Spiritual succession

Eleven gurus iskcon
by Guru-prasad das A spiritual master or Acharya has two kinds of authority. On the one hand he has what is called “traditional authority”; the...

About donating Fifty Percent

by Chaitanya Chandra das While reading Srila Prabhupada’s books, I’ve often puzzled over passages like this: “Charity is meant for the householders. The householders should...

Supreme Court favours allowing entry of people of all religion, caste...

by Amit Anand Choudhary | TNN Observing that places of worship should be open to all people irrespective of their caste and religion, the Supreme Court...

Disaster Averted!

by Radharaman Das I had informed the highest leadership of BJP and they were also shocked and agreed with us that the UP government should...

Do you like hot potatoes?

by Swami B.A. Paramadvaiti If your answer is "yes" you should be very grateful to South America, because those potatoes were first cultivated in Peru....

Bamboo – Sacred Plants of India

krishna with bamboo flute
by Nanditha Krishna Bamboo is a perennial tall grass with jointed woody stems (culm). It grows straight, up to a height of 40m, without any...

Al Gore: The role of animal agriculture in climate change is...

by Moby A few years ago, I was talking with Al Gore (yes, I’m name dropping). I asked him a very simple and pointed question:...

Abu Dhabi temple construction to begin during Modi’s visit

Hindus open Temple in Abu Dhabi UAE
by Gulfnews.com The first-ever Hindu temple planned for Abu Dhabi will come up in a 14-acre land by 2020 with seven towers representing the seven...

UNESCO Recognises India’s Kumbh Mela As ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ Of Humanity

by Swarajya Staff India's Kumbh Mela has been recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as an "intangible cultural heritage of...