Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies

Jiva Institute of Vedic Studies

Quiz, Shastra

Shastra Quiz 53

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Questions & Answers

Gaudiya Philosophy Questions & Answers Shastra

Krishna’s Disappearance Lila

Question: I am wondering about Kṛṣṇa’s disappearance. It is not something devotees like to discuss or write about, and although.

Questions & Answers

Eligibility for Gaudiya Texts, Role of Shad-darshana

Question: What is the adhikāra for Gauḍīya texts? Can one prove that the ācāryas intended for all Vaiṣṇavas, regardless of.

Guru Questions & Answers

Can Guru Absolve Sins?

Question: Can a guru can forgive the sins of his disciples? Or only Kṛṣṇa can? Does Kṛṣṇa do it through.

Articles

Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa Shastra

Gita’s Solution to Raga-Dvesha

According to Indian schools of thought, darśanas, the root cause of the suffering of a living being is its conditioning.

Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa

What is Anartha?

The word artha is derived from the Sanskrit root artha, which means “to desire.” Thus the word artha means a.

Articles by Satyanarayana Dasa Sandarbhas

A Unique Interpretation of Tat Tvam Asi

In the first anuccheda of Prīti Sandarbha, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī begins establishing love for Bhagavān, prīti, as the ultimate goal.

Quizzes

Quiz Shastra

Shastra Quiz 53

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in.

Quiz Shastra

Shastra Quiz 52

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in.

Quiz Shastra

Shastra Quiz 51

This quiz is designed to motivate you to study the Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava scriptures in specific, and the Sad Darshanas in.

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Daily Bhakti Byte

Everybody is born with a twin sister called death. When the body is born, death is born along with it. Whether we die today or after 100 years, death is certain. So, everyday we are coming closer to our death. Therefore, every night, we should do this introspection: Did I do something to come closer to Krishna today, or move farther away from Him?  Is my japa improving?  Is my mind feeling more peaceful and less disturbed? This is the real meaning of introspection.

— Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa