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The Sindhu River – How India Got Her Name

by Swami B.G. Narasingha The Sindhu River is one of the great holy rivers of India, from which the name of India is derived. However,...

The Vedas Say They must be Shared With Everyone

by Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) For those of us who have traveled the length and breadth of India, there are many temples that have allowed...

Siksastakam: The essence of Lord Chaitanya’s Teachings

from an article published by Sri Gopinath Ashram, Klang, Malaysia. Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu instructed His disciples to write books on the science of Krsna, a task...

Naimisharanya, Part 2

The forest of Naimisharanya is the aranya svarupa, or forest manifestation of Lord Vishnu. 'Naimishe' also refers to Visnu's name, Animish, and Naimish-kshetra refers...

Takshashila – Worlds oldest University

India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home...

Saranagati: Draupadi’s Call of Cry

By Srila Bhakti Rakshaka Sridhara Deva Goswami Maharaja govinda dvārakāvāsin kṛṣṇa gopī-jana-priya kauravaiḥ paribhūtāṁ māṁ kiṁ na jānāsi keśava he nātha he ramānātha vrajanāthārti-nāśana kairavārṇava-bhagnāṁ mām uddharasva janārdana kṛṣṇa...

Islamic India – The biggest holocaust in World History

With the invasion of India by Mahmud Ghazni about 1000 A.D., began the Muslim invasions into the Indian subcontinent and they lasted for several...

The Tale of Dorothy

By Radhanatha Swami Waiting for a delayed flight, a traveling swami consoles an irate passenger with Krishna's teachings. We waited. And waited. It was a sweltering...

The Amazing Rock Cut Kailasa Temple

When most of us were growing up, we learned about a handful of man-made wonders of the world such as the pyramids in Egypt,...

The Birth of Sita Devi

In honor of Sita Devi's Appearance, we present a beautiful Indian Miniature depicting an episode from the Ramayana -- the Birth of Sita devi....