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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....
srila prabhupada

Honouring Srila Prabhupada, the crest jewel of all Gurus

Srila Prabhupada’s Vyasa-puja celebration is one of the most important festivals for every ISKCON devotee, because it is only due to the mercy of...

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Knowing more about Lord Sri Balarama on His Appearance day

We know Lord Krishna and Krishna Janmastami but not all of us know much about Lord Balarama, or Balaram, the transcendental elder brother of...

Surprisingly long, 50 ft, dragon-like skeleton unearthed in China

Whenever there is a new discovery of an archaeological evidence of a large skeleton, it invariably accompanies a good number of assumptions as to...

Identifying forces behind diseased Indian Media and its sinking credibility

In recent years we have observed a serious lack of trust in Indian media reports. The reasons for this development are threefold, with unethical...

Ayurvedic tips to stay calm during crisis

As habitual creatures, we find change very difficult to comprehend and accept at times.  Especially when situations are dramatically altered, practically overnight. As we...
Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva – Going beyond myths

In India there is a considerable misunderstanding about Lord Shiva. So much so that people with poor fund of knowledge, claiming themselves to be...