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Questions on Bhakti and Jnana

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Question: How is jnana dependent on bhakti? Does it mean a jnani has to practice bhakti with his practice of jnana to be successful?...   Read More

Questions and Answers on Tilak, Gopis and Krishna’s Age

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Question: It is said that all items of Krishna 's appearance, including His dress and ornaments, are parts of His sandhini shakti and are eternal. However, there are many different types of tilak of Krishna described in the Gosvamis' books - kumkum, chandan, gorocana or musk (kasturI tilakaM lalATa paTale).

Miscellaneous Questions on Philosophy

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Question: Bhakti doesn’t come by tapasya, but because of Grace and through association. It is yadrcchaya. However, according to Mahabharata, the bhakti to the Supreme Lord arises in the heart of an individual as a result of penances performed in the thousands of the previous birth. What is the reason for giving a different explanation of bhakti?

Vaishnava Perspective on Organ Donation

Question: In my country organ donation will become compulsory. Therefore I would like to know the Vaishnava perspective on this.  Some say that one...   Read More

Karma, Samskaras and the Final Dissolution

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Question: When Brahma’s life ends after 100 of his years or 311,040,000,000,000 earth years, this universe faces a final dissolution and all the living entities...   Read More

Qualities of the Jivas

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Question: You seem to say that ananda is only in the svarupa-shakti. However the jiva shakti would not even be able to experience prakritic...   Read More

Raganuga Bhakti not Inspired by Injunction

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Question: I am confused about Jiva Goswami’s view of raganuga bhakti. It seems somewhat different from that of Rupa Goswami and Visvanatha Cakravartipad. In...   Read More

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