Apr 232017
 
There, But Not There By Kesava Krsna Dasa

How many of us are fortunate to have not just good friends, but close friends with whom we can phone at any time, and for no particular reason, than to simply share a Krishna conscious realization? How many of us are blessed to be able to shed all institutional and scholarly roles, simply to sit […more]

 Posted by on 23 April 2017 at 13:51:07 AST
Apr 232017
 
Remover of Obstacles

From Back to Godhead Lord Ganesha is well known for removing obstacles from the path of pure hearted souls. Gokarna, a temple town in Karnataka, also known as Gokarna Mahabalesvara, is famous for the presence of one of the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Siva. Lord Ganesha is said to have established this linga. The glories of the deity of […more]

 Posted by on 23 April 2017 at 13:48:18 AST
Apr 232017
 
Tejomaya Das: A Diamond From the Rough

By Madhava Smullen for ISKCON New Vrindaban Communications Tejomaya Das grew up in some of New York City’s roughest neighborhoods in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan. For him and his best friend, Manonatha Das, leaving them to forge a different life for themselves seemed unlikely. But when the hippie movement came along in the sixties […more]

 Posted by on 23 April 2017 at 13:35:25 AST
Apr 232017
 
1978 Calcutta True Rath Story - Episode 2

Episode 2:  Improvements Requested Prabhupada: “Everyone engaged in some particular department, he must improve and… Then things will go on nice(ly).  – Room Conversation – April 22, 1977, Bombay Prabhupada: “Expert means whatever he is doing, he must do it very nicely That’s all. Suppose you are sweeping this room. You can do it very […more]

 Posted by on 23 April 2017 at 13:29:33 AST
Apr 232017
 

Algunas veces Srila Prabhupada daba vueltas alrededor del Templo Krishna-Balaram cantando japa como parte de su paseo matutino. En una de esas ocaciones , se volvio a los devotos que lo acompañaban y dijo: – Ustedes estan ciegos, yo no. Nadie sabìa exactamente lo que queria decir. Era una sentencia filosòfica? Tras otra vuelta, Srila […more]

Apr 232017
 

It had been almost six months since Upendra had gone to Fiji. There he had met up with his wife, Citralekha, and after some successful ground-breaking the couple had travelled to India. After a month, Upendra returned to Australia — alone. Whereas he had originally applied for permanent residential status, his wife’s application for a […more]

Apr 222017
 
Personalities up today april 22 present at the Isvara Academy.

Personalities up today april 22 present at the Isvara Academy. www.manonatha.com   Abhimanyu, Radha’s so called husband Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna Abhinanda Abhirama Gopal Acyutananda, son of Advaita Acarya Aditi Aditya Advaitacarya Apsara Arjuna Asita, ritvik of Janamejaya Asitadevala – devala Astavakra Caitanya Mahaprabhu Campaka Manjari Campakalata Candravali Citra Devi Devala – Astavakra – ENC […more]

Apr 222017
 

The first downtown chanting party, although small, caused a sensation amongst busy lunchtime shoppers and office workers. Frank: I had travelled from the Sydney temple to help Upendra and Upananda in Melbourne. One crisp Monday morning in late winter, we caught a tram downtown from Domain Road, and we walked from Bourke Street to the […more]

Apr 212017
 
1978 Calcutta True Rath Story - Episode 1

Episode 1: It Begins In New York (Mayesvara Dasa – I do not recall who gave me this photo but it is an excellent shot of Balarama’s Cart as it rolled down 5th Avenue.  Jambavan Prabhu is on the ground steering the cart using the two bar system Jayananda designed. I am standing on the […more]

 Posted by on 21 April 2017 at 13:06:07 AST
Apr 212017
 
The Antiquity of Deity Worship in the Vedic Tradition

  By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) There have been some people who have declared that the worship of Deities or images or the murti in the temples is but a recent invention of Vedic culture. However, that is not an accurate point. It is true that according to the different yugas or ages (such […more]

 Posted by on 21 April 2017 at 12:57:07 AST