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Offenses, Siddha Devotees, Purañjana Story

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Question: If a person has no contact with bhakti or devotees, can one also commit offense even with a different concept of God in...   Read More

Moon, Mood, Mantra, and Nara-līlā

Moon Planet Question: Is the moon planet described in śāstra the same planet that our scientists identify as the moon? Are humans even able...   Read More

Wife’s Benefit, Association, Sannyāsa

Question: How does the vow of pativrata help a wife to advance in spiritual life if the husband is not a devotee and is...   Read More

Spiritual Bodies

Variety and Difference Question: Due to our previous saṁsakāras and saṅga, our desires vary from sādhaka to sādhaka. But in the spiritual world also...   Read More

Reconciling Conflicting Statements

Question: As you often cite Gītā verse 7.14 to support that only bhakti to Kṛṣṇa delivers one from the material world, what would you...   Read More

Spiritual Substance, Interpretation of the Mahāmantra

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Question: Brahma-samhitā (5.29) mentions the term cintāmaṇi. In one of its purports, it is referred to as a transcendental gem: “Just as māyā builds this...   Read More

Fear of Rebirth and Doubt, Causeless Mercy

Question: I have been practicing bhakti for about 10 years and somehow I have become discouraged in my practice because of doubts, thus I...   Read More

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