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Why are godmen corrupt?

Because the good people don't see religion as a money making enterprise. When that happens, the good people are for the most part diverted into occupations that afford them a livelihood. And the bad guys move in to fill the vacuum. The problem is universal and extends itself to charity organizations. Show More Summary

Upanishads in a New Light

Dear readers, you may well know that the Upanishads are the cardinal philosophical scriptures for those who follow the Vedic tradition. All of them are important, but the Sri Isha Upanishad, or Ishavasya Upanishad (also known as the Isopanishad) is … Continue reading ?

Dance for the pleasure of The Avatars of Vishnu

Although I am from England and grew up as a Christian, I was always interested in Vishnu. When I became a Vaishnava I learned more about Vishnu from the scriptures. I have also raised my children on the same path. … Continue reading...

Love Of Radha Krishna

T oday is “Radha Ashtmi”, the Birthday of Goddess Sri Radha ji. Here we shall know about Sri Radha Ji & her divine. immortal Love with Lord Sri Krishna. Sri Radharani was a Gopi who was most near to Lord Krishna’s heart. Sri Radha'sShow More Summary

‘Kirtan London’ launch party

Here’s the recent launch party for ‘Kirtan London,’ a new project to bring accessible and tuneful kirtan to spiritually awakened Londoners. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rt8OtmICVY&feature=g-all-esi      

Of temples and temple endowment acts

It has started to dawn on some sections of the net chatterati that socialism in India has failed. This realization has started a movement towards endorsing free market reforms. Much of this is welcome, but some of it is travelling too far into a not to be chartered territory of libertarianism. Show More Summary

Tumhi ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi Re

There is a popular hindi song "Tumhi ho Bandhu Sakha Tumhi Re" from movie "Cocktail" going on TV, FM radio etc. nowadays. But over here, I am not going to discuss about that love song picturised by Saif Ali Khan & Deepika Padukone, but...Show More Summary

Is the welfare state moral or immoral?

In the previous post, we questioned whether capitalism was moral or immoral and what I wanted to express there was that while it has no moral values of its own, it can be supportive of existing moral values and maybe reinforce them by connecting moral values to a profit motive. Show More Summary

When Mind & Heart Find Peace in God

We daily face myriads of problems in life that our mind gets disturbed, tense & do not find peace anywhere. In such a situation what should we do? Simple & easiest solution in such a situation is to take refuge in God. Just remember Him with Love & see, your mind shall become peaceful. Show More Summary

Kun Faaya Kun

Y ou must be wondering why I am writing about a song of a movie "Rockstar". In fact for me it is not a song but a Prayer, devotion or Ibadat to God. 'Kun Faaya Kun' describes the attribute of God through which God can create anything just by His wishing & that thing immediately becomes a reality. Show More Summary

Video of Langur Monkey at Ramayana Reading in India

A FaceBook friend sent us a link to the actual video of the Langur monkey who made a guest appearance at a Ramayana reading in the Kalika Mata temple in Ratlam, in the state of Madya Pradesh in Northern India. (See our post on this subject entitled “An Amazing Incident in India,” where we show [...]Show More Summary

Keep God In Mind

Happy Janmastami to You & Your family Jai Shri Radhe Krishna. When someone asks you to focus your mind on God, then you feel it difficult to do so, as there are SO MANY distracting things here in this world, and it's so difficult for the mind to reject them. Show More Summary

'Lord Rama' & Bhagwat Gita

' B hagwat Gita' is one of the most sacred books of Hindus. It contains many paths of spiritual knowledge & various Hindu philosophies. For the first time all these teachings of 'Bhagwat Gita' were given by "Lord Krishna" to His disciple Arjuna on the battle field of Kurukshetra in India. Show More Summary

A Simple Prayer with Gayatri Mantra

A ll the religions of the world believe in one God. We all pray to God with different types of prayers. Prayer is basically an act of addressing the God for the purpose of worship. Prayer is a way of having a personal experience andShow More Summary

A tribute.....

... to a person who cares a lot about our motherland. The complete version is here: click. The whole conference was about 2 hours long. I like the basic concept of the approach that there is someone out there, who is directly interacting with the people and coercing them to do something for the nation. Show More Summary

Introduction to the Ishavasya Upanishad

The following is a brief description of the Ishavasya Upanishad by Swami Suvijananda. The first clip below is a description of the opening stanza of the Upanishad as below, which is on the lines of the first law of thermodynamics. ~ ?...Show More Summary

Traditions, used for a social cause.

I have noticed some time ago, that the power of the traditional Indian society is not some ruling that has come from the King ( or PM these days), but 'shraddha' or faith. This is self evident in the customs that have been maintained...Show More Summary

Curtailment of Indic quest of power & its implications

The following is a video of the meet of Kalyan Rishi with Alexander, from the popular Chanakya serial aired on DoorDarshan (India's national channel)As we heard, Kalyan Rishi warns Alexander about the futility of his warring and conquering nature, and tells him to conquer his mind instead. Show More Summary

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