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Slavery to Banks: A Vedic Prophecy
By Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana das) - 7.6 2018 This shows how banks, especially the Central Banks, which are part of a network established in many countries, have set up a system which is increasingly controlling the economy and lives of numerous people around the world, and is gaining...Read more...
Sri Vallabhacarya
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.6 2018 Sri Vallabhacarya Vallabha Bhatta was a great learned scholar of Vaisnavism. In the beginning he was very much devoted to Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, but since he thought that he could not receive proper respect from Him, he later joined the Visnusvami sect and became...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 100
BY: SUN STAFF   Pashupatinath Temple - Deopatan, Nepal A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma in Nepal With tonight's segment on the places of Lord Brahma's worship in India, we are leaving Mother Bharat, having concluded to the...Read more...
Kandu Ashrama in Purushottama Kshetra
BY: SUN STAFF - 6.6 2018 By Dr. Srinivas Acharya for Orissa Review. [In Puri Dham] There are four ancient Ashramas or hermitages situated in four different quarters, of sages like Bhrigu, Angira, Markandeya and Kandu. Bhrigu and Angira are Vedic rishis whereas Markandeya and Kandu are...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 99
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.6 2018 Lord Brahma Kalighat painting, c. 1940 A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Pastimes of Saraswati and Brahma In the second segment of this series, on the Pushkar, Rajasthan Brahma Temple, we mentioned the well known story...Read more...
Doyal (Merciful) Nitai
By Dwaipayan De - 5.6 2018 Srila Vrindavan Das Thakura has written one song whose first few lines are as follows: are bhai nitai amara dayara avadhi  jivera karuna kari dese dese phiri phiri prema-dhana yace nirabadhi Here Vrindavan Das Thakura sings the glories of Lord Nitai who...Read more...
The Ramayana on the Need for a Proper Leader
By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) - 4.6 2018 Sometimes people think that the ancient Vedic literature no longer has any real usefulness in this day and age. That it is little better than an antique of foregone days. However, this article shows the universal and ever-relevant...Read more...
History of ISKCON Press
By Swarup Das - 4.6 2018 My first close encounter with ISKCON Press was when I visited the Boston ISKCON temple in December of 1969. At the time I was living as a brahmacari at the 61 Second Avenue temple in New York City’s lower east side. Srila Prabhupada was in London at the time...Read more...
Be A Monk?
By editor - 4.6 2018 -An ancient secret revealed- Would you care to know a long-forgotten secret, not even guessed at by the greatest thinkers of the modern era? It’s a simple truth that’s been continuously shrouded by the relentless, disquieting whirlwind of madness presently...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 98
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.6 2018 Lord Brahma Catur-mukha Linga, Khajurao   A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma's Khajurao Temple Khajuraho is a very small town located in the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh, approximately about 385...Read more...
Two Seeds that Grew in Iron
By Urmila Devi Dasi - 1.6 2018 From Back to Godhead The goal was a nation of atheists. Over three generations—seventy years—the government had an explicit, determined policy to create such a nation. As in the other Soviet Republics, atheistic propaganda permeated education and...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 49
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Eighth Adhyâya – First Brâhmana, Part One THE IDÂ 1:8:1:1 - 1....Read more...
How Pain Can Motivate
By Mahatma Das - 31.5 2018 Pain is a Stronger Motivator Than Pleasure In the seminar I give on prayer, devotees look at their obstacles to bhakti and consider why it is important to overcome them. Then I ask devotees to focus on the pain they feel when they allow these obstacles...Read more...
Setting the record straight about Mahabharata’s Karna
By Chaitanya Charan das - 31.5 2018 Speaking on the Mahabharata outside Bharata – at Princeton During my visit to Central New Jersey, 2016, Govinda Prabhu and I spoke at Princeton University on the topic of “Tragic Hero? Lessons from the life of the Mahabharata character Karna....Read more...
Sri Airavata: Lord Indra’s Divine Vahana
By editor - 30.5 2018 The eight guardian deities who preside over the eight points of the compass each sits on an elephant vahana. They are: Kubera (north), Yama (south), Indra (east), Varuna (west), Isana (northeast), Agni (southeast), Vayu (northwest), and Nirrti/raksasa (southwest). Each...Read more...
The Flow of Soma
By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) - 30.5 2018 In the following article we will discuss the Vedic principle of Soma and its related principle of Agni in order to help us understand the internal alchemy behind the process of Yoga. This may provide a different angle of approach than...Read more...
How to Treat Dual Doshic Types with Ayurveda and Yoga
By Dr David Frawley - 30.5 2018 Ayurveda has a brilliant yet simple division of human beings into three primary constitutional types of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Vata types are dominated by the air element primarily, are thin or light in build, nervous, sensitive, quick in movement, and...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 97
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.5 2018 Bearded Lord Brahma, Saas-Bahu Temple   A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Brahmadev at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Having visited the last of the Brahmadeva shrines in the segments on Karnataka's Jain temples, we'...Read more...
Transcendental Art
By editor - 30.5 2018 From Back to Godhead One of the basic principles of Krsna consciousness is that one may utilize whatever talent he has in the service of the Supreme Lord. And it is a symptom of a bona fide spiritual master that he is expert in engaging everyone in practical...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 48
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part Two 1:7:4:...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 96
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.3 2018 Stairs leading up to Brahmadeva Temple, Dungari A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Dungari, Gujarat On the southern coast of Gujarat sits the quiet village of Dungari (Dungri). Situated 9 km. north of Valsad (or Bulsar...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 47
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part One 1:7:4:1...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 95
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.5 2018 Temples at Khedbrahma   A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Sri Brahma Temple at Khedbrahma, Gujarat In the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat is the city of Khedbrahma, in which resides an ancient Lord Brahma temple that is one of...Read more...
Back to Godhead Magazine
By editor - 28.5 2018 Srila Prabhupada discusses the early days of Back to Godhead Magazine in the US August 21, 1976, Hyderabad Prabhupada: You were selling Back to Godhead on the street? Gargamuni: Yes, in the pushcart. Prabhupada: That time how many copies you were printing?...Read more...
Robert Kennedy heard the holy names
David Margolick - 28.5 2018 How Robert Kennedy heard the holy names shortly before departing this world Allen Ginsberg hadn’t had an appointment that morning in early 1968 when he appeared at the Washington office of Senator Robert F Kennedy. But Kennedy agreed to see him anyway...Read more...
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