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News and articles on cultural events, celebrations, and festivals like Rath yatras, appearance days of the Lord and His devotees.

Jayapataka Swami

Sri Mayapur ISKCON celebrates His Holiness Jayapataka Swami’s 68th appearance day

ISKCON's Sri Mayapur center saw an unprecedented crowd in the temple on the 68th appearance day, called Vyas puja, celebration of His Holiness Jayapataka...
Navadvipa mandala parikrama

This one thing can save the world – Navadvipa mandala parikrama

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura wondered, “when will that day come when the fair-skinned foreigners will come to Sri Mayapur dham and join with the Bengali...
New Year 2017

Welcome New Year 2017

As we step into the new year, we would like to thank you for your support during year 2016. Last year Mayapur Voice saw...
Diwali thoughts

Why my heart went out to them this Diwali

As I was walking towards the temple to attend a special Diwali function, I noticed something unusual for this day. Diwali is known for...

Thanking Lord Dhanvantari, the Founder of Ayurveda, on Dhanteras

Diwali festival in India is a 5-day celebration starting from Dhanteras with every single day having its own significance. Out of this, on the...
Kartik month ghee lamps

Month full of Dancing – What makes Kartik month so special?

We have heard of people dancing on the new year day, on birthdays, in clubs and in parties. Such dancing lasts for a day...

Ma Durga – The Mightiest Mother

If you ever think that strength is only male's domain, meet Mother Durga! She is not only a fearsome fighter celebrated across the three worlds as Mahishasura-mardini...

Negation cannot grant realization of the Absolute Truth – Bhaktivinod Thakur

Appearance of an acharya in this world is by no means an ordinary thing. Such acharyas are some of the most confidential servants of...

The Biggest Mystery of Srimad Bhagavatam – Srimati Radha

Popularly known as a Hindu scripture, Srimad Bhagavatam, also known as Bhagavat Purana, is actually a post graduation study in the subject matter of self...

Immortal words of Lord Krishna in a Soul-lifting slideshow

Immortal words of Lord Krishna is a series of stunning slides produced from Lord Krishna's timeless instructions to His dear devotee Arjuna in Bhagavad...

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News agencies in India

Anti-Modi news agencies and what they need to learn

Chanakya Pandit says that out of the two- a snake and an envious person- the envious person is more dangerous than the snake because...

Serious about Happiness? This information can change your life

Ever been unhappy in your life? How much did you work to get there? No one works hard to get unhappy but it nonetheless...

As America gets sicker, researchers say Vegetarianism could cut global warming

As the world goes on spending big on trying to tackle global warming, reports have surfaced stating America is hit hard by man-made global...

Don’t let them steal your privacy

Seeing an unprecedented number of unscrupulous people going all out to exploit women's privacy, a few months back we posted a cautionary article in order...

Dealing with Mood Swings

Quite often we find people saying "oh that person is so unpredictable!" If you find this unpredictable nature in someone, try not to stamp...

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