Beginningless Avidya—Coupled with Vidya

The jīva is conditioned by avidyā, which has no beginning—anādi-avidyā-yuktasya puruṣasya (SB 11.22.10). There was never a time that the jīva was not under...   Read More

Feminine Spirituality at Jiva Virtual Campus

Vedic scriptures reveal how the highest evolution of consciousness occurs when we have a loving relationship with God. Love is characterized by a desire...   Read More

Bhakti Principles and the Mood of the Gopis

Question: In Paramātmā Sandarbha 93, Śrī Jīva states that the seed of bhakti is imperishable, which seems to contradict what Kṛṣṇadāsa Kavirāja Gosvāmī writes...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 28

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

New Publication: Pearls of Wisdom – Questions and Answers with Sri Satyanarayana Dasa

In Bhagavad Gītā, Śrī Kṛṣṇa says that the living entity is under the influence of ignorance and therefore in a state of bewilderment, ajñānenāvṛtaṁ jñānaṁ tena...   Read More

Conclusion of Brahma-vimohana Lila

GeneralComments Off on Conclusion of Brahma-vimohana Lila

Question: My understanding is that the commentaries to the Brahma-vimohana-līlā are used by the Gosvāmīs to show how Kṛṣṇa expands into Nārāyaṇa and other...   Read More

Myth, Significance of Gotra, Gopala-mantra

Question: In present times, other cultural literature is deemed as mythology by the general and intellectual masses. These include Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Greek, Roman,...   Read More

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