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Rathayatra-Festival

Why Do We Celebrate Ratha Yatra?

Learn about Lord Sri Krishna’s intimate pastimes with His dear devotees, which serve as the basis for the spectacular Ratha Yatra...

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Ratha Yatra – The Festival of Chariots

This article talks about Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannatha, its history, significance and so on as explained by Srila Prabhupada. Ratha Yatra...

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A Divine Feast: The Delightful Story of Panihati Chida-dahi Festival

The Panihati Chida-dahi festival is a joyful celebration unique to the followers of the Gaudiya Vaishnava Sampradaya. It originated around...

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Treating Modern-day Kamsas 

By: Patitpavan Das Just as a single tree with sweet-smelling flowers spreads fragrance in the whole forest, a virtuous son makes his entire...

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Lord Narasimha: The Protector of the Devotees

Explore the purpose and activities of the half-lion, half-man incarnation of the Supreme Lord The Supreme Lord Krishna incarnates in...

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The History and Significance of Chandan Yatra in Gaudiya Vaishnavism

Chandan Yatra is an annual festival celebrated in the summer, primarily at Jagannatha temple in Puri and among the followers of Gaudiya...

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5 Things You Must Do on Akshaya Tritiya

Find out what you should do on Akshaya Tritiya and how that can help you derive spiritual benefits that this day has to offer.   Akshaya...

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Ugadi – Ring in Joy this New Year

Ugadi or Yugadi is a festival celebrated to mark the beginning of the New Year in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and...

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Maha Shivaratri – Blessed Night of Lord Shiva

Shiva-ratri means the night of Lord Shiva. In the Vedic month of Phalgun (February-March) there is a Maha Shivaratri. The ceremony takes...

26 January – Celebrating the Constitution

Indian Republic Day – 26 January – Let Us Reflect on Our Spiritual Constitutional Duty

As we are getting ready to celebrate Indian Republic Day, let us go deeper into the subject of our constitutional duty, from a spiritual...

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Makar Sankranti – 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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Lord Krishna’s teachings for New Year Resolutions

For some people who enjoy working from home, the days have whizzed by. For others desperate to travel or visit a loved one, time has slowed...