Article June 3, 2015

aya and Vijaya are the two gatekeepers (dwarapalakas) of the abode of Vishnu (Vaikuntha Lok). According to the Bhagavata Purana, the Four Kumaras, Sanaka, Sanandana, Sanatana, and Sanatkumara, who are the manasaputras of Brahma (sons born from the mind or thought power of Brahma), were wandering across the worlds, and one day decide to pay a visit to Narayana - the form of Vishnu that rests on Shesh naga. The Sanat Kumaras approach Jaya and Vija...

The occupational activities a man performs according to his own position are only so much useless labor if they do not provoke attraction for the message of the Personality of Godhead.All occupational engagements are certainly meant for ultimate liberation. They should never be performed for material gain. Furthermore....

The darkness of ignorance was dispelled when the Guru applied the healing ointment of spiritual wisdom to my eyes....

A Guru's words are etched on stone. (They are bound to come true.)....

Know that which pervades the entire body is indestructible. No one is able to destroy the imperishable soul.

PURPORT

This verse more clearly explains the real nature of the soul, which is spread all over the body. Anyone can understand what is spread all over the body: it is consciousness. Everyone is conscious of the pains....

The Temple of the Vedic Planetarium, a project that has been ISKCON’s evasive super-goal for over two decades, is finally coming to fruition.

What’s so special about the TOVP? Well, it was back in the 1970s that ISKCON’s founder Srila Prabhupada first expressed his desire to build a Vedic Planetarium at his society’s headquarters in Mayapur, India....

What makes us different from other animals—the opposable thumb? the ability to reason? Is there any real advantage to having a human body?

Prabhupada nutshells it here....