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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...
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...
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...
mayapur goshala

The Primary Citizens – A glimpse into Sri Mayapur Goshala

In Srimad Bhagavatam 10.8.16 purport, Srila Prabhupada says that Lord Krishna's first business is to give all comfort to the cows and the brahmanas. In...
ISKCON Tribal Care

ISKCON Tribal Care – An Initiative of Love and Care

Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu predicted: pṛthivi te achhe yata nagaradi grama sarvatra prachara haibe mora nama.. “In every town and village, the chanting of My name will be...
gita jayanti

Gita Jayanti celebrated in Sri Mayapur

Srila Prabbupada, in a letter to Bhagavan das wrote: “Anyway, print books, distribute profusely, and that will be the best preaching work. What will...
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 –...

Reflections on World Holy Name Week 2017 in Sri Dham Mayapur

“The Krishna consciousness movement has established its centre in Sri Mayapur, the birth site of Lord Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, to give men the great...

Mayapur devotees celebrate the appearance day of their Most Beloved Srimati Radharani

Sri Janmastami is celebrated with much grandeur all over the world, because it is the birthday celebration of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself....

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mayapur in antardvipa

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 9

I always heard how Sri Mayapur dham is non-different from Sri Vrindavan dham. I always cherished experiencing it and I always knew such an...

List of must carry Ayurvedic medicines for a smart traveller

People do travel, and when they do so, there is every possibility that they fall sick, get injured, catch cold, get headache and so...

Tips to help students build and boost their self esteem

Self esteem is not arrogance. By its very definition, self esteem makes one confident of oneself and as a result the person develops genuine...
Lord Chaitanya - Origin of all avatars

When God descends on the Earth – Understanding an Avatar

Avatar is a known word these days even in the western countries. Internet and social media users know how they can change their avatar....

NASA speculates Black hole may be producing mysterious particles

Although too far from the reality, NASA's latest speculation does remind me of a few verses from the Brahma samhita, the prayer by Lord...