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The Astras, Part 2 - Pashupati-astra
BY: SUN STAFF  Arjuna's Penance, performed to get his favoured weapon, Pashupatastra, from Lord Siva  Rock-cut Monument at Mahabalipuram A survey of transcendental weaponry. One of the most destructive of all astras is the Pashupati-astra, presided over by Rudra (Lord Shiva). This highly feared weapon belongs primarily to Durga, the destructive manifestation of Parvati Devi. It is the most destructive weapon in Shiva's arsenal. Lord Shiva is also known as Pashupatinath, and one of the most...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Thomas Hobbes, Part Two
BY: SUN STAFF Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IV – RENAISSANCE THOUGHT  Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) Hayagriva dasa: Hobbes would say that since warfare is perpetual,...Read more...
Gita Jayanti Festival in Indonesia
By Yadava Hari das - 16.1 2017 Glorifying the Bhagavad-Gita Through Gita Jayanti Festival in Indonesia Knowledge is meant for distribution. Although there is already much scientific knowledge, whenever scientists or philosophers awaken to a particular type of knowledge, they try to...Read more...
Tulsi Gabbard Sworn With the Gita
BY INDIA NEW ENGLAND NEWS - 16.1 2017 Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Sworn With the Bhagavad Gita Once Again WASHINGTON, DC–Last week Congresswoman Tulsi  Gabbard (D-Hawaii) celebrated her re-election to US House of Representatives and  was sworn into session. She took...Read more...
Indian Actor Nagarjuna
By editor - 15.1 2017 Indian Actor Nagarjuna may be seen in a film on ISKCON founder Swami Prabhupada At the audio event of his film Om Namo Venkatesaya, Nagarjuna said that writer J.K. Bharavi had come up with another script for him. Bharavi is the writer of devotional films such as...Read more...
The Word Krsna Is Not an Allegory
Dedicated to nitya-līlā praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda Śrī Śrīmad Bhakti Prajñāna Keśava Gosvāmī Mahārāja Inspired by and under the guidance of nitya-līlā praviṣṭa oṁ viṣṇupāda Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyaṇa Gosvāmī Mahārāja The Word ‘Kṛṣṇa’ Is Not an Allegory by Śrīla...Read more...
Window into the Spiritual World
By: Madhava Smullen - 13.1 2017 New Book “Avatar Art” Gives Public a Window into the Spiritual World Avatar Art hopes to attract people to Krishna consciousness through its windows to the spiritual world In the past, ISKCON devotees have been treated to stunning coffee...Read more...
Lord Narasimha and Shiva Sarabha
By editor - 13.1 2017   This beautiful painting of Lord Nrsimhadev being pacified by Sarabha-Shiva depicts Lord Shiva in his winged form as Sarabha. Images of the Devi’s are iconographically depicted on his body. Lord Nrsimha sits nearby, the destroyed demon Hiranyakasipu on His...Read more...
Azerbaijani Devotee of Lord Narasimha
By Bhagavatamrita Keshava Swami - 13.1 2017 The Amazing Story of an Azerbaijani Devotee of Lord Narasimha This amazing story is about a saint named Mataji Pada Sevanam, from Baku, Azerbaijan (former part of the USSR), who re-established devotional service to Lord Narasimha and changed...Read more...
TOVP Chairman’s 2016 Year End Report
By Darpa-ha Krishna das - 13.1 2017 Once again, my heartfelt thanks goes out to all the devotees worldwide who contributed their might to support the construction of the Temple of the Vedic Planetarium in 2016. Without you this immense project would simply not be possible. Together we are...Read more...
The Astras
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.1 2017 Sudarshana-chakra  A survey of transcendental weaponry. According to the Vedas, there are more than 3,300 unique weapons possessed by various incarnations of the Lord and the demigods. Each of these transcendental weapons is presided over by a particular...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 12.1 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. IV –...
After the Disappearance of Sri Guru – Part Two: The Dark Period By Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja - 12.14 2017 When the acarya disappears, a dark period comes, just...
Part One: The Greatest Sorrow By Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja - 12.1 2017 Edited by Madhavananda Das In Caitanya-caritāmṛta, madhya 8.248, it is mentioned how once...
Written by an insignificant soul - 12.1 2017 This is how I have always felt in my devotional life. I have always been in awe of fantastic devotees with their enthusiasm for preaching and...
By PRATHA SHARMA, DELHI, INDIA NEED FOR CATTLE CONSERVATION IN MODERN INDIA Modern day India empathizes with the utter dismal and pathetic conditions of cow,  calves and bulls....
By Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev - 11.1 2017 The word samadhi literally means sama and dhi – Sama means equanimous and dhi means the buddhi or intellect. If you reach that kind of...
By International Yoga Day - 11.1 2017 Atha yoganushasanam – The disciplines of Yoga mentioned in Patanjali Yoga Sutra are Shasana and Anushasana. Shasana means rules someone imposes...
By Giriraj dasa - 11.1 2017 Why did Srila Prabhupada speak so strongly against Mayavada? Hare Krishna dear devotees, Sometimes this question gets popped up in discussions ‘why did...