Philosophical Articles

What is Markat-Vairagya?

Jagad-guru His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Siddhant Saraswati Goswami Thakur 'Prabhupad' has made the following comments on the word markata-vairagya: “To a superficial eye, monkeys...

Progress Means Quarrel

Srila B.R. Sridhar Maharaj: Generally we are to think that we are not in perfect condition, so our differences will be due to our...

Radha Bhagavatam

Practically every sect of Hinduism chants the gayatri-mantra. While some sects make little of the Bhagavata, all hold high sri gayatri, the sacred hymn of the twice-born.

Sri Shukracharya glorifies Supreme Lord

Lord Vamandeva, the protector of brahman-dharm, once said to Sri Sukrachtya, the foremost of the Bhrigu dunasty brahmans and the guru of the demons...

John Krishna

by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada "Now we have to accept knowledge from Vedas, Vedic knowledge, not this rascal's knowledge. Rascal knowledge is that "Yes,"...

A Self-Giving Attitude is Our Friend

by Srila B.R. Sridhara Deva Goswami Guidance must come from those above you. It is very rare, but it is most valuable to us. Whatever...

Krishna, The Supreme Scientist

by Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami When we think calmly and carefully about this wonderful universe, we can see that everything is working under the control of...

All-accomodating potency, unlimited methods

sabā nistārite prabhu kṛpā-avatāra sabā nistārite kare cāturī apāra SYNONYMS sabā—all; nistārite—to deliver; prabhu—the Lord; kṛpā—mercy; avatāra—incarnation; sabā—all; nistārite—to deliver; kare—did; cāturī—devices; apāra—unlimited. TRANSLATION Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu appeared in...

Sri Guru Tattva and the Secret of Diksa (Part 3)

Rajen Babu: Isn't the kanistha-adhikari qualified to give initiation into the mantra?

Srila Sarasvati Prabhupada: Where is the kanishtha-adhikari coming from? Who gave him the adhikara? A kanishtha-adhikari can never become a guru.

Establishing Rama Rajya Salient Features and Advantages

by His Divine Grace A.C.B. Swami Prabhupada Chivalrous leaders guided by wise, Self controlled ministers will ensure the development of a peaceful society. Amongst the human...