One peculiar phenomenon I have observed in Vrindavan is that many sadhus talk about changing the world. There are plenty of trusts, societies, and institutes here whose names contain words like, “world peace”, “international”, “universal love,’” etc.
Dharma-śāstra gives a detailed description of situations that cause us to be aśuca (“unclean”). The death of a relative, birth or miscarriage of a... Read More
We tend to think that only poor people suffer, and incorrectly assume that the affluent do not. However, the fact is that everyone suffers,... Read More
The word tu in kṛṣṇas tu bhagavān svayam distinguishes Kṛṣṇa from all the avatāras mentioned in the preceding verses, including all the aṁśas, vibhūtis, and even the... Read More
By Satyanarayana Dasa Avatāra is a popular concept in Hinduism. It means that the Supreme Divinity descends into the cosmos and becomes visible to people... Read More
When we were born, we were tiny beings, a few pounds and just about a foot and a half long. Over the years, we... Read More