The News Agency of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Articles tagged as Gauranga

  • The Disappearance Day of Srila Narottama Das Thakur

    Today is the disappearance day of a great saint, Srila Narottama Das Thakur! Appearing as the son of a king, Shri Narottama Dasa Thakura (Shri Thakura Mahasaya) showed all the bodily symptoms of a mahapurusha (an exalted divine person). He had long arms, a deep navel, golden-complexion, beautiful eyes shaped like the lotus petals. In school, he was a sruti dhara (able to memorize whatever he hears) Although he quickly mastered Sanskrit and the Vedas, he hankered to serve Krishna. He was a lifelong brahmachari. He took diksha from Shri Lokanatha Goswami and siksha in Gaudiya philosophy from Shri Jiva Goswami.

  • Record Number of Devotees at Gaura Katha in Chattogram, Bangladesh

    Chatigram (Chattogram), Bangladesh, was blessed by the divine appearances of some of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabu's important eternal associates such as Sri Pundarika Vidyanidhi Thakur, Sri Basudev Dutta Thakur, Sri Mukunda Dutta Thakur, Sri Dhananjaya Pandit, and so many other great souls. 

  • Ganges: The Ambrosia of Love of Godhead

    A new temple dedicated to Ganga Devi has recently been constructed by ISKCON Mayapur's Ganga Mata Seva Committee, where  a Deity of Ganga Devi is worshipped along with Deities of Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai. This temple is only the beginning, for the committee has plans to construct a larger and more opulent temple for the worship of Mother Ganga.

  • In Celebration of Sri Gaura-Purnima: A New Book Details A Day-in-the-life of Lord Chaitanya

    Srila Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura's Sri Gauranga-Lilamrita is a full day in the life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu prior to His accepting the sannyasa order. A very sweet and rare manuscript.

  • Durban Distributes 5,310 Biscuits to Celebrate Gaura Purnima

    The 531st appearance anniversary of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu was the inspiration for devotees from the Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple in Durban, South Africa to bake, pack and distribute 5,310 biscuits.  The goal of the biscuit distribution was to help spread Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s mercy to everyone and anyone. 

  • Nimai of Nadia

    A devotional classic Bengali film from 1959 portraying the life of the avatar of Radha-Krishna, Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, from His birth in Nadia to His accepting of the sannyasa order. Bengali with English subtitles. Black and white, 80 minutes.

  • Karuna-avatara

    Music by Guna-grahi & Kirtan for the Soul. Video by Blasieus. 

  • Entrance to Eternity

    A beautiful video about Mayapur dhama.

  • Lord Caitanya's Rescue Mission

    The survivors of any disaster welcome the rescue team with an open arm and willingly go back with them. But Lord Chaitanya had to deal here with those who were suffering from spiritual amnesia.