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Sri Krishna Janmashtami – The Day of Divine Celebrations

By Atmarama Bhakta Dasa There is a saying in Sanskrit, ‘Utsava priya manavah’ – people are fond of festivals. Festivals are...

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Chaturmasya 2021

This article presents the necessary information about Chaturmasya-vrata, its purpose, its period, fasting during Chaturmas etc. Period...

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Makar Sankranti 2021 – Celebrations, Uttarayan

Makar Sankranti is one of the most auspicious festivals of India. This is also regarded as the beginning of an auspicious phase which marks...

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Chaitanya Bala Lila: Childhood Pastimes of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Lord Krishna in Bhagavad Gita (4.7) says: yadā yadā hi dharmasya glānir bhavati bhārata abhyutthānam adharmasya...

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Maha Shivaratri: The most Auspicious Night of the Year

Shiva (auspicious), maha (great) and ratri (night) – ‘Maha Shivaratri’ – the Great Auspicious Night of Lord Shiva.  Lord Shiva...

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A Letter to Gandhiji by ‘An unknown friend’

Every year on January 30, India celebrates ‘Shaheed Diwas’ or ‘The Martyrs Day’ in the loving memory of Mahatma Gandhiji. A month...

26 January – Celebrating the Constitution

26 January – Celebrating the Constitution

As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day, let us reflect on our original constitutional position, explained in the Universal Book of...

Why Vaikuntha?

ISKCON Bangalore is celebrating Sri Vaikuntha Ekadashi, one of the grandest festivals on January 6, 2020. On this auspicious day, devotees...

Vaikuntha – Our Eternal Home

On the auspicious day of Vaikuntha Ekadashi, we throng to the temples to grab an opportunity to pass through the Vaikuntha Dwara. But,...

Rasa – The essence of relationships

Arjun, a young boy from Bengaluru was travelling to Delhi. On the station, when the train arrived the people rushed in pushing each other...

Mukti – The Consciousness of Liberation

In the Srimad-Bhagavatam (2.10.6), mukti is defined as muktir hitvānyathā-rūpaṁ svarūpeṇa vyavasthitiḥ – mukti means...

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Features of Vaikuntha Planets

We all seek a better living condition than the current one we are in. And we work whole life to achieve that – to be in a better place to...