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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...
mayapur

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...
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...
time

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...

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...
being positive

Being positive? Run this self test

Being positive is a buzzword these days. Thanks to the new era when on one hand people are degrading, on the other hand some...
ayurveda

Ayurveda – Ten takeaways for the New Year

It’s almost the new year and we habitually set New Year’s resolutions. Quite often, at least one resolution involves our health. Ayurveda teaches us to...
narsinh mehta

Narsinh Mehta – The devotee who wrote Vaishnava jana to song

In a truly unique initiative to spread India's ancient wisdom across the world, this year the Indian government came up with an out of...
statue of unity

Will the Statue of Unity bring unity to India?

Towering tribute to a towering leader, the Statue of Unity is a befitting offering to Sri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the leader par excellence whose historical...
forget the past pain, not the lesson

Forget the past, forget the pain, but never the lessons – A practical guide

It is said forget the pain but never the lessons you gain. It sounds like a great idea to forget the past and move...

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Good and Bad of Onion and Garlic – A comprehensive analysis

It is quite easy to find health benefits of a particular food item especially when we like its taste. This is the reason modern food...

Understanding Kapha dosha in Ayurveda

The ancient healing system of Ayurveda provides us with the opportunity to take responsibility for our own healing.  One method is by allowing us...

Did you know this about Srila Prabhupada?

Do you know that His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada is the only person in the known history of this planet to...

ISKCON Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Prabhupada’s Leaving for U.S.

ISKCON is ramping up for its mega 50th anniversary celebrations, with events to be held all over the world throughout the year 2016. These...
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...