There are 8.4 million speices in universe

  जलजा नव लक्षाणी स्थावरा लक्ष-ववसंती कृमयो रुद्र सांख्यकाह पक्षीनाम दश लक्षाणी विवमसाल लक्षाणी पशुवः चतुर लक्षाणी मानुष: Acquatic –  9 lakhs, Plant and trees – 20 lakhs, Insect – 11 lakhs, bird – 10 lakhs, beast – 30 lakhs, human – 4 lakhs These are located in all over the universe in fourteen planetary […]

A perfect man

A sober person who can tolerate the urge to speak, the mind’s demands, the actions of anger and the urges of the tongue, belly and genitals is qualified to make disciples all over the world. First one must control his speaking power. Every one of us has the power of speech; as soon as we […]

Understanding Lord Shiva’s service in Vraja dhama

Gopisvara Mahadeva dressed in a beautiful gopi's attire

Gopisvara Mahadeva dressed in a beautiful gopi’s attire (Above) Bhuteshvara Mahadeva at Mathura Four ancient deities of Lord Shiva residing at Mathura are known as dik-palas, “protectors of the directions.” They stay in Mathura to protect the dhama. Bhuteshvara Mahadeva protects from the western side. The tradition amongst the vaishnavas is that when coming to […]

MAHASIVARATRI FESTIVAL – LORD SHIVA – TATTVA AND POSITION

The relationship between Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu is one of achintya-bheda-abheda i.e. inconceivable simultaneous oneness and difference. This inconceivability does not mean that we cannot use our intelligence to understand it, but our intelligence cannot understand it completely. The one absolute truth manifests in multifarious ways for uplifting the conditioned souls. The same absolute […]

Disappearance of Srila Gauridas Pandit

Gauridas Pandit was a great devotee of Lord Chaitanya that lived in Ambika Kalna near Navadvipa in West Bengal. Gauridas Pandit was Subal in Krishna-lila. From Puri, Gauridas had settled in Ambika Kalna. Tradition reveals that Sri Sri Gaur-Nitai Themselves came to Ambika Kalna to pose for the deities that are to this day housed […]

Disappearance of Srila Rupa Gosvami

Srila Rupa Gosvami was the leader of the six Gosvamis, who were the direct disciples of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. When he first met Lord Chaitanya, Srila Rupa Gosvami was engaged as the finance minister of  Nawab Hussain Shah ,the  ruler of Bengal . He renounced his aristocratic position to serve the mission of Lord Chaitanya. […]

Story of Pandav Nirjala Ekadashi

  Once Bhimasena, the younger brother of Maharaja Yudhisthira, asked the great sage Srila Vyasadeva, the, grandfather of the Pandavas, if it is possible to return to the spiritual world without having observed all the rules and regulations of the Ekadasi fasts. Bhimasena said, “O greatly intelligent grandfather, my brother Yudhisthira, my dear mother Kunti, […]

For him, Back to Godhead was both the means and the end

“If Srila Prabhupada could go door to door distributing Back to Godheads in the burning heat of Delhi despite his advanced age, why can’t I serve similarly in my own small way?” This thought galvanized Bhagavan Malwadkar, a retired college principal in India, who personally delivered Back to Godhead (BTG) magazines to 170 subscribers in […]

Sri Ram Navami

Lord Ramachandra appeared in Ayodhya as the son of Maharaja Dasarath. He is the Supreme Personality of Godhead .He is known as maryada- purushottam i.e. He appeared to show the ideal human behavior. He showed the world how to be the perfect son, perfect disciple, perfect husband and perfect King. Just to uphold the words […]