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Meateaters, Cows, Tulasi

Question: What is the factual punishment for meat eaters in Kaliyuga? The reason for our question is that in some cases it appears to...   Read More

Pitfalls in Approaching Indian Thought

Question:  Having, recently, read Rajiv Malhotra’s Being Different and your excellent, soon be published, commentary to Bhagavat Sandharba I have come to realize that...   Read More

Questions and Answers on Mercy, Samskaras and Gita

Mercy Question:  What is mercy? Answer: That which is fixed your mind on Krishna. In other words, that which makes you a devotee. Question: ...   Read More

Gradations of Prema

Question: In his tika on Ujjvala Nilamani 8.137 Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakur appears to grade the prema of five groups of sakhis with the parama-prestha...   Read More

Varnashrama and Individual Nature

Question: I am reading “The Yoga of Dejection” again. On page 153, when answering a question about varnasrama, you say: “Aptitudes can be ascertained...   Read More

Happiness and Suffering

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Question: Is there any difference between the happiness and distress caused by karma and the happiness and distress that are caused by the Lord’s...   Read More

What Are Offenses?

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Question: What are offenses? Answer: Offenses are the activities which are against devotion. We have a list of them. It is important to avoid...   Read More

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