Writings: Arcana

More on prasadam

Sep 19 2002 - Krishna Talk 35
In a recent Krsna Talk you mentioned that we should appreciate prasadam more deeply, but I have also heard you say that everything called 'prasadam' may not actually be prasadam. This seems to be inconsistent, so can you please explain this more clearly? » more

Salagrama-sila

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Salagrama-silas are sacred black stones that come from the Gandaki River valley of the Himalayas. Sila means stone. The qualities and characteristics of the Salagrama-silas are not found on stones anywhere on earth except in the Gandaki region. » more

Arati

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The Sanskrit word arati literally means "before night." Ratri (night) when prefaced with the letter a indicates dusk. The waving of the lamp before the Deity thus implies the dispelling of the night of our material sojourn with the light of devotion through which God is revealed. » more

Sri Damodara Katha

Details the history and activities associated with the Sri Sri Radha Damodar Mandir, Sri Sri Radha Damodar Deities, Srila Rupa Goswami's Samadhi and Bhajan Kutir, Srila Jiva Goswami's Samadhi, Srila Krsna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami's Samadhi and Srila Prabhupada's Bhajan Kutir. Available as a book only... » more