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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...
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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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Do these huts have the clue to Earth’s magnetic pole reversals?

Patches of ground where huts were burned down in southern Africa contain a key mineral that recorded the magnetic field at the time of...
lord nrsimha

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...

Jammu and Kashmir floods – What went wrong?

Just a few days back the headlines in all Indian newspapers were filled with the news of Jammu and Kashmir floods. A devastating flood,...

Negation cannot grant realization of the Absolute Truth – Bhaktivinod Thakur

Appearance of an acharya in this world is by no means an ordinary thing. Such acharyas are some of the most confidential servants of...
krishna

Learning more about Sri Krishna on Janmastami day

Did you ever ask yourself why, if Krishna was born only some 5000 years ago, His Name appears in Vedas and Puranas, which are...