Appearance day of Srila Prabhupada

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  An excerpt from the Prabhupada Lilamrta about Srila Prabhupada’s mother, Srimati Rajani Devi. Abhay’s mother, Rajani, was thirty years old when he was born. Like her husband, she came from a long-established Gaudiya Vaisnava family. … Read More

Yogamaya

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You find the full article in the book   Sri Sri Radha Krishna Ganoddesa Dipika   Click here        

Bana (Banasura)

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  A mighty and powerful Asura. Descended from Visnu in the following order: Brahma Marici Kasyapa Hiranyakasipu Prahlada Virocana Bali Bana.   2) Getting a boon. Bana began his reign with the city of Sonitapura as … Read More

Bali Maharaja

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  An emperor of the Asuras. He was the son of Virocana and the grandson of Prahlada. The Asuras or the Daityas are the sons born, of his wife Diti, to Kasyapa Prajapati, son of Marici … Read More

Virocana, the son of Prahlada

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  He was the son of Prahlada and the father of Bali. Three sons Virocana, Kumbha and Nikumbha were born to Prahlada by his wife Dhrti. Virocana, though an asura, performed rites and rituals carefully. He … Read More

Prahlada Maharaja

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  #Prahlada said: O Supreme Lord! I bow down to You. O Lord Nrsimhadeva, I offer my obeisances to You. I am Your devotee. O Lord of lords, I now express to You my heartfelt inquiry. … Read More

Danayu

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  A daughter of Daksa. Kasyapa Prajapati married Danayu. Four sons Viksara, Bala, Vira and Vrata were born to her. (Maha-bharata Adi Parva, Chapter 65).    

Avatara, meaning

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  In the Caitanya-caritāmṛta of Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja, the following verses (Madhya 20.263–264) summarize these principles of incarnation: sṛṣṭi-hetu yei mūrti prapañce avatare sei īśvara-mūrti ‘avatāra’ nāma dhare māyātīta paravyome sabāra avasthāna viśve avatari’ dhare ‘avatāra’ nāma … Read More

The seven mothers

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According to scriptures also, there are seven mothers: (1) the real mother, (2) the wife of the spiritual master, (3) the wife of a brāhmaṇa, (4) the wife of the king, (5) the cow, (6) the … Read More

Artiman

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Artiman, Ārtimān: 1 definition Introduction Introduction In Hinduism Purana See also Artiman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out … Read More

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