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The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.8 2020 A Banyan (Merchant Trader) F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture.   LECTURE II -- A HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE SYSTEM IN NORTHERN INDIA (FIRST PERIOD) In the preceding lecture, an attempt was made to describe the development of the ancient Indian agrarian system from its [earlier] forms in the Vedic Samhitas and the Brahmanas, into the more advanced types in the Smrti and specially in the Arthasastra literature. This...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.8 2020 Chassakybert F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. Apart from ensuring this very necessary provision for the security of the cultivators' tenures, the account of the Arthasastra is important as...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.8 2020 Jellea Bearer F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. Let us next consider the classes of Grants or Assignments of land mentioned by our authorities. As might be expected, religious endowments made by the...Read more...
Prabhupada Bhajan Kutir in Sridham Mayapur
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.8 2020 His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Founder-Acarya of the International Society For Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Reprise of a 2012 article by Chandan Bhatia. SRILA PRABHUPADA BHAJAN KUTIR SRI MAYAPUR CANDODAYA MANDIR, ISKCON MAYAPUR On...Read more...
Visitor From Calcutta
By Hayagriva Dasa - 5.8 2020 I first see him just after crossing the Bowery at Houston Street. As he passes before the iron-mesh fence of a playground, I distinctly glimpse the aura of saintliness. I watch him through the rushing traffic and stumbling derelicts. He strolls almost jauntily...Read more...
Lord Balarama: Who is He
Compiled by Sri Nandanandana Das - 5.8 2020 Sometimes people ask who is Lord Balarama? And the answer is that He is the brother of Lord Krishna. However, He does many things besides that. How we understand this is to first recognize that, according to Vedic scripture such as the Srimad...Read more...
When a Ghost Attacks God…
By Gauranga Darshan Das - 5.8 2020 Ghosts do not have gross bodies. But they do have subtle bodies. Gross bodies are made of earth, water, fire, air, and ether. Subtle bodies are made of mind, intelligence, and ego. Both of these bodies are material and all individuals in this world are...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.7 2020 Chassadoba F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. Today we begin a twelve-part presentation of a very interesting historical text written by U.N. Ghoshal, M.A., Ph.D, and published by the Calcutta...Read more...
Abhimanyu
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.7 2020 Abhimanyu, Hunting A two-part summary of the life and pastimes of Abhimanyu, famed warrior of the Mahabharata. Abhimanyu is a key personality featured in the epic Mahabharata. The son of Arjuna and Subhadra, half-sister of Lord Krishna, Abhimanyu is a partial...Read more...
The Blessings and Names of Srimati Tulasi-devi
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.7 2020 Blessings Tulasi Devi Will Bestow Chapter Seventeen of "The Story of Srimati Tulasi-devi" narrated by Lord Narayana   "The sanctifying Tulasi tree will grow in Goloka, on the coast of the Viraja River, on the rasa-dance site, in the forests...Read more...
Is Kali really the culprit?
By Radheshyam Das - 22.7 2020 If Parikshit maharaja had killed Kali instead of forgiving him, we wouldn’t be suffering the effects of Kali now.’ Isn’t this a sensible argument? Let’s analyze… Problems in Kali yuga: Satya, Treta, Dvapara and Kali yugas with...Read more...

By ISKCON News - 22.7 2020   For the past several weeks we have been watching a stream of broadcasts revealing the violence against African Americans that has been endemic to American...
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.7 2020 Sunda and Upasunda Fight over the Apsara, Tilottama Banteay, Cambodia he apsara who brought about Sunda and Upasunda's demise. The apsara named Tilottama is...
BY ADMINISTRATOR- 15.7 2020 A humble offering of praise at the lotus feet of our eternal master HDG A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (Founder-Acarya: International Society for...
By Garuda Das, PhD (ASBSP) - 16.7 2020 I offer you some heartfelt thoughts and reflections here on Vaishnava loss, grief, and the departure of beloved Vaishnavas: This is a time of grieving...
By Mukunda Goswami - 16.7 2020 ISKCON (the International Society for Krishna Consciousness) was incorporated in New York City, in the State of New York in the US, on 13 July 1966, around 53...
BY: CAITANYA DAS - 13.7 2020 In the following verse and purport, on the need for forgiveness and cooperation even though a degree of competition and envy and rivalry in service may be there in...
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.7 2020 Lord Nrsimhadeva Mask Bhagavata Mela Prahlada Charitam Natakam Each year, on the occasion of Narasimha Jayanthi, a select number of Bhakti-oriented plays are...
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.7 2020 Six Qualities that Enhance Bhakti by HDG Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura.   Tat-tat-karma-pravartana Various Activities Favorable for Devotional Service Srila...