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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers

Different Types of Chanting

QUESTION: I have a few questions that are important to me. It would be very kind of you to speak to them. Of the sādhanāṅga… № 32 is gīta, singing songs about Krishna № 33 is saṅkīrtana, “nāma-līlā-guṇādīnāmuccair-bhāṣā tu kīrtanam” № 34 is japa, “mantrasya sulaghūccāro japa ity abhidhīyate” And a little later… № 45 is smṛti – yathā kathaṁ

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Did Women Study the Veda in Ancient Times?

Question: We sometimes address the question of why women were categorically included amongst those who can’t study the Veda. This question accepts a basic supposition that women indeed were not permitted to study the Veda. However, I have strong doubts that this supposition is correct. Indeed, what to speak of studying the Veda, there are many

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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers

Deliverance through the Name

Question: The following quote is from CC, Antya Līla 3.50-54:  yavana-sakalera ‘mukti’ habe anāyāse ’hā rāma, hā rāma’ bali’ kahe nāmābhāse One day Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu met Haridāsa Ṭhākura as usual, and in the course of discussion He inquired as follows, “My dear Ṭhākura Haridāsa, in this Age of Kali most people are bereft of

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Do we Have to Reject Modern Science?

Question: Does a prema-bhakta know everything in the empirical realm as well? For example, can a prema-bhakta prove Fermat’s theorem or reconcile quantum mechanics and relativity? Can statements from a prema bhakta on the empirical realm be wrong? If yes, then how is a sadhaka (sādhaka) to know what to consider authoritative, and what is

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General Questions & Answers

Mukti, Destination before Perfection, Emotions in Gita

Mukti for a Bhakta Question: I have a question about mukti and would like your help in understanding this. We hear about 5 types of mukti (below) described in Srimad Bhagavatam. Which type is for our line? Is it the combination of all 4 types except for sayujya or is there one specific type for

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Audio / Video Snippets Questions & Answers

Is Karma an Effective Form of Justice?

Question: What is the real purpose of karma? Is it to hold jivas accountable and responsible for their actions? Or is it reform the jiva and help it return to the spiritual world? Answer: The immediate purpose of karma is to make the jiva responsible for his/her actions. The ultimate purpose is to help the

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Gaudiya Vaishnavas Questions & Answers Vedic Culture

On Vaishnava Culture and Customs

Question: Previously, was there any distinction of dress between Gaudiya Vaishnavas and the regular population in India, and for the different varnas? What did people generally wear? There seems to be no mention of grihastha dress in shastra, only sannyasa garb. Answer: There is no such thing as Vaishnava dress specifically. It is Indian dress

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