Malatimanjari
Questions & Answers

Is it Fanatical to Believe in Bhakti’s Superiority?

Question: In the book The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa has been reported to have said several times that a combination

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Qualification for Lila-Smaranam and Rasa-katha

Question: In Bhakti Sandarbha 310, Srīla Jīva Gosvāmī writes regarding rāgānugā sādhana as, “ata evāsyā janma-lakṣaṇaṁ bhakti-vyatirekeṇānyatrānabhirucim upalakṣya“. Does that mean that a

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How to Deal with Procrastination?

Question: My question regards procrastination. I have faced this issue for a while whenever I decide to work on my sādhana, health, etc.

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Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa Sandarbhas

A Unique Interpretation of Tat Tvam Asi

In the first anuccheda of Prīti Sandarbha, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī begins establishing love for Bhagavān, prīti, as the ultimate goal of human life,

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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers Shastra

Temporary or Eternal Hell for Asuras?

Question: In BG 16.20, Śrī Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa presents a concept of “eternal hell” for some jīvas, with no possibility of deliverance. Even after

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Spiritual Personalities

Question: In Śrīmad Bhāgavatam, there is Catuhślokī Bhāgavatam, which is spoken by the Lord Himself (SB 2.9.33–36). Was it spoken by the Lord

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Book publications

“Lessons I Learned from My Guru the Hard Way”

By Joshika Devi Dasi (Dr. Jessica Richmond) I had no idea what it really meant to have a guru until I met Babaji.

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