By Satyanarayana Dasa: Terrorism is the systematic use of terror, especially, as a means of coercion. It has always existed in society. From the ancient scriptures of India, we know how evil forces such as Raakshasas (demoniac kings) frightened the devotees of Lord Vishnu (the second in the Hindu Trinity). In the epic Ramyana, demon king Ravana wanted to get even with Lord Rama, so he kidnapped Rama’s wife Sita and tormented her. Similarly, according to Shrimad Bhagavata Purana, Kamsa wanted to kill Lord Krishna.
Question: I seem to remember that somewhere Sri Jiva Prabhu has written in the Sandarbhas that Sri Krishna does not directly take part in... Read More
by Satyanarayana Dasa The mind is the fountainhead of desires and emotions. It appears that it cannot survive without them. Desires appear in the... Read More
Question: In SB 1.17.2, 12, 24 and 25 it is mentioned that the bull Dharma had only one of its four legs left in... Read More
India has a tradition that any great acarya, in particular a founder of a particular sampradaya, had to write commentaries on Vedanta Sutra, the principle Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, and Vishnu Sahasra Nama. They had to show that their philosophy was based on these four pillars ...
Question: There is a Korean word for a daughter that conveys concepts of love, respect, obedience, humility and service to your parents. That word... Read More
By Satyanarayana Dasa: Today, the whole world is in the grip of economic crisis. The Dow Jones is dropping everyday like the mercury in a winter thermometer. There is panic all around and a sense of uncertainty about the future. The newspaper headlines create fear in all. The U.S. is the epicenter of this economic cyclone