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The Life and Teachings of Lord Caitanya
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.3 2019 A short sketch of the life and teachings of Lord Caitanya, the Preacher of Srimad-Bhagavatam, from Introduction to Srimad Bhagavatam by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada. "Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the great apostle of love of God and the father of the congregational chanting of the holy name of the Lord, advented Himself at Sridhama Mayapura, a quarter in the city of Navadvipa in Bengal, on the Phalguni Purnima evening in the year 1407 Sakabda (corresponding to...Read more...
The Journey Home is a Flaccid Study in Compromise
BY: KALIYA MARDANA DASA BRAHMACHARY Part Three of a series. The Journey Home, the adventures of the American Swami and ISKCON guru Radhanatha, is a leftover stew of limp noodles mixed with one rancid compromise after another. For any genuine Vaishnava such a foul goulash that stinks to...Read more...
Gaura-purnima
By Giriraj Swami - 19.3 2019 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...
Gaura Purnima with Srila Prabhupada
By HG Srutakirti das - 19.3 2019 I was fortunate to be with Srila Prabhupada in 1975 when Prabhupada was here in Mayapur for Gaura-purnima in March. And what I wanted to try to do, although it’s not so possible to do, but I am going to try anyway to give just a little bit of an idea of...Read more...
Sri Gaura Purnima –Advent of Golden Avatara
By editor - 19.3 2019 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...
DRONA
By editor - 18.3 2019 Drona was an important figure in the Mahabharata epic. First was his role in teaching the warring cousins, the Pandavas and Kauravas, in the arts of war, and then fighting in a battle with them on opposite sides. His death is also very important and has an...Read more...
Madana Mohana
By editor - 18.3 2019 Cupid's arrows can no longer pierce our hearts when we become attracted to Krsna. In this material world everyone is attracted by sex. This is a fact. As the Srimad-Bhagavatam says, yan maithunadi-grhamedhi-sukham hi tuccham: "The happiness the so-called...Read more...
The Mughal Influence on Vaisnavism, Part 35
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.3 2019 The Balanand Matha at Jaipur A serial presentation of the Mughal effect on Vaisnava society. As we have described in the previous segments, we are interested to discover the threads of connection between Mughal emperor Akbar's influence and our Gaudiya...Read more...
Lessons from Madhavendra Puri
By Giriraj Swami - 18.3 2019 Today is the auspicious disappearance day of Sri Madhavendra Puri, the grand spiritual master of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Madhavendra Puri’s disciple Isvara Puri was accepted by Caitanya Mahaprabhu as His spiritual master. Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, as the...Read more...
ABC of sattva-guna
By editor - 18.3 2019 Statement from ISKCON UK in response to the attacks on two Mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Founder - Acarcya : His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta  Swami Prabhupada March 2019 Statement...Read more...
Women and Lust
By Satyanarayana Dasa - 15.3 2019 There are popular statements found in smṛtis and nīti sāśtra that women have eight times more kāma than men. For example: strīṇāṁ aṣṭa-guṇā-kāmaḥ (Bṛhat-pārāśara-smṛti) kāmaśca aṣṭā-guṇaḥ smṛtaḥ (Garuḍa-purāṇa 1.109.33, Hitopadeśa 2.71) The word kāma...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 15.3 2019 Galta-ji Temple A serial presentation of the Mughal effect on Vaisnava society. We closed the last segment of our 'Mughal Influence' series...
BY: KALIYA MARDANA DASA BRAHMACHARY - 15.3 2019 (L) The Journey Home by Radhanatha Swami  (R) Portrait of Muktananda by Richard Rappaport Part One I have read through ...
By Lokanath Swami - 15.3 2019   Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was always absorbed in thoughts of Sri Vrindavan, often enquiring in a deep devotional mood, “Where is Vrindavan?” On...
Lecture by HH Nirañjana Swami - 15.3 2019 I am very happy to be back in Moscow after six months. It’s hard to believe it’s already been six months since the last time I was...
By editor - 14.3 2019 King Dasaratha is an important figure in the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Dasaratha’s parents, Aja and Indumati have an unusual story; Indumati was a reborn...
By The Editor - 14.3 2018 Vedas Nowhere Supports Meat Eating – Here are Evidences Vedic scriptures nowhere support meat eating. Sayan and Mahidhara in middle ages wrongly...
By Sainath Reddy - 14.3 2019   People are fascinated by tall structures. Some of the giant skyscrapers in the world, such as the one in Dubai, which is 2700 feet tall, or the Shard...
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.3 2019 Galta Temple and Tank A serial presentation of the Mughal effect on Vaisnava society. In an excellent article from the Jan/Feb 1991 issue of Back to Godhead...