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Sanskrit for Beginners by Gururaja
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Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers

The Meaning of the word Anādi

Question: I have a query regarding the use of the word anādi and the conditioning of the jīva as described in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa. Someone recently raised the following argument to me: “All Sanskrit words in śāstra that indicate an unlimited time span—anādi, śāśvata, nitya, etc.—are used nonliterally when referring to events in the material

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Development of Intelligence and the Meaning of Humility

Question: I would like to know how intelligence evolves. Can you give an example of how this takes place?  Answer: Intelligence is the faculty that makes decisions and comprehends situations. It is by intelligence that we determine whether things are good or bad, wrong or right, moral or immoral. Primarily, intelligence develops when we face

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Vedic View on Polygamy and Education

Question: What is the Vedic view on polygamy? We have seen stories of kings who kept multiple wives and mistresses, not only in Vedic times but in recent times as well. Was it allowed? Can such a person practice bhakti? Answer: Polygamy was allowed in the past but was mainly limited to members of royal

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The Root Cause of Anartha in Bhakti

  Question: What is anartha in the process of bhakti? Answer: The word anartha is a negation of artha. It is a compound word made from nañ and artha, called nañ samāsa. Literally it means “something which is not an artha.” Generally, a negation can mean six things—similar, absence, different, a little, bad, and opposite.

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Karma, Guru–Disciple, Mantra-diksha

Question: What is the use of karma if person cannot remember what he has done wrong in a past life, but his karma fructifies this life? The lesson is likely not to be learned. Answer: Suppose a person is heavily drunk and is driving. He loses control of his car and kills a pedestrian. In the

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Presence of Paramatma, Spiritual Destinations

Question: Is Paramātmā present within the ātmā or the soul? I understand that Paramātmā is present along with the soul in the material bodies, but is He present within the ātmā as well? Answer: Yes. Question: If the ātmā is an indivisible unit, how can Paramātmā be situated inside the ātmā?  Answer: Space is indivisible but everything

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Self- and Brahman Realization

Question: How can the jīva be a witness of the mind if the mind is the very instrument through which the jīva’s knowledge capacity is actualized since without being conjoined with the body-mind complex jīva’s potential to apprehend remains dormant or idle? Answer: All the material experience of the jīva is outside of him, not

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