The following in an excerpt of Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji's translation and commentary of Śrīla Jīva Gosvāmī's BHAGAVAT SANDARBHA. We are starting with anuccheda 49 [editor's choice] and will weekly post consecutive sections.
By Satyanarayana Dasa: Recently there was a tragic incident of gang rape in Delhi in which the victim was killed. This crime caught the attention of the entire nation. Since then much has been written about the safety, freedom and protection of women in India. In this article, I contrast the status of women in the Vedic period in India with their status in today’s modern times.
Question: In his tika on Ujjvala Nilamani 8.137 Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakur appears to grade the prema of five groups of sakhis with the parama-prestha... Read More
Question: I am reading “The Yoga of Dejection” again. On page 153, when answering a question about varnasrama, you say: “Aptitudes can be ascertained... Read More
Question: Is there any difference between the happiness and distress caused by karma and the happiness and distress that are caused by the Lord’s... Read More
Question: What are offenses? Answer: Offenses are the activities which are against devotion. We have a list of them. It is important to avoid... Read More