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Guru-parampara: The List of 32, Part 21
BY: ROCANA DASA - 21.9 2018 Biographies of the Sampradaya Acaryas Madhava: Relatively little information is available on Madhava Tirtha's life. He is 8th on the List of 32, and was the third acarya in charge of Madhvacarya's math after his departure. Previously he lived the life of an ascetic. In one famous pastime, he founded the city of Vijayanagar after the discovery of a huge amount of hidden treasure. As an ascetic in the mountains, he blessed the shepherd Bukka to become a king, which he did, and...Read more...
The Appearance of Srila Jiva Goswami
BY: SUN EDITORS - 21.9 2018 Jiva Gosvami The Appearance Day of Srila Jiva Goswami is observed on September 21st. Srila Jiva Gosvami made his appearance in 1455, Sakabdha (1533 A.D.), on the 12th day of the bright fortnight in the month of Bhadra. He disappeared from view at the age of 85...Read more...
The Transcendental Arts of Srimati Radharani, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.9 2018 Radha and Krsna Looking Into a Mirror  National Museum, Delhi , c. 1800 The 64 transcendental arts. Before we proceed with our study of the individual items which comprise the list of Srimati Radharani's 64 transcendental arts, we will begin to look at...Read more...
11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Lord Vamanadeva
By Gauravani dasa - 21.9 2018 1. He is known by many names, the most common ones being Vamana (the little dwarf), Trivikrama (he who has taken three step; the giant form), and Upendra (Indra’s younger brother); 2. In every planetary system the denizens worship a particular visnu-...Read more...
Lessons from Lord Vamanadeva
By Kripamoya Das - 21.9 2018 The many lessons for Vaishnavas to learn from Lord Vamanadeva Lord Vamanadeva appeared within this world from the womb of Aditi, the mother of the gods. He appeared at midday on the shravan-dvadasi, the 12th day of the lunar month of Shravan when the moon is...Read more...
The Appearance of Sri Vamanadev
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.9 2018 Lord Vamanadeva Begs Charity from Bali Maharaja Vamana Dvadasi, the auspicious Appearance Day of Sri Vamana Avatar is observed on September 21st. The fifth among the Dasavatara is Sri Vamana-avatara. There are innumerable lila-avataras. Among them are twenty-...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 104
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.9 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni FIFTH ADHY...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 43
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.9 2018 Jarasandha, King of Magadha  Bhima Slays Jarasandha, Bhagavata Purana, c. 1530 The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XXIV That the prime minister, or the ministers collectively, and the high officials in general, were...Read more...
Guru-parampara: The List of 32, Part 20
BY: ROCANA DASA Biographies of the Sampradaya Acaryas Nrhari (Narahari Tirtha): Nrhari is 7th on the List of 32. According to his biographical sketch, he was divinely chosen by the royal elephant as a replacement for the departed King. He quickly surrendered his role as King, passing it...Read more...
The Transcendental Arts of Srimati Radharani, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.9 2018 Krsna and Balaram are Instructed on the 64 Arts by Sandipani Muni    The 64 transcendental arts. In Sanskrit, the word kala means, among other things, the arts, and specifically 64 fine or mechanical arts. We have already mentioned two...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 103
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.9 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni FIFTH ADHYÂYA...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 19.9 2018 Balarama and Krsna at the court of King Ugrasena in Mathura The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XXIII – Part Two...
BY: ROCANA DASA Biographies of the Sampradaya Acaryas One of ISKCON's scholars in the field of guru-parampara is Sriman Jaya Tirtha Charan dasa, a disciple of HH Jayaptaka...
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.9 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The...
By Sivarama Swami - 19.9 2018 From Back to Godhead What is the effect of chanting Hare Krishna? The names of the Lord in the maha-mantra Hare, Krishna, and rama are invested with His full...
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.9 2018 Daily Life in a Village  Mewar, Rajasthan, c. 1750  National Museum, Delhi In honour of Sri Radhastami, observed on September 16th, today we begin a...
BY: SUN EDITORS - 17.9 2018 Lord Buddha's Birth (Bharhut) Brahmi text: bhagavato rukdanta While researching the article on the Transcendental Arts of Srimati Radharani, we came...
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.9 2018 Draupadi Humiliated in King Virata's Court The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER XXIII – Part One Now that we have...
By Radhanath Swami - 17.9 2018 Radhastami, a day to meditate on the deepest mystery It gives me great pleasure to welcome all of you to be with us in Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Temple to...