Sep 182017

A Sundaravana ci sono tre tipi principali di madhukara o raccoglitori di miele nettareo. Le api mellifere comuni sono le più numerose, poi ci sono le api legnaiole, color violaceo scuro con riflessi blu, spesso scambiate erroneamente per calabroni e l’elegante sfinge colibrì dal lunghissimo beccuccio succhia nettare. Definizione di Madhukari: Un madhukari è una […more]

 Posted by on 18 September 2017 at 01:21:46 AST
Jun 232017

By Karnamrita Das Studying the meaning of words (semantics) whether in Sanskrit, English, or our native language and their deeper implications in our lives is a useful endeavor in our introspection and personal growth, which I see as part of the work of “anartha-nivritti,” or retiring our unwanted, spiritually unhelpful mental and physical habits. Become […more]

 Posted by on 23 June 2017 at 09:36:36 AST
Jun 232017

By Satyaraja Dasa Human beings are physically unable to perceive certain portions of the known vibratory spectrum. While extremely sensitive to sound waves of about 1,000 to 4,000 cycles per second (cps), man is all but deaf beyond 20,000 cycles per second. Dogs and cats, on the other hand, can hear up to 60,000 cps, […more]

 Posted by on 23 June 2017 at 09:35:18 AST
Jun 232017

From Back to Godhead By Ranacora Dasa An answer to the question: “Why is a good Christian like you worshiping a Hindu god?” People often ask me why I changed my faith from Christianity to worship of Krsna. They ask what made me give up Christianity. I am always quick to answer that I never […more]

 Posted by on 23 June 2017 at 09:34:48 AST
Jun 232017

By Chirag Dangarwala karmany evadhikaras te ma phalesu kadacana ma karma-phala-hetur bhur ma te sango ‘stv akarmani [ B.g. 2.47] “You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to […more]

 Posted by on 23 June 2017 at 09:33:17 AST
Jun 082017

By Brajahari das In this article, I compare the origin of universe as described in the Srimad Bhagavatam (SB) and the Big Bang (BB) theory . 1. The initial state According to SB, the initial state of matter immediately previous to its manifestation is called pradhāna (SB 3.26.10p). In the BB theory, this initial state is […more]

 Posted by on 8 June 2017 at 06:36:09 AST
Jun 082017

By Chaitanya Charan das Question: How are we to see Krishna’s hand when sincere, dedicated devotees depart prematurely in tragic circumstances? Short Answer: Krishna as death is kindly freeing those devotes from all that is material to enable them to focus undistracted on the spiritual. Detailed Answer: Death can seem cruel when it takes away […more]

 Posted by on 8 June 2017 at 04:36:55 AST
Jun 082017
The Making of Vrindavan Villages

By Vrndavanlila Devi Dasi The mercury had been hovering at 45º and the Indian summer heat was scorching as ever. May is the hottest month in Hyderabad. Undaunted by the heat, a pack of devotees were packing their luggage to go to a village located about 45-50 kms away from Hyderabad, in Narsapur, called Peddagottimukla. […more]

 Posted by on 8 June 2017 at 03:37:25 AST
Jun 082017

From Back to Godhead By Suresvara Dasa Few of us realize as the farmer does how completely we’re at the mercy of nature. Even if the farmer lives not by selling crops but by selling cows for slaughter, still he’s keenly aware how much he relies on the bounty of the fields to fatten his […more]

 Posted by on 8 June 2017 at 02:35:23 AST
Jun 082017

By Bhakti-lata Dasi For many years I have wondered why it is so difficult to find devotees who are inspired to not only correspond with inmates but to do so steadily as well. It’s been quite a bottleneck since there are far more inmates who write than there are volunteers to reply to them. It […more]

 Posted by on 8 June 2017 at 01:31:58 AST