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The Advent of the Bhagavad-gita—Some Practical Guidance
By Giriraj Swami - 19.12 2018 Today is the auspicious occasion of Gita Jayanti, the day Lord Krishna spoke the Bhagavad-gita to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra, the day of Moksada Ekadasi. To begin, we shall read from Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Chapter Nine, “The Most Confidential Knowledge,” two verses that can provide us with guidance for our lives: TEXT 30 api cet su-duracaro   bhajate mam ananya-bhak sadhur eva sa mantavyah   samyag vyavasito hi sah SYNONYMS...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 41
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.12 2018 Lord Narasimha  Late 17th c. Bronze, Nepal  Asian Art Museum, San Francisco The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. The influence of Vaisnavism in Nepal during the Mahabharata Period has been discussed...Read more...
Kurukshetra, Part Three
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.12 2018 Kurukshetra Battle Commences  Kangra Miniature by Yadupati, c. 1820 From "A Tour in the Punjab", a report by Alexander Cunningham, published in Calcutta (1882) for the Archaeological Survey of India. Before describing the sites of the different...Read more...
Kurukshetra, Part Two
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.12 2018 Gita Updesha on Kurukshetra Battlefield   Orissan Pata-chitra From "A Tour in the Punjab", a report by Alexander Cunningham, published in Calcutta (1882) for the Archaeological Survey of India. The river that flows past Thanesar has always been...Read more...
40 YEARS LATER… Remembering the Bhagavad-Gita
By HH Bhakti Raghava Swami - 18.12 2018 I was walking down Rideau Street in the city of Ottawa some time during the summer of 1973. Although I had still not found what I really wanted in life, I was somewhat relieved that I had been able to walk out of the expected social pressures of modern...Read more...
Celebrating Gita Jayanti
An Address by Giriraj Swami to Leaders of Hindu Organizations October 23, 2009 Houston The Bhagavad-gita is also known as the Gitopanisad and is considered one of the Upanisads. The title Bhagavad-gita is sometimes translated as “The Song of God.” Gita mean “song.”...Read more...
Akshaya Patra Paying for Eggs
By editor - 17.12 2018 After 12 years of the NGO Akshaya Patra Foundation serving mid-day meals to schools in Odisha, the state government had found a way to serve eggs – a vital source of nutrition – to the children eating those lunches. Akshaya Patra, which provides mid-day...Read more...
Nepal in the Mahabharata Period, Part 40
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.12 2018 Lord Narasimha  Barahachetra - Chatara, Nepal The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. Baraha-kshetra at Chatara Outside of the royal durbar squares, there are several more important abodes of Lord...Read more...
Feminist Diksha Gurus are Coming
BY: MOHAN DAS - 17.12 2018 If you thought that because all was quiet on the Western front in regard to Feminist Female Diksha Gurus and that the issue had died then you were wrong. While ISKCON India was lulled into a false sense of security the opposing party has been furiously but quietly...Read more...
The Book Changes Controversy
BY: MADHU DAS - 17.12 2018 Swami B.G. Narasingha's interview with Garuda dasa Prabhu / Ph.D. on the 'Book Changes Controversy'. See also www.AsItWas.yoga.  Read more...
Pandharpur Sadhu Sanga 2018
By HH Subhag Swami - 17.12 2018 This year’s annual Sadhu Sanga program with HH Subhag Swami was held in Pandharpur Dham from 26thNovember to 1st December 2018. Around 200 devotees from all over India participated in the program. Every year devotees wait with anticipation for this...Read more...

By editor - 14.12 2018 Sexuality in Hinduism is most notable through the observance of kama, one of Hinduism’s catur-purusartha’s (four human aims). ...
By editor 14.12 2018 The full details of the composition of the literary text, Kamasutra, is not fully known but is estimated to have been composed around the first century B.C.E. (...
By editor - 14.12 2018 History and Background Authored by Kautilya in 300 BCE the Arthasastra was written as a “science of politics” (Boesche 9-10). As the key...
NASA Moon Landing Hoax — Explained by Srila Prabhupada The Main Point “Apart from this discussion, the point is that a living entity has immense and unlimited desires for material...
By Jaya Gaursundar Dasa - 14.12 2018 In Bhagavad-gītā Lord Kṛṣṇa describes four kinds of pious men (su-kṛtinaḥ) begin to render devotional service unto Him – the distressed (ārto),...
What is going on in Vrndavana these days in the name of “economic development”? BY: DAMAGHOSA DAS Hare Krsna-Below we have summarized (in 8-quotes summary form) what Srila...
Compiled By Damaghosa das - 13.12 2018   March 4 1974 Vrndavana- conversation about Varnasrama and its application Hṛdayānanda: Not necessary. So in this varṇāśrama college there...
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.12 2018 Lord Narasimha slaying Hiranyakasipu  Patan Durbar Square The Yadava dynasty's presence in Nepal, and the events that preceded and followed. Today we...