Philosophy

Is the Bhagavad-gita Pessimistic?
By Chaitanya Charana Dasa - 29.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Four points to consider regarding Lord Krishna’s characterization of life in the material world. After teaching a university seminar, I was asked questions I had myself raised when I first encountered the philosophy of...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Third Adhyâya – First Brâhmana, Part Two 1:3:1:18...Read more...
Steadiness
By Sivarama Swami - 28.3 2018 Devotees often ask what the meaning of steadiness is: some consider that chanting sixteen rounds a day and following the four regulative principles means that one is steady, while others say it is steadiness in one’s service; yet others give different...Read more...
Rama and Sita through a Yogic Vision
By Dr David Frawley . 27.3 2018 “The real question behind the Ramayana is not whether monkeys could speak or if Rama and Sita are politically correct by today’s opinions, but how we can live a higher truth.” writes Dr David Frawley Lord Rama is much more than an...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 16
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Third Adhyâya – First Brâhmana 1:3:1:1 - 1. He (...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 15
BY: SUN STAFF  A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Fifth Brâhmana, Part Two 1:2:5:14 - 14. '...Read more...
The Pastimes of the Supreme Lord, Ramacandra
By Srila Vyasadeva - 26.3 2018 SB 9.10: The Pastimes of the Supreme Lord, Rāmacandra This Tenth Chapter describes how Lord Ramacandra appeared in the dynasty of Maharaja Khatvanga. It also describes the Lord’s activities, telling how He killed Ravana and returned to Ayodhya, the...Read more...
Rama-katha
By Romapada Swami - 26.3 2018  Hearing about Lord Ramacandra is transcendental. Hearing that transcendental vibration of these Rama Charitam – the transcendental characteristics of His pastimes – carries one to the transcendental virtuous position, where affection, affinity...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 14
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Fifth Brâhmana 1:2:5:1 - 1. The gods...Read more...
Triumph of Lord Ramacandra
By editor - 23.3 2018 The Advent, Exile, and Triumph of Lord Ramacandra From Back to Godhead Just to attract us to His service, God appeared on earth more than one million years ago as Lord Ramacandra the most benevolent ruler and valiant hero the world has ever known. The incarnations...Read more...
The Personality of Lord Rama
By Giriraj Swami - 23.3 2018 Today, in observance of Sri Rama-navami, we shall read a verse from Srimad-Bhagavatam, Canto Two, Chapter Seven: “Scheduled Incarnations.” TEXT 24 yasma adad udadhir udha-bhayanga-vepo margam sapady ari-puram haravad didhaksoh dure suhrn-mathita...Read more...
The incident of Lord Rama and the Dog
By Shyamasundara Dasa - 22.3 2018 [The following history from the Valmiki Ramaya is full of import for anyone who wants to be a guru, GBC, temple president or leader in ISKCON or any spiritual institution.] From Valmiki’s Ramayana Uttara Khandha between chapters 59-60 Part one...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Fourth Brâhmana, Part Two 1:2:4:14 - 14...Read more...
Reflections on Rama-navami
By Giriraj Swami - 20.3 2018 Sri Hanuman, a great devotee in the form of a monkey, prays, “Since Lord Sri Ramacandra is the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vasudeva, He is not attached to anything in this material world. He is the most beloved Supersoul of all self-realized souls...Read more...
Love Means To Give More Than You Take
By Indradyumna Swami - 20.3 2018 Dear Jeegnesh and Kaishori Sindhu dasi, Please accept my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. As one of the chief guests at your auspicious vivaha yajna—your cherished marriage ceremony—I have been asked to speak. The other day at the...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Fourth Brâhmana 1:2:4:2 - 1. When Indra...Read more...
Krishna Consciousness: The Golden Opportunity
By Satyaraja Dasa - 19.3 2018 From Back to Godhead The Golden Avatar delivered the gold standard of spiritual practices for this age. In general, people like gold. It represents wealth and success. A golden age refers to an era of goodness and plenty, acknowledged in Greek, Roman, and...Read more...
Our Goal is the Science of Self-realisation
BY: CAITANYA DAS - 16.3 2018 Picking up on some of the thoughts of Govinda Prabhu and his article focusing on our attempt to bring science and theological thinking together. H.H. Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami is of course, well known in this field, and in one of his publications he features...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Third Brâhmana THE PREPARATION OF THE...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - Second Brâhmana 1:2:2:1 - 1. He pours (...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - First Brâhmana, Part Two 1:2:1:14 - 14. Now he [2]...Read more...
God for the Age of Kali-Yuga
By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) - 15.3 2018 The Holy Name is the Incarnation of God for the Age of Kali-Yuga In the Bhagavad-gita (4.7), Sri Krishna clearly explains, “Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.3 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Second Adhyâya - First Brâhmana, Part One 1:2:1:1 - 1. Now the...Read more...
Art of living is to master art of Dying
By Sri Chaitanya Chandra Das - 12.3 2018 The last thing people would like to discuss or even think is ‘Death’. But they often don’t last till last to discuss or even think about what really death is! Man has made so much innovation in technology that with little remote...Read more...
Science And Religion
An Interview with Krishna Dharma - 12.3 2018 Krishna Dharma is a Vaishnava Priest and scholar. In this interview he responds to questions about Hinduism, Vedic scriptures and science. My name is Krishna Dharma, a Vaishnava Priest and author, and I have been asked to explain how Hinduism...Read more...
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