India

Now, Even ISKCON Cancels Chinese Orders
BY: STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 7.9 2020 Chinese perfidy in Galwan and Pangang Tso is getting an equal and opposite response not just from the Army, but even from the general public of the country. The government has already banned several Chinese apps in India and has launched an undeclared war...Read more...
World Heritage Center at Mayapur
By editor - 2.9 2020 Renowned industrialists Sri Sajjan Jindal Chairman of JSW group of companies, Sri B.K. Goenka Chairman of Welspun group and Sri Ashok Goel Chairman of Essel group along with Sri Devakinandan Dasa, visited the world headquartes of the International Society for Krishna...Read more...
Srila Haridasa Thakura Samadhi
By editor - 1.9 2020 SRILA HARIDASA THAKURA SAMADHI AT SRI JAGANNATHA PURI DHAMA Srila Haridasa Thakura is an eternally liberated associate of the Lord. The associates of the Lord are worshippable wherever they make their appearance. Just as Garuda appeared as a bird, and...Read more...
The Bhaktivinoda Institute
BY: GAURA GOPALA DASA - 26.8 2020 "This movement was started by Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura, and then it was entrusted to Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura. Then we are trying to serve his word." (Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Los Angeles, January 13th, 1969) The "...Read more...
Sri Ananta Padmanabha Swamy Temple (Trivandrum)
By editor - 24.8 2020 Sri Ananta Padmanabha temple is one of the most prominent temples of India. It is considered as one of the 108 Vaishnava temples (divya sthanam), one of the seven moksha sthalas and one of the six Narayana sthalas. Lord Balarama, Lord Nityananda and Lord...Read more...
Radhastami  - Virtual Reality
ISKCON Mayapur to Provide Virtual Reality Radhastami Experience By: Madhava Smullen - 24.8 2020 The promotional poster for Kripa Kataksha: The Gaze of Grace. With devotees around the world isolated in their homes due to COVID-19, visiting the sacred holy places of Mayapur or...Read more...
Ancient History of Jajpur
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.8 2020 A report by Dr. C.B. Patel. Jajpur is situated on the right bank of the Baitarani River at longitude 20051 N and latitude 86020 E. The origin of the name of Jajpur is shrouded in mystery. Some scholars think that it is derived from the word Yajnapura, while...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 14
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.8 2020 Augrys (Cultivators) Solvyns, Calcutta series The last in a serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. The historical records of Northern India, fragmentary and imperfect as they are, illustrate from time to time the king's...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.8 2020 Casakaibarta (Gardener) Solvyns, Calcutta series A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. Turning to the evidence of the inscriptions, we have two records of private transfers of land in the region of Western India during the...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.8 2020 Kherch-burdar (Vegetable Wallah) Solvyns, Paris series A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. When we seek to pursue the developments of the ideas and institutions relating to the property in land after the early Vedic period...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.8 2020 Casadhoba (Agriculturalist) and Chassa-dobas (Rice-threshers) Solvyns, Paris series A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. In Western and Southern India the oldest epigraphic records belonging to the early centuries of the...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.8.2020 A Gwallin (Milk Woman) Orme, after Solvyns A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. We now turn to the records of the Chahamana houses of Marwar belonging mostly to the twelfth century, whose history brings to a close our...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.8 2020 Field Worker Orme, after Solvyns A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. During the period from the end of the eighth to that of the eleventh century, Bengal was ruled for the most part by kings of the famous Pala dynasty,...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2020 A Tauntee (Weaver) F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. We now turn to the land-grants of the kings of Sarabhapura, belonging to the region of the Raipur and Bilaspur districts of the Central Provinces...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2020 Kumaur F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. Let us, in conclusion, cast a glance at the land revenue conditions in the Deccan in the time of the Gupta Emperors. During this period the predominant power...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2020 Coomhar F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799  A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. From this digression into the history of the agrarian conditions in the Deccan and in Southern India, let us turn to Northern India, the greater part...Read more...
The Agrarian System in Ancient India, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2020 An Ekka F.B. Solvyns, c. 1799 A serial historical account of the early Agrarian System in Vedic Culture. A stock phrase used in some of the Jataka stories to describe the villages assigned or proposed to be assigned by the kings introduces us for the first time...Read more...
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...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...
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...
Tilottama
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 described in the Mahabharata as a divine being created by the transcendental architect,...Read more...
The Bhagavatamela Natakams
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 performed by traditional families of certain villages around Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The dramatic...Read more...
Bhakti Charu Swami Vapu Journey to Mayapur
H.H. Bhakti Charu Swami Vapu Journey to Mayapur Summary of the travel plans 10-12 July 2020 Background His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami departed the material world on 4th July 2020 in Orlando, FL, USA. The GBC Executive Committee decided that Maharaj’s vapu shall be placed in...Read more...
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