Ekādaśī, Caitanya, Gosvāmīs, Ātmā

Question: As Vaiṣṇavas, we don’t follow Ekādaśī with a material motive and to attain a certain result, but we do because it enhances and...   Read More

States of Consciousness, Varnas, Advancement

Question: Some Vedāntists assert that wakefulness (jagṛta–sthāna) is in sattva, the dream state (svapna-sthāna) is in rajas, and deep sleep (suṣupti-sthāna) is in tamas....   Read More

Verbal Violence

Non-violence (ahiṁsā) is a fundamental principle of dharma. “Do not be violent towards any living being” (mā hiṁsyāt sarva-bhūtāni) is a universally accepted injunction....   Read More

Academics, Different Readings

Question: As a student of Religious Studies, I notice that the general focus of scholars in this field is on context, society, institutions, power...   Read More

Ultimate Mukti Comes from Kṛṣṇa

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Question: What is the concept of jīvanmuktas in Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism? And how similar or different is it from the concept of Advaitic jīvanmukta? Answer:...   Read More

Why Love Turns into Hate—A Revelation by Corona

Have you heard the saying, “Love and hate are two sides of the same coin?” Maybe some of you are getting a firsthand experience of this...   Read More

Different Kinds of Bhakti, Dharma and Karma

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Question: Could you explain the difference between āropa-siddhā bhakti and karma-miśra bhakti as defined by Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī in Bhakti Sandarbha? Answer: Āropa-siddhā bhakti...   Read More

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