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Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

Once Bhimasena, the younger brother of Maharaja Yudhisthira, asked the great sage Shrila Vyasadeva, the grandfather of the Pandavas, if it is possible to return to the spiritual world without having observed all the rules and regulations of the Ekadasi fasts....

Bhaimi Ekadasi

It is said that if one observes upavasa on this day then one receives entrance to Visnu’s abode, even though one has not performed the other vratas of the year. Yudhisthira Maharaj said, “Oh Lord of the lords, Sri Krishna, all glories unto You! Oh Master of the...

Kaliya Krishna Das

kalah shri-krishnadasa sa yo lavangah sakha vraje    In Vraja, Kala Krishna Das was Krishna’s cowherd friend named Lavanga. (Gaura-ganoddesha-dipika 132)    Kaliya Krishna Das was known throughout the three worlds. One can attain Gaurachandra through remembrance of...

Chatak Parvata

Bhajan Kutir of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura This is Hill in the area of Tota Gopinatha temple. It is a raised sand dune, and on top is now a Gaudiya Math temple and The Bhajan Kutir of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura. Srila A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami...

Indira Ekadasi

Yudhishthira Maharaj said, “Oh Madhusudana, Oh killer of the Madhu demon, what is the name of the Ekadasi that occurs during the dark fortnight (krishna paksha) of the month of Ashwin (September-October)? Please describe its glories to me.” The Supreme...

Sri Krishna Janmastami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami, the appearance day of Lord Krishna, is the most auspicious day on which Lord Krishna appeared in this world to please his devotees and annihilate the demons. The tenth canto of Srimad Bhagavatam  provides a beautiful narration of this entire...

How to Celebrate Janmashtami

  Janmashtami commemorates the earthly appearance of Krishna, who is described in India’s sacred writings as God Himself. One of the biggest religious festivals in the world, it is celebrated by nine hundred and thirty million people around the world–and two...