Indian Republic Day – 26 January – Let Us Reflect on Our Spiritual Constitutional Duty
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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3M ago
As we are getting ready to celebrate Indian Republic Day, let us go deeper into the subject of our constitutional duty, from a spiritual point of view. We will be surprised to see, how an analogy with the Indian Republic Day, can help us to easily understand this most fundamental aspect of our spiritual existence. Indian Republic Day, celebrated on the 26th of January every year, marks an important milestone in the history of this country. In the year 1950, on this day the Constitution of India came into effect replacing the Government of India Act (1935). It is the longest written constituti ..read more
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Ten Qualities of Lord Rama
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3M ago
Here are 10 ideal qualities of Lord Rama that everybody should adopt and follow. We bring you a series of narrations from Ramayana, describing ten transcendental qualities of Lord Ramachandra. Please read and relish, like and share these articles, and you may also leave your comments to us. Quality-1: Lord Rāma, The Invincible Quality 2: Lord Rāma, the Redeemer Quality 3: Lord Rāma, the Adherent Quality 4: Lord Rāma, the most Adored Quality 5: Lord Rāma, Ekapatni vratastha Quality 6: Lord Rāma, the Grateful Quality 7: Lord Rāma, engages everyone in his service Quality ..read more
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Profound insights from Lord Krishna’s teachings to achieve your New Year resolutions
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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4M ago
The global corona-virus pandemic has heightened our awareness that time is subjective. For some people who enjoy working from home, the days have whizzed by. For others desperate to travel or visit a loved one, time has slowed to a crawl. There has been a radical shift in our priorities from building just wealth, towards holistic self-consciousness – primarily focused on prioritizing health and mental well-being, discovering your inner self, awakening your spirituality; to counter these uncertain challenging times, and emerge successful. It is now imperative to indulge ourselves’ in some intro ..read more
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What is the meaning of Vaikuntha?
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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4M ago
In this blog, learn the meaning of Vaikuntha and the characteristics of the spiritual realms. The word Vaikuntha is mentioned in many parts of Vedic scriptures, like the Srimad-Bhagavatam. Vaikuntha means a place which is completely free from anxieties. vigata-kuṇṭha yasmād. kuṇṭha means anxiety. Vaikuntha means a place where there is no anxiety. Currently, despite the considerable amount of material advancement, people worldwide find themselves lacking inner peace. The multitude of challenges related to the physical body and mind lead to numerous distresses, causing constant worry. In an atte ..read more
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How to Celebrate Sri Vaikuntha Ekadashi?
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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4M ago
Sri Vaikuntha Ekadashi commemorates the attainment of Vaikuntha, the spiritual kingdom of Lord Vishnu, by His great devotee, Sri Nammalwar. It is observed with great fervour in India, particularly in temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Here are five things recommended for you to follow on this auspicious day and seek the blessings of the Lord. 1) Seek God’s Blessings – Visit a Temple of Lord Vishnu Visit a temple of Lord Vishnu or of any of His avataras in your neighbourhood and participate in the Sri Vaikuntha Ekadashi celebrations. In most of the Vishnu temples, a special entrance called Vaik ..read more
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The Five Subject Matters Covered in the Bhagavad-gita
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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5M ago
A concise summary of the five principal spiritual topics discussed in the Bhagavad-Gita is presented in this article. Five thousand years ago, the sublime spiritual knowledge of Bhagavad-gita was spoken by Sri Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead to His dear devotee Sri Arjuna, on the Battlefield of Kurukshetra. Bhagavad-gita stands as the supreme literature as these principles of religion were enunciated by God Himself.  There are five main themes illustrated in the Bhagavad-gita. They are: Ishvara – The Supreme Lord Jiva – The Living Entity Prakruti – The Material Nature Kala ..read more
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Govardhana Lila
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5M ago
Govardhana Lila of Lord Krishna has an important message. The same message is also stated in the biography of Lord Chaitanya. It is stated in the Chaitanya Charitamrita (a biographical account of the Life and Teachings of Lord Chaitanya written by Krishnadasa Kaviraja Gosvami) that a devotee who is engaged in the service of Krishna is free from all obligations. He has no other duty to perform. He need not perform any ritualistic functions enjoined in the Vedas; nor is he required to worship any demigods. Krishna wanted to firmly establish this principle during His presence in Vrinda ..read more
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Damodara Vrata pleases Lord Krishna
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6M ago
Download an e-book on Damodara Vrata, the observance of which pleases Lord Damodara (Krishna) and brings great spiritual benefits. Damodara Vrata, also called Kartika Vrata, is observed in the month of Kartika (October – November). Suta Goswami says: If anyone fasts and observes the Kartika Vrata according to the rules and regulations, the Yamadutas (the messengers of Yamaraja) run away from him. The performance of Kartika Vrata is better than performing one hundred great sacrifices as prescribed in Vedic scriptures (Padma Purana). How to observe Damodara Vrata? Wake up early in the ..read more
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Prayers to Offer on Sri Krishna Janmashtami
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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8M ago
Sri Krishna Janmashtami is the divine appearance day of Lord Sri Krishna. As we celebrate this auspicious occasion, let us learn these important prayers and offer them to Lord Sri Krishna. We can also understand their meanings and receive His gracious blessings. 1. Sri Krishna Pranama Mantra: he kṛṣṇa karuṇā-sindho dīna-bandho jagat-pate gopeśa gopikā-kānta rādhā-kānta namo ’stu te Translation O my dear Krishna, You are the friend of the distressed and the source of creation. You are the master of the cowherdmen and the lover of the Gopis, especially Radharani. I offer my respectful obeisances ..read more
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Five Things to Do on Sri Krishna Janmashtami
ISKCON Bangalore Blog
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8M ago
Sri Krishna Janmashtami is a sacred occasion that marks the divine appearance of the Supreme Lord. In the Bhagavad-gita 4.7-8, Lord Krishna declares that whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, He appears to annihilate the miscreants, protect the pious, and re-establish religious principles. Over 5,000 years ago, Lord Krishna graced the divine holy places like Vrindavan and Dvaraka, captivating all with His enchanting pastimes and timeless teachings. Sri Krishna Janmashtami is an opportunity to express our love and devotion to Lord Krishna. Here are five simple ways to ..read more
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