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Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 46
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.10 2021 Lord Trivikrama (Thirukovalur Ayan) at Thirukovalur A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Trimatha Today we return to the state of Tamil Nadu, and another of the tirthas visited by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. This location, Trimatha,...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 45
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.10 2021 Preachers of many faiths in South India   A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Trimanda Yesterday we visited Dhundirama-tirtha, which is mentioned in Caitanya-caritamrta in the same breath with Trimanda, the site...Read more...
ISKCON Official Report on Bangladesh Attacks
By: Jagatguru Gauranga das and Naru Gopal das - 18.10 2021 On 13th October 2021, radical extremists began strategic, coordinated attacks on Hindu minorities in Bangladesh. The attacks continued until October 15th, 2021, with innumerable homes, shops, puja pandals, and temples being...Read more...
Dwadas Yatras of Sri Jagannath
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.10 2021 Lord Jagannath in His Ganesh Avatar Vesha Twelve Festivals of the Lord by Banamali Suar. The temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri, a coastal town near Bay of Bengal popularly known "Mahodadhi" occupies a distinct place in the entire religious world. The...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 44
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.10 2021 Devotees bathe in Tungabhadra near Hampi A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Dhundirama-tirtha Today we are following the path of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu's tirth-yatra through South India, to a place that is little mentioned...Read more...
Arjuna's Penance and Descent of Ganges
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.10 2021 At Mamallaparuam, in Tamil Nadu stands a remarkable rock sculpture known as "Arjuna's Penance". This massive sculpted relief is carved into two huge boulders, and is one of the biggest open-air rock sculptures in the world. The rock face is carved...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 43
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.10 2021 Sri Kalahastheeswara A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Trikala-hasti Today we return to Andhra Pradesh, and another of the Shiva temples visited by Lord Caitanya during His South India preaching tour. Trikala-hasti is mentioned...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 42
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.10 2021 Lord Varadaraja at Visnu-kanci A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Visnu-kanci Today we explore another of the holy sites in Tamil Nadu visited by Lord Caitanya during his preaching expedition to South India. In the summary of...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 41
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.10 2021 Mallikarjuna Temple at Sri Saila, Andhra Pradesh A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Mallikarjuna Today we go to the tirtha Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu visited after His travels to Gautami-ganga, where He bathed at Gospada Ghat...Read more...
ISKCON Gurugram telecasts first ever 360 degree Janmashtami celebrations.
By editor - 12.10 2021 ISKCON Gurugram celebrated Sri Krishna Janmashtami through online mode for the second year in a row. This was required as Government guidelines allowed the assembly of only 50 people. But in order to minimize the difference between online and physical visit to temple,...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 40
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.10 2021 Sunrise on the Godavari at Gautami-ganga A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Gautami-ganga Today we go back to Andhra Pradesh, where Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu visited many sacred sites. As we see in the Summary of Sri Caitanya-...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 39
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.10 2021 Tirumudukundram Temple at Vrddhakasi A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Vrddhakasi In yesterday's segment on Siddhavata tirtha, the closing sloka, Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya Lila 9.38, stated that after showing...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 38
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.9 2021 Kadapa Village A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Siddhavata In today's segment, we visit another of the tirtha's that Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu traveled to on more than one occasion. Distributing His mercy to the holy town...Read more...
Chakraraj Sudarshan, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.9 2021 Neela Chakra, residing at the top of Puri Jagannatha Temple, is made of eight metals: gold, silver, copper, mercury, brass, lead, zinc and iron The last in an exposition in three parts on Sri Sudarshan, adapted from an article by Durga Madhab Dash, '...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 37
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.9 2021 Lord Sveta-varaha The Deity visited by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu at Vrddhakola, Tamil Nadu A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Vrddhakola One of the many famous temple towns Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu visited during His South India...Read more...
Chakraraj Sudarshan, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.9 2021 Lord Vishnu with Sudarshan 10th c. Bronze An exposition in three parts on Sri Sudarshan, adapted from an article by Durga Madhab Dash, 'Orissa Review'. In Kaliyuga, Sri Sudarshan, converse to his disc like divine appearance, is portrayed in a pole-...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 36
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.9 2021 Tanjore sculpture of Durga Ma A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Siyali-bhairavi Following his pastimes with Ramananda Raya in Vidyanagara, Andhra Pradesh, Lord Caitanya resumed His travels, visiting many tirthas in South India....Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 35
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.9 2021 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Ramananda Raya A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Vidyanagara, Part Two In yesterday's segment, we began a discussion of Vidyanagara, one of the holy sites Lord Caitanya visited twice during His...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 34
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.9 2021 Coastal Andhra Pradesh A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Vidyanagara Lord Caitanya's famous preaching travels around India took place along several main legs of the journey: from Puri to the south, south to west central,...Read more...
Padayatra 2021
By Damodharlila dasa, Maharashtra Padayatra leader - 23.9 2021 On August 14 padayatra reached Arali where the villagers held a grand welcome for us. The streets were decorated with rangoli and sprinkled with water. The sarpanch greeted us and matajis performed arati of Sri Sri Nitai-...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 33
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Kusavartakunda A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Kusavarta Today we follow Lord Caitanya's tirtha-yatra to the holy site of Kusavarta, at Nasik in Maharashtra state. Kusavarta is the source of the holy Godavari River, and...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 32
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Lord Visnu Pandya dynasty, Tamil Nadu, late 8th c. A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Pandya-desa In Madhya Lila 9 we read about the Lord's visit to Pandya-desa: Madhya Lila 9 Summary "Then the Lord went to...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 31
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Sri Adhinathan and Devis A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya.   Naya-tripadi, Part 2 Today we complete our survey of the Tamil Nadu tirtha visited by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu known as Naya-tripadi (Naya-tripati), located at...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 30
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.9 2021 Lord Caitanya embraces Sanatana Goswami A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Naya-tripadi Today we continue our exploration of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu's South India preaching excursion with a survey of Naya-tripadi tirtha....Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 29
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.9 2021 Kasi Viswanathar Temple at Tila-kanci A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Tila-kanci Lord Caitanya's tirtha-yatra throughout South India covered many locations in Tamil Nadu, including today's stop, Tila-kanci. In the...Read more...
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