Long Awaited: Kṛṣṇa Sandarbha Released!

The Jiva Institute of Vaiśnava Studies is happy to announce the publication and availability of the fourth book in the Ṣaṭ Sandarbha series, the Kṛṣṇa...   Read More

Kāma-sūtra: Transcending Through Lust

by Jaya Devi Contrary to popular understanding, the Kāma-sūtra is not a manual exclusively for sensual enjoyment between lovers – a topic covering only...   Read More

Was Cāṇakya a Male Chauvinist?

by Jaya Devi Cāṇakya, a great scholar of polity whose theories of administration are unparalleled anywhere in the world, has often been criticized for...   Read More

Charity Begins at Home

by Satyanarayana Dasa One peculiar phenomenon I have observed in Vrindavan is that many sadhus talk about changing the world. There are plenty of...   Read More

A Gauḍīya Legend Has Left this World

by Satyanarayana Dasa Yesterday morning, November 11th 2018, Jagadānada prabhu came shouting at my main entrance gate around 8.30 am. I just heard him saying,...   Read More

God’s Compassion – Part 3

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Question: In Paramātma Sandarbha, Annucheda 93, it is said, “Bhagavān did not rescue Gajendra out of empathy for his pain, but rather because of...   Read More

God’s Compassion – Part 2

Question: Thank you for your reply. You have raised some interesting points. My understanding is that Jīva Gosvāmi ultimately admits that there is no harm in...   Read More

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