Philosophical Articles

Sriya Suka

If you have been attending extensive hari-katha in recent years then you may have heard or read the story of Radha’s parrot generally known as Sriya Suka. The story is paraphrased as follows...

Gundica Marjanam

by Swami Tripurari As the Ratha Yatra approached, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu set out to thoroughly clean the Gundica temple in preparation for Jagannatha’s arrival. In...

All Rests on Balarama

by Swami B.V. Tripurari Balarama conceives of himself first and foremost as Krishna’s friend. However, within his sense of fraternal love for Krishna, he also...

Krishna Wrote My Books

Prabhupada wasn't impressed, and complained about our propensity to always change things.

Slavery to Banks: A Vedic Prophecy

As related in the Bhagavata Purana, at the start of Kali-yuga, King Pariksit declared that the seeds of evil will manifest in four things: intoxication, gambling, illicit sex, and the killing of innocent creatures.

The End of Doubt

Over the years I have come back to Krsna, each time learning progressively more; however, I never seem to be able to cross the threshold from intellectual understanding to actual belief.

Navadvipa and the Parikrama of the Vaisnavas

by Srila B. R. Sridhara Deva Goswami We should try to become more acquainted with the realistic view of Navadvipa. There are so many divisions...

There are no Enemies

by Madhavananda das In honor of the auspicious appearance day of Bhagavan Nrsimhadev and the disappearance day of Hiranyakasipu we present two verses spoken by...

God Plays

In various forms his reality overflows into the world of our experience, and sacred texts such as the Bhagavata try to capture and relate to us the essence of that expression.

The Special Glories of Sri Navadvipa Dhama

Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja Devananda Gaudiya Matha: March 21, 2005 First of all I offer millions of obeisances to the lotus feet of my...