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Dealings among Devotees, Krishna’s Involvement

Question: How shall I deal with a situation when a person in the position of an authority is acting inappropriately? As I consider you...   Read More

Chanting and Realizing the Holy Name

Question: In the introduction to Bhagavat Sandarbha, you write: “Similarly, just as Bhagavān’s form is non-different from His essential being, so too His name...   Read More

Mahamantra and Diksha Mantras

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Question: As practicing Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas, we chant the Hare Krishna mahāmantra. Did Śrī Caitanya and His associates chant the Hare Krishna mantra? In Caitanya-caritāmṛta...   Read More

Worship of Śrī Śrī Gaura Gadādhara

Question: I wanted to know whether your paramparā has any scope for Gaura Gadādhara upāsanā. We know that many of the Nadiyā bhaktas wrote...   Read More

Meditation in Bhakti

Question: Can meditation help you on the bhakti marga? From my understanding and experience of meditation I feel it helps you to be calmer;...   Read More

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...   Read More

Chanting the Name without Offense

Question: Cakravarti Thakur writes: “Even so, the Yamadutas, the messengers of Yamaraj, are powerless to attack anyone who chant the Holy Name, even offenders,...   Read More

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