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Disaster Averted!
By Radharaman Das - 19,7 2018 I had informed the highest leadership of BJP and they were also shocked and agreed with us that the UP government should not have done this. On 13th June I went to Delhi and met with the high command of the BJP and informed them that if this happen it would be a great injustice and millions of ISKCON devotees will hit street. The BJP’s high Command immedietly arranged an urgent meeting with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Yesterday I flew to Lucknow from Delhi and met the...Read more...
Divorce: a compilation of references
By editor - 19.7 2018 Vedic society recognizes eight traditional types of marriage - brahma, daiva, arsha, prajapatya, asura, gandharva, rakshasa, paishaca (Manu-samhita 3.20-44) - first four auspicious and second four inauspicious. Marriage in Kali-yuga is mainly by personal selection (...Read more...
AGASTYA
 By Ryley Gelinas - 19.7 2018 THE RSI OF ANCIENT INDIAN TRADITION There is a multitude of miracles and myths associated with Agastya, a famous Vedic sage, beginning with his miraculous birth by two godly fathers, Mitra and Varuna (Dallapiccola). The Matsya Purana’s...Read more...
VEDA VYASA, THE GREAT INDIAN SAGE
By Aastha Patel - 19.7 2018 Vyasa was a central and admired figure of the Vedic Tradition. He was a famous Rsi in the longest epic, The Mahabharata, and was also credited for the Epic. Vyasa’s Birth and Family According to the mythic sources, Vyasa was the son...Read more...
The Science of Kingship in Ancient India, Part 13
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.7 2018 Sanjay advises King Dhrtarastra  The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VII. – Part Two [Regarding a ruler who proved tyrannical] It does not seem necessary to explain these facts 238) by the hypothesis that this...Read more...
Free Will and Determinism
BY: CAITANYA DAS - 18.7 2018 Free will and determinism is an interesting topic to transcendently delve into. Krishna says everyone has to follow their nature, what can repression accomplish. He also says a man of intelligence endeavouring to control his mind and senses can easily be swept...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 72
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.7 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...Read more...
Stage Set for Puri Jagannatha's Annual Sojourn
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 18.7 2018 In the backdrop of the nationwide buzz over the Supreme Court's recent proposal to allow people of all faiths into Jagannath Temple and put a curb on servitors from collecting dakshina from devotees, the Deities of the 12th century shrine are all...Read more...
Millions Take Part in Puri Rath Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 18.7 2018 Deities being taken on Pahandi procession  Braving heavy rain, a large number of people turned up and cheered Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra during the Deities' divine journey on chariots from Jagannath Temple to Gundicha...Read more...
Exploring Your Word of Honor
By Mahatma Das - 18.7 2018 Exploring Your Word of Honor Being Committed in a Non-Committal World Imagine this scene. After millions of lifetimes you finally make it back to the spiritual world. As you approach the gates of Goloka you are asked to wait because Krsna wants to come and...Read more...
10 Places to See Magnificent South India Temples
BY SHARELL COOK - 17.7 2018 When it comes to south India temples, the state of Tamil Nadu dominates with its many ancient, towering Dravidian masterpieces, many of brightly painted sculptures on their gopuram (towers). These temples, which display some of India's...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 17.7 2018 Prithu Appears from King Vena's Corpse   The religious dictates that influenced kingship in Vedic culture. CHAPTER VII. – Part One Good and bad...
By editor - 17.7 2018 In South Kolkata, a treasure trove of Vaishnava literature can be found in ISKCON Mayapur’s Bhaktivedanta Research Centre. This library is a gem hidden in a quiet...
By Haripada Dasa - 17.7 2018 In the Srimad Bhagavatam 7 canto it is said: The Supreme Personality of Godhead and His devotee know how to use properly lust, anger, greed, illusion, pride and...
By Shubha Vilas Das - 17.7 2018 When it comes to making relations work for a lifetime, probably the most powerful and handy tool available is forgiveness. Every relationship goes through a...
BY: SUN STAFF - 16.7 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The...
By Dharma-setu das - 16.7 2018 Karana and I got married on the 5th of January 2002. Since then I have received a lot of valuable advice that has at various times helped me in my marriage....
By Krishna Dharma dasa - 16.7 2018 It was good to see a scholar tackling the uncertain area of morality in Vaishnavism, as did Ms Chatterjee with her essay, ‘The Chaitanya School: Role...
By Chanda Chatterjee - 16.7 2018 Any discussion on religion remains incomplete without a reference to moral and ethical values. The case of Gaudiya Vaishnavism is no exception to that. It is...