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Jayapataka Swami – The “Gentle Giant”

Today, when deceitfulness and hypocrisy have become the way of life for the majority of the population, when humility is considered weakness and simplicity...
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Knowing 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 the Vedas and Puranas, which...

Immortal words of Lord Krishna – Slideshow Part 1

Lord Krishna says in Bhagavad Gita that one who spreads His message is very dear to Him. This is the first part of the...

Bhakti yoga – Myths, Facts, and what makes it the Topmost yoga

As the world, frustrated over temporary material happiness, cautiously turns towards spirituality, it is sure to find a new hope in life. At the...

Learning more about Lord Nrsimha dev on His appearance day

Today is the most auspicious day of Lord Nrsimha dev. All glories to Lord Nrsimha deva, the half man half lion incarnation of Lord...

Immortal words of Lord Krishna – Slideshow Part 2

We hope you enjoyed reading and meditating on Part 1 of the "Immortal words of Lord Krishna" series of slides. Here, in part 2...

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,...

Viewing Assam floods from a higher perspective

As the rain god continues to flood Assam, almost two million people from 23 districts are affected with death toll reported 26.  Floods are...

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...

Immortal words of Lord Krishna in a Soul-lifting slideshow

Immortal words of Lord Krishna is a series of stunning slides produced from Lord Krishna's timeless instructions to His dear devotee Arjuna in Bhagavad...

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Can’t sleep? Find out 7 ways to sleep better

In Ayurveda, Insomnia is known as Anidra. According to the Ayurvedic perspective, the doshas (Ayurvedic humors) responsible for this disease are Tarpak Kapha, Sadhak Pitta or Prana Vata. Tarpak Kapha is a sub-dosha of Kapha ....

Ma Durga – Busting the biggest myth of all times

Mother Durga, or Ma Durga, is gorgeously worshiped all over the world during Durga puja festival. In India, especially in West Bengal, this is...
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Why Panihati chida-dahi festival is known as the festival of punishment

Panihati is the name of a village located in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of River Ganges (10 miles north of Kolkata)....

Will the Large Hadron Collider Find the Unknown Anti-physics Particle?

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...

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...