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News and articles on cultural events, celebrations, and festivals like Rath yatras, appearance days of the Lord and His devotees.

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Unconventional Diwali wishes specially for this year

When nothing seems to help, a simple positive thought can change people's life. Diwali is a unique festival when positive thoughts, well wishes, blessings...
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Month full of Dancing – What makes Kartik month so special?

We have heard of people dancing on the new year day, on birthdays, in clubs and in parties. Such dancing lasts for a day...
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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...

Ma Durga – Going beyond myths

It has become a fashion these days, especially among scholars and leaders, to call Vedic scriptures a myth. One of the reasons for this...

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...

Innovative Outreach Event for celebrating ISKCON 50th Anniversary

On account of the 50th Anniversary of ISKCON, we, at ISKCON Ahmedabad, have been working together as team, for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada....

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...
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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...
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This is how we celebrate Janmastami in Sri Mayapur

Ever wondered how Sri Krishna Janmastami is celebrated in Sridham Mayapur, the spiritual headquarters of ISKCON? Ever had the good fortune to personally participate...
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“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...

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If you're not very good at taking criticism, you might want to work on this skill. There are a few simple yet very powerful...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 5

Recently a friend disturbed my firmly rooted illusion. He asked some group members to reveal what attracts them the most about Sri Mayapur. A...

Is India awaiting a massive earthquake?

Scientists suspect that a massive "fault" could trigger a cataclysmic earthquake beneath Bangladesh, parts of east India and Myanmar. The hidden fault, which has been...

Read this, Mothers and Sisters! Protect your privacy from hidden cameras around you

Her smartness saved her and will save many other women. She noticed a hidden camera fitted at distance in such a way that the...

Salute to this King of Elephants – Sri Gajendra

Elephants are gorgeous. Their majestic maneuvers and prideful attributes make them unique. Elephants are always part of our life, be it domestic affairs, economics,...