Village Festival in Krishna Valley – the most exciting open-air festival in an ecovillage

Fodor Angol, Hírek, Krisna-völgy, NEWS

The Village Festival „Búcsú” of Krishna Valley is the most colorful open-air festival of Hungary which lasts three full days. Krishna Valley in Somogy county is one of the largest ecovillages in Europe with its 286 hectares of land. It has a cow protection centre, organic vegetable gardens, an ecology training path, botanical gardens, a Vedic elementary school, a bee farm, and, being a spiritual centre, it has many holy places and a wonderful temple in its centre which is the heart of Krishna Valley.  The Village Festival at Krishna Valley, the „Búcsú”, is an annual opportunity for the visitors …

On the Way to Heaven

Admin Angol, LIFESTYLE, NEWS

An incredible journey in the Himalayas  He expected the peace of mind and spiritual strength from this journey, but the heart wrenching pain also urged him to do austerities. He was preparing for a journey to the four most sacred places in the Himalayas: the Char Dhama pilgrimage. There are places on this planet where Heaven and Earth are touching: these sacred places are also like that: Yamunotri can help the pilgrim to gain access to the realm of the Sun god,  Gangotri to Brahmaloka, Kedarnath to the abode of Śiva, Badrināth to the spiritual realm of Lord Viṣṇu. Our …

I’ll become a woman and raise children

Admin Angol, NEWS, YOGA

If I get a woman’s body in my next life, my parents should raise me according to the instructions of the Vedic scriptures to become a chaste woman who is always satisfied with her circumstances. My mother will teach and show me what fidelity, chastity, service attitude, nice and decent behaviour mean. She will warn me when she thinks I behave like a female tiger – I do not want to become a woman who tries to perfect herself by breaking one man’s heart after another’s and even enjoys it. After my childhood I would like to get marry with …

The Mystical Path of Self-realization

Admin Angol, NEWS, YOGA

He who is regulated in his habits of eating, sleeping, recreation and work can mitigate all material pains by practicing the yoga system. Bhagavad-g¦t§ 6.17 The fast-paced style of our everyday lives provides little or no opportunity to maintain physical and mental health and inner peace. More and more people now question whether the speed and fast-living that we are so accustomed to can lead us in the right direction, or whether our attitude towards the environment—considering it an object to be used and abused and discarded thoughtlessly—is conducive to creating a better world? These are the considerations of a …

Budapest Temple Sunday Programme

Admin Angol, NEWS

Every week in Budapest: 1039 (Csillaghegy) Lehel utca 15-17. Occasionally in Eger, Debrecen, Szombathely, Pécs and other towns– please find information on the webpage. Krishna Valley, Sunday early morning –  lecture from Caitanya Caritamrta with option for lunch (lacto-vegetarian delicacies) at midday. Please confirm before travelling!!! www.krisnavolgy.hu Budapest Temple Sunday Programme: 14:00 Meditation music (bhajana). Talented musicians are welcome to join in. 15:00 Lecture on Krishna Conscious life-style, philosophy and culture with a question and answer session at the end. 16:00 Traditional worship with chanting and dancing (kīrtana). Men and ladies dance separately following very simple steps. 16:30 Vegan feast …

Consciousness and Existence

Admin Angol, NEWS, YOGA

  “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” —Mark Twain According to materialistic thinking, existence determines consciousness. Modern science says that we are nothing more that chemical elements. By certain combinations of those elements we are able to experience our own existence. The famous philosopher Descartes said, “I think, therefore I am,” meaning that the experience of his thoughts and consciousness is evidence of his existence. In other words, the use of our consciousness is the consequence of our existence, or our consciousness is determined by …