India

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...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.7 2015 The Sapta Rishis   Thiruppuliyoor The Thirupuliyur Mahavishnu Temple is one of the five Vishnu temples established by the five Pandava brothers -- this one built by Bhima Pandava. Like the other four, Thiruppuliyoor is one of the 108 Divya Desams. Here,...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 15
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.7 2018 Kalayavana, King of the Yavanas  Krishna lures King Kalayavana to the cave of Muchukunda  Bhagavata Purana, Kangra, c. 1810 The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VIII. – Part Two By presenting an offering...Read more...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.7 2018 Thirichittattu Maha Vishnu Temple, Chengannur   Thirichittattu The Mahavishnu Temple at Thrichittatt, Chengannoor (Chengannur) is one of the five Vishnu temples associated with the five Pandava Brothers. Built by the eldest brother, Yudhisthira, it is...Read more...
Five Pandava Temples in Kerala
By editor - 23.7 2018 Krishna Declaring the End of Mahabharata War by blowing the Conch Shell Folio from RazmNama, Mughal, c. 1598 A.D.   While on pilgrimage, the five Pandava brothers built a five unique Mahavisnu temples in various parts of Kerala state. All five temples were...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 14
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.7 2018 The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VIII. – Part One Paraphernalia; officials The paraphernalia or emblems of royalty were supposed to represent the sovereign authority 255). The five ensigns of royalty were a white...Read more...
Disaster Averted!
By Radharaman Das - 19,7 2018 I had informed the highest leadership of BJP and they were also shocked and agreed with us that the UP government should not have done this. On 13th June I went to Delhi and met with the high command of the BJP and informed them that if this happen it would be a...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.7 2018 Sanjay advises King Dhrtarastra  The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VII. – Part Two [Regarding a ruler who proved tyrannical] It does not seem necessary to explain these facts 238) by the hypothesis that this...Read more...
Stage Set for Puri Jagannatha's Annual Sojourn
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 18.7 2018 In the backdrop of the nationwide buzz over the Supreme Court's recent proposal to allow people of all faiths into Jagannath Temple and put a curb on servitors from collecting dakshina from devotees, the Deities of the 12th century shrine are all...Read more...
Millions Take Part in Puri Rath Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 18.7 2018 Deities being taken on Pahandi procession  Braving heavy rain, a large number of people turned up and cheered Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra during the Deities' divine journey on chariots from Jagannath Temple to Gundicha...Read more...
10 Places to See Magnificent South India Temples
BY SHARELL COOK - 17.7 2018 When it comes to south India temples, the state of Tamil Nadu dominates with its many ancient, towering Dravidian masterpieces, many of brightly painted sculptures on their gopuram (towers). These temples, which display some of India's...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.7 2018 Prithu Appears from King Vena's Corpse   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VII. – Part One Good and bad kings; morality and majesty Being a deva who walks amongst mankind the king is not infallible 228...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.7 2018 Lord Indra, King of Saudharmakalpa The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VI. – Part Three That Indra is among the eight divinities whose particles constitute the king is self-evident. Indra's concern with growth,...Read more...
Gundica Marjana
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2018 The glories of Gundica-marjana, observed on July 13th, from Caitanya-caritamrta, Madhya lila. Lord Caitanya's Pastimes in Jagannatha Puri "Now please hear about Lord Jagannatha's going to the Gundica temple while Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu danced...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2018 King Satyavrat receives Lord Visnu    The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VI. – Part Two Like the sun the king dispels the beings of darkness, and slays enemies. He outshines all rivals in wealth and...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF King Prthu receives the Four Kumaras  The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VI. – Part One The king as a deva and a representative of gods. In examining the status of the ancient Indian king from the religious point of view...Read more...
Curb on Servitors' Dakshina Collection on Rath Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 11.7 2018 Armed with a recent Supreme Court directive, the Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in Puri on Monday imposed restriction on servitors on collection of dakshina or donation from devotees during July 14 Rath Yatra. The shrine body has decided...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF King Soma The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER IV. The king upholds dharma; rajadharma; justice. These functions of the king are often briefly expressed in the formula that he upholds dharma 132): through dharma the king rules 133),...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF Dasaratha, the King of Ayodhya, on his deathbed    The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER V. Royal tabus. In contradistinction to many rules of the Veda student in the different stages of his career (the brahmacarin-...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.7 2018 Muchukunda kills the warrior Kalayavana  18th c. Nepal   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER III. – Part One Already at the earliest period of Indian history the royal position involved splendour and...Read more...
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