This is the video of the Ganga Puja festival held recently at Sri Sri Gaura-Ganga Jagat-pavani Mandir, Devotees came together to hear the glories of Ganga mata & pastimes of Lord Caitanya on the banks of Ganges, offer abhishek & arti and honor prasada. “The waters of the Ganges are always carrying the flavor […]
Ecstatic kīrtans and nectarean discourses on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam. All night long this was the typical sight observed in the house of Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita. Why was Śrīvāsa Āṅgan chosen? What was its specialty? Dive below to know more. With hands folded and head finely tilted to its left stands the tall deity of Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita – the fifth member […]
This the video by West Bengal Tourism in their youtube channel on ISKCON Mayapur Gaura Purnima festival. ISKCON Mayapur, already being a very popular and most sought spiritual tourist destination in West Bengal, especially the festivals celebrated all round the year is the most attractive time, when thousands and thousands of visitors make their trip […]
Dance and chant. This is best exercise. We allow them to dance very… Yes. High jump. Actually that is exercise, and at the same time ecstasy. If they dance and chant Hare Kṛṣṇa, it is automatically a very big exercise and spiritual advancement. (Śrīla Prabhupāda’s lecture given on Oct. 2, 1968 in Seattle) The hall […]
Life in this material world is just like an ocean of ignorance. We are in the midst of this terrible ocean, which has been tossing us in the repeated cycle of birth and death from time immemorial. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu addresses this ocean as “bhavāmbudhau”, ocean of birth and death, in His siksastakam prayers. Ignorance […]
Panihati is the name of a village located in the state of West Bengal, on the banks of River Ganges (10 miles north of Kolkata). It was one of the leading trade centres in earlier days when the river route was the main means of communication. A special rice variety called Peneti was imported at this […]
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