Bhaktivinoda Thakura

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Today we have gathered for the most auspicious celebration of the appearance day of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura was one of the most prominent acharyas in the disciplic succession after Lord Chaitanya, and his … Read More

OUTLINE: PRAKRTA AND APRAKRTA RASA

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  (A lecture to be delivered by Suhotra Swami at the Jakarta Seminar) I. Introduction: read, and comment on, the following quotation from KRSNA Book, `Prayers by the Personified Vedas’– Narayana Rsi informed Narada Muni that … Read More

Acarya Prabhakar Misra

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[13:31, 7/4/2018] Manonatha Dasa: [13:25, 7/4/2018] Mukunda Madhava Dasa: Entonces Krishna apareció y me dio esta guirnalda !!! El primer discípulo de Srila Prabhupada, Acarya Prabhakar Misra, fue un respetable erudito y profesor de sánscrito, que … Read More

Urvasi, the Apsara

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    Probably the most famous Apsara.   1) Birth of Urvasi. In days of old two hermits named Nara and Narayana did penance to Brahma in the holy hermitage of Badarika for a thousand years. … Read More

Pururava

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    A prominent king of Candra Vamsa (lunar race).   1. Origin of Candra Vamsa and birth. Descending in order from Brahma, Atri  Candra  Budha Pururavas. The dynasty which came from Candra was called the … Read More

Kasi, holy city

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    #Kasi #Varanasi,  #Banaras 1) General. One of the oldest and most popular sacred centres in India, Kasi is reputed for its Visvanatha temple of hoary traditions, according to one of which the Sivalinga in … Read More

Vapustama

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The prominent queen of King Janamejaya. She was the daughter of Suvarnavarma, the King of Kasi. (Devi Bhagavata, Skandha 2). Vapustama had two sons, Satanika and Sankukarna. (Maha-bharata, Adi Parva, Chapter 95, Stanza 86).   #Vapustama … Read More

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