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14 Manus

  The names of the fourteen Manus are as follows: (1) Svayambhuva,  (2) Svarocisa,  (3) Uttama,  (4) Tamasa, (5) Raivata,  (6) Caksusa, (7) Vaivasvata, —- Current Period (8) Savarni, (9) Daksa-savarni, (10) Brahma-savarni, (11) Dharma-savarni, (12) Rudraputra (Rudra-savarni), (13) Raucya, or Deva-savarni, (14) and Bhautyaka, or Indra-savarni.

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 17, Verse 8

Chapter 17: The Divisions of Faith Verse: 8ayuh-sattva-balarogya- sukha-priti-vivardhanah rasyah snigdhah sthira hridya aharah sattvika-priyah Translation: Foods dear to those in the mode of goodness increase the duration of life, purify one's existence and give strength, health, happiness and satisfaction. Such foods are juicy, fatty, wholesome, and pleasing to the heart. Explanation:It is well known […]

Srila Prabhupada speaks on March 04

Tomorrow's Event: Srila Jagannatha Dasa Babaji — Disappearance; Sri Rasikananda — Disappearance PRABHUPADA'S QUOTE OF THE DAY "Dedicate your life for Krishna. That is the perfection. Even if there are some faults, dedicated life is noble life. Maybe, due to our past habits, we may commit some faulty action, but that dedicated life is sublime." […]

18 kinds of material contaminations

         18 kinds of material contaminations       1. illusion, 2. fatigue, 3. errors, 4. roughness, 5. material lust, 6. restlessness, 7. pride, 8. envy, 9. violence, 10. disgrace, 11. exhaustion, 12. untruth, 13. anger, 14. hankering, 15. dependence, 16. desire to lord over the universe, 17. seeing duality and 18. cheating.

Bhagavad-Gita Chapter 17, Verse 7

Chapter 17: The Divisions of Faith Verse: 7 aharas tv api sarvasya tri-vidho bhavati priyah yajnas tapas tatha danam tesham bhedam imam srinu  Translation: Even the food each person prefers is of three kinds, according to the three modes of material nature. The same is true of sacrifices, austerities and charity. Now hear of the distinctions between them.  Explanation:Individuals are not […]