Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is

A: To fulfill Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur’s dream of a Daily Vaishnava News publication worldwide, is a decentralized News Aggregator, powered by the independent Grihasta (householder) community. However, members of all ashrams are welcome to participate.

Q: Where can I read more about

A: Read the About Us section here.

Q: What is Punya and what does it do?

A: Punya is a sanskrit word and means: pious, auspicious, propitious, good, virtuous, meritorious, pure, holy, sacred. Like in real life, “Punya” on is earned by good deeds and spent by enjoying the fruit of deeds. is a decentralized community with it’s own merit eco system, that is supported by members rewarding contributors through their interactions with posts. As content is consumed, Punya is automatically donated to the authors of the posts we interact with. The list below shows how Punya is earned and spent. Read more here.

Q: Why are there more posts from certain Vaishnava groups on than others?

A: does not favor one group over another. Some groups or sites publish more content than others, therefore there are posts here.

Q: How can I get my website content to be featured on

A: You can post content directly here, or go to the feedback form and submit the url of the site there.

Q: What is the Controversy Filter?

A: The Controversy Filter can be toggled ON and OFF in the menu bar right side. It marks controversial content for readers that are only interested in inspirational and positive content. Controversy typically refers to a public debate or disagreement about a particular issue. It can involve multiple parties, each with different opinions and viewpoints, and may be fueled by conflicting evidence, values, or interests, sometimes leading to heated debates.

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