Ksetrajna, Atma and Prakriti

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Question: What exactly is the ksetrajna in terms of the Samkhya tattva categories? Answer: Ksetrajna and atma are synonyms. The conditioned atma is called...   Read More

Do We Need a Guru?

Question: May I kindly ask for a few minutes of your time to clarify the topic which I’ve come across recently while reading a...   Read More

Conceptions of God and His Energy

Question: In Western theology there’s a prominent concept that God is almighty and can do anything. I think that’s not exactly wrong, but a...   Read More

Happiness and Suffering

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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

Knowledge, the Lord’s Mercy

The Process of Attaining Knowledge Question:  If sattva leads to jnana, then why does everyone’s knowledge differ in seeing the same thing when they...   Read More

Duty, Ekadashi, Address, Dress

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Question: In chapter 3 of Bhagavad Gita, Krishna speaks of duty, and how one should do one's duty imperfectly rather than perform another's duty well. As Vaishnava's in today's world, what should our duty be?

The Ontology of the Jīva – Part 4

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Advaita-vādīs raise an objection to this necessity of accepting illuminating power (dharma-bhūta jñāna) as a quality possessed by ātmā: “Consciousness (jñāna) cannot be the...   Read More

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