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Bhakti Principles and the Mood of the Gopis

Question: In Paramātmā Sandarbha 93, Śrī Jīva states that the seed of bhakti is imperishable, which seems to contradict what Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī writes...   Read More

Expansion of the Siddha-svarupa

Question: We hear repeatedly that our goal is to become eternal servants of Śrī Rādhā Kṛṣṇa  in Goloka Vrindavan. So when one reaches that...   Read More

The Meaning of the word Anādi

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Question: I have a query regarding the use of the word anādi and the conditioning of the jīva as described in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa....   Read More

Development of Intelligence and the Meaning of Humility

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Question: I would like to know how intelligence evolves. Can you give an example of how this takes place?  Answer: Intelligence is the faculty...   Read More

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

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    When you are in a dream state, the buddhi does not discriminate. It does not stop you from acting on which is forbidden. What you are not allowed to do when you are awake, you do in your dream happily. When you sleep and do it, your tension is gone. That is what buddhi is doing. Whereas jiva remains untouched by this state.

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