Gossip: The Quickest Route to Spiritual Suicide

We repeatedly hear that Vaiṣṇavas shouldn’t gossip. We all know that it is a big offense to gossip about another Vaiṣṇava, and a catastrophic...   Read More

Morality in Scripture, Nonviolence, Vaishnava Commentaries

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  Question: Different characters of the Purāṇas, even Brahmā, Viṣṇu, and Śiva, whom we consider guṇāvatāras, are shown to commit immoral acts. By such...   Read More

Interactions between the Ātmā and the Mind

Question: Who feels pain and pleasure in the conditioned stage? Is it the soul or the mind? Answer: The mind feels it. Question: From where...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 2

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

How to Overcome Jealousy and Envy

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Question: An ordinary person has jealousy—how to overcome this problem? Answer: Jealousy comes because of ignorance and attachment to your own self or body....   Read More

Consciousness at the Time of Death

  Question: As per Bhagavad Gītā 8.6, “Whatever state of being one remembers when he quits his body, O son of Kuntī, that state he...   Read More

Female Guru

“Can a female be guru?” is a frequently asked question. Such a question did not arise in the minds of people a few decades...   Read More

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