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Srila Prabhupada - Bharat Ratna or Vishva Ratna

Srila Prabhupada – A Bharat Ratna Or Vishva Ratna?

Nations take pride in praising and promoting their heroes. While some great personalities are loved and adored only by their own countrymen or a...
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The biggest danger faced by seniors in spiritual life

Spiritual life is a progressive activity. As we grow we realize its value better. Being seniors by age or by experience in spiritual life...
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Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 10

As months after months and years after years pass by, I keep wondering if my appreciation for and attachment to Sri Mayapur Dham has...
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Another reason why Lord Nrsimha killed Hiranyakashipu

Most of you may have read and heard why Lord Nrsimha Deva killed the great demon Hiranyakashipu. The well known reason is, the demon...
Lordships of Purushottam month

We will miss you, O Purushottam month!

Purushottam month has just gone. It has gone away from us to return after three years. It came to bless us and left after...
purana not mythology

Mythology is a wrong word for Vedas and Puranas

It's almost like an established tradition today that the super-science and the mind-boggling stories of historical value found in the ancient Vedic texts, called...
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Aliens? What the ancient Vedas say about extraterrestrial life

In his famous book, “Chariots of the Gods?” Erich von Däniken raises the hypothesis that members of an advanced civilization had visited our planet...
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Time according to the Vedas is not what you think!

We normally imagine time as a line that started at some point and stretches indefinitely. This affects even our language, with words such as...
bhakti charu swami

His Holiness Bhakti Charu Swami departs – A great loss to ISKCON and the...

His Hoiness Bhakti Charu Swami, a prominent spiritual master and governing body commissioner of ISKCON, and a very dear direct disciple of ISKCON's founder...
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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...

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Understanding and Honoring teachers on Teachers’ Day

So we got one more day to celebrate; the Teachers' day. The first thing comes to mind is, why only one day? Is that...

Amazing health benefits of Amalaki fruit

Ayurveda classifies seasons as having an affinity to certain doshas.  As summer approaches, it is common for Pitta dosha to become imbalanced and cause overheating...

Reasons why UK’s National Health Service is in danger

Where are the Britons heading after they voted to leave EU? The recent reports on the National Health Service (NHS) is worrying enough especially...

Handing an expensive gift to a child? Read this

So what is wrong if you can afford to present an expensive gift? Hmm... When we talk about gifts, it is not only about...

Chemical aided agriculture Vs Natural ecosystems

For decades now factory produced fertilizers have been praised as the greatest gift to farmers.  But the negative after effects of such artificial interventions by men...