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Ultimate Mukti Comes from Kṛṣṇa

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Question: What is the concept of jīvanmuktas in Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism? And how similar or different is it from the concept of Advaitic jīvanmukta? Answer:...   Read More

Different Kinds of Bhakti, Dharma and Karma

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Question: Could you explain the difference between āropa-siddhā bhakti and karma-miśra bhakti as defined by Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī in Bhakti Sandarbha? Answer: Āropa-siddhā bhakti...   Read More

Result of Offense and Criticism

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Question: King Śatadhanu made an offense because he spoke with a heretic out of respect, since he was the friend of his military teacher....   Read More

Hierarchy of Beings

Question: In Śrīmad Bhāgavatam (5.5.21-22), the following hierarchy of jīvas is given: bhūteṣu vīrudbhya uduttamā ye sarīsṛpās teṣu sabodha-niṣṭhāḥ tato manuṣyāh pramathās tato ‘pi...   Read More

Vedic Literature, Impurity, Saṁskāra Ceremony

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Question: Could you please kindly explain the difference between the Vedas, Upaniṣads, Purāṇas and Itihāsas? Question: Could you please kindly explain the difference between...   Read More

What is a Kaniṣṭhādhikāri?

Question: Recently, while discussing with devotees, we churned out some points from the verse defining kaniṣṭhādhikāri in the Bhāgavata. I want to check with...   Read More

Scriptures on Islam and Christianity

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Question: What is the true position of the scriptures on Islam and Christianity?  Answer: Our supreme pramāṇa are the Vedas and the Smṛtis, ie.,...   Read More

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    We should at least know what we should pray for. We have to be clear that this should be our only prayer – ‘Krishna, let me never forget you. Let my mind always be fixed on you.’ Whether we are asleep or awake or eating, our mind should always be on Krishna, that should be our mood.

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