India

Saksi Gopala Temple
By editor - 26.5 2017 The Deity Who Was Called as a Witness Saksi Gopala Temple is a very important temple located almost midway between Jagannatha Puri Dhama and Bhubaneswar, in a town called Saksi-gopala, about 20 km west of Jagannatha Puri Dhama. The Saksi-gopala Deity here,...Read more...
The Sindhu River
By Swami B.G. Narasingha - 25.5 2017 The Sindhu River – How India Got Her Name The Sindhu River is one of the great holy rivers of India, from which the name of India is derived. However, unlike other holy rivers in India such as the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati, the Sindhu is...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 18
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.5 2017 The main interior temple in Batu Cave A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Batu Cave In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is ancient cave complex so large, it houses a full-size temple with gopuram. The cave is situated within a limestone hill that has a series of...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 17
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.5 2017   Panchapandava Cave Temple, Palavaram A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Cave Temple at Pallavaram As our series on ancient caves nears conclusion, we present one final example of a man-made cave temple, with further explanation of rock-cut...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 16
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.5 2017 A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Bhimkund In the village of Bajna, in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, is another famous ancient cave associated with the Pandavas. Known as Bhimkund, this natural tank is a holy site and destination for pilgrims...Read more...
Sri Adi Kesava Temple
By editor - 18.5 2017 Sri Adi Kesava Temple, Thiruvattar, Where Sri Caitanya Discovered Brahma-samhita LORD SRI ADI KESAVA PERUMAL at Thiruvattar Sri Adikeshava Perumaal temple is an ancient and a very important temple situated in Thiruvattar. Lord Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu...Read more...
Karauli Kunj in Madan Mohan Ghera
BY JAGAT - 17.5 2017 Just off the Parikrama Marg is a little known temple, that of Hari Shiromani Deva, which was first built more than 300 years ago by a Rajasthani king, Harbakhsh Singh, who governed Karauli. Karauli is the town where Madan Mohan Dev took shelter in the late 17th century...Read more...
Danger from land grabbers
By Jagadananda das - 13.5 2017 Bhaktivinode Thakur’s birthplace in danger from land grabbers I was greatly disturbed today to learn from my godbrother Hari Gopal Dasji Maharaj, the current president of the Bhaktivinode Gosthi, that the Birnagar birthplace of Bhaktivinoda Thakur is...Read more...
Jagannath temple case
By editor - 13.5 2017 A request to all devotees regarding the Jagannath temple case Dear devotees of Lord Jagannath around the world, Please accept our dandavat pranams to all of you. The World Vaisnava Association has resolved to take up the issue of permission for foreign devotees of...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 15
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.5 2017 Jogeshwari Cave  A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Jogeshwari Cave Jogeshwari Cave, beneath the slum at Pratap Nagar in Mumbai, is the abode of a 1,500-year-old murti of the elephant-headed god, Ganesh. While neglect has overtaken this shrine in...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 14
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.5 2017 Sugreeva's Cave, Hampi    A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Sugreeva's Cave The ancient temple complex at Hampi, Karnataka is traditionally known as Pampa kshetra, Kishkindha kshetra or Bhaskara kshetra. Pampa is the ancient name of...Read more...
Vrindavan is one of the most filthy places
By editor - 10.5 2017 I don’t like writing articles like this one. I love Vrindavan and the people of Vrindavan, but there comes a time when there is no option other than to shame them. And indeed, the situation is shameful. A friend wrote me yesterday: “Let me be...Read more...
Lord Sankarshan Comes from Tirupati to Govardhan
By Amar Ujala . 10.5 2017 Vrindavan,  A massive deity of Shri Sankarshan Bhagwan (a form of Dauji Maharaj) is being installed today at Sankarshan Kund in Govardhan. The beautiful black deity was sculpted in Tirupati, in South India. A team of 22 artisans worked for over a...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.5 2017 Lord Jharani Nrsimhadeva A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Narasimha Zarana Cave Temple In the middle of south central India, where the northeastern corner of Karnataka meets Andhra Pradesh, is the village of Bidar, Karnataka. Here there is an ancient...Read more...
New TOVP website
By editor - 9.5 2017 Panoramic 360 degree virtual tour of the TOVP - Temple of the Vedic Planetarium Welcome to the 360° interactive panoramic presentation of the construction site of largest temple in the world: Temple of the Vedic Planetarium (TOVP) – Mayapur, West...Read more...
Panna kala Narasimha
 spoken at Panna kala Narasimha Kshetra, Mangal Giri, by His Holiness Radhanath Swami Mangal Giri   This Deity was established by Yudhistir Maharaj. It was during the twelve years that he was banished to the forest. He lost his kingdom, he lost all of his power, wealth and...Read more...
Famous Kshetras of Lord Nrsimhadev
By Nandini Radha devi dasi - 6.5 2017 Famous Kshetras of Lord Nrsimhadev and His Pastimes Ahobilam: A place in Andhra Pradesh where the Lord killed Hiranyakasipu and saved Prahlad. The Lord washed His hands herewhich were stained with blood after He killed Hiranyakashipu (pond is...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 12
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.5 2017 A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Sastric References to Bodily Caves Patanjali, the famed 2nd Century Tamil siddhar and author of Yoga Sutras, a collection of aphorisms on hatha yoga practice, is another great sage who took...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.4 2017 Sita Devi, Ravana Ella Cave Temple, Sri Lanka A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Ravana Ella Cave In Sinhala, in the Badulla district of Uva province, Sri Lanka, is an ancient cave famously described in Ramayana literatures. The Ravana Ella...Read more...
All India Padayatra
By Acarya Dasa - 28.4 2017 The All India Padayatra Travels To Thirukurungudi, Tamil Nadu Thirukurungudi After our month long stay in Mayapur and Trevelli, we regrouped on March 18th to begin our holy walk again. We arrived at Thirukurungudi on March 24th, Ekadasi. The town is located in...Read more...
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...Read more...
Yamuna New Documentary
By: Madhava Smullen - 19.4 2017 Giving Human Rights to the Yamuna Is Not Enough, New Documentary Reveals Photo Credits: Filip Cargonja There is not a drop of fresh Yamuna water at Vrindavan Recently, a high court in India declared the Yamuna river a living entity, bestowing on her...Read more...
The Shelter of Caves, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.4 2017 Cave Temple of Amarnath  A study of famous caves in ancient Bharat. Shree Amaranth Cave One of the most famous caves of ancient Bharat is located in the Indian part of Jammu and Kashmir state. Amaranth Cave is mentioned in the Bringesha-samhita,...Read more...
Euphoric Xpressions of the Youth
By Radha Sakhi Dasi - 15.4 2017 8th April 2017 marked the day when over 15000 Youths from across State of Uttar Pradesh, India were blown away by spiritual serenity and positive confidence in a star studded event, ‘Xpressions 2017’ in ISKCON Kanpur. Emphasizing on De-...Read more...
Seeking the Real Happiness
By Nila Kamal das - 13.4 2017 Seminar on ‘Seeking the Real Happiness’ in Kalmakanda, Bangladesh Kalmakanda is town situated in the Netrakona District in the Division of Mymensingh, Bangladesh. The Hindu population is in the minority here. Devotees from ISKCON Netrakona have...Read more...
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