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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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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...
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Main causes of repeating California fires

It's outright ignorance to turn a blind eye to the root cause of such repeated devastating wildfires and look for political gain every single...

Is that all Yoga has to offer?

Yoga, which was part of people's lifestyle before a few thousands or even few hundred years ago, is again becoming a buzzword in the...
Bhagavad Gita, a part of Mahabharata

Did you know this about Gita Jayanti?

In present days, the word "jayanti" is loosely used for someone's birthday. However, this word is not meant for mortal beings. What most people...