The present status on my work on the MAHA-BHARATA (in English).

The present status on my work on the MAHA-BHARATA (in English). Some devotees have asked me about the present status of my work on the Maha-bharata. At the moment I find myself at about 60% of Adi Parva, which is a big books by itself. It is consists of 227 sections and … Read More

Who are the Mahajanas?

The Mahajanas are twelve particularly powerful personalities enpowered by the Lord to spread transcendental knowledge and devotion. Literally mahajana means “great person”. Srimad-Bhagavatam say they are: 1. Lord Brahma, 2. Shiva, 3. Narada, 4. the four Kumaras, 5. Kapila, 6. Prahlada Maharaja, 7. Svayambhuva Manu, 8. Janaka, 9. Bali Maharaja, 10. Bhishma, … Read More

Death generally involves remaining in trance for seven months.

  Death generally involves remaining in trance for seven months. A living being, according to his own action, is allowed to enter into the womb of a mother by the vehicle of a father’s semina, and thus he develops his desired body. This is the law of birth in specific bodies according … Read More

Radharani’s parrots chanting

Parrots chanting Today there has been a big meeting of saris (Radharani’s parrots) in Radha Tila, hundreds of them, just below my asrama. It has been many years I did not see so many in this place. Unfortunately buildings have chased away not only peackock but birds also. Maybe ten years ago … Read More

Form of arts in Vedic times

nata-nartaka-gandharvah suta-magadha-vandinah gayanti cottamasloka- caritany adbhutani ca   nata — dramatists; nartaka — dancers; gandharvah — celestial singers; suta — professional historians; magadha — professional genealogists; vandinah — professional learned speakers; gayanti — chant; ca — respectively; uttamasloka — the Supreme Lord; caritani — activities; adbhutani — all superhuman; ca — and. … Read More

The seven mothers

According to scriptures also, there are seven mothers: (1) the real mother, (2) the wife of the spiritual master, (3) the wife of a brahmana, (4) the wife of the king, (5) the cow, (6) the nurse, and (7) the earth.   Srimad-Bhagavatam 1 Canto   How to access the Archive  

Bilvamangala Thakura

Sri Bilvamangala Thakura, a great acarya of the Visnu Svami Vaisnava sect, in his householder life was overly attached to a prostitute who happened to be a devotee of the Lord. One night when the Thakura came to Cintamani’s house in torrents of rain and thunder, Cintamani was astonished to see how … Read More

On March 12, 1976, in Mayapur, Srila Prabhupada visited

Hari Sauri : On March 12, 1976, in Mayapur, Srila Prabhupada visited the newly erected public exhibition and saw some of the displays. The presentation of so many international projects was impressive. Prabhupada suggested that a book be published showing all the temples and Deities around the world, with a short explanation … Read More

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