Philosophical Articles

Balaram plows the earth – Preparing ground to receive Bhakti

Some devotees of Krishna might wonder why some other devotees of Krishna are talking so much about ecology or vegetarianism and even apparently turn to the field of politics

Understanding Sri Ramchandra

The pastimes of Lord being eternal are beyond the comprehension of human material non-eternal sense organs. The Supreme Personality of Godhead is Absolute; hence His pastimes are also Absolute.

Ekalavya and Arjuna

Many people consider Ekalavya’s 'guru-bhakti' to be ideal, but there is a unique deliberation concerning this topic.

Prahlada-Nrsingha and Raganuga-bhakti

Bhaktivinoda Thakura initiated Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura with a Nrsingha mantra, and Bhaktisiddhanta in turn gave this mantra to some of his disciples.

Who Ruled India

“Who Ruled India?” is an interesting question. The history of rule in India goes back to great antiquity, back and back to the days of the Mahabharata (emperors such as Yudhisthira and Pariksit Maharaja) and...

Do not to take any decision by own initiative

by Srila B.B. Tirtha Goswami Maharaja Whenever I submitted difficult problems to my Most Revered Gurudev, He used to give me the advice not to...

Dharma and the Modern World

Upon examining the historical records of all types of people around the world, it becomes obvious that faith in God is man's common and constant characteristic.

What is a Goswami?

In the present material world people are interested in understanding the atma (a word meaning body, mind and soul) only in reference to the body.

Chaturmasya Vrat

by Bhakti Vichar Vishnu Maharaja 'Chaturmasya - Vrat' is observed by all - Karmis, Gyanis, Yogis and Bhaktas for the attainment of their respective ends....

Deva-deva Jagat-pate

One of the foremost philosophical points for a devotee to understand is the distinction between the Absolute Truth and His subordinates.