Arcanam

Worship of Govardhana Sila

We have been blessed that Giriraja has come to us so we should be very careful not to become familiar, not make offenses and follow all the rules of bhakti.

Worship of Govardhana Sila

been blessed that Giriraja has come to us so we should be very careful not to become familiar, not make offenses and follow all the rules of bhakti.

Worship in Awe and Reverence

We are not forbidden to worship the Deities but it must not become a casual thing. We have to very careful in the Deity worship, to worship in the proper mood and not to commit offences against the Deities.

Morning’s Puja

Early morning puja helps to purify the heart so that we may perform our daily services in a mood of pure devotion.

A Prayer to Ones Deity

“O Lord, You kindly appear in deity forms, both nonmoving and moving, of seven kinds: fashioned from stone, metal, clay, wood, sand, jewels and paint. You also appear as the Salagrama-sila. Wherever and however You appear, Your devotees worship You with pure devotion. You establish all these deity forms, which are manifestations of eternity, knowledge [...]

Illuminations on Deity Worship

The darsan of the Deity of the Lord who is worshipped very nicely and dressed with beautiful ornaments is more attractive than anything else in this world.

Benefits of Deity Worship

If the Deity was really stone or marble or wooden statue, then how does the devotee who worships Him become purified and possessed of all the beautiful spiritual qualities?

Puja

My Radha Govinda Today In Vrindavan

My Radha Govinda with buckets of color for Holi,which is being celebrated today here in Vrindavan along with Gaura Purnima. The colors are flying!

Very Inauspicious

This evening India will feel the full effect of the upcoming lunar eclipse. Eclipse’s are considered very inauspicious in Vedic culture. An eclipse is whenever the demon Rahu is attempting to devour the sun or moon. As a precaution all 5,000 temples in Vrindavan were closed by 9AM this morning and won’t open until tomorrow. [...]