Philosophical Articles

Devotional life definition by Srila B.V. Vāmana Mahārāja

the following letter gives us a clear devotional life definition
The following devotional life definition by Srila B.V. Vāmana Mahārāja gives us practical guidance in our daily lifes. Devotional Life Definition by Srila B.V. Vamana Maharaja einera...

The difference between transcendental sound and material sound

The transcendental sound coming from Sri Chaitanya made the animals dance in the forest
Material and transcendental sound might appear very similar to the untrained listener. Does transcendental sound have different qualities? The following article explores the difference between them with...

The Impetus for Sense Gratification

by Srila Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvami Maharaja Categories of Jivas We observe many types of jivas around us. A jiva is a conscious being: jivati iti...

Why now I am not with Krishna

By Purushottam Nitai Das Since the day I came to know about God, I was told that God is the giver of everything and so...

The Holy Name – Part Two

by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda Those who are not eligible to take the Holy Name on account of being devoid of the conviction that...

Shiva, The Auspicious One (Shiva Tattva)

by Satyaraja Dasa SHIVA is among the most widely worshiped deities in India. With names such as Mahadeva ("the great god") and Nataraja ("the king...

Amrta Vani: Continuation

Q&A by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Thakura Prabhupada Q : Where is the Hare Krsna maha-mantra mentioned in the Vedas? A : Hari’s name is Hari...

The Holy Name – Part One

by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda The holy name of Kṛṣṇa can only be chanted by those who have realized their true self, who are...

Essence of Pure Devotion: Yoga Maya and Maha Maya

By Srila Bhakti Pramoda Puri Goswami Maharaja The opposition sometimes raise this question "so are you all the worshipers of the female personification of Divine...

Amrta Vani

Q&A by Gaudiya Gosthipati Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami Thakura Prabhupada Q : What should the mentality of practitioners like us be? A. : A practitioner should...