By Satyanarayana Dasa: Many times I read that religion and politics should be kept separate. They should not be mixed. Here in India it is a common feeling of the educated gentry. Usually such people are afraid that if politicians subscribe to a particular religion, they will oppress followers of other religions. There have been examples of such oppression and atrocities in the past where a ruling party crushed or ostracized members of a religion not followed by them.
Question: I have studied Sankhya very briefly as part of another course I took at the Hindu University and I have been interested in... Read More
Question: I heard that Sukadeva Gosvami was in his last life the parrot of Krishna, and in this life first he was a Brahman-realized... Read More
Question: What is the difference between the yoga which Krishna describes in the Gita or which Lord Kapila describes in the Bhagavatam and the... Read More
By Satyanarayana Dasa: When two people meet and talk with each other, the talk is often about a third person. Not seldom that person is being criticized. The act of criticizing seems to be a great source of pleasure for us. Sometimes it can become such a habit that we are not even aware of it. Why do we spend so much time focusing in a negative way on others?
Question: I am confused about a fundamental aspect of the bhakti-krama, or the gradual development of devotion, as discussed in Rūpa Gosvāmin’s Bhaktirasāmṛtasindhu, as... Read More