Ganga Sagara Mela

Gangapujan Dashahara or Dussehra is the "appearance day" or day that marks the descent of Mother Ganges

UN: Meat Eating Harms Our Environment

"Producing a pound of beef creates 11 times as much greenhouse gas emission as a pound of chicken and 100 times more than a pound of carrots, according to Lantmannen, the Swedish group. But any suggestion...

Results of world’s largest Near Death Experiences study published

Recollections in relation to death, so-called out-of-body experiences (OBEs) or near-death experiences (NDEs), are an often spoken about phenomenon which have frequently been considered hallucinatory or illusory in nature

What If Your Prasadam Is Genetically Modified?

Can eating vegetables with animal genes in them be considered as vegetarian diet? There is a set of serious questions we must ask ourselves as devotees living in our current time, place, and circumstance.

Homage to the Gang Rape Victim of New Delhi

I bow down to my daughter, the gang rape victim of New Delhi, I accept her as my guru, May the all powerful and completely independent Lord, accept her endurance of pain and loss of life, as a service in the form of instruction to all humanity

This is one of the most amazing features of Vedic Culture

by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada It is enjoined, gṛhe śatrum api prāptaṁ viśvastam akutobhayam: if even an enemy comes to one's home, one should...

New law in Russia threatens the Sankirtan movement in that country

by Vrindavanlila Dasi We are praying to Lord Jagannath to resolve difficulties presented to the preaching in Russia by a new law about ‘missionary activity’...

Learn from the wisdom traditions of India

The West has much to learn from the wisdom traditions of India.

Mayans demand an end to doomsday myth

Several films and documentaries have promoted the idea that the ancient Mayan calendar predicts that doomsday is less than two months away, on December 21, 2012. The Culture Ministry is hosting a massive event in Guatemala City -- which as many as 90,000 people are expected to attend -- just in case the world actually does end.

Huge Hindu Gathering held to reinstate Hindu State in Nepal

by Upananda Brahmachari Thousands assembled. It took a shape of an ocean. Hindu saints, intellectuals, activists, women folk, youth, aged, commoners all converged in in...