Philosophical Articles

Why I do not realize Supreme Lord, even after 50 years…of...

I have been coming regularly to this temple for 50 years now. I do circumambulation of the mandir, engage in kirtan and every day come for arotik. Whenever a sadhu comes, I always come to hear from them. After so much time doing worship I do not see any fruits of this.

Description of saintly people and non-saintly people

An asadhutara is even more improper. He or she sees only faults in others and overlooks others’ good qualities.

Six Symptoms of Saranagati

The moment we submit ourselves unconditionally to Sri Krishna, all our ills and sufferings will vanish. A surrendered soul is happy in whatever circumstance he is being put by the will of his Guru.

Residence in Sri Govardhana

By Srila BR Sridhara Devi Goswami Giriraja Govardhan is the very favorite abode of our Guru Maharaja. Radha Kunda is the highest, but our guru-varga,...

Reason and Love

by Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura, From an article called, “The Temple of Jagannatha at Puri” published September 15, 1871. We do not mean to say that...

Is Love Maya?

by Vraja Kishor Das Someone sent me this question:  I just finished the 3rd canto of the bhagavatam. Why does it say women/family life are...

Saktyavesa and Nitya-siddha

by Swami B.V. Tripurari Q. I heard that there are seven types of saktyavesa-avataras (empowered by different saktis). What are these seven types? Also, in...

Sri Lalita-devi and Srimati Radharani

by Srila B.R. Sridhara Deva Goswami Svarupa-damodara is the constant companion of Mahaprabhu in Puri. He is a scholar of the highest class and also...

Do We Pull or Draw Lord Jagannath?

by Rasavihari das By Krishna's arrangement, during the time of Maharaj's stay in New York, 1997, Lord Jagannath decided to go on His annual sojourn...

How does one change the heart?

by Srila B.B. Tirtha Goswami Maharaja Sree Sree Guru Gaurangau Jayatah! Devotee: How does one change the heart? Because even sometimes you can chant many lifetimes...