Mar 302017
 

Srila Prabhupada said: “I take it for granted that you are one of the selected devotees of Lord Caitanya, and therefore from within your heart He has inspired you to go to such a distant place, leaving your parents and home, just to satisfy Krsna. This is the great transcendental adventure. Try your best, and […more]

Mar 302017
 
Matsya Jayanti

The story of Matsya Avatar is popular in puranic lore of this land. Avatar of Lord Vishnu Matsya is the first Avatar of Lord Vishnu in the form of a fish. The Matsya Avatar rescued King Satyavrath from a Pralaya, dissolution, when the whole world faced deluge. King Satyavrath and the Fish As per the Purana, […more]

Mar 302017
 
Matsya Avatar, the first Avatar of Vishnu

Matsya Avatar is the first Avatar of Divinity Vishnu. Matsya means a fish and Avatar means to descend. How did life descend on earth? Matsya, Fish, The first to Descend Evolution is known by the word Parinama in Samskrt, which means change. In India, the concept of evolution has been discussed in the sequence of Dasavatara of Vishnu, starting […more]

Mar 302017
 

Like Prabhupada’s original temple in New York, the Sydney temple at 118 Oxford Street, Paddington, was also a one-roomed shop-front on a heavily trafficked business thoroughfare. Paddington, a quaint old suburb, which took its name from the well-known London borough, lay 33 km south-east of downtown Sydney, and featured many Victorian-style colonial buildings, with their […more]

Mar 292017
 

Sunday, 9thMay 1971 For the residents of the Sydney temple, Srila Prabhupada’s arrival was a confused affair. An early telegram detailed Srila Prabhupada’s proposed visit to Sydney, via Malaysia. Only arrival dates and times needed to be confirmed.  As it turned out, Srila Prabhupada had arrived in Malaysia a little later than planned, and to […more]

Mar 282017
 

Srila Prabhupada: If one simply approaches the holy name with reverence and allows the holy name to enter through his ears into his heart, and especially if he accepts the divine name as his very life and soul, he can enter the deepest, most profound, most sublime of all spiritual mysteries.   Please always chant […more]

Mar 282017
 

Suno suno Nityananda, suno haridasa, Sarvatra amara ajna koroha prakasa, Prati ghare ghare giya koro ei bhiksa, Bolo Krsna, bhajo Krsna, koro Krsna siksa “O hear Me, hear Me Nityananda! Hear Me Haridasa! Simply disseminate My order everywhere. Go from house to house and beg the residents as follows: Speak about Krsna, worship Krsna and […more]

Mar 272017
 

Devotee (1): (repeats) How do you develop a service attitude? Prabhupāda: By service. In the material world, if you give service you become tired. But transcendental world, if you give service, you more become enthusiastic. Yes, more service. That is happening. I do not pay these boys. Rather, they pay me, and they engage the service. […more]

Mar 272017
 

Monday, 10 May 1971 At 6.30am, Dipak and Upananda drove in a rented car to Srila Prabhupada’s apartment to accompany him on a morning walk in nearby Centennial Park.  As they arrived at the vast expanse of parklands, the sun was just rising behind rows of palms, casting long shadows across the neatly-trimmed lawns. Tame, sulphur-crested […more]

Mar 262017
 
Srila Prabhupada Samadhi Mandir, Vrndavana

By Parvati Devi Dasi 19 March 2017 Dear Devotees, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. Hope you all had a wonderful Gaur Purnima Festival. This past year we’ve been quite well engaged in very nice projects for Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi and Samadhi Museum. Recently we acquired a collapsible metal scaffolding to facilitate […more]