Tag archive for ‘India’
By VNN Staff On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Prabhupada’s First Bengali Disciple Remembers Cooking With Pishi Ma

Saci Mata Dasi often helped Pishi Ma, Srila Prabhupada’s sister (pictured) cook for Prabhupada (ISKCON News) – ISKCON centers have been flourishing all over the world and India at present tops the list More...

By VNN Staff On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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India’s ‘Prostitutes of God’

May 03, 2013 (VNN) by By Leah Hyslop via The Telegraph Devadasis in Karnataka An ancient tradition which sees girls dedicated to a lifetime of ‘religious prostitution’ has become a big business on the More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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Kolkata Devotees Purchase Srila Prabhupada’s Birthplace

April 29, 2013 (VNN) By Madhava Smullen via ISKCON News Devotees in Kolkata, India headed by GBC Radhanath Swami, have purchased Srila Prabhupada’s birthplace and plan to develop it as a beautiful memorial to More...

By VNN Staff On Monday, April 22nd, 2013
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Pilgrimage to Tiwaripur

Tiwaripur, India – April 22, 2013 (VNN)  by Swami BV Damodara Our most worshipful Srila Gurudeva Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja appeared in the small village of Tiwaripur, situated More...

By VNN Staff On Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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Blazing Sadhus

April 21, 2013 (VNN) – By Achyutananda Dasa Ever since W. Somerset Maugham’s The Razor’s Edge, many books and films have appeared with a similar theme: Screwed-up Westerner goes to the East, turns native, More...

By VNN Staff On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Illegal Buildings near Jagannath Temple Demolished

Orissa, India – April 04, 2013 Armed with an Orissa high court order, the Jagannath temple administration in Puri on Tuesday started the process of demolishing portions of a building close to the entrance More...

By VNN Staff On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Indian Hindu devotees welcome spring with Lathmar Holi

India, March 26, 2013 (VNN) via Strait Times Photo: AFP An Indian woman from the village of Barsana hits villagers from Nandgaon with a wooden stick during the Lathmar Holi festival on March 21, 2013. In a Holi More...

By VNN Staff On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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Delhi’s Yamuna River to be revived with help from London

By Dean Nelson, New Delhi for telegraph.co.uk While its waters are from pure Himalayan glaciers, by the time it reaches the capital Delhi the Yumana is a ‘dead’ river which passes millions of tons More...

By VNN Staff On Sunday, February 3rd, 2013
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Vrindavan Municipal Board declares Vrindavan as ‘Tirtha-Sthali’

by JAGANNATH PODDAR for Vrindavan Today Vrindavan, 19th January, 2013: After much lobbying and sensitization by Friends of Vrindavan (FoV) and the Braj-Vrindavan Heritage Alliance (BVHA), the Vrindavan Municipal More...