Bhagavata Purana

The festival of Ratha Yatra is one of the most joyful, colorful, and enlivening Vaishnava celebrations. Children feel naturally attracted to participate in this grand event - to decorate and pull the chariot, distribute and taste many sweet prasadam, and sing and dance. To be...

The story of Lord Nrisimhadeva has a special place in the hearts of Krishna's devotees. Although every incarnation of God comes to protect his devotees and religious principles, Lord Nrisimhadev is a form of God to whom we first turn for help when we are...

If you have an active kshatriya type of boy, the story of a fight between Lord Varahadeva and demon Hiranyaksha is a perfect choice to occupy their imagination. I presented a paper puppet show of this story a few years ago to my kids, and...

This year the school starts just after Vamana Dvadashi, so I decided to open a school year with the story of Lord Vamanadeva. It is a story with so many lessons to learn and covers the whole range of themes, with detailed descriptions of heavenly...

A narrative pantomime is a wonderful form of dramatic art for young children of nursery and preschool age, and for children who are shy by nature because it is much easier to perform it than traditional drama. Children need to follow the story by acting...

Once upon a time, Mother Earth was very much worried because many evil kings were ruling over the world. Mother Earth, whose divine name is Bhu-Devi or Bhumi, took a form of a cow and approached Lord Brahma to ask for help. Lord Brahma is...

This is a story about great sage Narada Muni from the first canto of the Bhagavata Purana. Narada Muni meets another great sage Vyasadeva and narrates the story of his previous life to highlight the importance of devotional service to the Lord. I recounted the...