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Museum of The Hare Krishna Movement?
By mayesvara dasa - 14.11 2018 Those of us who appreciate the magical potency of what Srila Prabhupada gave us know that a miracle of colossal historic importance occurred in the late 1960’s. At that time His Divine Grace came and ignited a worldwide spiritual revolution that has no historic equivalent. Those of us who were blessed to become his disciples all got an opportunity to be part of this extraordinary moment in history. Yet time is gnawing away at all of us every day. One by one we watch the disciples...Read more...
THE KSATRIYA VARNA
By editor - 13.11 2018 Varna is the Vedic conceptual framework that views society as the sum of four classes; priests (brahmanas), soldiers (ksatriyas), merchants (vaisyas), and the labourers (sudra). However, this is a very simple generalization of the four classes, as each has differing...Read more...
CELIBACY (BRAHMACARYA)
By editor - 13.11 2018 In classical Hinduism, the origins of ascetic practices such as celibacy are highly debated. Chastity is defined as the abstinence of all sexual intercourse and celibacy was used to describe the single relationship status of an individual, but now more recent...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 24
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.11 2018 Sri Garuda Piller  Patan Durbar Square The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. There are many remarkable and beautiful images of Sri Garuda found in Nepal. Several of them are described as being located in...Read more...
Is Duty a Four-letter Word?
By Satyaraja Dasa - 13.11 2018   The ideas of the Western philosopher Kant come close to the concept of dharma. For some, duty is a dirty word—we want to do what we want to do. Period. To hell with duty. But let’s consider this more seriously: What is duty, and should I...Read more...
Resolved to Live The Life of The Soul
By Visakha Devi Dasi - 13.11 2018 The desire to be soul-conscious inspires a move to a soul-compatible place. “The soul [jivatma] is unborn, eternal, immortal, and primeval. It does not die when the body dies.” (Bhagavad-gita 2.20) I first heard details about jivatmathe...Read more...
REINCARNATION AND KARMA
By editor - 12.11 2018 The belief in rebirth and various realms is a common ideology in Hinduism. According to Hinduism a soul is reincarnated again and again, undergoing many experiences, until it achieves perfection and unites as one with the divine. This idea of rebirth is referred to as...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 23
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.11 2018 Sri Garuda, Pashupatinath Temple The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. One of the most recognizable divine personalities in Nepal who is associated with many pastimes in the Mahabharata Period is Sri Garuda, the...Read more...
Should Installed Deities be Modified Like Toy Dolls?
BY: JAHNAVA NITAI DAS - 12.11 2018 BHADRAK, ORISSA  Should installed deities be modified like toy dolls? Originally Mayapur Panchatattva deities were cast without eyelids and with large eyes. I am told that at some point Bhavananda didn't like the eyes and complained they were too...Read more...
Launching Vishnudutas!
BY: BHARAT CHANDRA DASA - 12.11 2018 Dedication on the eve of Srila Prabhupada Disappearance Day. End of Life Care for Vaisnavas 'Death literacy' is a must for all who have taken birth. Certainly, we should all enquire and seek out - "What is death? Who actually dies? What...Read more...
The disappearance of HDG A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
By Radhanath Swami - 12.11 2018 In the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Shri Krishna explains, ‘One who understands the transcendental nature of My appearance and activities never attains…never has to take birth again in this material world, but attains My eternal abode.’ Those...Read more...

By editor - 9.11 2018 The Vedic Cosmic time cycle makes a distinction between a human year, a godly year and a year in the life of Brahma. It follows that one human year is equal to that of...
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.11 2018 Lord Nrsimhadeva in Hanuman Dhoka Temple, Kathmandu The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. In The History of...
By Gauranga Darshan Das - 9.11 2018 “The intelligence that discriminates between right and wrong is great, but the heart that accommodates even wrongdoers and uplifts them is greater....
By Nandini Radha devi dasi - 9.11 2018 From Caitanya Mangala by Locana Das Thakur (Chapter 2) Narada Muni Visits Dvaraka Murari Gupta continued, “Thus the great sage Narada, seeing...
By Giriraj Swami - 9.11 2018 We are gathered on the auspicious occasion of Sri Govardhana-puja at the feet of Sri Giriraja Govardhana. Many of you may know the history, related in Srimad-...
By editor - 8.11 2018 Vedic society recognizes eight traditional types of marriage - brahma, daiva, arsha, prajapatya, asura, gandharva, rakshasa, paishaca (Manu-samhita 3.20-44) - first four...
By Lokanath Swami - 8.11 2018 The auspiciousness of the month of Kartik Srila Prabhupada and Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu declare this month to be the best. In 1972, considering the...
By editor - 8.11 2018 The Brahmanical tradition encompasses a vast body of literature commonly referred to as the Puranas (Pintchman 261). The Puranas are categorized as smrti (i.e.,...