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Falling Down or Coming Down?

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Question: There are verses from various Purāṇas which talk about the jīva falling from Vaikuṇṭha. Could you kindly shed some light on these? “The...   Read More

Fall Down for Whom and from Where?

There were some questions in the comment section of Babaji’s interview with Namarasa Prabhu posted on YouTube. Below is Babaji’s reply to some of...   Read More

Fall from Param Padam, Bestowing Prema

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Question: How do you understand the term paraṁ padam in SB 10.2.32 (ye’nye’ravindākṣa vimukta-māninas…) in the sense that paraṁ padam refers to the highest...   Read More

Islamic Invasion in India

Question: I would like to understand the Islamic rule in the Indian subcontinent. Although there is evidence to suggest that Islamic rulers were cruel...   Read More

Perception of Lila, Daksha’s Path of Karma

Question: Does aprakata-līlā take place on earth in a form unmanifested to ordinary souls or does it take place in Goloka, which is beyond...   Read More

Does Bhagavan Feel the Suffering of the Jivas?

Question: In Paramātma Sandarbha 93.5, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī explains in detail how Bhagavān has no experience of material misery. I still have some doubts...   Read More

The Vrajavasis’ Special Love for Krishna

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Question: After the Govardhana episode, the Bhāgavatam makes several statements that the Vrajavāsīs (vrajaukasaḥ) were aware of Kṛṣṇa as Īśvara: “They worshipped Kṛṣṇa with...   Read More

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