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Sivarama Swami “Vlogs”
By: Madhava Smullen - 16.3 2018 Sivarama Swami “Vlogs” on Current Issues Rack Up 20 Million Views A series of video blogs, or “vlogs,” featuring ISKCON guru Sivarama Swami giving a Krishna conscious perspective on current issues, have racked up over 20 million...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 60
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.3 2018   Lord Brahma, Saraswati, and Savitri A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Kottakkal When one begins to research Brahma temples in India, there is a short list of places that consistently come up after the...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 59
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.3 2018   Brahma and Sarasvati on Hamsa  Album leaf with Telugu inscription, c. 1830, South India A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Having now completed our extensive survey of the places of Lord Brahma's worship in Tamil Nadu,...Read more...
BBT Only Day Message
By editor - 15.3 2018 Faithful followers of the BBT have adopted March 14th as “BBT Only Day” in recognition of a significant instruction Srila Prabhupada issued to all temples and members of the Society on March 14th 1974 in the following letter: As is evident from this letter...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 58
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.3 2018   Sri Sthanu Malaya Perumal Swamy A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Suchindram A fifteen minute journey from Nagercoil is the ancient and famed Suchindram Temple in Kanniyakumari district of Tamil Nadu....Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 57
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.3 2018   Sundaravarathaja Perumal Temple  (Renovated entrance) A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Nallur In the village of Nallur, in Vandavasi taluk of Thiruvanamalai district, Tamil Nadu is a temple with...Read more...
Governor General of Australia Visits ISKCON New Delhi
By Vrajendranandan Das - 13.3 2018 Please accept my humble obeisance All Glorie to srila Prabhupada “And who are those exuberant people singing and dancing”? His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter John Cosgrove, Principal Knight and Chancellor of the Order of Australia...Read more...
Mahaprabhu Das Visits Indian Prime Minister Modi
By: Madhava Smullen - 9.3 2018 Mahaprabhu gifts a copy of Forms of Devotion to Prime Minister Modi On Friday February16th Mahaprabhu Das, Director of Belgium’s Museum of Sacred Art (MOSA), met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Residence in New Delhi....Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 56
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.3 2018 Veda Vimanam, Vedanarayana Perumal Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thottiyam In the village of Thiru Narayanapuram (or Veda Narayanapuram), about 4 km. southwest of Thottiyam in Trichy District, the...Read more...
What’s Wrong with Using a Crutch?
By Navina Shyama Dasa - 8.3 2018 From Back to Godhead When atheists decry religion as a crutch, most believers bristle. Perhaps we should agree instead. While riding in the elevator at my workplace the other day, I noticed that one of my fellow passengers was supporting himself with a...Read more...
The Leader of the Devotees of Lord Caitanya
By Iskcon Mayapur - 8.3 2018 jaya jaya śrīvāsādi gaura-bhakta-gaṇa sarvābhīṣṭa-pūrti-hetu yāṅhāra smaraṇa All glories to the devotees of Lord Caitanya, headed by Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura! In order to fulfill all my desires, I remember their lotus feet. – Śrī Caitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 9.3...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 55
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.3 2018   Lord Brahma under Vanni Tree, Kodumudi Makuteswarer Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Kodumudi Today we visit Kodumudi, situated midway between Coimbatore and Trichy in the central portion of Tamil...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 54
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.3 2018   Brahmadeva worshipping Sri Subrahmanya during Kreta Yuga A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thiruparangundram Thiruparangundram, a small town in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, is home to one of the Arupadai Veedu of...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 53
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.3 2018   Thirukandiyur Thirumurthy deity A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Thirukandiyur In today's segment, we delve deeper into the phenomenon of the progressive minimization of Lord Brahma's worship. As...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 52
BY: SUN STAFF   Lord Brahma at Thiruvaiyaru A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Thiruvaiyaru Situated along the banks of the sacred River Kaveri, 13 miles from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, is an ancient temple in the village of Thiruvaiyaru....Read more...
What profit in all our labors?
By Jayadvaita Swami From Back to Godhead An Old Testament sage holds before us the contradictions of human life. “Vanity of vanities, says Qohelet. Vanity of vanities, all is vanity!” So begins the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. By “vanity,” Qohelet (...Read more...
ToVP 2018 Progress Report
By Sadbhuja Das - 2.3 2018 Please see our video presentation of the ToVP construction and development for 2018. In this video you will see the work achieved in 2017, our plans for the 2018 year and preparation for the opening in 2022. We are also including a 3D visualization of the ToVP...Read more...
The Glories of Lord Caitanya
By Drutakarma Dasa - 2.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Revealing the Land of Krsna Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s visit to Vrndavana opened the doors to the spiritual world for all humanity. Among the sacred cities of the world, Vrndavana is probably the least well known. Yet this small...Read more...
4,000 Year Old Vishnu Statue Discovered in Vietnam
By editor - 1.3 2018   A recent news report from Vietnam features an exquisite and very ancient sculpture of Lord Vishnu. According to a press release from the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Central Committee (CPVCC) the Vishnu sculpture is described as “Vishnu stone head from...Read more...
Abu Dhabi temple construction
By Gulfnews.com - 1.3 2018 Abu Dhabi temple construction to begin during Modi’s visit The first-ever Hindu temple planned for Abu Dhabi will come up in a 14-acre land by 2020 with seven towers representing the seven emirates in the UAE, officials have disclosed. The groundbreaking...Read more...
Caitanyera-simhera
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.3 2018 Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu  Nandalal Bose, C. 1950 Sri Gaura Purnima, the Appearance day of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, is celebrated on March 1st in LA, 2nd in Mayapur.   Caitanyera-simhera nava-dvipe avatara simha-griva, simha virya simhera-hunkara...Read more...
Gaura-purnima
By Giriraj Swami - 1.3 2018 Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu appeared on the full-moon day of the month of Phalguna in Sri Navadvipa-dhama in western Bengal. He manifested His pastimes on earth for forty-eight years. For the first twenty-four years, in Navadvipa, He played the role of a child, then...Read more...
Sri Gaura Purnima –Advent of Golden Avatara
By editor - 1.3 2018 Gaura Purnima is the celebration of most auspicious and adorable advent of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu – The Golden Avatara. The Supreme Lord Sri Krishna appeared as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu to establish Sankirtana Movement – the yuga dharma for this age of...Read more...
Judging Without Understanding
By Chaitanya Charana Dasa - 28.2 2018 Judging Without Understanding: The Recipe for Ruining Relationships From Back to Godhead The final stage of the relationship between Vali and Sugriva, important characters in the Ramayana, provide important ethical lessons. A poignant subplot in...Read more...
The Secret Behind “The Secret”
By Arcana Siddhi Devi Dasi - 28.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Discover Krishna’s law of attraction, the real power behind the latest rage in the self-improvement marketplace. The Secret, a book and DVD by Rhonda Byrne, is getting a lot of attention as sales soar. The author claims...Read more...
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