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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...
The Night Dacoits Stole Srimati Radharani
By editor - 20.9 2021   From the Astrologer’s Diary: The Night Dacoits Stole Srimati Radharani Submitted by Shyamasundara Dasa   The following is a revised and expanded edition of an article that I originally wrote in 1995. It weaves together, through the lens...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 28
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.9 2021 Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Camtapura Today we explore another of the tirthas that Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu visited in Kerala during his pilgrimage through South India. Not to be confused with...Read more...
Sri Garuda, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.9 2021 Sri Garuda, Channakeshava   The last in a serial exploration of Sri Garuda, the transcendental carrier of Lord Visnu. Garuda in Belur We close this Garuda series today with a look at two very well-known stone sculpture murtis from Halebid and Belur, and a...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 27
BY: SUN STAFF - 8.9 2021 Broken bridge at Cherathala (Ciyadatala), Alappuzha A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. In Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya Lila 9, we read about Lord Caitanya's travels throughout South India, which included many stops at...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 26
BY: SUN STAFF - 6.9 2021 Srikurmam Temple A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Kurma-sthana Today we resume our exploration of some of the individual tirthas Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu visited during His South India pilgrimage. The holy site of Kurma-sthana is...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 25
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.9 2021 A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya.   Lord Caitanya Takes His Leave of the Devotees, Part 3 Today we present the last of a 3-part presentation of the verses in Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya Lila 7, which describe the...Read more...
Coin on ISKCON founder
By editor - 3.9 2021 PM Narendra Modi releases special Rs 125 coin on ISKCON founder’s 125th birth anniversary   Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday released a special commemorative coin of Rs 125 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of ISKCON founder Srila Bhaktivedanta...Read more...
Sri Garuda, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.9 2021 Garuda Stambha - Bhaktapur, Nepal Sri Garuda, the transcendental carrier of Lord Visnu. Bhaktapur Garuda Adjacent to the City of Patan, Nepal is Bhaktapur. This holy dhama is home to a number of beautiful murtis of Sri Garuda, several of which reside in the...Read more...
Srila Prabhupada's Birth Celebrations
Prime Minister of India Inauguration of 125th Anniversary of Srila Prabhupada's Birth Celebrations By: Yudhistir Govinda Das, Director of Communications for India - 2.9 2021 Official Press Release The Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi would be inaugurating...Read more...
Prabhupada’s Birthplace Inaugurated on His Appearance Day
By: Madhava Smullen - 2.9 2021 Srila Prabhupada’s birthplace at Tollygunge, Kolkata has been acquired by ISKCON after many years of effort by Kolkata devotees, and was offered to him today, on his 125th appearance day.Breaking Ground at Prabhupada's birthplace...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 24
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.9 2021 A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya.   Lord Caitanya Takes His Leave of the Devotees, Part 2 Before we resume our journey to the individual tirthas visited by Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, we offer the remainder of the super-...Read more...
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