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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers Sandarbhas

Dormant Love in Priti Sandarbha?

Question: Recently, I read my Gurudeva´s Vilapa Kusumanjali, verse 65. In his tika to that verse, my Gurudeva quotes a verse from Sripad Jiva Goswami´s Priti Sandarbha, Anuccheda 65: tasyā hlādinyā eva kvāpisarvānandātiśāyinī vṛttir nityaṁ bhakta-vṛndeṣveva nikṣipyamānā bhagavat prītyākhyayā vartate (Prīti Sandarbha 65, Anuvākya) “Kṛṣṇa has always placed an all-blissful item of His pleasure potency

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Questions & Answers Sadhana

The Place of Women in the Bhakti Movement

Question:  I personally appreciate the role of women within the bhakti movement in general and within the Vaiṣṇavism in particular. But sometimes I wonder where is the living spirit of Jāhnavā Mātā, now? Currently, who is the most representative gurvī in Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism? Answer: Why limit this question only to Jāhnavā Mātā? Where is the

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Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa Questions & Answers Vedic Culture

Women in Vedic Culture

Question: Are women less intelligent? Answer: This is a vague question, I must say.  Intelligence is multifaceted; there are various types of intelligence. According to Howard Gardner, Professor of Education at Harvard University, there are nine types of intelligence. Similarly, according to Steven Rudolph of Jiva Institute, there are eight types of intelligence. Somebody may

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Gaudiya Vaishnavas Questions & Answers

Spiritual Traditions in Gaudiya Vaishnavism

Question: I have done spiritual research especially on Gaudiya Vaishnava philosophy for several years and would like to clarify a few things. First, are there any similarities between Vaishnavism and Vaijirayana Buddhism? I started my spiritual path with Tibetan Buddhism and see similarities. Answer: Vaishnavism is much older than Buddhism. It is rooted in the

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Possessed by Ghosts or Vata Disturbance?

Question: Can someone be possessed by ghosts without the hysteria, wild, scary symptoms, without even knowing this? Answer: Very interesting question. Yes, the ghost can be a quiet one, not a Poltergeist. Question: But can someone be possessed by Krishna and sometimes by ghosts? Answer: No. That is not possible. Ghosts cannot dare to come

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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers

Relation between Jiva and Siddha Deha – Part 2

Question: Presently, we’re studying SB 1.6.28 wherein the topic of receiving (prayujyamāne) the sidda-deha is being described by Nārada. I’ve been hearing your 1st Canto lectures as well to help our study. This topic of siddha-deha lead to many questions, given the siddha-deha is eternal, i.e without beginning and without end. Your insight is greatly sought b/c

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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers

Relation between Jiva and Siddha Deha – Part 1

Question: When the atma attains Vaikuntha, he/she gets a spiritual form which is different from its form in this material world (1/10,000 the size of the tip of hair). How can we say that atma undergoes no modifications? Answer:  Getting a spiritual body is not a modification of atma, just as getting a material body

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