Can Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu Grant Mādhurya-bhāva?

Recently I received a few emails from devotees, inquiring if my Gurudeva said that Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu and Advaita Ācarya could not grant mādhurya-bhāva...   Read More

Mahabharata Battle, Mahajanas, Sources of Dharma

Question: Why are Bhīṣma and Droṇa on the side of the Kauravas? They are, after all, the good guys.  Answer: The reply is given by...   Read More

Question the Question

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I have been teaching for almost 35 years, although I do not have a penchant for it. What I like most is studying, not...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 26

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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

 Questions on Jīva-tattva

Question: If we have no inherent devotion, does it mean that we have no complete personality? What is a “person” in that case? Answer:...   Read More

Where Does the Drive for Happiness Come From?

Every living being, not just human beings, has a drive for happiness. It is a natural tendency from birth and is not something acquired...   Read More

Ultimate Authorities for the Gaudiya Sampradaya

Question: Who are the ācāryas we take as final authorities to settle differing opinions? Answer: Caitanya Mahāprabhu is the propounder of our sampradāya. Therefore, Caitanya Mahāprabhu is...   Read More

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    Our life is running on these two currents of raga and dvesha. It is the same river, but sometimes we are on the love side of the river bank and sometimes we are on the hate side. But the river is only one. There is only one reality. It is our mind that makes a duality of the reality. As soon as something enters our mind, we automatically divide it into either like or dislike. When your mind is running in these two grooves, then you cannot see the reality.

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