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Rasa in the Spiritual World

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Question: How can there be samanjasa rati [selfless love satisfying worldly standards of righteous conduct], and sadharani rati [related to one’s desire to receive...   Read More

Questions on Krishna-Lila

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Question: Does Yashoda know that Krishna is God?Answer: There is no need for her to know it. There is stage of consciousness in which someone is not interested to know it. The first stage is to know God, and the need love of Him, but at a more advanced level God isn’t anymore God for you.

Expansions of Jaya and Vijaya

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Question: In Srimad Bhagavat 8.21.16-17, it is said that Jay and Vijay combatted the demons [outside of Vaikuntha]. In his tika, Sri Visvanatha Cakravartipad...   Read More

Questions on Vegetarianism and Killing

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Question: Why do we practice vegetarianism? In the material world, we’re caught in a situation where we must kill to eat. This is unavoidable....   Read More

Different Interpretations

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Question: We have many cases of interpretations where acharyas differ from each other, or where they give additional information not mentioned in shastra. What...   Read More

Without Cause and Beginning

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Question: Now we are in a state which can be compared to exile, where material and spiritual eyes are mixed. Was there a time...   Read More

Enjoyment and Sex

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Question: I understand that it is intoxicating and thereby leads towards other activities that could cause bondage and I also recognize that  being ”in”...   Read More

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    When we come to spiritual life, we want the effect of spiritual life without changing our self. We generally make changes externally. This does not change our life because we are still looking through the colored glasses of our samskaras. Our vision is impaired and we don’t want to rectify it.

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