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Jahnu Saptami


25 April,2015 Ganga-saptami or Jahnu-saptami appears in the month of Vaisakha (Vaisnava month of Madhusudana-April/May) on the 7th day of Sukla-paksa, or the waxing fortnight of the full moon. After the Ganga descended onto the Himalayas, the river entered the sacrificial arena of Jahnu Rsi and disturbed his meditation. This pastime is stated in the […]

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A day for Krishna’s Cows


 Please view the following galleries: Gopastami Festivities Charan Darshan Gopastami occurs on the eighth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Karttika. On this day, as Krsna entered the pauganda age he was initiated as a cowherder. Normally the pauganda age begins as a child enters his sixth year. Five years are allotted […]

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HH Lokanath Swami – SB 10.34.1 – March 12th, 2013

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We read from Srimad Bhagavatam – nityam Bhagavata sevaya. Today being Sivaratri – Mahamahotsava ki jai!  You heard about that in the announcement at Jagannath Mandir today during the day there is a big festival Mahasivaratri Mahotsava.  So we have chosen a verse that makes a mention of Sivaratri.  In fact this was the only […]

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