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The Bhakti Movement, Guru Nanak - Part Two
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.10 2019 Adi Grantha A serial presentation of the Bhakti Movement's development in India. A few words may be added here regarding the Tamil and Sikh scriptural tradition. In the Indian context the Tripitakas of Buddhism and even the Jaina writings do not ascribe rigid status to their scriptures and these are to be understood as no more than the enlightened words of Lord Buddha and Bhagwan Mahavira. The Bhakti tradition also produced certain sacred texts, namely the eighteen ...Read more...
Vasistha Rishi
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.10 2019 The Marriage of Sita and Rama Trichinopoly, c. 1830 British Museum Collection A study of the famous Rishis and Munis of Vedic literature. Today we look at another of the great sages in the category of the Saptarishis -- the Rishi Vasistha. Vasistha is among...Read more...
All roads may lead to Rome
All roads may lead to Rome but some roads are going to get us there quicker than others By Byron Kyle - 18.10 2019 Have you ever been on a road trip and knew where your destination was but didn’t know exactly how to get there? You switched on Google maps and got directions but closer...Read more...
Scholarship and Devotion: Can They Co-Exist?
By Prof. Keith Ward - 18.10 2019 Can a scholar be a true believer? Can a believer be a good scholar? Two parts of a problem that has exercised many in the West since at least the Enlightenment. Prof. Keith Ward, Regius Professor Emeritus of Divinity at the University of Oxford, takes a fresh...Read more...
The Perfection of Consciousness
By Karandhara Dasa - 18.10 2019   Krsna consciousness means God consciousness. We all have consciousness or awareness, but of what are we aware? For example, if you are pinched you will feel it that is consciousness. In our normal everyday activities we are conscious of so many things...Read more...
All about origin of Jiva
By editor - 17.10 2019 The Vedanta-sutra (1.1.1) states, athato brahma jijnasa: “Now one should inquire about Brahman – The absolute truth, the transcendental, spiritual nature“. So when we start inquiring about absolute truth a question naturally appears in our mind...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Kancana-palli
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.10 2019 Shri Krishna Jeu Temple (Rathtala Mandir) in Kancharapara, Nadia    A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 71. Alphabetically, the next holy place listed in Jaiva Dharma's...Read more...
The Bhakti Movement, Guru Nanak
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.10 2019 Guru Nanak Pahari, Punjab Hills, 19th c. A serial presentation of the Bhakti Movement's development in India. In Part Two of his commentary on the progression of the Bhakti cult throughout North and South India, author M.S. Ahluwalia suggests that the...Read more...
Narottama Dasa Thakura
By Sri Nandanandana - 17.10 2019 Narottama Dasa Thakura was a lifelong brahmacari. He visited all the holy places and the was the best of pure devotees. On the banks of the Padmavati river, in the town of Gopalpura lived King Krsnanda Datta. His older brother was Purusottama Datta. The...Read more...
Purpose of education
Purpose of education: Reviving our spiritual identity By Jaganmohini Devi Dasi - 17.10 2019 HH Bhakti Svarupa Damodara Swami regularly emphasized, purpose of education is to educate the students about the meaning and purpose of life – the very first tenets of spirituality. To...Read more...
Bhrigu Rishi, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.10 2019 Sati at her Father Daksha's Yagna; Rishi Bhrigu on left British Museum Collection A study of the famous Rishis and Munis of Vedic literature. There are several narratives about Rishi Bhrigu and the great fire yagna carried out under his supervision. One...Read more...

BY: SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT - 16.10 2019 TIRUPATI, ANDHRA PRADESH (HINDU) — Srivaishnava acharyas express concern over the organisation going against established doctrines The proposal...
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.10 2019 Lord Visnu and the Four Kumaras A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 70. The planetary...
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.10 2019 Auspicious observance of Sri Krsna Saradiya Rasayatra. The first full moon of the autumn season, Asvina, marks the celebration of Krsna's dancing with the...
Natural Disasters: Where is God in All of This? By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) - 16.10 2019 As we look around the world, or watch and read the news, practically everywhere is...
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.10 2019 Rajaraja Chola and his guru Karuvurar Brihadeeswarar Temple A serial presentation of the Bhakti Movement's development in India. The Bhakti movement in...
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.10 2019 Bhrigu Rishi A study of the famous Rishis and Munis of Vedic literature. Maharishi Bhrigu is not only one of the seven great sages, or Saptarshis, he is...
By Vaisesika Dasa - 15.10 2019 .  Having heard that the Lord gives special consideration to those who reside in the area of Mathura during Kartika, devotees from all over the world...
  Kartika month is the most important month in our calendar, as it is very dear to Sri Sri Radha-Madhava. Just as there is no yuga equal to Satya-yuga, no scripture equal to the...