Ganga

Topics in praise of Sri Ganga-devi
Bhaktivinoda Thakur
By bringing Ganga down to the earth, Bhagiratha delivered his ancestors and since then, various shastras have proclaimed the glories of Ganga. Those who do not honour Ganga ridicule such words of praise. Not so long ago, a very famous and learned American chemist gave some words of praise to our... Read More
Editorial
Swami Narasingha
Gaudiya Touchstone is now on a new release schedule — Nov. 1st (Karttika issue), March 1st (Gaura Purnima issue) and July 1st (Janmastami issue). We think that this schedule will work well for timely articles corresponding to that general time of year. For this Karttika issue we have an... Read More
Kumbha Mela Interview
Swami Narasingha
An Interview with Swami B.G. Narasingha (The following interview was given by Swami Narasingha at the Kumbha-Mela in Allahabad on 11th February 2013.) Gaudiya Touchstone: What is the significance of the holy city of Prayaga (Allahabad)? Swami Narasingha: Probably the oldest recollection of the... Read More
Kumbha Mela
Swami Narasingha
They came by the millions! Some arrived on overcrowded trains carrying five times their normal capacity. Some came by bus, by car, some by ox drawn carts, and others rode on horses, camels, and even elephants. The rich and famous chartered private planes and helicopters, while the less affluent... Read More
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