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There Is Something Better Than Satyamev Jayate on Indian Television – Upanishad Ganga

The title of Amir Khan’s Satyamev Jayate television program is from Mundaka Upanishad. Satyamev Jayate is good but it is nowhere near Upanishad Ganga (aired on every Sunday morning 10:00 AM on DD1). Satyamev Jayate is discussing problems that we are well aware of. Upanishad Ganga is presenting answers to universal problems, including those discussed in Satyamev Jayate, based on Upanishads and other ancient scriptures in India.

Satyamev Jayate is a well-marketed product of one of most popular Bollywood stars of present day. The hype and popularity is understandable. But the space and time that popular media is attributing to the program is baffling. The hype is just because Amir Khan is part of it. And not because of the content of the program.
Upanishad Ganga is not able to garner similar attention because the glamour quotient is lacking. As there is no glamour and market value mainstream media is ignoring the serial. The content of Upanishad Ganga is far more superior to Satyamev Ja…

Live Darshan From Sri Krishna Temple in Vrindavan

The ISKCONTemple at Vrindavan in Mathura in India is offering live darshan of murtis worshipped in the temple for free. The main murti in the temple is that of Sri Krishna and Radha. You can also watch live satsang and other devotional programs in the temple conducted in the temple.
LinkLive Darshan From Sri Krishna Temple

Mother Sarada Devi – On the Need of Spiritual Practice

If you do not pray to God, what is that to Him? It is only your misfortune.
The mantra purifies the body. Man becomes pure by repeating the name of God. So repeat His name always.
Practice meditation, and by and by your mind will be so calm and fixed that you will find it hard to keep away from meditation.
One cannot escape from the effect of one’s past karma. But if a person lives a prayerful life, he gets off with only the prick of a thorn in the leg where he was to suffer from a deep cut.
Related Ordinary human love results in misery but Love for God brings blessedness – Mother Sarada Devi