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Vedic View on Polygamy and Education

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Question: What is the Vedic view on polygamy? We have seen stories of kings who kept multiple wives and mistresses, not only in Vedic...   Read More

The Root Cause of Anartha in Bhakti

  Question: What is anartha in the process of bhakti? Answer: The word anartha is a negation of artha. It is a compound word...   Read More

Karma, Guru–Disciple, Mantra-diksha

Question: What is the use of karma if person cannot remember what he has done wrong in a past life, but his karma fructifies this...   Read More

Presence of Paramatma, Spiritual Destinations

Question: Is Paramātmā present within the ātmā or the soul? I understand that Paramātmā is present along with the soul in the material bodies,...   Read More

Self- and Brahman Realization

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Question: How can the jīva be a witness of the mind if the mind is the very instrument through which the jīva’s knowledge capacity...   Read More

Brahma’s Daughter, Touching Feet, Yugas, Confidential Items

Question: In Bhāgavata Purāṇa 3.12, we find Brahmā desiring and becoming passionate about his own daughter Vāk. Since Brahmā’s daughter is called Vāk (“spoken...   Read More

The Nature of Absolute Nondual Reality

Question: In Bhagavat Sandarbha, Anuccheda 3, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī cites Viṣṇu Purāṇa (6.5.66–69): That which is unmanifest, free from aging, inconceivable, unborn, never decaying,...   Read More

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