Deities

This month’s quiz is based on the second Brihadeeswara temple located at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, the second of the three ‘Great Living Chola Temples’ built during the Chola dynasty era. 1. Name the great Chola King who built the Brihadeeswara temple …

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Story Time Life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Illustrated Series – Part 2

For the practice of dhyana (meditation) and tapas (penance) solitude is necessary. There should be no sangam (association) with anyone. But while following the path of bhakti one cannot be in solitude. In bhakti, sangam is needed. Andal sings, “kUDi irundu kuLirndelor embAvAi” …

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Story Time Life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Illustrated Series – Part 1

Quiz Time Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur This month’s quiz is based on Brihadeeswara temple, one of the Great Living Chola temples built during the Chola dynasty era. 1. In which state are Brihadeeswara, Gangaikonda Cholapuram, and Airavetswara temples located? a. Kerala …

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Cherished Memoirs 69 Hanumanji Yatra On the auspicious occasion of Sri Kanyakumari Jaya Hanumanji’s 4th annual Pradhishta Dina, Sri Swamiji was fondly reminiscing the wonderful darshans of Hanumanji present in various temples in India. “We have our Kanyakumari Sri Jaya …

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The 10th canto in Srimad Bhagavatam is known as “Ashrayam” or “refuge” for Lord Krishna’s devotees for it talks about the Bhagavan’s incarnation and his sweet lilas on this Earth. Sri Swamiji has written beautiful kirtans on these various lilas …

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The 10th canto of Srimad Bhagavatam is known as “Ashrayam” or “refuge” for Lord Krishna’s devotees, for it talks about the Lord’s incarnation and his sweet lilas on this Earth. Sri Swamiji has written beautiful kirtans on these various lilas …

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Let us say that a person when asked, “What are you about to do?” says “I am going to meditate on Krishna.” This is, indeed, something delightful. However, if he merely focuses his gaze on a beautiful form of Krishna …

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This month’s quiz is based on the ancient village Hampi, an abode of carvings and rocks and is located in Karnataka, India.     1. Name the river that surrounds Hampi. a. Ganga b. Yamuna c. Tungabhadra 2. Name the …

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