Saturday, July 20, 2019

Festivals and Culture

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

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...

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,...

Half-Lion Half-Man form appears! Devotees offer worship to Sri Narasimha

Reality does not change by negating it! What happened millions of years ago and what happens today in India and around the world has...

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...

READERS' PICK

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...

Multiple health benefits of Ginger

One of the most commonly used spices worldwide is ginger.  Known in Hindi as adrak, ginger has been used in India since before 200...

Managing Anger is an Essential Art

Do you ever get angry? :-) To some people anger is a daily experience and to some it’s an occasional one. Nonetheless, in both...

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...

Criticism – Don’t hate it; Deal with it

We say we welcome constructive criticism. The question is, who decides if the criticism is constructive or not? Not everyone can easily see  good in...