The Meaning of the word Anādi

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Question: I have a query regarding the use of the word anādi and the conditioning of the jīva as described in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa....   Read More

The Effects of Karma – Individual and Collective

According to modern science, the world is made of matter, which follows certain natural laws. One of the most important natural laws is the...   Read More

Development of Intelligence and the Meaning of Humility

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Question: I would like to know how intelligence evolves. Can you give an example of how this takes place?  Answer: Intelligence is the faculty...   Read More

Shastra Quiz 21

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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

Doubt in God’s Existence / Conditioned Free Will

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Question: I would really love to believe, know, and experience that god exists. It would make life much easier. Convincing myself about God’s existence does...   Read More

Vedic View on Polygamy and Education

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Question: What is the Vedic view on polygamy? We have seen stories of kings who kept multiple wives and mistresses, not only in Vedic...   Read More

No Real Relation Without Bhagavān

There is an important sūtra of Purva-mīmāṁsā (3.1.22): guṇānāṁ ca parārthatvāt asambandhaḥ samatvāt syāt. Its translation is very technical, so I will explain it in a simplified manner. The...   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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