Namabhasa, Improper Behavior of Gurus in Shastra

Nāmābhāsa Question: Caitanya Caritāmṛta, Antya 3.65 states that nāmābhāsa is sufficient to give a jīva mukti. Mukti (liberation from material world) happens after citta-śuddhi....   Read More

Singing Captures Kṛṣṇa’s Heart

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Kṛṣṇa is akhila-rasa-mūrti, the personification of all rasas. He is also a singer and dancer, naṭavara. Thus, He naturally loves to hear kīrtana. In...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 8

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This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gaudiya Vaishnava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary...   Read More

Brahma’s Vision, Karma, Levels of Sound, and the Order of the Holy Names

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Question: In Bhagavat Sandarbha, Anuccheda 10, it is said Brahmā’s vision was of Bhagavān in His Nārāyaṇa form. But then Jīva Gosvāmī says it...   Read More

Hearing and Singing about Kṛṣṇa Is Supreme

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Bhagavān has innumerable names, which all have inherent potency in them. Yet not all names have equal potency. The Name of Kṛṣṇa is supreme....   Read More

Bhagavan’s Presence in the Murti

Question: Sometimes I don`t experience the presence of Bhagavān in the mūrti, and think that the mūrti is material. At other times, when I...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 7

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This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gaudiya Vaishnava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary...   Read More

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