O Kṛṣṇa, those who continuously hear, chant and repeat Your transcendental activities, or take pleasure in others' doing so, certainly see Your lotus feet, which alone can stop the repetition of birth and death. SB 1.8.36
Holi, festival of colours - in pictures - in pictures
Great photos on the Guardian website of Holi, festival of colours... "It's a ritual of colour enacted for centuries. Men from Nandgaon, Hindu god Krishna's hometown, march on Barsana in Mathura, the birth place of Krishna's beloved Radha, to put colour on women who wait prepared for them with sticks – mini battles break out amid explosions of colour. It's Holi in India" - Guardian.
Dialogue between Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Chand Kazi on Cow Killing
Chand kazi was the Magistrate of Mayapur, the holy birth place of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. He broke the Mridanga drum and thus invited the wrath of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The Lord led a mammoth procession to the Kazi's house protesting this cowardly act. This article, which is extracted from the Chaitanya Charitamrita, records the conversation that took place between Lord Chaitanya and Chand Kazi, when the Lord's protest march culminated at the Kazi's house. Read on for more ...
Lord Badri Vishal is worshiped at Pandukeshwar during the winters, this place is 18 kms from Joshimath and very close to Govind Ghat. Pandukashwer is also associated with King Pandu father of Five Pandavas of Mahabharata After the curse from a Sage, ( Rishi) Kindama, mistakenly killed by King Pandu, spent his life here and his queens Kunti and Madri gave birth to the five Pandva brothers, Namely Yudhishthir, Arjun, Bheem, Nakul and Sahdev (in order of their ages, elder first). Yudhishthir