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The Shelter of Caves, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.4 2017 Lord Vamana, Garbhagrha at Badami A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Cave Symbology in Vedic Temple Architecture In our last segment we closed with a description of the Burmese Ananda Temple, which is a replica of the ancient Nandamu Cave temple in the Himalayas. That temple design incorporated various Vedic temple styles commonly found in North India. And in fact, the symbology of caves is a formally recognized element of traditional Vedic temple architecture. Dr. Stella...Read more...
Preaching in USSR
BY: SITALATMA DAS - 26.4 2017 Preaching in USSR 1973-1991 Sometime in 2009, ISKCON TV recorded a long interview with Kirtiraja Prabhu and Hari, former Harikesha Swami, where they talked about preaching in Soviet Union from their side of the Iron Curtain. They give a slightly different take...Read more...
The Mahajanapadas of Jambudvipa, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.4 2017 The Citizens of Ayodhya  Paithan, 19th c., Karnataka  British Museum Collection A serial exploration of the island of Jambudvipa and the sixteen Great States residing there. The Kosala Kingdom The country of Kosalas was located to the northwest of...Read more...
A Life of Dharma
By Nikunja Vilasini Devi Dasi - 26.4 2017 In memory of His Holiness Krishna Dasa Swami, whose life and passing exemplify his words: “Live for dharma, die for dharma; live for Krishna, die for Krishna.” Forty-one-year-old Krishna Dasa was already feeling elated as he stood in...Read more...
The material world
By Sutapa Das - 26.4 2017 The material world: temporary improvements, permanent inconvenience! 16 years ago, after graduating from UCL with a management degree, I opted to leave it aside and embrace monastic life instead. Ironically, it’s all come full circle; dealing with people,...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.4 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VII. GERMAN IDEALISM  Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) Syamasundara dasa: Hegel understood the Absolute...Read more...
The Mahajanapadas of Jambudvipa, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.4 2017 The King and his Family Arrive in Kashi  Paithan School, Karnataka, 19th c.  A serial exploration of the island of Jambudvipa and the sixteen Great States residing there. The Kingdom of Kashi Today we begin to explore the first of the sixteen Great...Read more...
Any Colour You Like
By Jagabandhu das - 25.4 2017 My earliest memories of religion in this life are of my father (my first guru) teaching me about the Great Spirit worshiped by American Indians (“Wakan-Tanka” Who also undergoes quadruple expansion just like the all pervading yet personal Vasudev)....Read more...
The Mystical Chant
By Sri Chaitanya Chandra Das - 25.4 2017 FIRST CONTACT WITH THE HOLY SOUND My life took an apical turn when I stumbled across the Hare Krishnas. Being born in India I had some knowledge of “Krishna” but I was like most Indians are – conscious of Krishna but not Krishna...Read more...
Karma of the Nation
By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) - 25.4 2017 Or the downfall of Western civilization. The Manu-samhita (8.304-309) describes how a king or ruler of a country receives one sixth of the total karma of the subjects he rules. If the majority of people are pious and spiritually...Read more...
Paris temple saga
BY: VYSWAMBHARA DAS - 24.4 2017 "One can chant the holy name of the Lord in a humble state of mind, thinking himself lower than the straw in the street. One should be more tolerant than the tree, devoid of all sense of false prestige and ready to offer all respects to others. In such a...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 24.4 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VII. GERMAN IDEALISM...
BY: SHYAMASUNDARA DASA - 24.4 2017 The following is from a text I wrote sometime ago about various famous, ancient Vedic astrologers. Chapter 4 section 16 is on the life of Sriman Varaha...
By Amogha das - 24.4 2017 A few years ago I presented a photo table at a Sunday feast at one of our temples. One devotee came up to the table and held a photo of Lord Nrsimhadev in his hands....
 PUBLISHED IN A.C.B. SWAMI PRABHUPADA - 24.4 2017 Srimad-Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana) – Canto 2: The Cosmic Manifestation – SB 2.9: Answers by Citing the Lord’s...
By Sanjay Krishne  - 21.4 2017 The Mystery of Life, Death & Immortality from Katha Upanishad Once upon a time in ancient India there lived a pious man named Vajasrawa who had a...
By Karthikeyan Sreedharan - 21.4 2017 Kaṭha (कठ) Upaniṣad is the fourth in the series of eleven Principal Upaniṣads that we have taken up for rational review. This Upaniṣad is unique in...
By: Krishna Jivani Dasi - 21.4 2017 Govardana Academy Students Win Prize in Sustainability Contest Radha Fournier demonstrates to the children how to water the garden beds. On the sides...
By: Madhava Smullen - 21.4 2017 ISKCON Serves Alongside Sri Vaishnavas to Celebrate Ramanujacharya’s 1,000th Appearance Day Thirumanjanam (Abhisek) of Ramanuja at Madurai...