Philosophy

Temporary or Eternal Hell for Asuras?

Question: In BG 16.20, Śrī Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa presents a concept of “eternal hell” for some jīvas, with no possibility of deliverance. Even after many...   Read More

Fall Down for Whom and from Where?

There were some questions in the comment section of Babaji’s interview with Namarasa Prabhu posted on YouTube. Below is Babaji’s reply to some of...   Read More

Expansion of the Siddha-svarupa

Question: We hear repeatedly that our goal is to become eternal servants of Śrī Rādhā Kṛṣṇa  in Goloka Vrindavan. So when one reaches that...   Read More

The Meaning of the word Anādi

Gaudiya PhilosophyQuestions & AnswersComments Off on 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....   Read More

Spiritual Bodies and the Internal Potency

Question: Would you please explain about spiritual body of the jīva? When the jīva enters spiritual realm of Kṛṣṇa, does the soul get a...   Read More

Buddhist Conceptions

Question: Certain schools of thought, namely Buddhism, put forward the idea of momentariness. The flow of events gives rise to a continuum of consciousness, but...   Read More

Different Kinds of Bhakti and Karma

Gaudiya PhilosophySandarbhasComments Off on Different Kinds of Bhakti and Karma

Question: Could you specify the difference between āropa-siddhā-bhakti and karma-miśrā-bhakti as defined by Srīla Jīva Gosvami in Bhakti Sandarbha? Answer: Āropa-siddhā-bhakti consists of activities...   Read More

  • Satyanarayana Dasa

    Satyanarayana Dasa
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    Family relations independent of their relation to Krishna are only imaginary. We have no relation with anything or anyone. The only way we can relate is through Krishna. Therefore, Kunti prayed to cut her blood relation to Pandavas and Yadavas ,and have relation with them only as devotes of Krishna.

    — Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa
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