The first instruction of Nectar of Instruction (NOI) is that we should control the six urges: urge to speak, urges of the mind, urges of the anger, and urges of the tongue, belly, and genitals.
In Skanada Purana it is mentioned that the first deity of Lord Jagannath, Lord Baladeva and Subhadra Devi was installed by King Indradumya. Once in a dream he saw the deity of Nila Madhava and he immediately fell in love...
Dear HH Bhakti Charu Swami Maharaj, I still cannot accept the fact that you have left this world. When I had come to know about your health condition, I was sure that you will recover from it. But Krishna had a different plan. Krishna wanted you to return to his kingdom. And no one can interfere in Krishna’s plan....
Rath Yatra is one of the most important festivals of India. It is being celebrated since hundreds of years. But when was the first Rath Yatra festival celebrated?Where was it first celebrated? Who all participated in the first Rath Yatra festival?
We all might have seen the massive chariots during Rath Yatra Festival in Jagannath Puri. Such chariots are not built in any other parts of the world. Let us see the amazing facts about the massive chariots of Jagannath, Baladeva & Subhadra.
There are innumerable pastimes associated with Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra festival. One of the most famous pastimes is when Lord Jagannath's chariot stopped for Salabega,a Muslim devotee. This pastime took place around 400 years ago in 17th century.
We might have seen many pictures of Lord Jagannath having Hathi Besha or elephant head like Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva. It looks so different. What could be the reason behind Hathi Besha of Lord Jagannath? Specially on the day of Snana Yatra, Lord Jagannath is decorated as Gajanana or Hati Besha.
Do you know why Lord Jagannath, his brother Lord Baladeva and sister Subhadra Devi look so different. They have big eyes, large lips, round faces, and extended hands as if about to embrace someone. There is a beautiful story behind Lord Jagannath and his siblings' unique form.
Just like you and me Gopa Kumara was also in this material world where we are living now. But Gopa Kumara unlike us consciously decided to leave this material world and return to the spiritual world. The joy he experienced upon reaching..
Let us try to understand why Upadeshamrita or Nectar of Instruction (NOI) written by Srila Rupa Goswami is considered a perfect guide for all the devotees of Krishna.
Why we suffer? What Vedas say about calamities like coronavirus? Was there any period in the history of mankind when there was no suffering.
Maya is extremely powerful. She shackles the living entities and imprisons them in this world. But we can overcome maya which is an illusory energy