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Gaudiya History
Gaudiya History Questions & Answers

Bhagavata Parampara

The following questions were asked following Babaji’s podcast interview with Namarasa Das. Question: The term bhāgavata-paramparā is commonly used in our saṃpradāya, but you seem to doubt it. I was under the impression that there is no difference between śīkṣā-paramparā, the process of receiving spiritual knowledge through Hari-kathā or spiritual instructions, and bhāgavata-paramparā. Can you

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Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa Gaudiya History Gaudiya Vaishnavas

Female Guru

“Can a female be guru?” is a frequently asked question. Such a question did not arise in the minds of people a few decades ago because people in general, and in India specifically, were clear about their identities and roles. With the advancement of technology and science, our lifestyles have changed drastically. This has also

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Gaudiya History Gaudiya Vaishnavas Shastra

Guru-tattva: Criteria of Re-Initiation

Question: I would like to hear from you some words about the criteria and sensibility to leave one’s guru and take re-initiation, since it´s a very delicate and personal issue. In other words, some devotees may receive re-initiation when that was not necessary, and vice versa. Any thoughts? Answer: These are very important and relevant

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Events Gaudiya History Gaudiya Vaishnavas General

Jiva Underground Classic Now Published as E-book

We have decided to publish the treatise “In Vaikuṇṭha Not Even the Leaves Fall” as our first Kindle e-book since it is about to go out of print. It is a systematic and thorough analysis of the bondage of the soul or jīva according to Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava theology. The book was banned by ISKCON and

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Gaudiya History Gaudiya Vaishnavas Vedic Culture

Cultural Principles in the Gauḍīya line

Question: In Caitanya Caritāmṛta, Antya 12.37 it is said: peṭāṅgi-gāya kare daṇḍavat-namaskāra govinda kahe śrīkānta āge peṭāṅgi utāra When Śrīkānta offered obeisances to the Lord, he was still wearing his shirt and coat. Therefore Govinda told him, ”My dear Śrīkānta, first take off these garments.” In his commentary, Śrīla Prabhupāda quotes from the Tantra:  vastreṇāvṛta-dehas

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Gaudiya History Questions & Answers Sadhana

Worship of Śrī Śrī Gaura Gadādhara

Question: I wanted to know whether your paramparā has any scope for Gaura Gadādhara upāsanā. We know that many of the Nadiyā bhaktas wrote songs in praise of them together. Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākur and some of his followers also had a focus on Gaura Gadādhara. The other thing is, does your paramparā think that Gaura Gadādhara

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Book publications Gaudiya History Gaudiya Vaishnavas

New Publication: Gaura-gana-svarupa-tattva-candrika

One of the aims of Jiva Institute is to publish rare books. Dr. Demian Martins discovered this previously unknown work of Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura and translated it into English. It has been printed for the first time in Gaudiya history and is now available in our Online Store. The author reveals here the identities of Sri Caitanya’s associates in

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