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Articles, events, realizations and stories concerning Sri Mayapur dham’s spiritual aspect.

Mayapur Meditation

I look outside my window and see the tall Kadamba tree blossoming with beautiful Kadamba flowers all over. This is the first in this...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is -2

Welcome back! One more book that has made a lasting impression on my mind is Navadwip Dham Mahatmaya by Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur.  After briefly...
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...

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...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 6

One particular sloka, or verse, touched the innermost corner of my heart as I began my journey into the interiors of Mayapur's mystical nature...
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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...
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....
Navadvipa mandala parikrama

This one thing can save the world – Navadvipa mandala parikrama

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura wondered, “when will that day come when the fair-skinned foreigners will come to Sri Mayapur dham and join with the Bengali...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 4

It is a known fact among devotees that becoming proud of oneself is perhaps the easiest thing to do. Hopefully, I wouldn't be accused...
Simanta dvipa Deities - Sri Mayapur dham

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 11

Association invokes interest. Association also nourishes interest. Exactly the opposite, disassociation diminishes interest. Interestingly though, disassociation does not necessarily destroy interest, especially if the...

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Got used to hearing these things? I did, and for a good reason. Good not only because science is advancing but because it's advancing...

The Gita In A Nutshell – A must read

Ever wished you had a genuine version of the Gita that you can read in a few minutes, and read it even daily? You...
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Stunning 5-minute visuals of Lord Nrsimha Abhishek in Sridham Mayapur

This year was a special Nrsimha Chaturdashi festival in Sridham Mayapur. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and government imposed lockdown, only a few devotees...

Dealing with Mood Swings

Quite often we find people saying "oh that person is so unpredictable!" If you find this unpredictable nature in someone, try not to stamp...