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Authority and Pramana on Gaura-lila

Question: Who are the ācāryas we take as final authorities to settle differing opinions? Answer: Caitanya Mahāprabhu is the propounder of our sampradāya. Therefore, Caitanya Mahāprabhu is...   Read More

Politics and Religion

Question: I am of the opinion that politics and religion should be separate. One should not mix them while working for the government. Is...   Read More

Conclusion of Brahma-vimohana Lila

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Question: My understanding is that the commentaries to the Brahma-vimohana-līlā are used by the Gosvāmīs to show how Kṛṣṇa expands into Nārāyaṇa and other...   Read More

Myth, Significance of Gotra, Gopala-mantra

Question: In present times, other cultural literature is deemed as mythology by the general and intellectual masses. These include Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Greek, Roman,...   Read More

Can Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu Grant Mādhurya-bhāva?

Recently I received a few emails from devotees, inquiring if my Gurudeva said that Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu and Advaita Ācarya could not grant mādhurya-bhāva...   Read More

Mahabharata Battle, Mahajanas, Sources of Dharma

Question: Why are Bhīṣma and Droṇa on the side of the Kauravas? They are, after all, the good guys.  Answer: The reply is given by...   Read More

Question the Question

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I have been teaching for almost 35 years, although I do not have a penchant for it. What I like most is studying, not...   Read More

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