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The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Radha-kunda
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.1 2020 A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 116. The divine pastimes of Srimati Radharani and Sri Krsna at Her jewel-like pond, Radhakunda are sung in so many poems and prayers by the Vaisnava acaryas. Hoping to get the lotus feet of Sri Radha, by which Sri Krsna is also attained, the Vaisnavas pray: "O Queen of Vrndavana! When can I fan You with a yaktail fan with a jeweled rod when You and Sri Krsna are sitting under a...Read more...
Vaisnava Roots of Sikhism
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.1 2020 There is an active movement going on today in which orthodox members of the Sikh community are working to protect the sanatana heritage from which their Sikh religion grew. They are challenged by a modern faction of the Sikh community who is accused by...Read more...
Not One Blade of Grass
BY: CAITANYA DAS - 17.1 2020 It is said not one blade of grass moves without Krishna knowing it. How can this be? Indeed this suggests that everything is connected or at one, consequently when one part of the gigantic body moves the other parts are aware, and in the case of Krishna fully...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Radha-kunda
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.1 2020 Krishna Destroys the Bull Demon, Aristasura Bhagavata Purana, Mewar, 19th c. A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 115. Sri Sri Radha-Krsna's pastimes at Radha Kunda are the dearmost topic...Read more...
Principles for a harmonious marriage
By Radhanatha Swami - 17.1 2020 Across all religions there is a universal concept that when a man and woman marry with proper attitude they become one body. They don’t merge into each other’s existence, but it means that they start living for a common purpose – to serve God...Read more...
Sri Caitanya in Mangalpur
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.1 2020 Sri Sri Nitai Gouranga being worshipped at Mangalpur Temple This three century old temple commemorates Lord Caitanya's visit to Mangalpur. About five hundred years ago, Sri Chaitanya on his pilgrimage to Puri from Nadia Navadweep visited Gopinath Temple at...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Radha-kunda
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.1 2020 A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 114. At the heart of all Radha-kunda's glories is Srimati Radharani Herself. With Her gopi friends, and with Her pet swan Tundikeri, She is fond of...Read more...
Sadbhuja Chaitanya at Bankura
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.1 2020 Sri Ekteswar Temple - Bankura, West Bengal Sadbhuja Sri Krsna Chaitanya Ekteswar Temple, Bankura, West Bengal The town of Bankura, West Bengal is famous for an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva , who is worshiped here as Ekteswar (or Ekpadeswar)....Read more...
History of ISKCON Press
By Swarup Das - 16.1 2020 My first close encounter with ISKCON Press was when I visited the Boston ISKCON temple in December of 1969. At the time I was living as a brahmacari at the 61 Second Avenue temple in New York City’s lower east side. Srila Prabhupada was in London at the time...Read more...
Transcendental Art
By Ram das - 16.1 2020 One of the basic principles of Krsna consciousness is that one may utilize whatever talent he has in the service of the Supreme Lord. And it is a symptom of a bona fide spiritual master that he is expert in engaging everyone in practical transcendental devotional...Read more...
Avoiding Sahajiyaism
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.1 2020   Following are a number of interesting quotes from our Sampradaya Acaryas on various aspects of sahajiyaism and the need to avoid it: "Bhakti-siddhanta-viruddha refers to that which is against the principle of unity in diversity, philosophically known...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 13.1 2020 The death of Dhritarashtra Contemporary painting, ExoticIndia   In the Mahabharata, Dhritarashtra was the King of Hastinapur at the time of the...
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.1 2019 Sri Chaitanya in Jarikhanda Forest -- a painting found at His sitting place at Radha Kund A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of...
Yukta vairagya or using everything in Krishna’s service By Haripada Dasa - 13.1 2020 In the Srimad Bhagavatam 7 canto it is said: The Supreme Personality of Godhead and His devotee...
By Jaya Gaursundar Dasa GauraVanacari - 13.1 2019 God is one. Moreover, according to Caitanya Mahaprabhu, that one God is Krishna, the cowherd boy of Vrindavan, who chooses to expand Himself...
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.1 2020 Sri Krsna Pusya Abhiseka is observed on January 10th. On the purnima of the month of pausa (Narayana - December - January), (Srimad Bhagavatam, 2:10:4, 'poSaNaM...
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.1 2020 Keshava Dev Temple at Mathura (Krishna Janma Bhoomi Temple (See the Muslim Idgah on the left side of the temple) In our last edition we looked at...
Srila Prabhupada discusses the early days of Back to Godhead Magazine in the US August 21, 1976, Hyderabad Prabhupada: You were selling Back to Godhead on the street? Gargamuni: Yes, in...
By Bhakti Bhringa Govinda Swami - 10.1 2020 Srila Prabhupada says that Narada is a great personality and he was so pleased by the devotional attitude of Dhruva, that he could have just given...