Sri Krishna Balarma temple, Iskcon, Vrindavan Photo journal

View of Iskcon temple from Raman Reti Road, Vrindavan, India

Iskcon temple on Raman Reti Road in Vrindavan is the hub of the market sprung around it. Internet cafes, shops and stalls selling lemon soda, fruit, lassi, ethnic Indian clothes (very reasonably priced), perfumes, idols, and a bank stand right

17 June, 2009 | Views: 150049

Gokul in Braj, Photo journal

Thakurani ghat, Gokul, Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya ji' s baithak

There are no crowded roads in Gokul, hardly any traffic, and practically no microphones, unlike Vrindavan. Gokul remains a village with mud huts and temples, and loads of legends that palpitate the atmosphere.

19 April, 2009 | Views: 83546

Radha Krishna Prana Mora Jugal Kishora

Heard this song for Shayan arti on the festival of Ugadi at the Iskcon temple, Bangalore :-) It is called Sakhi Vrunde Vigyapti, a request to Sri Radha Krishna’s Sakhis/friends. This Bengali song by Sri Narottama Das Thakura describes a devotee’s

30 March, 2009 | Views: 16759

Banke Bihari temple and bazaar, Vrindavan Photo journal

Silver crafted door to the temple premises of Sri Banke Bihari ji Maharaj

Rabri, Malpua, Barfi, Peda, Safed barfi, Ladoo, and more laddoos… sweets for Bihari ji and visitors :-) Banke Bihari temple is among the best known places in Vrindavan, Mathura. Vrindavan is just a 2-hour drive from Delhi, off NH 2 to Agra.

06 April, 2009 | Views: 129582

Sri Banke Bihari Arti and verses, Bhakti yoga

Sri Banke Bihari Arti and verses, Vrindavan literature, Braj Sahitya

Sri Banke Bihari’s Shayan arti is the time when Brajwasis collect to bid the child God a sweet goodnight. In summer the goodnight arti (Shayan arti) is at 9.30 pm while in winter it is at 8.30 pm.

26 March, 2009 | Views: 46634

Vaishnav cuisine - Eggless Chocolate Cake

Eggless Vegetarian Chocolate Cake

Whole wheat flour, butter and yogurt, make the recipe wholesome and satvic, pacifying Vata and Pitta doshas. Though coffee increases vata, in this combination, it has no ill-effects. It is a completely feel-good food - wholesome and nourishing.

17 March, 2009 | Views: 7018

Vaishnav cuisine - Rice hot pot - Khichri bhog

Krishna picnic in Vrindavan

A one-pot dish, khichdi soothes vata dosha. Though the potatoes and tomatoes are not exactly vata friendly, but they lose their edge in a one-pot dish cooked with cereals, spices such as coriander, cumin and turmeric. Ginger improves digestive agni,

04 March, 2009 | Views: 15656



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