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The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Campahatta
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.8 2019 Campahatta  A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 44. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur states that Campahatta is non-different from Khadiravana of Vraja, where Krishna and Balarama take rest. It is one of six main towns that fall within the parameters of Koladvipa, along with Navadvipa, Teghatipara, Yamuna Prasada, Samudraghara, and Gadkhali char. The Manasi Ganga used to flow through Campahatta, separating Koladvipa...Read more...
Calcutta Woodcuts, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.8 2019 Lord Varaha Transcendental art: the rare woodcut prints of nineteenth century Calcutta. Like Sri Krsna's Vrindavan lila pastimes, the incarnations of Lord Visnu were among the favorite subjects depicted by Bengal's woodcut artists. While the vast...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Campahatta
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.8 2019 Jayadev Worships the Lord  Gita Govinda, c. 1200 A.D.  A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 43. In the Navadvipa-dhama-mahatmya, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur provides a wonderful...Read more...
Honouring Krsna Prasadam
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.8 2019 Jamini Roy, Calcutta A five-part series on Srila Prabhupada's instructions for honouring Krsna prasadam.   Prasada Protocol "The word apavitra anna refers to food that is unacceptable for a Vaisnava. In other words, a Vaisnava cannot accept any...Read more...
Appearance day of HDG Srila Prabhupada
By editor - 24.8 2019 An excerpt from the Prabhupada Lilamrta about Srila Prabhupada’s mother, Srimati Rajani Devi. Abhay’s mother, Rajani, was thirty years old when he was born. Like her husband, she came from a long-established Gaudiya Vaisnava family. She was darker-skinned...Read more...
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...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...

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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...