Bhagavad Gītā begins with Arjuna’s dilemma – whether to fight or to abandon the battle. Arjuna is leaning toward giving up arms and abandoning... Read More
QUESTION: I am wondering if you are able to shed any light on Jīva Gosvāmī's (or any other important pre-colonial Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava author) views on non-Vedically aligned traditions, such as those of Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, etc.
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
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
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
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 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