Jīva Gosvāmi’s Disappearance Celebration at Jiva

Today the Tirobhāva Mahotsava for Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī Prabhupāda held at Jiva Institute. The following is an excerpt from the talk by Satyanarayana das Babaji...   Read More

The Functions of Paramātmā, Bhagavān, and Mahā-Viṣṇu

Question: I´m experiencing some duality regarding the functional aspect of the Paramātmā. On one side we hear that his role as Antaryāmī is neutral; only...   Read More

Why Offense Should Be Avoided

Question: Please kindly help me to understand why aparādhas to the deities, dhām, etc should be avoided. I understand that everything in the śāstras has a scientific...   Read More

Customs of Worship, Vision, Golden Age

Question: What are the scriptural instructions on women chanting the Gāyatrī mantra?  Answer: I think it would be better to be specific. India is...   Read More

The Reason for Loneliness

The real identity of ātmā is that it is part of Kṛṣṇa’s intermediary potency, taṭasthā-śakti, as Kṛṣṇa proclaims in Bhagavat Gīta 15.7: mamaivāṁśo jīva-loke...   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

Is Krishna unfair to us?

Question: Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī writes in his Paramātma Sandarbha (44): tad evam ananta eva jīvākhya taṭasthaḥ śaktayaḥ. tatra tāsāṁ varga dvayaṁ. eko vargaḥ anādita...   Read More

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    You are in a prison without a beginning and you can’t get out of it until you choose to get rid of your ignorance. The three gunas bind you to your ignorance. Maya really isn’t binding you. You are really bound by your own ignorance and you are conditioned by your material desires. Then you act on those desires, and you get the karma for that. So you take birth again.

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