Shayani ekadashi or devshayani ekadashi is often regarded as the holiest of all ekadashi days by Hindus, especially Vaishnava Hindus who consider Lord Vishnu as the supreme God. Shayani ekadashi is also called Maha ekadashi, Padma ekadashi, Shayana ekadashi. Among Telugu speaking population, this day is known as Tholi Ekadashi
Janmashtami Maha Abhishek
Srila Prabhupada, the founder acharya of ISKCON, encouraged everyone to protect and serve cows till they naturally leave their bodies. To make it sustainable and economically viable, it is essential to make proper use of various gifts received from mother cow – especially the usage of cow urine and cow dung. In our Goshala, we manufacture various eco-friendly products from pancha-gavya (5 items derived from mother cow).
For one who explains this supreme secret to the devotees, pure devotional service is guaranteed, and at the end, he will come back to Me, Lord Krishna. There is no one in this world more dear to Me (Lord Krishna) than he, nor will there ever be one more dear
The Krishna Janmashtami festival marks the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular deities worshipped by Hindus. He is thought to have been born in 3228 BC. His birthday is celebrated eight days after Raksha Bandhan, a festival celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters.
Abhay Charanaravinda Bhaktivedanta Swami (AC Bhaktivedanta Prabhupada) was born on 1 September 1896. Often referred to as Srila Prabhupada, his birth name was Abhay Charan De. His name Abhay Charan means he who is protected and reveres the feet of Lord Krishna. That was also because he was born on Krishna Janmashtami day.
Srimati Radharani’s glorious birth occurred on the eighth day of the bright moon in the month of Bhadra. Although generally not full on that day, the moon appeared full to celebrate Radharani’s appearance in this world. Among all of Krishna’s consorts in Sri Vrindavana, Srimati Radharani is the greatest. In fact, She is the queen of Vrndavana.