Questions & Answers

Relation Between Shraddha and Bhakti

Questions & AnswersComments Off on Relation Between Shraddha and Bhakti

Question: Is it possible that one develops śraddhā in bhakti without hearing any śāstra at all? For instance, someone simply hears that there is...   Read More

Samanya-bhakti, Bhakti-yoga and Sharanagati

Question: I heard you say that sāmānya-bhakti can be attained without dīkṣā and that it would grant one sālokya. How does sāmānya-bhakti manifest in this...   Read More

Importance of Studying Shastra

The following is a question that addressed Babaji’s podcast interview with Namarasa. Question: Kṛṣṇa says in the Bhagavad Gītā, “O son of Pṛtha, those...   Read More

Bhagavata Parampara

Gaudiya HistoryQuestions & AnswersComments Off on Bhagavata Parampara

The following questions were asked following Babaji’s podcast interview with Namarasa Das. Question: The term bhāgavata-paramparā is commonly used in our saṃpradāya, but you...   Read More

Falling Down or Coming Down?

Questions & AnswersComments Off on Falling Down or Coming Down?

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

Questions & AnswersComments Off on Fall from Param Padam, Bestowing Prema

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

  • Satyanarayana Dasa

    Satyanarayana Dasa
  • Daily Bhakti Byte

    The ego likes to praise itself and criticize others. This is the big pleasure of the ego. The ego hates being criticized. A healthy way of dealing with criticism is to see if there is any truth in it?  But you have to be detached from your ego for this. Take the comment as if it is true, and then use it to improve yourself. The doctor gives injection to get rid of the disease. It may hurt, but it can help you.

    — Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa
  • If you want to donate to Jiva Institute, please contact info@jiva.org.
  • Subscribe

  • Article Archive

  • Chronological Archive

© 2017 JIVA.ORG. All rights reserved.