read more...
The Story of Lord Purusottama
By editor - 8.5 2016 The Story of Lord Purusottama and the Bhils [a tribal group] According to Skanda Purana, the idol of Lord Neela Madhav [Lord Purusottama], an earlier form of Lord Jagannath used to be worshipped by some tribal people and their chieftain Vishwavasu. However, the...Read more...
Nilgiri Hill – the door to Heaven
By editor  - 8.5 2016 The importance of making pilgrimages to holy places is known to all. However, the divine favor a person is sure to get by visiting the Nilgiri Hill is doubtlessly rarest, since it gives liberation from the worldly bondage and sometimes with the grace of Lord...Read more...
THE GREATNESS OF ANCIENT INDIA
By Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana dasa) THE GREATNESS OF ANCIENT INDIA’S DEVELOPMENTS (Excerpt from "Advancements of Ancient India's Vedic Culture")         When we talk about the planet's earliest civilization, we are talking...Read more...
Syamantaka Mani - modern day Kohinoor?
By editor - 3.5 2016 Syamantaka Mani associated with Lord Krishna is the modern day Kohinoor?   The most precious gem on earth with a long standing history – Kohinoor – has been making headlines off late. Though modern history has its own chronology, some schools of...Read more...
Preservation of Vedic Culture
By Stephen Knapp - 3.5 2016 Preservation, Protection, Promotion and Perpetuation of Vedic Culture         One of the primary needs for Vedic culture right now, especially in places like India, is the following formula of preservation, protection,...Read more...
Bengal Milk Sweets
By editor - 2.5 2016 When Lord Krishna played on this Earth as a child, He lived in a community of cowherds in the region known as Vraja, in northern India. He was in charge of the young calves and took them out each morning to the pasturing grounds. Accompanied by dozens of His friends,...Read more...
The Proto-Indo-European Language
By Stephen Knapp - 25.4 2016 There has been an attempt to explain the origins of such languages as Sanskrit, Greek and Roman for many years. This is because there has been a recognition of many similarities between them, but the exact original language which they have derived from has never...Read more...
Hindus, Dharmists, Devotees and Politics
By Stephen Knapp - 25.4 2016 Many Devotees, Dharmists and Hindus in general will say they are not interested in politics or getting involved with it or even in voting. It is a distraction from their normal activities or spiritual pursuits. Or they feel all politicians are crooked or corrupt...Read more...
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