Philosophical Articles

The Universal Teacher

By Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. The following lecture was originally published in The Harmonist in 1936, on the advent day of His...

Transplants and Transfusions

Transcendental knowledge cannot cure disease because it does not have the power to stop karma that is already manifesting (prarabdha-karma). Scripture says that only bhakti has this power.

Assuming Responsibility of Being Guru

We have taken upon ourselves the responsibility of welcoming this grave charge. All the audience have accepted ordinary seats, I alone have been provided with a lofty seat.


Q & A with Swami Tripurari Q. It seems that later followers of Jesus, principally those who had never personally met him, deified him in...

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...

Krishna’s Transcendental Qualities

The Supreme Personality of Godhead / Krishna has all these fifty transcendental qualities in fullness as deep as the ocean. In other words, the...

Sri Gaura ki Vastu? (Who is Sri Gaura?)

The principal personality amongst Sri Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas, Sri Sri Damodara-svarupa Gosvami, has stated that Sri Caitanyadeva is the Supreme Godhead (svayam-bhagavata-vastu) full of six opulences.

The Guru Is Self-Effulgent

Guru is heavy, not light--heavy with knowledge and realization. This truth should be evident to all sincere, discerning Vaishnavas.

Spiritual Bias

by Karnamrita dasa The four Kumaras are sons of Lord Brahma (the celebrated “Creator god,” of the universe in Hinduism, who is more accurately the...

Suddha Rasika Vaishnava

Singing and listening to the sringara lila of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda is the topmost form of worship and it constitutes nitya-bhajana.