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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...

Socrates and His Teachings

A lecture by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. In Dialectical Spiritualism (book in manuscript), Srila Prabhupada...

The Antiquity of Deity Worship in the Vedic Tradition

by Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) There have been some people who have declared that the worship of Deities or images or the murti in...

The Mystery of the History of the Lila of Damodara

by Swami B.G. Narasingha Devotees throng by the tens and hundreds of thousands every year, and especially during the month of Karttika, to have darsana...

Can Humans Achieve Immortality?

In this cycle of birth and death, can humans achieve immortality?
Since time immemorial the question has been asked: Can humans achieve immortality? Some claim that human immortality is a scientific reality. Realized souls from different...

On the theory of evolution – Science and Religion

by Dr. J. Chakrabarty, Florida State University The concept of evolution of species, generally attributed to Charles Darwin, actually had its origin thousands of years...

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

Sri Rama was the first king to acknowledge animal-rights in royal...

By Shyamasundara Dasa The incident of Lord Rama and the Dog From Valmiki’s Ramayana Uttara Khandha between chapters 59-60 Part one Thereafter in the bright morning Sri Rama,...

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...

Chausath Yogini Temple of Mitawali – A striking similarity to the...

Rich cultural heritage has blessed India with numerous places worth visiting. Many of these are lying hidden in little-known towns and villages, which even...