Jun 072017
How can a frog in a well understand the vastness of the ocean?

By Krsnā devi dasi The participants of “Unraveling the Mysteries of the Sacred Universe Level 1” were asking themselves this very question while attending this informative workshop co- sponsored by the Bhaktivedanta Institute of Gainesville and the Krishna Institute in Alachua on May 20-21. How we view the universe impacts our understanding of ourselves. Additionally, […more]

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May 162017
Understanding our inner small Bhu-Mandala Universe in relation to the outer greater Brahmanda covering

Deep within the “Brahmanda” universal egg or bubble that originates from the Body of Maha Vishnu, some trillions of miles within is where one will find the small “4 billion mile diameter Bhu-mandala Universe’ exists surrounded by the large Brahmanda dome that has many layers of material elements. The small inner Bhu-Mandala Universe under the […more]

Mar 092017
Our universe is 4 billion miles in size?

Our universe is 4 billion miles in size? But is that demigod size or earth size? Keep in mind one day of Brahma in earth years is 8 billion 640 million years. So time is different why not size? Franky it seems our universe to be just 4 billion mile is size seems impossible because […more]

Mar 092017

  By his grace the late Sadaputa dasa ACBSP 1947 – 2008 The universe as described in the Fifth Canto of Srimad-Bhagavatam seems strikingly different from the universe of modern astronomy. This presentation addresses this apparent conflict in detail, and outlines a systematic approach to understanding the Fifth Canto. Topics include the celestial geometry of […more]

Feb 242017

  In Yama’s court, Yamaraja roars loudly to the sinners, like clouds at the dissolution of the universe, threatening them with his black staff or club. He has 32 arms, his girth is 3 yojanas or 24 miles is size and he has curved fangs. His two scribes are Citra, who writes down the virtuous, […more]

Feb 222017
This subject has divided opinions among devotees

Any comments on the ”supposedly” November launch of a robotic spacecraft that will go to the Moon, land there, gather rocks and dust, then return to Earth This subject has divided opinions among devotees, some accept Prabhupada’s comments they cannot go to the Moon while new generation believe the evidence is just too strong. They […more]

Feb 222017

To go the Moon planet’s heavenly dominion you must be qualified with pious activities, no mechanical means can enter the Moon’s heavenly kingdom Srila Prabhupasa – “Big, big asuras like Ravana, he also wanted to be happy himself and others by material adjustment. He proposed that ‘There is no need of acting piously to go […more]

Feb 212017

  By His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Śrīmad Bhāgavatam Canto 5 Chapter 23 Text 1 to Text 9 This chapter describes how all the planetary systems take shelter of the polestar, Dhruvaloka. It also describes the totality of these planetary systems to be Śiśumāra, another expansion of the external body of the Supreme […more]

Feb 192017

  By His Divine Grace A C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Srimad Bhagavatam Canto 2 Chapter 5 Text 38 to 41 The Cause of All Causes SB 2.5.38 — The lower planetary systems, up to the limit of the earthly stratum, are said to be situated in His legs. The middle planetary systems, beginning from Bhuvarloka, […more]

Feb 182017

Vedic Cosmology and Vedic Astronomy describes Bhu-mandala, Bhuloka to be divided into 7 islands (planets in outer space). It is said that Maharaja Priyavrata drove his celestial chariot behind the sun, the rims of his chariot wheels created impressions that later became seven oceans, dividing the planetary system known as Bhu-mandala into seven islands. So, […more]