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Significance of Nirjala Ekadashi

Nirjala Ekadashi is the most important and significant Ekadashis out of all twenty four Ekadashis in a year. Nirjala means without water and Nirjala Ekadashi fasting is observed without water and any type of food. Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat is the toughest among all Ekadashi fast due to strict fasting rules. Devotees abstain not only from food but also from water while observing Nirjala Ekadashi Vrat.

According to Hindu epic Mahabharata, one day Saint Vyasa went to visit Pandavas and the…
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Added by KAPIL Goel on June 13, 2019 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

The Glories of Purushottama Month

…Once upon a time, thousands of sages came together in the holy place called Naimisaranya to perform sacrifice. To their very good fortune the great sage Suta Goswami, who had been traveling to different pilgrimage sites, arrived there along with his disciples. The sages present were very enlivened to see him. They all stood up immediately to pay their…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on May 15, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Story of Narasimha and Hiranyakashipu

Here is the story of Narasimha Avatar for children. Lord Narasimha was the fourth Avatar of Lord Mahavishnu, which was taken to kill the demon Hiranyakashipu. The story of Narasimha avatar is connected with the story of Hiranyakashipu and Prahlad. In Vishnu’s Varaha avatar the lord killed Hiranyakashipu’s brother Hiranyaksha. By this action Hiranyakashipu got angry towards…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on April 29, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

Essence Of Maha Bhagavatha Purana

Rukmini abducted by Lord Krishna Suka Maha Muni then narrated the exciting Story to King Parikshith about Lord Krishna’s abduction of Rukmini and their wedding. Rukmini the elder daughter of Bhishmaka, King of Vidarbha and the elder brother Rukmi fancied Krishna to be her husband since her childhood. Krishna too had a longing for her.But Rukmi convinced his father that Sisupala…

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Krishna and Rukmini

Krishna and Rukmini 

Bheeshmaka, the king of Vidarbha had two children, Prince Rukmi and Princess Rukmini. Bheeshmaka had heard many stories of Krishna's valor and secretly wished him to be his son-in-law. He knew that it might not be possible as Kamsa's father in law, Jarasandha, was their overlord and he was Krishna's sworn enemy. Now Rukmi was a friend of Kamsa and owed his allegiance to Jarasandha. He wanted his younger sister to marry Shishupala, the crown prince of Chedi, who…

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RUKMINI VIVAH

The basic story Bheeshmak, the king of Vidarbha, had two children, Prince Rukmi and Princess Rukmini. Bheeshmak had heard many stories of Krishna's valor and secretly wished him to be his son-in-law. He knew that it might not be possible as Kans's father in law, Jarasandh, was their overlord and he was Krishna's sworn enemy.



Now Rukmi was a friend of Kans and owed his allegiance to Jarasandh. He wanted his younger sister to marry…

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The Ten Offenses in Chanting the Holy Names

The Ten Offenses in Chanting the Holy Names



1. To blaspheme the devotees who have dedicated their lives to the propagation of the holy names of the Lord.



2. To consider the names of the demigods like lord Shiva or lord Brahma to be equal to, or independent of, the name of Lord Vishnu.



3. To disobey the orders of the spiritual master.



4. To blaspheme the Vedic literature or…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on April 10, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Gaura Purnima & holi

Gaura Purnima 

Gaura Purmina is the appearance anniversary of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534) who is Radha and Krishna combined.

On this day, which is a full-moon day, everyone fasts till moonrise, and people visit the temple to see the Deities of the Lord in the temple room. The devotees present dramas and classes about Lord Chaitanya’s activities. The Deities of Gaura-Nitai receive new clothes, and the devotees engage in extra kirtan. At moonrise we serve a…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on March 12, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

hare krishna

Hare Krsna

Please accept my humble obeisance. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

 

Because of lack of transcendental knowledge, one is thinking, “Oh because of Krishna Consciousness, I will give up some happiness, like going to the movies at night.” Some kind of attachment is there.



There is a story about Sanatana Goswami’s servant. He asked Sanatana Goswami, “There is a party…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 16, 2014 at 2:36pm — No Comments

hare krishna

Hare krsna

Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada

 

17. Grateful

18. Determined

19. Expert Judge of Time and Circumstance

 

“Any person who is conscious of his friend’s beneficent activities and never…

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Prayer Power

Prayer Power

Before beginning Japa

Before beginning your Japa session, remember your Gurudeva, Srila Prabhupada and the disciplic succession and offer prayers to them.

Such meditative prayers may include:

I am by nature the eternal servant of Krsna. But because of my bad fortune, I have been inimical towards Krsna from time immemorial.  Identifying with my body, I have been continuously wandering in the cycle of birth and…

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Life is not a misery. One should live for hundred years by performing action without attachment. Life is not a bondage when it is looked with the proper light. Such a man of proper knowledge looks on all beings as his own Self and his Self as all beings. To him everything is his own Self, and he is not affected by grief, delusion or sorrow of any kind.



The Supreme Reality is indescribable. It is beyond the reach of the mind and the senses. It is beyond even the intellect. It is…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 16, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality

Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the Supersoul of all living entities, knows very well everyone's heart. He is especially inclined to the brahmana devotees. Lord Krsna is also called brahmanyadeva, which means that He is worshiped by the brahmanas. Therefore it is understood that a devotee who is fully surrendered unto the Supreme Personality of Godhead has already acquired the position of a brahmana. Without becoming a brahmana, one cannot approach the Supreme Brahman, Lord…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 16, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments

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Once the world was overburdened by the unnecessary defense force of different kings, who were actually demons, but were posing themselves as the royal order. At that time, the whole world became perturbed, and the predominating deity of this earth, known as Bhumi, went to see Lord Brahma to tell of her calamities due to the demoniac kings. Bhumi assumed the shape of a cow and presented herself before Lord…

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The basic story Bheeshmak, the king of Vidarbha, had two children, Prince Rukmi and Princess Rukmini. Bheeshmak had heard many stories of Krishna's valor and secretly wished him to be his son-in-law. He knew that it might not be possible as Kans's father in law, Jarasandh, was their overlord and he was Krishna's sworn enemy.



Now Rukmi was a friend…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 14, 2014 at 12:07pm — No Comments

SRI SRI RADHIKA ASTOTTARA SATA-NAMA STOTRAM by Srila Raghunatha Dasa Goswami

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aviksatmesvari kascid vrndavana-mahesvarim

tat padamboja-matraika gati dasyati katara

patita tat-saras tire ruda tyartha-ravakulam

tac chri-vaktreksanavaptyai namanyetani sanjagau

radha gandharvika gosthayuva-rajaika-kamita

gandharva radhika candrakantir madhava-sangini

damodaradvaita-sakhi kartikotkirtidesvari…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 14, 2014 at 12:05pm — No Comments

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Hare Krsna…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 14, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Hare Krsna…

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by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Hare Krsna…

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Added by KAPIL Goel on August 14, 2014 at 12:03pm — No Comments

by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Hare Krsna…

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