India

Kartik in Vrndavana
By Mahadevi dasi - 16.10 2016 1st day of Kartik in Vrndavana, May I be of any service? The Vaishnava observance of Damodara Utsav seva during Kartika (Damodar mase) [Srimad Bhagavatam 10:9:1-2 txt] : Sri Sukadeva Gosvami continued: One day when Mother Yasoda saw that all the maidservants...Read more...
How To Become Immortal
By Saurabh Krishna Das - 13.10 2016 “How To Become Immortal” – Preaching Program In Bhopal On the 6th day of the September month 2016, His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj arrived in Bhopal. There was a program organized in the central hall of a reputed hotel of...Read more...
Takshashila – Worlds oldest University
By editor - 12.10 2016   India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home to the oldest formal universities in the world. More than 2700 years back a huge university existed in the ancient India where...Read more...
Monkey menace in Braj
By editor - 12.10 2016 Monkey menace in Braj, several lives affected   Many areas in the city are affected by the monkeys as everyday 5-6 people get injured by them. But despite the repeated complaints, city administration hasn’t taken any step to cater to this problem...Read more...
‘Special’ properties of Ganga
By editor - 24.9 2016 New study to probe ‘special’ properties of Ganga   With the NDA government’s support, a group of scientists is now comparing the Ganga water with that of Narmada and Yamuna rivers to find out if the Ganga contains anything special. The...Read more...
Festivities at ISKCON Manipur
By Bhakta Bhusan - 24.9 2016 A month of festivities at ISKCON Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Shri Gaikhangam inaugurated Sri Sri Krishna Janmastami Celebration 2016 at ISKCON Manipur Sri Sri Radhakrishnachandra Manimandir as Chief Guest, Commerce and Industries Minister Govindas Konthoujam...Read more...
Steps in Jagannath Temple
By Prabhat Kumar Nanda for Orissa Review - 21.9 2016 The Importance of Twenty-Two Steps in Jagannath Temple Twenty two steps popularly known as 'Baaishe Pahaach', made of stone, are existing inside the Jagannath temple complex. Such steps are available at the Lion's gate...Read more...
Krishna deity is guarded well
By editor - 16.9 2016 Authorities ensure Rs 2,500 crore Krishna deity is guarded well   A gold deity of Lord Krishna at the Baba Bansidhar temple in Garhwa district.  Ranchi: If little Krishna stole butter as a child, this deity of the lord risks the danger of theft. For...Read more...
India Padayatra
By Acarya Dasa - 2.9 2016 All India Padayatra Celebrates World Holy Name Week Extinguishing the blazing fire of material existence ‘World Holy Name Week’ is a festival held by devotees worldwide to commemorate Srila Prabhupada’s arrival in the West. Devotees celebrate...Read more...
ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village
By Gauranga Das - 31.8 2016 ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village receives the 2016 Green Apple Award for Built Environment and Architectural Heritage ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village (GEV, www.ecovillage.org.in) a 100 acre sustainable farming community and retreat center, based near Mumbai, India...Read more...
Janmasthami at ISKCON Salem
65.000 guests gathered to celebrate 25th Sri Krishna Janmasthami at ISKCON Salem By Krishna das - 28.8 2016 65 000 guests gathered to celebrate 25th Sri Krishna janmasthami at ISKCON Salem. Celebration started early morning 4.30 am and went ‘till 2 am in the morning next day. Sri Sri...Read more...
ISKCON Delhi on Janmastami
500,000 people visit ISKCON Delhi on Janmastami By ISKCON Delhi - 28.8 2016 This year on Janmastami day, ISKCON – Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir received 5 lakh devotees. The temple was decorated using flowers from India and elsewhere along with several Jhakis depicting the...Read more...
Achintya Youth Festival 2016
By Sadhubhusan Das - 26.8 2016 Achintya Youth Festival 2016, ISKCON Manipur Including Manipur ISKCON in the worldwide celebration of 50 Golden years of ISKCON, the Youth Forum of ISKCON Manipur organized ‘The Achintya Youth Festival 2016’, from 21st to 24th August 2016 at the...Read more...
The Mystic Mountain
By Bala Subramaniam - 23.8 2016 It was past midnight. I was cuddled up in a cold mattress trying to sleep after a long trek. It was pitch dark in the mud house and at 20,000 feet I was gasping for breath. An invisible force was pushing me to go out in the open. I was frantically...Read more...
Guided by Bhairava at Vallimalai
By Bala Subramaniam - 22.8 2016 It was nearing noon when I got out of the car and decided to climb the hill on foot. The sun was beating down as I parked the car at the foothills adjacent to the beautiful temple. The temple housed the deity of a being created through tantric powers by...Read more...
The Temple of Justice
By The Editor - 12.8 2016 Masani Amman Temple (The Temple of Justice) at Polachi Arulmigu Masani Amman Temple, often referred as Anaimalai Masani Amman Temple, is situated at the confluence of Aliyar River and the Uppar stream, in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu about 24 km south-...Read more...
Sweeper who took the position of the deity Dwarakadish!
By editor - 26.7 2016 Once there was a sweeper in the Dwarakadish temple and he was very sincere and devoted. Every time he saw thousands of devotees coming to take darshan of the Lord, he thought that the Lord is standing all the time and giving darshan and He must be feeling very tired...Read more...
Historical Ratha Yatra in Vrindavan
By Radha Shyamsundar das - 24.7 2016 Celebrating 50 years of ISKCON with Historical Ratha Yatra in Vrindavan 2nd Historical Jagannatha Ratha Yatra held in Vrindavana Dham on 17th July,2016 organized by ISKCON Vrindavana Namhatta dept. For photos please visit the link:https://picasaweb....Read more...
Chaos by Unruly Puri Priests
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT, Jul 18, 2016 Chaos by Unruly Puri Priests Mars Jagannath's Homecoming JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA  - Last leg of Rath Yatra was on Sunday marred by chaos and unruly attitude by a group of servitors, who forcibly took their family members and...Read more...
Jagannath, Siblings Glitter in Golden Avatar
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 17.7 2016 JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA  - The Deities donned at least 208 kg. of gold and gave darshan to countless devotees on their decked chariots. By the reports last heard, the festival that usually continues till late night was peaceful. The...Read more...
Puri to Host Bahuda Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 16.7 2016 JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA  All arrangements have been made to a tee for Thursday's Bahuda Yatra, the annual homebound journey of Lord Jagannath, His elder brother Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra, from Gundicha Temple towards Jagannath...Read more...
Understanding The Return Ratha-yatra
By Madhavananda Das - 16.7 2016 Part one: THE OPULENT ANSWER Many devotees ask how we are to understand the Ulta, or Bahudha return Ratha-yatra in Jagannath Puri? If (as Gaudiya Vaishnavas state) we consider the Gundica-yatra, or Ratha-yatra to respresent the ecstatic emotions of the...Read more...
The Temple of Jagannath - history
By editor - 14.7 2016 The history of the establishment of the great temple in Puri, and the hypocrisy of temple priests as opposed to sincere devotional worship in pure love of God. Written by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur, in English, 1871. There is not a Hindu who has not heard the name of...Read more...
Shymananda Das Hacked To Death In Bangladesh
By editor - 8.7 2016 The rosaries of Hindu priest Shymananda Das lies amid blood stains on the spot where he was hacked to death early yesterday. Sixty-two-year-old Shyamananda Das was plucking flowers for religious services yesterday morning. This was when assailants riding on a...Read more...
Cops On Toes for Pilgrims' Safety
By editor - Jul 6, 2016 JAGANNATHA PURI, ORISSA - It will be an acid test for the police to control a sea of humanity during Rath Yatra on Wednesday as crowd mismanagement had triggered stampedes and chaos during the grand festivities in 2008, 2010 and 2015. While six pilgrims were...Read more...
Syndicate content