Celebrating the Transcendental Lion

      Dear Friends, On Friday, 24 May 2013 we celebrate the appearance of a most unusual manifestation of the Lord Krishna – Lord Nrsimhadeva, the half man-half lion incarnation of the Lord Krishna. Lord Nrsimhadeva appeared in that form to kill Hiranyakasipu, a great demon who obtained a benediction from Lord Brahma to more »

Celebrating Krishna Devotees and Creation

Dear Friends, Here is a snippet from His Holiness Jayadvaita Swami’s brilliant lecture at Wits University: “I want to be happy, and so too do all other living beings. And just as I feel pain, so too do all others. Why then should I not want all other living beings to be happy? And why more »

Mother and Devotion

Dear Friends, Srila Prabhupada once said that the love a mother has for her child is the closest thing to real love in the material world. We can meditate on the Supreme Lord Krishna’s mother, Yasoda: “There is another description of mother Yasoda in a devotee’s prayer: ‘Let me be given protection by mother Yasoda, more »

Investing in the future…

    Dear Friends, Srila Prabhupada said that Mayapur is his place of worship and that is true for all Vaishnavas in the world. For devotees of Sri Krishna and Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu all roads lead to Sridham Mayapur, the birth place of Lord Caitanya, and the world headquarters of the International Society for Krishna more »

The Best of the Varanas

Dear Friends, On Thursday we honour Lord Ramacandra’s most famous devotee, Sri Hanuman. Narada Muni glorified Hanuman, the best of the Vanaras, as: “You are the Lord’s servant, His friend, His carrier, His seat, His flag, His umbrella, His canopy, His fan. You are His bard, His adviser, His doctor, His general, His best helper, more »