Memory and Imagination—Boon or Curse?

Human beings are special because of their inner senses which have the ability to function in the past and future. Progress in humanity, material...   Read More

Tattva Sandarbha Plagiarized?

Recently a devotee approached us and claimed that Babaji’s edition of Tattva Sandarbha and that of HG Gopiparanadhana prabhu are almost identical, which he...   Read More

Self- and Brahman Realization

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Question: How can the jīva be a witness of the mind if the mind is the very instrument through which the jīva’s knowledge capacity...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 18

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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

Life’s Dilemma

I recently got an email from one of my students. He wrote, “I’m sitting here in a park, looking at the blue sky, and...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 17

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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

Brahma’s Daughter, Touching Feet, Yugas, Confidential Items

Question: In Bhāgavata Purāṇa 3.12, we find Brahmā desiring and becoming passionate about his own daughter Vāk. Since Brahmā’s daughter is called Vāk (“spoken...   Read More

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    If I give up Bhakti because I’m not getting pleasure then it means that I have not understood Bhakti. It means that I have not come for Bhakti. I have come for my own pleasure. On the Bhakti path you do not have to be looking for pleasure – it comes naturally. A characteristic of Bhakti is that the person is devoid of any other desire except to do favorable activities for Krishna. Pleasure will come when love is there, because that is the very nature of love.

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