INFLUENCE OF OFFENSES (1)

By Satyanarayana Dasa In Bhakti Sandarbha, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī discusses the supreme potency of bhakti. He writes that even a semblance of bhakti, bhaktyābhāsa, has...   Read More

Different Types of Chanting

QUESTION: I have a few questions that are important to me. It would be very kind of you to speak to them. Of the sādhanāṅga…...   Read More

Vedic Psychology – OFFENSIVE DEVOTEE

QUESTION: I am having a very hard time processing feelings of anger and disgust toward a fellow devotee. I have been in the company...   Read More

The Importance of Human Birth

Among all species of life, human birth is very rare and important. In Śānti-parva of Māhābhārata (chapter 180), the great devotee Bhīsma, one of...   Read More

Form according to Bhāva / Uttama-bhakti

Changing Form according to Bhāva QUESTION: In Chāndogya Upaniṣad, it is mentioned that a mukta jīva can expand into many bodies. How is this possible...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (4): Somatic Delusion & Jealous Delusion

SOMATIC DELUSION Somatic delusion occurs when the central theme of the delusion involves bodily functions or sensations (American Psychiatric Association, DSM-V, p.90). This is...   Read More

Vedic Psychology (3): Grandiose Delusion & Erotomanic Delusion

GeneralVedic PsychologyComments Off on Vedic Psychology (3): Grandiose Delusion & Erotomanic Delusion

These examples are only for educating the reader about the characteristics of delusional disorders. We have changed some details and names to clearly bring...   Read More

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    When you are in a dream state, the buddhi does not discriminate. It does not stop you from acting on which is forbidden. What you are not allowed to do when you are awake, you do in your dream happily. When you sleep and do it, your tension is gone. That is what buddhi is doing. Whereas jiva remains untouched by this state.

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