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Calcutta Woodcuts, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.8 2019 Radha and Krsna on a Swing Re-presenting a 2005 Sun Feature series on transcendental art: the rare woodcut prints of nineteenth century Calcutta. Today's woodcut is yet another rendition of Sri Krsna's Vrindavan lila pastimes. Engraved in Bengali, the title of the piece is "Naranarir Dola" -- Radha and Krsna (men and women) on a swing. As with the 'mystic elephant' engraving, we have a rasa lila pastime featured in the center of the picture, with two Krsna...Read more...
Maize in Ancient India
BY: J.H. McCULLOCH - 23.8 2019 Maize Ears Sculptured in 12th and 13th Century A.D. India as Indicators of Pre-Columbian Diffusion. Ethnobotonists and other Indologists and researchers have debated in published articles and research whether or not various plants believed to have originated...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Campahatta
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.8 2019 Campaka Floweres A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 42. In Jaiva Dharma's 'Glossary of Places', the next holy place listed is Campahatta: "Campahatta - a...Read more...
Calcutta Woodcuts, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.12 2019 The Weighing of Sri Krsna and Narad Re-presenting a 2005 Sun Feature series on transcendental art: the rare woodcut prints of nineteenth century Calcutta. Today's woodblock print is another super-excellent example of engraved images of Lord Krsna's...Read more...
Jagannath Worship in Manipur
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.8 2019 Historical artifacts establish the early presence of Jagannath worship in Manipur state , by Dr. B. Tripathy. The North-Eastern region of India, consisting of the states of Assam, Manipur, Tripura and a number of tribal pockets before 1947, assumes much importance...Read more...
The Mystery of Lord Krishna’s Birth
By Giriraj Swami - 23.8 2019 Many residents of Mathura believe that Lord Krishna appeared in Mathura, but the residents of Vrindavan know that He was born in Vraja, in Gokula. Yet Srimad-Bhagavatam states that Lord Krishna appeared in the prison house of Kamsa in Mathura as the son...Read more...
Remembering Janmastami 1966
By Satsvarupa dasa Goswami - 23.8 2019 While attending the Janmastami festival at the ISKCON farm in Czechoslovakia several years ago, I was asked to give a lecture about the appearance of Lord Krishna. Afterwards I asked for questions and an elderly, red-haired lady raised her hand. Since...Read more...
Brahma Sarovar
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.8 2019 Brahma Sarovar Temple Brahma Sarovar is one of the holiest water tanks in all of Kurukshetra. Located in the in Thanesar area, this is the place where Lord Brahma conceived the earth planet. It is also said that Lord Brahma created the entire universe from the...Read more...
How Many Species of Lives in Creation?
BY: PRAPHULLA SHYAMA DASA   It was a spiritual inspiration that made me write this short article after recently hearing, with my limited understanding, the lecture of HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on Srimad Bhagavatam dated March 3, 1967 in San Francisco. While...Read more...
Calcutta Woodcuts, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.8 2019 In a Bower Transcendental art: the rare woodcut prints of 19th Century Calcutta. Like several of the woodblock prints we've explored, today's print was also done in color. During the 19th century in Calcutta, the dominant color used for graphic prints...Read more...
Sweetest Description of Janmastami-lila
By editor - 22.8 2019 From Ananda Vrindavan Champu by Srila Kavi Karnapura Translated by Bhanu Swami & Subhaga Swami. Now we will discuss the truth about the transcendental birthplace of Bhagavan and the appearance of Lord Sri Krishna. Once upon a time, Bhumi, the predominating deity...Read more...

By Giriraj Swami - 22.8 2019 We read from Srimad-Bhagavatam, Canto Ten, Chapter Two: “Prayers by the Demigods for Lord Krsna in the Womb.” TEXT 18 tato jagan-mangalam...
Rebirth According to the Bhagavad-gita; Epistemology, Ontology and Ethics By Ishvara Krishna Das (Dr Ithamar Theodor) - 22.8 2019 Department of Religion and Spirituality, Zefat Academic...
Janmashtami Message from Prime Minister of India Shri  Narendra Modi Prime Minister MESSAGE The celebration of the auspicious festival of Janmashtami is a blessed occasion for the...
By Kamala-sundari Dasi - 22.8 2019 We may find ourselves in need of a “get away” from time to time, to abandon the chaos and search out a serene environment to de-stress body, mind...
By editor - 16.8 2019 There is little known about the history of Indian mathematics; this is due to a small amount of authentic records containing their mathematics.  The first known...
By editor - 16.8 2019 The vastu tradition is said to be the ancient science of designing and constructing buildings and houses with a corresponding plot of land. The root word ...
By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) - 16.8 2019 In the following article we will discuss the Vedic principle of Soma and its related principle of Agni in order to help us understand the...
By Hemarupa Caitanya Das - 16.8 2019 Determination is vital either in material or spiritual life. This determination exhibits a devotee’s hankering and sincere desire for attainment of...