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Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 33
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Kusavartakunda A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Kusavarta Today we follow Lord Caitanya's tirtha-yatra to the holy site of Kusavarta, at Nasik in Maharashtra state. Kusavarta is the source of the holy Godavari River, and there are many transcendental aspects associated with this place. The location of Kusavarta is established by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur in his summary narrative on Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya Lila 9: Madhya Lila 9...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 32
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Lord Visnu Pandya dynasty, Tamil Nadu, late 8th c. A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Pandya-desa In Madhya Lila 9 we read about the Lord's visit to Pandya-desa: Madhya Lila 9 Summary "Then the Lord went to...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 31
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2021 Sri Adhinathan and Devis A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya.   Naya-tripadi, Part 2 Today we complete our survey of the Tamil Nadu tirtha visited by Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu known as Naya-tripadi (Naya-tripati), located at...Read more...
Haridasa Thakura’s Disappearance Day
By Giriraj Swami - 22.9 2021 Today is the disappearance day of Namacarya Srila Haridasa Thakura, so we shall read from Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Antya-lila, Chapter Eleven, “The Passing of Haridasa Thakura”: “The summary of this chapter is given by Srila...Read more...
Rathayatra in LONDON and PARIS
The Sunshine of Jagannatha dispels the clouds of Covid in twin European cities LONDON and PARIS. By Titiksu das and Nitai Gaurasundara das - 22.9 2021 London and Paris have much in common as far as Krishna Consciousness is concerned. Srila Prabhupada visited both cities many times. He...Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 30
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.9 2021 Lord Caitanya embraces Sanatana Goswami A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Naya-tripadi Today we continue our exploration of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu's South India preaching excursion with a survey of Naya-tripadi tirtha....Read more...
Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 29
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.9 2021 Kasi Viswanathar Temple at Tila-kanci A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Tila-kanci Lord Caitanya's tirtha-yatra throughout South India covered many locations in Tamil Nadu, including today's stop, Tila-kanci. In the...Read more...
Significance of Sannyasa
A Deeper Understanding of the Significance of Sannyasa (in Kali-yuga) By Bhakti Rasamrita Swami - 21.9 2021 Excerpt of a lecture given by HH Bhakti Rasamrita Swami at the Sannyasa Candidate Training Seminar in Mayapur There is a verse in the Puranas that states that sannyasa is...Read more...
Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura and Srila Prabhupada
By Giriraj Swami - 21.9 2021 Today marks the anniversary of the birth—the appearance—of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, “the pioneer of the program for benedicting the entire world with Krishna consciousness.” To honor the occasion, I would like to share a short piece I...Read more...
11 Things You Didn’t Know About Lord Vamanadeva
By Gauravani dasa - 21.9 2021 1. He is known by many names, the most common ones being Vamana (the little dwarf), Trivikrama (he who has taken three step; the giant form), and Upendra (Indra’s younger brother); 2. In every planetary system the denizens worship a particular visnu-...Read more...
Srimati Radharani- The Origin of the Sankirtan Movement
By Samapriya dasi - 20.9 2021 How can one understand the esoteric personality of Srimati Radharani? She is the principal inspiration for the Lord, and only confidentially revealed in the Vedic scriptures. Yet, She takes shelter within the deepest realizations of pure hearted bhakti...Read more...

By editor - 20.9 2021   From the Astrologer’s Diary: The Night Dacoits Stole Srimati Radharani Submitted by Shyamasundara Dasa   The following is a revised and...
By editor - 20.9 2021 Brahma-vaivarta Purana Chapter Two Sridama-Radha-kalaha-varnana Description of the Quarrel Between Sridama and Radha 1-2 On whose request did Krishna come to the...
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.9 2021 Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Camtapura Today we explore another of the tirthas that Lord...
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.9 2021 Sri Garuda, Channakeshava   The last in a serial exploration of Sri Garuda, the transcendental carrier of Lord Visnu. Garuda in Belur We close this Garuda...
By Tamohara dasa - 9.9 2021 We all have heard Srila Prabhupada warn us that television and media strengthen our materialistic mentality and divert us from service to Krishna—our...
By Damodar Prasad das - 9.9 2021 We concluded our last discussion on the existence of the self with the recognition that accepting our own existence somehow or other implied the existence of...
By Krishna Dharma Das - 9.9 2021 Back in 1972 I was a 17 year-old sea cadet. My ship had docked in Bombay and I stepped onto that exotic shore in search of reasonably priced souvenirs. Under...
BY: SUN STAFF - 8.9 2021 Broken bridge at Cherathala (Ciyadatala), Alappuzha A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. In Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya...