India

Brahmaji’s festival in Vrindavan
By editor - 22.2 2018 Ranganath Temple in Vrindavan celebrates Brahmaji’s festival of thanks to Lord Vishnu Vrindavan, Brahmotsav festival, which is celebrated at this time every year in Vrindavan’s Shri Ranganath temple. The festival  is also known as Rang ji...Read more...
Vrindavan’s ancient Shiva temples
By editor - 21.2 2018 Shivaratri celebrations in Gopeshwar Mahadev temple This year Maha Shivaratri is being celebrated over two days. The majority of pilgrims who have brought Ganga water to offer to Lord Shiva in Braj are making their offerings today. Many pilgrims will visit...Read more...
A Picture of Vrndavana - Everything is There
BY: SRI VRINDAVAN DAS - 13.2 2018 Srila Prabhupada: So this is the original nature of Krsna. He is Radha-Madhava. He is the lover of Srimati Radharani. And kunja-vihari, always enjoying the company of the gopis within the bushes of Vrdavana forest. Radha-madhava kunja-vihari. So He's not...Read more...
Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Iskcon Mayapur
By Thakur Saranga dasa West Bengal’s chief minister Mamata Banerjee visited Sri Sri Chandrodaya temple of Iskcon Mayapur The photograph captures the chief minister offering lamps to Lord Narasimha deva. ISKCON Mayapur welcomed West Bengal’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who...Read more...
Sri Kurma Ksetra near Srikakulam
By editor - 8.2 2018 Kurma avatar: The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Sri Krishna incarnated as a tortoise and held the great Mandara Mountain upon His back to be used as a pivot for churning the ocean of milk. Sri Kurma Ksetra is an ancient and very important temple of Sri...Read more...
An Ecological View of Ancient India
By David Frawley, first published in the Hindu in 2002, one of India’s main national newspapers. History and Ecology Ecology is beginning to define how we look at the world and how we look at ourselves. Each geographical region in the world constitutes a special ecosystem...Read more...
​A Brief History of the British East India Company
By editor - 23.1 2018 Between early 1600s and the mid-19th century, the British East India Company lead the establishment and expansion of international trade to Asia and subsequently leading to economic and political domination of the entire Indian subcontinent. It all started when the East...Read more...
Ganga Sagara Mela
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.1 2018 Ganga Ma on Makara-vahana Ganga Sagara Mela is observed on January 16th. Gangapujan Dashahara or Dussehra is the "appearance day" or day that marks the descent of Mother Ganges - Ganga Ma". Throughout India this festival lasts ten days beginning...Read more...
Mayapur – Where every word is a song and every step a dance
By Purushottam Nitai Das - 17.1 2018 The stars are still smiling in the sky, the birds are still sleeping in their nests, the big trees and the small plants are curiously looking around enjoying the spectacle, the water in the nearby Ganges are resting peacefully, the cool breeze is singing...Read more...
Opening the Juhu Temple
By Giriraj Swami - 16.1 2018 Three sections from “I’ll Build You a Temple: A Good Fight and a Promise Fulfilled” Before the Vrindavan temple opening, Srila Prabhupada had instructed us to organize it the way Maharaja Yudhisthira had organized the Rajasuya sacrifice, with...Read more...
Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama
By His Holiness Lokanatha Swami - 15.1 2018 Navadvipa Mandala Parikrama – Reviving Mahaprabhu’s Pastimes Since its inception by His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada in 1918, the Gaudiya Vaisnavas have been performing parikrama around Sri Navadvipa...Read more...
ISKCON Temple of Gujarat in Kathwada
By Sakshi Mohan Das ISKCON Temple of Gujarat in Kathwada, Ahmedabad- Enlightening and Elevating   None other than HG Jashomatinadan Prabhuji Disciple of His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada himself odered the construction of the ISKCON Temple in Kathwada in 2016....Read more...
Prem Mandir distributes warm clothes to 5000 students
P.C. Ghumakkar - 11.1 2018 Vrindavan - In a program on Thursday, 5000 students ate a warm meal and received warm clothes due to the kind donations of supporters of Prem Mandir. The students were also treated to sweet dishes, bringing a smile to many faces. The distribution was timely...Read more...
Creating a Spiritual Revolution in India
By Sri Nandanandana das (Stephen Knapp) - 10.1 2018 Creating a Spiritual Revolution in India For Protecting India’s Vedic Heritage FOCUSING ON THE VILLAGES This is a step by step process for affecting the villages of India to become a part of the spiritual revolution that could be...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 27
BY: SUN STAFF - 8.1 2018   Panchapandava Cave Temple, Palavaram A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Pallavaram In today's segment we visit the ruins of an ancient rock-cut temple where Lord Brahma and his Trimurti associates were...Read more...
Radha Raman Festival
By Indradyumna Swami - 4.1 2018 On the kind invitation of Pundrik Goswami, of the Radha Raman temple in Vrindavan, we have been invited to participate in his week long service to the famous deity of Radha Raman. Today we participated in a parade through town and many arotikas in the temple....Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 25
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.1 2018   Lord Brahma, Arulmigu Vaacheeswara Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Thirupachur Continuing our survey of the northern tip of Tamil Nadu, about 50 kilometers from Chennai and just a few kilometers from...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 24
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.1 2018 The Trimurti at Ellora A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Syncretistic Forms of Lord Brahma Having covered the final cluster of Brahma temples in Kanchipuram and before moving on to the other temples in Tamil Nadu, we would...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 23
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.12 2017   Kuranganilmuttam Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Kuranganilmuttam Today we visit the last of the temples in Kanchipuram related to Brahma worship. We are grouping several temple sites into one segment,...Read more...
Visiting Temples in India
By editor - 28.12 2017 7 Things to Keep in Mind When Visiting Temples in India Akshardham In every major city in India, you'll likely find at least two to three temples. The types of temples vary, from centuries-old incons, such as Kailashnath Temple in Ellora, to new temples...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 22
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.12 2017   Lord Brahma mural, Kailasanathaswamin Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Kailasanathaswamin Today we visit another temple in Kanchipuram, this one dedicated to Shiva-Somaskanda, but also home to a...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 21
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.12 2017 Mulnayak Shri Adinath Bhagwan  Bibrod Jain Tirtha, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma at Pillaiyar Palayam Today we visit another interesting temple in the Pillayar Palayam section of...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 20
BY: SUN STAFF   Court of Lord Shiva  Andhra Pradesh, 19th c. A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship. Lord Brahma 'Natham' Sri Kagabujandar (Kakabusundi) was a Rishi from ancient times who is said to have lived for many yugas, witnessing the death...Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 19
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.12 2017 Entrance to Kamakshi Amman Temple A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma in Kanchipuram In today's segment, we have a rather unusual example of worship of Lord Brahma, at the Kamakshi Amman Temple in Kanchipuram....Read more...
Worship of Lord Brahma, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.12 2017 Lord Brahma and Saraswati Devi Brahma Maanasa Sarva Siddhi Kshetram A serial exploration of places of Lord Brahma's worship.   Lord Brahma at Gurramguda Today, we visit a small temple in Andhra Pradesh that is very much 'off the beaten track...Read more...
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