May 052016
 

Rati manjari In the southern part of Sri Indulekha’s kuñja lies Ratyambuja Kuñja, where the beautiful Sri Rati Manjari always resides. Her dress is covered with stars, her complexion is like lightning, and she is daksina-mrdvi in nature. The panditas also call her Tulasi. Her age is 13 years 2 months. In Kali-yuga, in gaura-lila, she is known as Raghunatha dasa Gosvami. (SGGSP)

May 052016
 
Visakha

Visakha Visakha is the second most important of these eight varistha-gopis. Her attributes, activities and resolve are all muck like those of her friend Lalita. Visakha was born at the exact same moment as her dear friend Srimati Radharani appeared in this world. Visakha’s garments are decorated with stars and her complexion is like lightning. Her […more]

May 052016
 
Caitanya’s Sannyasa, Prabhupada’s Mercy

A Talk by Giriraj Swami There is nothing as beautiful as pure love–the pure love between the Lord and the devotee, the pure love between the spiritual master and disciple, the pure love between pure souls. Such love was the subject of the class I gave on Sunday, January 17, at Bhaktivedanta Manor, in conjunction […more]

May 052016
 

Queen Patala-devi is Krsna’s maternal grandmother and she is very famous in Vrajabhumi. Her hair is the white color of yogurt, her complexion is the pink color of a patala flower and her garments are green. Patala-devi’s dear friend is named Mukhara-gopi. Out of intense affection for her friend, Mukhara used to feed the infant […more]

May 052016
 

Sometimes we find that other groups observe an occasion on a different day from the day found on the approved ISKCON calendar. How to understand this?   There are many different calendar systems in existence, and each has its own peculiarities. Some Hindu groups base their calculations on various smriti literatures that give different rules […more]

May 052016
 

Full of transcendental opulences, Paurnamasi-devi is the incarnation of the Lord’s Yogamaya potency. She makes the arrangements of Lord Krsna’s pastimes to be properly performed. She is slightly tall in stature and has a fair complexion. Her hair is the color of kasa flowers and she wears red garments. She is greatly respected by Nanda […more]

May 052016
 
Spiritual Identities  During Gouranga Lila

Spiritual Identities During Gouranga Lila   Varista Gopis Lalita = Svarupa Damodara GoswamiOn the northern petal of Ananga-sukhada Kunja, there is a beautiful kunja covered with various kinds of flowers and trees. This place is known as Lalitanandada Kunja and is the color of lightning. The lovely Lalita Sakhi always lives here. She has a beautiful bright […more]

May 052016
 
Smoothie: curcuma, zenzero e cannella.

Smoothie alle spezie Il pepe nero e i grassi presenti nell’olio di cocco possono migliorare l’assorbimento della curcumina. Ecco allora un frullato piccante che aiuta la digestione. Per realizzarlo vi serviranno: 1 tazza di latte di cocco mezza tazza di ananas tagliata a pezzi 1 banana 1/2 cucchiaino di curcuma, zenzero e cannella Un pizzico […more]

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May 052016
 
Whom to Worship?

Whom to Worship? From Back to Godhead By Gauranga Dasa We all worship someone all of us but the question is… One of the principles of worship is at traction. When you are reverentially attracted to someone, you have the desire to establish a relationship with that person, and when the relationship is established then […more]