Feb 052015
 

by K. Sadananda – This article is based on the information that I found in March 1995 issue of “Saptagiri” published in Telugu by Tirumala Tirupati Devastaanam, authored by Shrii Janamaddi Hanumanta Rao. The article itself was based on the research effort by Professor K. Srinivasa Raghavan. The research was acclaimed by several famous pundits […more]

Feb 052015
 

[From the Pratisarga Parva, Chapters Four to Seven.] Suta Goswami said: Once upon a time in Hastinapura, Pradyota the son of Kshemaka was leading an assembly and meanwhile the great sage Narada arrived there. King Pradyota happily honored him. Having him seated on the seat the sage told king Pradyota, “Your father was killed by […more]

Feb 052015
 

  Seven years ago, Indian scientists discovered what was heralded as the world’s oldest city. Stay tuned here for the latest findings.       9,500-Year-Old City Found Underwater Off India   Discovery in Bay of Cambay Will Force Western Archaeologists to Rewrite History   The civilization of Ancient Egypt occurredin a past so remote […more]

Feb 052015
 

  Kala-krsnadasa was the twenty second devotee of Nityananda Prabhu. He was Labanga-sakha, the ninth of the twelve Gopalas (CC. 1.11.37). Krsnadasa was born in a Kulina brahmana family in the village of Akaihat near Katoa. His father was Kalidasa Thakura. At the request of Nityananda Prabhu and Sarvabhauma, Lord Caitanya allowed Krsnadasa to accompany […more]

Feb 052015
 

Before Lord Caitanya took sannyasa Kalanidhi was the Lord’s barber. According to Govinda-Kadaca p.24 the Lord’s barber was known as Deba, while others say that his name was Madhu Sil.

Feb 052015
 

KALIDASA A kayastha by caste, Kalidasa was a great devotee of Lord Caitanya. He was an uncle of Raghunatha dasa and a resident of Sankhanagar in Saptagrama. In his past incarnation he was Malli, the daughter of Pulinda. Kalidasa chanted Hare Krsna incessantly. Even when playing a game of chess or dice, he would chant. […more]

Feb 052015
 

KALANEMI I. A great Asura. In later years he was born as Kamsa, the son of Ugrasena. ( See under Karhsa ) .   KALANEMI II. A brahmin from Malava. His father was called Yajfiasena. (Kathasaritsagara, Kathamukhalambaka).   KALANEMI III. A Raksasa. During the RamaW.vana war, when Laksmana swooned, Hanurnan started for Drona mountain for […more]

Feb 052015
 

  KALAKEYA (S) . (KALAKHAlVJAS).   1) Birth. The Asuras who were born to Kala (Kalika ) by Kasyapa Prajapati, the son of Marici and Brahma’s grandson.   2) General. “Kalakeya” is not the proper name of a particular Asura. The sons of Kala (Kalika) are all collectively called Kalakeyas. They number about 60,000. Sometimes […more]

Feb 052015
 

Kalavati Kalavati’s complexion is the color of yellow sandalwood and she wears garments the color of a parrot. Her husband is Kapota, the youngest brother of Vahika, and her parents are Sindhumati-devi and Kalankura-gopa, the maternal uncle of Arkamitra. Kalavati A resident of Vrindavana Kalavati’s complexion is the color of yellow sandalwood and she wears […more]