Shastra Quiz 27

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This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary...   Read More

Can Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu Grant Mādhurya-bhāva?

Recently I received a few emails from devotees, inquiring if my Gurudeva said that Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu and Advaita Ācarya could not grant mādhurya-bhāva...   Read More

Mahabharata Battle, Mahajanas, Sources of Dharma

Question: Why are Bhīṣma and Droṇa on the side of the Kauravas? They are, after all, the good guys.  Answer: The reply is given by...   Read More

Question the Question

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I have been teaching for almost 35 years, although I do not have a penchant for it. What I like most is studying, not...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 26

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This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in general, which are necessary...   Read More

 Questions on Jīva-tattva

Question: If we have no inherent devotion, does it mean that we have no complete personality? What is a “person” in that case? Answer:...   Read More

Where Does the Drive for Happiness Come From?

Every living being, not just human beings, has a drive for happiness. It is a natural tendency from birth and is not something acquired...   Read More

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