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Glories of Pavitraropana Ekadasi

Pavitraropana Ekadasi Date of fasting (Mayapur): 08/08/2022 Breaking fast on 09/08/2022 | 05:09 (sunrise) – 09:31 (1/3 of daylight) LT ‘We have come to you, Oh exalted sage, to ask for your help in solving a very serious problem. Oh sage, you are like Lord Brahma. Indeed, there is no better sage in the entire …

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Glories of Kamika Ekadasi

Kamika Ekadasi Date of fasting (Mayapur): 24/07/2022 Breaking fast on 25/07/2022 | 05:03 (sunrise) – 09:29 (1/3 of daylight) LT ‘This Ekadasi is so powerful that if one who is unable to fast simply follows the practices as mentioned herein, s/he is elevated to the heavenly planets, along with all their forefathers.’ Hare Krsna. There …

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The Incorporation of ISKCON in New York, in 1966

The qualities of a pure devotee are explained in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (4.12.37) śāntāḥ sama-dṛśaḥ śuddhāḥ sarva-bhūtānurañjanāḥ yānty añjasācyuta-padam Acyuta-priya-bāndhavāḥ  Persons who are peaceful, equipoised, cleansed and purified, and who know the art of pleasing all other living entities, keep friendship only with devotees of the Lord; they alone can very easily achieve the perfection of going …

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Chaturmasya

It is believed that Lord Vishnu falls asleep for four months in the Kshir Sagar (the ocean of Milk) on Shesh Naga (Ananta shesha, the Lord of Snakes — one of the forms of Sri Balaram). Hence this marks the first day of Chaturmasya, which falls on the Ekadasi day (11th lunar day). Because of …

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Glories of Sayana Ekadasi

Sayana Ekadasi (Padma Ekadasi) Date of fasting (Mayapur): 10/07/2022 Breaking fast on 11/07/2022 | 04:57 (sunrise) – 09:27 (1/3 of daylight) LT ‘Now, why is there a terrible drought in our kingdom? The Holy Scriptures discuss this subject very thoroughly. If a king (or head of the country) is irreligious, both he and his subjects …

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Gundica Marjanam — Process of Cleansing and Purifying our hearts

śrī-guṇḍicā-mandiram ātma-vṛndaiḥ sammārjayan kṣālanataḥ sa gauraḥ sva-citta-vac chītalam ujjvalaṁ ca kṛṣṇopaveśaupayikaṁ cakāra ‘Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu washed and cleansed the Guṇḍicā temple with His devotees and associates. In this way, He made it as cool and bright as His own heart, and thus He made the temple a befitting place for Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa to sit.’ …

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Glories of Yogini Ekadasi

Yogini Ekadasi Date of fasting (Mayapur): 24/06/2022 Breaking fast on 25/06/2022 | 05:43 (sunrise) – 09:23 (1/3 of daylight) LT ‘Oh you sinful rascal! Oh destroyer of religious principles! You are a walking offense to the devas! I, therefore, curse you to suffer from white leprosy and to become separated from your beloved wife! Only …

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Glories of Pandava Nirjala Ekadasi

Pandava Nirjala EkadasiDate of fasting (Mayapur): 11/06/2022Breaking fast on 12/06/2022 | 04:49 (sunrise) – 09:20 (1/3 of daylight) LT ‘Oh Bhima, now hear the specific merit one gets by fasting on this Ekadasi. The Supreme Lord Keshava, who holds a conch, discus, club, and lotus, personally told me, “Everyone should take shelter of Me and …

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