Jiva-Student Hostel Under Construction

By Joshika Devi Dasi This summer, I have the good fortune to spend two months with Babaji and Jaya in Vrindavan. I took leave from my job as a psychotherapist in Florida to start writing our much anticipated book on Vedic Psychology. Babaji has been wanting to write about his pioneering work on Vedi ...

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Vrindavan Retreat on Ayurveda and Spirituality

From August 13th to 15th 2016, Jiva Institute will offer a Vrindavan Retreat that promises “A  Unique Insight into Wellbeing from Ayurvedic Perspective” held by Dr. Partap Chauhan and Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa.   From an Ayurvedic and spiritual perspective one’s bodily and mental conditio ...

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Update: Bhakti-tirtha Course 2016

The first Bhakti-tirtha Course at Jiva Institute will be inaugurated on 16th October 2016. His Holiness Srivata Gosvami of Radha-raman Mandir will be the chief guest.  This course is a unique opportunity to study Gaudiya Vaishnava scriptures in specific and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are n ...

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Bhakti-tirtha Course at Jiva Institute in October 2016

In India, there are two types of spiritual organizations, one is called parampara and the other is called sant-mat. A parampara is based on scriptures, specifically the prasthana trayi, which includes the ten principal Upanishads, Vedanta-sutra and Bhagavad Gita. Examples of parampara are Advaita-Ve ...

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Śrī Guru Darśanam – New Publication

On the occasion of Śrī Haridāsa Śāstrī Mahārāja’s Tirobhava Mahotsava at Kalidaha on October 14th, a new book was published and presented: Śrī Guru Darśanam – An Anthology of Questions and Answers with Śrī Śrī Haridāsa Śāstrī Mahārāja Navatīrtha

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