In the Nectar of Instruction (NOI) Text 2, it is explained why it is important to give up greed. And how greed for worldly things can be given up completely.
Although the pandemic has shut down the whole world but still devotees came together virtually to celebrate the Vyasa Puja of Srila Prabhupada at Iskcon Kolkata.
None of us want to commit sins. Many times, we take a vow to not commit sins, but we fail. Why is it so? What is the best way to stop committing sins?
Prayers of millions of devotees of Lord Rama have been finally answered. After 500 years of injustice, Lord Rama’s temple is going to be built in Ayodhya..
Dear Srila Prabhupada, Please give me strength so that like Avantī brāhmaṇa in all situations and circumstances I should tolerate the urges of my mind. Nothing in this world should agitate me. Nothing in this world should allure me.
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.