Lilas/ pastimes

Fiction Or History.

There is a great difference between mundane stories, fiction, or history and the transcendental pastimes of the Lord. The histories of the whole universe contain references to the pastimes of the incarnations of the Lord. The Rāmāyaṇa, the Mahābhārata, and the Purāṇas are histories of bygone ages recorded in connection with the pastimes of the […]

Hearing about Lord Krishna’s Rāsa Dance.

  “When one hears or describes with great faith the pastimes of Lord Kṛṣṇa, such as His rāsa dance with the gopīs, the disease of lusty desires in his heart and the agitation caused by the three modes of material nature are immediately nullified, and he becomes sober and silent. Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura comments […]

Geological research on travel of Lord Krishna to Dwaraka.

During Lord Krishna’s journey to Dwaraka from Hastinapura he travelled through Kurujāṅgala, Pāñcālā, Śūrasenā, the land on the bank of the River Yamunā, Brahmāvarta, Kurukṣetra, Matsyā, Sārasvatā, the province of the desert and the land of scanty water. After crossing these provinces He gradually reached the Sauvīra and Ābhīra provinces, then west of these, reached […]

KRISHNA SMILING IN VRINDAVAN (VRINDAVAN LILAS)

There are six classes of smiling, they can be classified as major and minor. Once when Krishna was stealing yogurt, Jarati, the headmistress of the house, could detect His activities, and she was therefore coming very hurriedly to catch Him. At that time, Krishna became very much afraid of Jarati and went to His elder […]