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Athi Varadaraja
Athi Varadaraja – The Lord Who Gives Darshana Once in 40 Years By Sainath Reddy - 15.7 2019 Varadaraja Perumal Temple or Hastagiri or Attiyuran is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in the holy city of Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in a suburb of Kanchipuram known as the Vishnu Kanchi that is a home for many famous Vishnu temples. It is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu believed to have been visited by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. One of the...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Bhagirathi
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.7 2019 Mother Ganga at Gangotri, source of the Bhagirathi  Early Bengal School, c. 1890  British Museum Collection A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 25. We begin this concluding...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Bhagirathi
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.7 2019 A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 24. In Vaisnava literature we find many references to the holy Bhagirathi River. Some of these are found in famous descriptions of the Nine Islands of...Read more...
Jagannath on Bahuda Yatra
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 15.7 2019 Lakhs Bid Adieu to Deities in Puri Jagannath on Bahuda Yatra An ocean of devotees bid adieu to Lord Jagannath, His elder brother Balabhadra and sister goddess Subhadra on the occasion of Bahuda Yatra at Puri, as the Deities ended their visit to...Read more...
Bhakti Comes from Bhakti
By Giriraj Swami - 15.7 2019 When Srila Prabhupada was coming to America on the Jaladuta steamship, as he was nearing Commonwealth Pier in Boston, he prayed to Krishna, “All living entities have come under the control of the illusory energy by Your will, and therefore, if You like, by...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Bhagirathi
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2019 The Bhagirathi River at Harsil    A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 23. As we continue to explore some of the countless sastric references to the sacred Bhagirathi River, two...Read more...
Goddess Batamangala (At the Gateway of Puri)
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2019   Goddess Batamangala Batamangala greets pilgrims entering Puri Dham - excerpts from an article by Durgamadhab Dash of Bhubaneswar for Orissa Review. The poet sings "Re, the fatigued mind, walk along the path ahead of you that leads to the Grand Temple...Read more...
The Holy Places of Jaiva Dharma: Bhagirathi
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2019 Rudra's Tandava Dance  Kalyana Kalpataru A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva Dharma of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur - Part 22. Although the Bhagirathi River is generally known as the Ganga once it reaches Dev Prayag, the...Read more...
King Prataparudra's Painting of Lord Caitanya
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.7 2019   Lord Caitanya and His Associates    Origin of a famous painting of Sri Chaitanya and His associates.   The image above, a scene from Lord Caitanya's lila pastimes with His transcendental associates, is no...Read more...
ISKCON complaint gets UP to revoke road name rejig
By editor - 12.7 2019 KOLKATA: A 6-member Iskcon team met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday evening to draw his attention to the fact that Iskcon founder Srila Prabhupada’s name had been removed from an arterial road in Vrindavan and replaced with that of another...Read more...
Invasions of the Temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri, Part Two
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.7 2019 Dadhibamana Temple, Sonepur, Orissa  Temporary Abode of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra Adaptation of an article by Abhimanyu Dash. Prof. Surendranath Dash in his article, "Inroads on the Temple of Sri Jagannath" in the book, ...Read more...

BY: SUN STAFF - 11.7 2019 "Byramghattee"  'Views in the Himalayas' by James Baillie Fraser, c. 1820 A serial presentation of the holy places mentioned in the Jaiva...
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 11.7 2019   Neither the pain of extreme humidity nor the shadow of post-Fani devastation could dampen the faith of over 6 lakh devotees, who soaked in...
  BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 11.7 2019   Tears of joy rolled down the eyes of Suhashini dasi, an ISKCON devotee from Poland, the moment she caught glimpse of Lord Jagannath on...
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.7 2019 The impenetrable caves at the foot of the Trikut Hills at Sonepur-Gopali, where Their Lordships hid during the Raktavahu invasion Adaptation of an article by...
By Venu Gopal Das - 11.7 2019 The Gopis: An Ambrosial Dance Crew or Something More? A day in the life of Shri Krishna is filled with numerous activities: tending cows, playing pranks on the...
By Upendra Dasa - 11.7 2019   Sri Brahma-samhita is one of the oldest Vedic scriptures, and it is accepted by Lord Sri Krsna Caitanya Mahaprabhu (an incarnation of Krsna Himself...
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT Recovering from the massive devastation caused by Cyclone Fani exactly two months back, Puri is abuzz with activities as the Deities of the Jagannath Temple are all...
BY: SUN STAFF CORRESPONDENT - 9.7 2019 It is a treat to see the exterior of Jagannath Temple complex festooned with varieties of flowers, a first-of-its-kind decoration for the annual Rath...