Candra Sarovara (Parasauli)

This place is located about 2 Kms from Anyor village on the left side. After having spent the whole night engaged in rasa-dancing with the gopis, Krishna, while still wearing His special rasa-lila dress, came here to rest on the banks of Candra-sarovara. The gopis also came there and began massaging Krishna’s … Read More

Prahlada Maharaja or Bhakta Prahlada?

  During yesterday class on Skype for Santo Domingo devotees, I was asked one question, if we should call Prahlada “Prahlada Maharaja” or “Bhakta Prahlada”.   Bhakta means devotee, so Prahlada is a devotee. However Srila Prabhupada called him “Prahlada Maharaja” and we should follow his footsteps on everything he did, details … Read More

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This is Isvara Archive inventory of today May 18 2019. Books 37,454 Articles 18,931 History 27,230 IMG 31,767 Audio 3,927 Video 3,374 TOTAL: 122,683   PRIVATE SECTION: Database   10 Admin.  66,974 Warehouse.  50 Tunnel shared.  6,779 TOTAL: 73,813   It has to be understood that this is my personal Archive that … Read More

Not to eat grains on Ekadasi is important?

Question … I HAVE RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER DEVOTOS AND I AM SURPRISED THAT THEY DO NOT IMPORT THE EKADASI DAY WHEN IT IS AN INSTRUCTION OF HIS DIVINE GRACE SRILA PRABHUPADA. ….   Answer In his song Suddha Bhakata, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura says mādhava-tithi, bhakti-jananī, jetane pālana kori “The holy days like … Read More

Why is so important to fast on Narasimha Caturdasi?

In the Carabean zone tomorrow is Narasimha Caturdasi, the appearance day of Lord Narasimha. One should fast until dusk and chant more japamala rounds of the Hare Krishna Mantra possible.   A chapter in the Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda, describes the glories of Sri Nrsimha Caturdasi, the divine appearance day of Lord … Read More

Iskcon law: Guru Name Abbreviations

Law Book — Guru Name Abbreviations — 2019 [Rule of order] (Proposed by Nrsimha Kavaca Das and sponsored by Madhu Sevita Das and Praghosa Das) Whereas as ISKCON expands and an ever-increasing number of devotees get initiated it is common that many devotees have the same name; Whereas Srila Prabhupada has stated … Read More

Parvati Devi Dasi, my god-sister and friend

Parvati Devi Dasi was born in the US but lived most of her life in Sri Vrindavana Dhama, where she has a nice house with a very high ceiling. She considered Vrindavana her place so much so that married an Indian devotee and her daughter married one of Gangotri’s son. There is … Read More

Parvati Devi Dasi leaves the world…. One of my dearest friend. I owe her a lot… Thanks Mataji

HG Parvati Devi Dasi ACBSP departed from this world. Mahadevi Dasi: Let us all offer prayers n our obeisances to Srila Prabhupada’s dear Parvati Devi Dasi, who left her body last night at approx 11:30pm in Sri Vrndavana Dhama. She left peacefully in her sleep with only Prabhupada singing in her room. … Read More

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