Question: Upon study of the Gosvāmī literature it is clear that: 1) Brāhminical initiation is only meant for children born in brāhminical families; 2)... Read More
Question: In SB 3.33.6, it is stated: tyan-nāmadheya-śravaṇānukīrtanād, yat-prahvaṇād yat-smaraṇād api kvacit śvādo ‘pi sadyaḥ savanāya kalpate, kutaḥ punas te bhagavan nu darśanāt “To... Read More
Relation of Brain and Mind Question: What is the role of the brain in Vedic Psychology and what is the relationship between mind and... Read More
Question: I am not a devotee of Ṡri Hari because I do not follow the rules and regulations nor do I chant. However, I... Read More
Scientist: You mentioned that the Bhāgavata has stories because contemporary people did not understand the language of modern science. Could Vyāsadeva write a Bhāgavata... Read More
(Transcript from a conversation) Scientist: In the Sarva-saṁvādinī, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī quotes Vācaspati Miśra from the Bhāmati. Vācaspati Miśra is considering ordinary sense perception... Read More
QUESTION: I am wondering if you are able to shed any light on Jīva Gosvāmī's (or any other important pre-colonial Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava author) views on non-Vedically aligned traditions, such as those of Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, etc.