Writings: History

The Sindhu River – How India Got Her Name

Sindhu river
Apr 17 2017 - Krishna Talk 197
The Sindhu River is one of the great holy rivers of India, from which the name of India is derived. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram

Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Todas las glorias a Su Divina Gracia A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Él siempre está acompañado de sus asociados servidores, su naturaleza interna es como el néctar más dulce y externamente aparece como la valentía personificada. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram & Purport

Srila Prabhupada
Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Let us always remember our Divine Master, His Divine Grace, as an eternal servant and resident of the eternal pastimes of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. » more

Vaisnavism and Religious Equality

Oct 10 2013 - Krishna Talk 168
A religion that has not understood the fundamental nature of God does not deserve to stand next to Vaisnavism. » more

Makara — Myth or Fact? Dinosaurs in Srimad Bhagavatam

Jul 10 2011 - Krishna Talk 127
Is the Makara a mythical creature or was it actually real? » more

Kdo vládl Indii?

Oct 3 2009 - Krishna Talk 91
„Kdo vládl Indii?“ To je velmi zajímavá otázka. Historie vlády Indie sahá až do dávného starověku a ještě dál do doby Mahábháraty (vládci jako Judhištira a Maharádž Paríkšit) a ještě dále do doby Rámájany, kdy na trůn v Ajódhji usedl Šrí Rámačandra. » more

Who Ruled India?

Oct 3 2009 - Krishna Talk 91
“Who Ruled India?” is an interesting question. The history of rule in India goes back to great antiquity, back and back to the days of the Mahabharata (emperors such as Yudhisthira and Pariksit Maharaja) and before that to the days of the Ramayana when Sri Ramacandra sat on the throne of Ayodhya. » more

Swastika and Cross

Jul 27 2008 - Krishna Talk 80
In popular western thinking, no two symbols could possibly be more at odds with each other than the swastika and the cross. The swastika is the symbol of Nazi war crimes against humanity and the cross is the symbol of goodness, mercy and divine grace.But what if this isn’t true? » more

Jesus as a Perfect Christian

Mar 24 2008 - Krishna Talk 75
Question: Do you think that Jesus was the example of a perfect Christian? Narasingha Maharaja: Historically and ontologically speaking, Jesus was a Jew and not a Christian. Jesus was a Jewish rabbi who studied the Jewish scriptures [the Torah] and taught Halakha, or Jewish law, as given in the... » more

Aryan Invasion - History or Politics

N.S. Rajaram
Nov 21 2006 - Krishna Talk 67
Guest Article by N. S. Rajaram. The evidence of science now points to two basic conclusions: first, there was no Aryan invasion, and second, the Rigvedic people were already established in India no later than 4000 B.C.E. » more

Jesus in the Vedas

Jan 17 2006 - Krishna Talk 58
Recent articles claim that the fable of Jesus is mentioned in the Bhavisya Purana. However, a closer look at this prediction strongly suggests foul play or interpolation on the part of Christian Missionaries in India during the late 18th century. » more

Gita Govinda of Jayadeva Goswami

Sep 5 2005 - Krishna Talk 56
So far as the Gita-govinda is concerned, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta did not allow his disciples to read Gita-govinda nor did he ever write a forward to that book. » more

A Study for Sri Chaitanya's Birthplace

Professor K.N. Mukerjee
Date Unknown - Article
An unbiased academic study by Prof. K.N. Mukherjee on the authenticity of the present Yogapitha temple in Mayapura, taken from 'The Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies 1984' (revised in 1990). » more

Védská archeologie

Date Unknown - Article
Většina vaišnavů uvádí, že se Kršna zjevil před 5000 lety, a obecně připisují védské civilizaci a vaišnavismu velké stáří. Ale jaký nepopiratelný, empirický důkaz máme pro toto tvrzení? » more

Východ se setkává se západem

Date Unknown - Article
Ačkoli tolik od sebe vzdáleny, co se týče své polohy a kultury, žádné dva národy nebyly spolu tak úzce spjaty, jako Spojené státy a Indie. Byla to osudová chyba Kryštofa Kolumba, když při svém hledání nové cesty do Indie objevil Ameriku. Četl o Indii v díle Marka Pola... » more

The myth of the aryan invasion

Date Unknown - Article
The aryan invasion theory has been one of the most controversial historical topics for well over a century. However, it should be pointed out that it remains just that – a theory. To date no hard evidence has proven the aryan invasion theory to be fact. » more

Vedic Archeology

Date Unknown - Article
Most Vaisnavas refer to Krishna as having appeared 5,000 years ago and generally credit Vedic civilization and Vaisnavism with great antiquity. But what hard, empirical proof do we have for this assertion? » more

Early Indology of India

Date Unknown - Article
It may be surprising to learn that the first pioneer in indology was the 12th Century Pope, Honorius IV. The Holy Father encouraged the learning of oriental languages in order to preach Christianity amongst the pagans. » more

Our Affectionate Guardians

Documents the intimate relationship of Srila Prabhupada and Srila Sridhara Maharaja from their early days together, sharing quarters during the difficult days in the Gaudiya Matha and after Srila Prabhupadas' successful world preaching campaign. Visnu Maharaja gives a historical perspective which... » more

Evolution of  Theism

Evolution of Theism
Gosai Publishers has reprinted Evolution of Theism, which delineates the progressive evolution of theistic thought starting from Lord Buddha and Adi Sankara to the great Vaisnava acaryas Ramanuja and Madhva, culminating in the appearance of Sri Caitanyadeva and His philosophy of acintya-bhedabheda... » more

The Authorized Sri Caitanya Saraswata Parampara

The Authorized Sri Caitanya-Saraswat Parampara expertly clarifies the proper conception of pure devotion, as received thru the divine preceptorial line of Srila Saraswati Thakura Prabhupada. The real value of this book is that the cheating of the deviant sects are exposed for what they are, so that... » more