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

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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...

Vedic verses reveal more secrets about Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Are you still wondering if God exists or not? And if you know He exists, are you still not sure who He is and...

Learning more about Lord Nrsimha dev on His appearance day

Today is the most auspicious day of Lord Nrsimha dev. All glories to Lord Nrsimha deva, the half man half lion incarnation of Lord...

Community Vyasa Puja Book Waiting For Your Offering

Every year, on the day of Srila Prabhupada Vyasa-puja, we see a beautiful work done by hundreds of devotee hands. It is an invaluable...
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...
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Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur and his glorious contribution to the Sankirtan movement

Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, formerly known as Kedarnath Datta, was born in 1838 in Birnagar, West Bengal. Growing up, Kedarnath Datta preferred to sit and...

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...

Balarama Purnima – The Appearance day of Lord Balaram

Just like Lord Krishna's appearance day is known as Krishna Janmastami, the appearance day of Lord Balaram, who is the elder brother of Krishna,...

Ma Durga – Going beyond myths

It has become a fashion these days, especially among scholars and leaders, to call Vedic scriptures a myth. One of the reasons for this...
vijaya dashami

Vijaya Dashami celebrated in Sridham Mayapur

In Sri Chaitanya Charitamrta Madhya-lila, 15.32-35, it describes Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s mood during this festival: “On the victory day celebrating the conquest of Lanka –...

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