India

Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.11 2017 Lord Brahma A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma Temple - Pushkar, Rajasthan In Pushkar, Rajasthan, close to Ajmer, is the second of the two most famous temples in India dedicated to the worship of Lord Brahma. Pushkar is...Read more...
The Kalagnani – Veerabrahmendra Swami
By editor - 12.11 2017 Sri Madvirat Pothuluri Veerabrahmendra Swami is one of the a well-known sage in Indian History. He has the knowledge of past, present and future. He is often called as the “Nostradamus of India”. His forecastings of which all were proved correct. He...Read more...
Building the Biggest Hoysala Temple
Posted by Harsha Bhat - 15.11 2017 How They are Building the Biggest and the Grandest Hoysala Temple in a Small Village in Karnataka Nangali Venkatapura, a tiny village in Mulabagilu taluk in Kolar district of Karnataka that is home to just around 35 families, is witnessing what has...Read more...
Ambassador of Indian civilization
By editor - 14.11 2017 Vice President of India calls Prabhupada as Ambassador of Indian civilization The Vice President of India, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, inaugurated ISKCON’s East West Cultural Festival in New Delhi yesterday. The event also saw the Indian premiere of the film Hare...Read more...
Dakor - Krishna temple
By editor - 10.11 2017 Dakor is famaus throughout Gujarat, India, for a deity of Lord Krishna named Ranchor Raya. Krsna gained fame as Ranchor Raya when He fled a battle, apparently out of fear. Actually, He wanted to prevent needless killing and attend to His pastime of kidnapping Rukmini....Read more...
Advani’s Birthdays
By Vrajendranandan Das - 10.11 2017 Respected Maharajas and Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Yesterday, the 8th of November, 2017 was the 90th birthday of Sri. Lal Krishna Advani, Former Deputy Prime Minister of India and Senior leader of the...Read more...
Lord Shiva meets Thirumazhisai-alwar
By editor - 9.11 2017 Thirumazhisai-alwar was stitching some old rags together on the banks of the Gajendra Tank, while being engrossed in the loving contemplation of the Lord. Lord Shiva and his consort, Parvati, were going on their Nandi vehicle by the aerial route to some distant place....Read more...
Kartik Purnima Celebrated in Vrindavan
By editor - 6.11 2017 Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's aarti performed by Shri Padmanabh Goswami (P.C. Anuragg Goswami) Kartik Purnima was celebrated on Saturday in Vrindavan. The coming of the full moon marks the last day of the holy month of Kartik. It is also known as Dev Deepawali...Read more...
Kerala Airport Shuts Runway
By editor - 1.11 2017 When a Kerala Airport Shuts Runway and Halts Flights for God Is there any airport in the world which closes its runway and reschedules flight operations for a centuries-old temple procession to pass? The international airport in Kerala’s capital may be the...Read more...
Seven sacred rivers of India
By editor - 26.10 2017 Seven sacred rivers of India – What is the spiritual significance ? The seven sacred rivers referred to here are, the Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri. Water collected from these seven sacred rivers is put in the...Read more...
Celebrating the King of Mountains
By: Mayapur Communications - 25.10 2017 ISKCON Mayapur celebrating Govardhan-puja. hantayam adrir abala hari-dasa-varyo yad rama-krsna-carana-sparasa-pramodah manam tanoti saha-go-ganayos tayor yat paniya-suyavasa-kandara-kanda-mulaih “Of all the devotees, this Govardhana...Read more...
Memorable meeting with the President of India
By Vrajendranandan Das, Director National Communications (India) - 24.10 2017 Respected Maharajas and Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. By the blessings of Srila Prabhupada and after constant follow ups from our end, HH Gopal Krishna...Read more...
Celebrate Diwali in Eternal Vrindavan
By editor - 20.10 2017 How Radha and Krishna celebrate Diwali in Eternal Vrindavan – from Siddha Baba’s Gutika Earlier we shared the Diwali Lila from Shri Radha’ Baba’s book Keli Kunj. The following lila from Siddha Krishnada’s Baba...Read more...
SHELTER OF GOD IN ORISSA
By editor - 20.10 2017 I recently learnt through a first-hand experience how villagers in Orissa, India, are naturally seeking shelter of God and with a little training, God consciousness becomes their second nature. And if God consciousness doesn’t reach them, there are others ready...Read more...
Urja-Vrata
By Vaisesika Dasa - 10.10 2017 Having heard that the Lord gives special consideration to those who reside in the area of Mathura during Kartika, devotees from all over the world are pouring in to Vrndavana Mandala to observe the urja-vrata. Here are some of the benefits of observing Urja-...Read more...
Chidambaram
By editor - 6.10 2017 The traditional name of the temple complex, Chidambaram Tillai Nataraja-koothan Kovil. The mangrove forests houses the ancient Tillai trees (Exocoeria agallocha) surrounding the shrine. This is the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva found in his famous dancing pose with...Read more...
Thirumeyyam Sathyamoorthy Perumal Temple
By Sampatkumara Ramanuja Dasan - 6.10 2017 Located 13 Kms south of pudukottai town is the fortified temple of Lord Narayana – The Sathyamoorthy Perumal Temple. The temple is easily approachable from Thirumeyyam Railway Station. The Legend The slaying of Madhu and Kaidabha demons...Read more...
Kartik Month Celebrations in Mayapur
BY: SUBROTO DAS - 5.10 2017 Month Long Kartik celebrations at ISKCON Mayapur The devotees of ISKCON Mayapur have lined up a series of festivals and events to celebrate the month of Kartik. It is mentioned in established scriptures like Purans that the month of Kartik is considered the most...Read more...
Krishna-Balarama Temple - How It All Began
By Narasimha das - 27.9 2017 Srila Prabhupada wanted to feature Krishna and Balarama because the area of Raman Reti where the temple was to stand was where Krishna and Balarama played as cowherd boys with Their friends. Raman Reti means enjoyable sands. There’s a nice park near the...Read more...
Madurai
By editor - 12.7 2017 One of South India's great temple towns, Madurai is synonymous with the celebrated Meenakshi Temple. Situated on the banks of river Vaigai, Madurai has a rich cultural heritage passed on from the great Tamil era more than 2500 years old. Madurai was an important...Read more...
Puri Deities Return Home on Niladri Bije
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 11.7 2017 Rasagola Bhoga  Curtains came down on the nine-day Rath Yatra in Puri, with the Deities returning to THE sanctum sanctorum at Jagannath temple on Thursday, marking Niladri Bije ritual. As last year's Nildari Bije disruption cast a shadow,...Read more...
Feeling of Loneliness Grips Gundicha Temple
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 5.7 2017 Conch Blowing  Gundicha Temple, which has been abuzz with activity since June 25 Rath Yatra, plunged into loneliness as the sibling Deities left towards Their real abode—Jagannath Temple—on Monday. Gundicha Temple, believed to be the...Read more...
Puri Deities Ready for Return Journey
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 4.7 2017   Devotees queuing up at Gundicha Temple  A sea of humanity turned up in Puri on Sunday to catch a last glimpse of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra at Gundicha Temple, as the sibling Deities will traverse towards Jagannath Temple...Read more...
Temple Pujas to be Taxed by Government
By editor - 30.6 2017 Temple Pujas and Archanas to be Taxed by Government. What About Churches and Mosques? The following article by G.S. Radhakrishna highlights the fact that the central government will begin taxing all temples in the country on things such as pujas, archanas, prasadam,...Read more...
The Mysterious Sealed Door
Posted by Ancient Code - 29.6 2017 The Mysterious Sealed Door of the Ancient Padmanabhaswamy Temple The mysterious door of the ancient Padmanabhaswamy temple is protected by two massive cobras painted on it and has no bolts, latches or any other means of entry. It is said to house...Read more...
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