Amavasya

Amavasya is new moon day in Hindu calendar. It is significant day as many rituals are performed only on Amavasya Tithi. Amavasya falling on weekday Monday is known as Somvati Amavasya and Amavasya falling on weekday Saturday is known as Shani Amavasya.   Much more on Amavasya in the Archive

On Nyaya

Nyaya is the science of logic compiled by Gautama Akshapada. It is the system that defines the rules of the correct way of thinking, concluding and discussing. One of the six darsana. It is one of the six darshana, which are – Samkhya – Nyaya, – Yoga, – Vaisesika, – Mimamsa and … Read More

Teen (three) Gosvami Samadhi in Radha Kunda

Teen Goswami Samadhi (samadhis of three Goswamis) is about 20 meters from Radha Govinda Temple. Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami (1563), Krisnadasa Kaviraja Goswami (1583) and Raghunatha dasa Goswami (1588) left this word on the same day but in different year. Raghunatha Dasa in 1582, Raghunatha Bhatta in 1579, and the year of Krsnadasa … Read More

Sankalpa

#sankalpa सङ्कल्प m. saGkalpa idea सङ्कल्पना f. saGkalpanA सङ्कल्पं करोति verb 8 saGkalpaM karoti { saGkalpaM kR } take a willed decision मनसा सङ्कल्पयति verb manasA saGkalpayati { saGklRp } resolve or strive for सङ्कल्प m. saGkalpa intention सङ्कल्प m. saGkalpa Will personified सङ्कल्प m. saGkalpa declaration of purpose सङ्कल्प m. saGkalpa … Read More

About service to the Deities

About the Deities, installation is another thing. You should not install Them because if you do that then you are obliged to a certain standard and timings. But I am sure you didn’t mean that. There are many details, like cleanliness of the altar and of your person when you offer something. … Read More

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