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Coronavirus – Curse, Conspiracy or Karmic reaction?

With Coronavirus inflicted Covid-19 sweeping the world the internet and social media are flooded with Coronavirus related news, fake news, information, disinformation, misinformation, speculations,...

Resolved – Is Krishna an expansion of Vishnu or is it the other way...

In my childhood I was told that Lord Krishna is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. I grew up with that in mind. Most people...

Lord Balaram is the source of all Vishnu incarnations in this world

Lord Balaram is not just a historical character who appeared as Lord Krishna's elder brother. We have observed people in general have vague ideas...
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Why Panihati chida-dahi festival is known as the festival of punishment

Panihati is the name of a village located in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of River Ganges (10 miles north of Kolkata)....
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A heartfelt prayer to Lord Narasimha Dev

Devotees worship Lord Narasimha Dev for different reasons depending on their faith and needs but in all their prayers one aspect that stands out...
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Shiva and Shakti – Looking beyond modern history

Lord Shiva’s name is synonymous with being auspicious, benevolent and kind. The term ‘Shi’ or ‘Si’ depicts the ideology of all pervasiveness, that which...

Jayapataka Swami – An Epitome of Unending Inspiration

Inspiring by advertisement is one thing; inspiring by own example is another. Similarly, being popular is one thing but being popular among civilized and...
Gaura Purnima - Lord Chaitanya showing He is non-different from Sri Sri Radha-Krishna

Gaura Purnima – The day Lord Krishna descended as Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Commonly known as Holi, the day of phalgun purnima is celebrated around the world by ISKCON and other Gaudiya vaishnavas as Gaura Purnima as...
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Mayapur Kirtan Mela 2019 – Devotees from over 60 countries chant together

In 2019, kirtan is readily available anywhere in the world. Kirtan is daily performed in temples and on the streets across the globe. Every...
Sri Sri Pancha-tattva Maha Abhishek Sri Mayapur

Maha Abhishek 2019 and what the viewers said about it

It is said in Sri Chaitanya-charitamrita, Adi-lila 7.20-22 that the Characteristics of Krishna are understood to be a storehouse of transcendental love. "Although that...

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What to do when you do not know where to start

Life is not always straightforward as we wish it to be. To some, life is a well planned journey with a defined goal and...

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,...

After 70 years of Hiroshima bombing did we learn anything?

As I read through the headlines as to how the world remembers the infamous Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing by the U.S., with all sympathy...
Yogapith in Sri Mayapur Navadip dham

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 7

Sometimes simple events can change the course of life. Some events can be reassuring and some re-enlightening. In almost all cases, what we learn...

Floating city above the clouds of Venus – NASA’s next dream

After trying its hands on materializing many fantastic and unrealistic dreams, NASA now thinks of building a floating city above the clouds of Venus....