News in Isvara Archive

From today you will find on Isvara Archive news about our preaching activities, mine or devotees who collaborate with our projects. You also can collaborate with Isvara Archive. There are so many things to do. Just offer your service. You could begin simply send us documents, in written format, pictures, audio or … Read More

Srila Prabhupada: Seth Bisan Chand, a retired politician…

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November 17, 1976 : Vrindavan Sri Seth Bisan Chand, a retired politician who lives on the parikrama marg the next block over from the temple, invited Srila Prabhupada and some of the devotees for lunch today. Prabhupada was all smiles as Mr. Seth happily greeted our party, and after receiving several garlands … Read More

Memories of Srila Prabhupada by Visakha Dasi – Part 10

Memories of Srila Prabhupada by Visakha Dasi – Part 10 Only Youtube.     In 1977 Srila Prabhupada departed, leaving us with a poignant final lesson: how to leave this mortal world. A Vaishnava poet has written that no one can fully understand the words, activities, and characteristics of a pure devotee. … Read More

Gaurakisora Das Babaji

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niskincanasya bhagavan-bhajanon-mukhasya param param jigamisor-bhava-sagarasya sandarsanam visayinam-atha yostams ca ha hanta hanta vis-bhaksanato’py asadhu “For one who really wants to cross the material ocean and who wants to engage in the transcendental loving service of the Lord without any connection with anything material, seeing a materialist engaged in sense gratification and seeing … Read More

Bhisma Pancaka

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  Bhisma Pancaka   First article The last 5 days of the month of Karttika are traditionally known as the Bhishma Panchaka or the Vishnu Panchaka. In the Hari Bhakti Vilasa, it is said that if one is capable, one should observe fasting from certain foodstuffs on the Bhishma-panchaka for the pleasure … Read More

Jayanti ceremony is not for common man

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The body of Bhismadeva lost its material effects due to being surcharged with spiritual realization, and thus the body was spiritualized as when iron becomes red-hot when in contact with fire. The body of a fully self-realized soul is not, therefore, accepted as material. Special ceremonies are observed for such spiritual bodies. … Read More

Who is the demon Madhu?

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Often we refer to Krishna as the killer or the enemy of Madhu but the story of this demon is not widely known. Madhu and his brother Kaitabha were demoniac sons of Brahma. They were blessed to die only if they wished for but at end they were killed by Visnu.   … Read More

Some etiquettes on addressing devotees

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Excerpt of a private letter … About your use of the term “devotee”, like “el devoto Krishnadas” etc., it’s not an appropiate way to address devotees, although I know that in Puerto Rico is normally used. To men devotees it has to be used the word “Prabhu” after the name and Mataji … Read More

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