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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

The Process to Attain Validated Knowledge

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Question: According to Sankhya Karika by Ishwara Krishna, mahat is the first manifestation from pradhana. Ahankara comes from mahat which means buddhi comes first....   Read More

Kirtan and Philosophy

Question: Namaskara, I have read the question and answers section of your web site with great interest. Coming from the Gaudiya Vaishnava parampara myself,...   Read More

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