Ratha-yatra – the Festival of the Chariots – commemorates a pastime performed by Lord Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, during His appearance on earth five thousand years ago.
This Ratha-yatra festival is very old—at least five thousand years old. Lord Krsna, along with His elder brother, Balarama, and His sister, Subhadra, once rode in a chariot from Dvaraka to Kuruksetra, and this festival commemorates Krsna’s riding with His family on the chariot.
A conversation between Tamal Krishna Goswami, one of the spiritual masters of the Hare Krsna movement, and Cardinal Jaime Sin, Archbishop of Manila.
At the great chariot festival in the holy city of Jagannatha Puri, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu danced in ecstasy before the chariot of Lord Jagannatha, revealing a most intimate pastime of the Supreme Lord.
While reading your recent article dealing with cows, I was shocked and hurt to learn that ISKCON castrates their bulls. I feel that this is a horrible thing to do and also unnecessary. Somehow it is hard for me to see how Krsna could sanction this, since He loves cows.
Animal Rights people feel that the time has come to stop man’s tyrannical “dominion” over animals. They disagree with the traditional notion that animals are meant to serve man’s ends.
Every limb of the body must cooperate with the stomach. If the finger thinks, “I shall remain independent and be happy,” that is not possible. The stomach must be supplied food, and then all the other parts of the body will be happy.
Formerly a country-western station, KHQN (1480 on the am dial) recently began broadcasting “The Sound of Transcendence” fifteen hours a day, seven days a week.
On the anniversary of Srila Prabhupada’s appearance his followers celebrate by preparing one of his favorite dishes—kachoris—spicy vegetable savories.
Have you ever met a Hare Krsna devotee in an airport, a parking lot, or on the street distributing books and collecting donations? Many people wonder why we do this. I’ve been distributing books for over six years, and I’d like to tell you something about the origin of book distribution.
The Heliodorus column’s inscription is irrefutable evidence the philosophy of Krsna consciousness had made an impact on Western minds at least twenty-two hundred years ago.
I have strong evidence to support the fact that there is no happiness in the material world and I have equally strong evidence to prove that any human being can achieve total, lasting happiness in this lifetime.