Jiva Holistic Retreats

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Individual and group registration for Fall 2011 and Winter/Spring 2012 Holistic Retreats is available.  Give a treat to your body, mind, and soul through...   Read More

Without Cause and Beginning

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Question: Now we are in a state which can be compared to exile, where material and spiritual eyes are mixed. Was there a time...   Read More

Enjoyment and Sex

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Question: I understand that it is intoxicating and thereby leads towards other activities that could cause bondage and I also recognize that  being ”in”...   Read More

The Process to Attain Validated Knowledge

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Question: According to Sankhya Karika by Ishwara Krishna, mahat is the first manifestation from pradhana. Ahankara comes from mahat which means buddhi comes first....   Read More

Don’t be an Animal – Understand the Reality of Beauty

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by Satyanarayana Dasa: Two thousand years ago, there was a great king in India named Bhartrihari. Besides being a ruler, he was a grammarian, poet, and philosopher. He wrote many wonderful books on various topics. He used to say, “Sahitya-sangita-kala-vihinah saksat pashuh puccha-vishana-hinah.” It means, a person devoid of knowledge of aesthetics, music and arts is indeed an animal, albeit without a tail and horns.

Chant Mantras to Attain God Realization

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by Satyanarayana Dasa: Mantra chanting is advised as the easiest, simplest and most joyful process to attain God Realization. The technique of mantra chanting is prescribed by all major religions. Christian hymns are sung all over the world, and Muslims chant namaz five times a day. In the Bhagavad Gita it is said that among all types of sacrifices, the sacrifice of chanting the name of the Lord is the best (BG 10.25). Bhagavata Purana lays special emphasis on nama-sankirtana, or chanting the names of the Lord

Kirtan and Philosophy

Question: Namaskara, I have read the question and answers section of your web site with great interest. Coming from the Gaudiya Vaishnava parampara myself,...   Read More

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    We tend to blame others for our problems. But if we analyze, we find that we are the cause of our own problems. We think that everyone else is the cause of my problem but me. It is very comfortable for my ego to think that others create my problem. Not me. It is very painful to think that I am the cause of my own problem. Our intellect becomes blind to our own mistakes because of pride. Pride doesn’t allow us to see our own defects. It magnifies others defects and covers our own faults.

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