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Caitanya Caitanya Mahaprabhu's Tirtha-yatra, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.7 2021 Palani (Rsabha) Hill A serial exploration of the holy sites visited by Lord Caitanya. Rsabha-parvata In the summary of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta Madhya lila 9, we read that Lord Caitanya's South India travels included a stop at Rsabha-parvata, a sacred hill near Madurai, Tamil Nadu: "Finally the Lord went to Sri Ranga-ksetra, where He converted a brahmana named Venkata Bhatta, who, along with his family, became a devotee of Krsna. After leaving Sri Ranga, Caitanya Mahaprabhu...Read more...
Bahuda Yatra, Suna Besha, Adhara Pana and Return to Holy Abode
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT In the absence of direct darshan of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra during Ratha Yatra, we offer the devotees this nectar-packed report on the Lord's return trip back to His divine abode at Puri Dham. Puri Deities Commence Quiet Return Journey...Read more...
Krishna Carvings at Banteay Srei
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.7 2021 Among the many Vaishnava ruins in Cambodia, the 10th century temple of Banteay Srei in Angkor has several of the most beautiful carved renditions of Sri Krsna found anywhere in the country. The Lord is depicted in two famous lila scenes, one from the Bhagavat Purana...Read more...
Sri Gopala Bhatta Gosvami’s Disappearance Day
By Giriraj Swami - 29.7 2021 Today I thought to read a verse and purport about him from Sri Caitanya-caritamrta, Adi-lila, Chapter Ten, “The Branches of the Caitanya Tree”: TEXT 105 sri gopala bhatta eka sakha sarvottama rupa-sanatana-sange yanra prema-alapana...Read more...
The Kingdom of God
By Radheshyam Dasa - 29.7 2021 Freedom from painful impediments In Kingdom of God, there is no hunger, thirst, birth and death, old age, disease, etc. Thus without these sufferings that draw our consciousness in the material world, keeping us absorbed in sorting out problems of life in...Read more...
THE DREAM OF ĀMĀRA – IMMORTALITY
Compiled by Mohini DD - 27.7 2021 To become immortal, Hiraṇyakaśipu performed severe austerities. Hiraṇyakaśipu wanted to become immortal, so he underwent such severe penances that the whole universe trembled. Lord Brahmā had to come personally to pacify him “What do you want?...Read more...
How the British destroyed the vedic culture in India
BY SRILA PRABHUPADA - 27.7 2021 How the British destroyed the vedic culture in India – so this idea of simple living is now considered – primitive… Oct 13 1975 Durban morning walk Prabhupāda: How long they can stay in the water? Puṣṭa Kṛṣṇa: If it’s warm...Read more...
What is dham (Holy place)?
By editor - 27.7 2021 The main qualification for a place to become holy or called as Dham is that the Lord or His pure devotee should have appeared or had pastimes there. Several other things that constitute a Tirtha /Holy place/ Dham: 1. Devotees must have performed...Read more...
Ego-Mind-Intelligence’- The lethal Gang
By Vraja Bihari Das - 27.7 2021 “If a man thinks he is not conceited, he is very conceited indeed” – C.S.Lewis Have you ever felt positive feelings for someone but on another occasion you felt a strong irritation or anger towards him or her? Did you yesterday...Read more...
Ananda: What is its True Meaning?
By Vamadeva Shastri - 27.7 2021 Ananda is one of the key terms of Yoga and Vedanta, and like many of the others often misunderstood. Ananda is translated as bliss, though it has no real equivalent in the English language. Bliss is at best a helpful approximation but can be misleading...Read more...
Can Creation Come from Chaos?
By Madhava Dasa, Sadaputa Dasa and Svarupa Damodara Dasa A challenge to the prevailing scientific view  that life comes from a chance combination of material elements. Although scientists would like to assume that in the past, inert chemicals combined to produce life, as yet no one...Read more...

Vamadeva Shastri - 26.7 2021     All religions honor their particular founder, prophet or savior. Hindu Dharma is unique in honoring the guru or spiritual master as a principle...
By Mayapur-shashi Dasa - 26.7 2021   Reflections on an article written by Srila Prabhupada in 1956 and on how we as Vaishnavas should think of Lord Buddha today. In the May 5, 1956,...
California Dreaming: The State Highway 54 Mastodon Blues By Drutakarma das - 26.7 2021 Some time ago, n the news there were many reports about mastodon bones found in San Diego, California....
By editor - 26.7 2021 “In this endeavor there is no loss or diminution, and a little advancement on this path can protect one from the most dangerous type of fear.” (Bhagavad-...
By: Sacitanuja Das - 23.7 2021 “To He whose Heart is made of Gold, "We offer this Song sung in Stone”  SONG IN STONE yas tuṣṭātmā sphutam anupaṭhec chraddhayā...
By editor - 23.7 2021 Many people currently believe that the things that science is currently discovering were known to Vedic philosophers and sages in the past. This notion is false because...
By editor - 23.7 2021 Vedic knowledge provides detailed information about many aspects of material nature such as cosmology, sociology, psychology, and biology. For example, the Śrimad...
By Bir Krishna Swami - 23.7 2021 The names of Krishna are the repository of all happiness and the greatest wealth. If we chant properly, we will not experience material miseries, but we may...