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

Sri Sri Pancha-tattva Maha Abhishek Sri Mayapur

Maha Abhishek 2019 and what the viewers said about it

It is said in Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita, Adi-lila 7.20-22 that the Characteristics of Krishna are understood to be a storehouse of transcendental love. "Although that...
jayapataka swami

Thousands of devotees welcome Srila Jayapataka Swami back home

Amidst chanting, dancing and happily crying thousands of devotees, His Holiness Jayapataka Swami, the seniormost sannyasi and guru in ISKCON (founder-acharya His Divine Grace...
vasanta panchami

It’s Springtime! Celebrating Vasanta Panchami in Sridham Mayapur

The spring season is considered to be the best of all seasons, for its attractive qualities are especially pleasing to Lord Krishna. Krishna Himself...
pushya abhishek

Sri Mayapur celebrates Sri Krishna Pushya Abhishek

In November 1973, the founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada said - “So we...
diwali wishes

Unconventional Diwali wishes specially for this year

When nothing seems around to help, a simple positive thought can change people's life. Diwali is a unique festival when positive thoughts, well wishes,...
Ganga Devi

“O Ganga Devi, your waters are the ambrosia of love of Godhead”

"The waters of the Ganges are always carrying the flavor of tulasi offered at the lotus feet of Sri Krishna, and as such the...

Purushottam month – The pinnacle of all months

One of the symptoms of the people of Kaliyuga described in the Vedic scripture, even before the Kaliyuga began, is manda-mati, meaning they will...
shaktipeeth

The lost aspects of Shaktipeeth Temples – Things to know

The marriage of Lord Shiva and Devi Sati is one of the most important events marked in the Shaiva and Shaakta sects of present-day...
Navadvipa mandala parikrama

Inconceivable benefits of performing Sri Navadvipa mandal parikrama

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVYpj7ouh_g?rel=0] Every year thousands of people from around the world gather in Sridham Maypaur to participate in the annual Navadvip Mandal parikrama organized by...
srila prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada tirobhava tithi – Carrying forth our inherited legacy

In 1965, when Srila Prabhupada left the auspicious land of Vrindavan to come to the west, no one thought he would be so successful;...

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Archaeologists baffled again – 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered

It's a golden enigma. Boeslunde is in Zealand, the large island that sits between mainland Denmark and the tip of Sweden. It's a hotbed...

Reasons why UK’s National Health Service is in danger

Where are the Britons heading after they voted to leave EU? The recent reports on the National Health Service (NHS) is worrying enough especially...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 6

One particular sloka, or verse, touched the innermost corner of my heart as I began my journey into the interiors of Mayapur's mystical nature...

HAARP, possible cause for India’s dwindling agriculture resources

A shocking report by Indian Council of Agriculture Research has strengthened an already existing theory that blames the US developed High Frequency Active Auroral Research Programme,...

Mayapur Meditation

I look outside my window and see the tall Kadamba tree blossoming with beautiful Kadamba flowers all over. This is the first in this...