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Worship in Tradition

“Unable to say anything, with a worried heart Sita laments. Remembering Shiva, Parvati and Ganesha, she prays.” (Janaki Mangala, 100) kahi na sakati kachu sakucati siya hiyam̐ socai | gauri ganesa girīsahi sumiri sakocai || Download this episode (right click… Read More ›

Why Not Every Day

“Devotees of the Supreme Lord are twenty-four hours daily engaged in glorifying the pastimes of the Supreme Lord. Their hearts and souls are constantly submerged in Krishna, and they take pleasure in discussing Him with other devotees.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita,… Read More ›

Govardhana Puja 2012

“Upon hearing their prayer, Krishna could also understand that Indra, being bereft of his sacrificial honor, was pouring down rain that was accompanied by heavy pieces of ice and strong winds, although all this was out of season. Krishna understood… Read More ›

General Admission

“One party is very jealous while looking at Janaka welcoming everybody. The place was so crowded on the inside and out that one cannot describe it.” (Janaki Mangala, 13) janakahiṃ eka sihāhiṃ dekhi sanamānata | bāhara bhītara bhīra na banai… Read More ›

Auspicious Invocation

“[obeisance to]Guru, Ganesha, Shiva, Parvati, Brihaspati, Sarasvati, Shesha, Shukadeva, Vedas, and the sincere and intelligent saints.” (Janaki Mangala, Mangalacharana, 1) gurū ganapati girijāpati gauri girāpati | sādara seṣa sukabi śruti santa sarala mati || Goswami Tulsidas herein begins his wonderful… Read More ›

The Master Key

“I worship the primeval Lord, Govinda. Ganesha always holds His lotus feet upon the pair of tumuli protruding from his elephant head in order to obtain power for his function of destroying all obstacles on the path of progress in… Read More ›

The Infinite Job

“When the creation is completely terminated, when there is no existence of the Vedas, no existence of material time, no existence of the gross and subtle material elements, and when all the living entities are in the nonmanifested stage resting… Read More ›