Writings: Arcana

Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava y el Templo de la Confusión

Nov 1 2017 - Krishna Talk 201
El sentido principal de este artículo es evocar la memoria de las Deidades establecidas de Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava en Mayapura por Su Divina Gracia Srila Prabhupada durante su lila manifestado, y para llamar la atención del cómo la actual institución de ISCON desafortunadamente se ha extraviado... » more

Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava And the Temple of Misunderstanding

Nov 1 2017 - Krishna Talk 201
The main drift of this article is to recall to memory the establishing of the Deities of Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava at Mayapura by His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada during his manifest lila, and to draw attention to how the present institution of ISCON has unfortunately gone astray from the proper... » more

The Mystery of the History of the Lila of Damodara

Oct 27 2017 - Krishna Talk 200
Devotees throng by the tens and hundreds of thousands every year, and especially during the month of Karttika, to have darsana of Sri Sri Radha-Damodara and to circumambulate the temple. The Deity of Damodara with Sri Radha to His left and Sri Lalita to His right is the eternal blackish form of Sri... » more

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


Date Unknown - Article
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


Date Unknown - Article
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