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KUBERA: GOD OF WEALTH
By editor - 17.8 2018 Kubera holds a variety of titles within Hinduism, most notably being the god of wealth and riches. He is also regarded as the god of fertility, a tutelary household spirit, the protector of sailors and god of the dead (Coulter and Turner 283). In the Satapatha Brahmana, he is the lord of thieves and criminals (Sutherland 63), and these are but a few different titles he possesses. Despite having various titles and responsibilities, he is often associated with having a lesser role in Hindu...Read more...
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...
Guru-parampara: The List of 32, Part 4
BY: ROCANA DASA Srila Prabhupada's Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam 1.5.12-13, New Vrindavan, June 11, 1969 We find an abbreviated version of the list of Sampradaya Acaryas in Srila Prabhupada's Lecture on Srimad Bhagavatam 1.5.12-13, June 11, 1969: "Our,...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 87
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...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 VEDANGAS
By editor - 16.8 2018 The word Vedangas in Sanskrit means “limbs of the Vedas” which is appropriate because it is a collection/genre that is an appendage of the Vedas. The origin of the Vedangas can date back to as early as 1200 BC but some speculate on an even earlier...Read more...
AGNI (GOD OF FIRE)
By editor - 16.8 2018 Agni is said to be one of the closest connected gods with humans than any of the other deities in the Hindu tradition. The god Agni is identified with being the producer of fire and referred to as being Indra’s (god of thunder and lightning) brother (Macdonell 57...Read more...
Why the Warrior Form of Hanuman is Relevant Today
Dr David Frawley - 16.8 2018 If  we look deeply at the story of Hanuman he is first and foremost a great warrior who has inspired warriors and armies throughout history, including those who defended India from invaders and protected its temples from destruction. Yet unlike Arjuna in the...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...

BY: ROCANA DASA Srila Prabhupada's Letter to Upendra, February 13, 1968: Another iteration of the list of Sampradaya Acaryas was given by Srila Prabhupada in his letter to Upendra,...
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyag...
BY: VASTAVIKA DAS On June 8, 2015, the ownership of the 60 titles of Srila Prabhupada's books published through 1977 were claimed by the Dey family - Prabhupada's sons and relatives....
By editor - 15.8 2018   Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 7: The Science of God Chapter 14: Ideal Family Life Summary Maharaja Yudhisthira inquired from Narada Muni: O my lord, O great sage,...
By Bhakti-lata Devi Dasi - 15.8 2018 From Back to Godhead After years searching and struggling, she finally found the right place to develop the natural connection she felt with God. It...
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The...
BY: ROCANA DASA - 14.8 2018 Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Adi lila 6:40 In his purport to Adi 6.40, Srila Prabhupada narrates the List of 32 up to and including Madhavendra Puri: Sri...
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...