Great photos on the Guardian website of Holi, festival of colours... "It's a ritual of colour enacted for centuries. Men from Nandgaon, Hindu god Krishna's hometown, march on Barsana in Mathura, the birth place of Krishna's beloved Radha, to put colour on women who wait prepared for them with sticks – mini battles break out amid explosions of colour. It's Holi in India" - Guardian.
O Kṛṣṇa, those who continuously hear, chant and repeat Your transcendental activities, or take pleasure in others' doing so, certainly see Your lotus feet, which alone can stop the repetition of birth and death. SB 1.8.36
Shambala, about a sacred hidden city in the Himalayas.shambhala-grama-mukhyasya brahmanasya mahatmanah bhavane vishnuyasha sahmkalkih mahatmanah Lord Kalki will appear in the home of the most eminent brahmana of Shambhala village, the great soul Vishnuyasha. Kalki will come at the end of Kali Yuga or after another 427,000 years. However, it is a fact that a 10,000-year Golden Age that has been promised by Shri Krishna Himself will soon arise.
Chand kazi was the Magistrate of Mayapur, the holy birth place of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. He broke the Mridanga drum and thus invited the wrath of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. The Lord led a mammoth procession to the Kazi's house protesting this cowardly act. This article, which is extracted from the Chaitanya Charitamrita, records the conversation that took place between Lord Chaitanya and Chand Kazi, when the Lord's protest march culminated at the Kazi's house. Read on for more ...