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.

Akshaya tritiya wishes

Did you know this about Akshaya Tritiya?

Generally known as a Hindu auspicious day, akshaya tritiya holds a much greater significance for the entire human society. Due to this, many great...
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...
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...

Celebrating Lord Sri Balarama Appearance day

Many of us know Sri Krishna Janmastami, but not all of us know that just seven days before Janmastami comes the appearance day of...

Gita Jayanti celebrated across the world

Gita Jayanti marks the day when Lord Sri Krishna spoke the Bhagavad Gita to His dear devotee Arjuna in the middle of the battlefield...

Lord Jagannath’s Rath-yatra celebrated with grandeur

After month of preparations, yesterday Lord Jagannath Rath-yatra was celebrated with grandeur in the ancient city of Odissa, popularly known as Jagannath Puri. Along...

ISKCON Kondaveedu performs Bhumi puja for a new temple

Kondavvedu is a historical place, where Rajas (Kings) of the then Reddy dynasty built a fort on a hill, located in the Guntur district of...

Mundaners can never understand Radha and Krishna

Radhastami is the appearance day of Srimati Radharani, the divine pleasure potency of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Sri Krishna. Below is the transcription...

Knowing more about Srimati Radha on Radhastami day

Loved, directly or indirectly, by one and all, moving and non-moving beings, Srimati Radharani, more commonly known as Radha, Radhika, Radhe and many other...

How Ma Durga clears many misconceptions about female energy

Every Durga puja we experience a fresh air of enthusiasm and excitement in the atmosphere. This is not just religious sentiments as some people,...

READERS' PICK

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...

The Gita In A Nutshell – A must read

Ever wished you had a genuine version of the Gita that you can read in a few minutes, and read it even daily? You...
permanent happiness

Happiness does not last? You may be missing the point

Let's get straight to the point. Do you realize that almost all of us spend practically every moment of our life to become happy?...

What do the new World Records by ISKCON show?

In June 2015, on the first of its kind Yoga day, the world witnessed a magnificent display of Yoga in New Delhi when it...

Philosophy of effective leadership – Check your list

A quote from Mr Disney caught my attention. He said "When values are clear decisions are easy.”  Profound, isn't it? Decision making is an...