Philosophical Articles

Archaeology and Vaishnava Tradition

In one sense, the science of archaeology may be said to owe its advancement to a desire to test the authenticity of the sacred traditions.

Amazing insights

From a conversation with Mr. N. Bardaloi on October 8, 1928: “Mahaprabhu revealed the welfare system of the Srimad-Bhagavatam: vedyam vastavam atra vastu sivadam tapa-trayonm...

Radhastami Lecture by Srila Prabhupada


The Mercy of Lord Caitanya

by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Although in this age people do not even know who God is, Lord Caitanya came to freely distribute love...

Seeing the Paramatma

My most revered Paramgurudeva, His Divine Grace Srila Bhakti Dayita Madhav Goswami Maharaj 'Vishnupad' (Founder Acharya - Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math), once went to...


by Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura The word ‘envy’ is applied in many places and is used in connection to various things—envy of another’s good fortune, being...

Henry David Thoreau

"In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagavat Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world..."

Shri Shri Krishna Janma Tithi Vidhih

by Srila Rupa Goswami On the day before Janmastami (ie the saptami) one should build the snana vedi (altar on which the deity will be...

Timingila – Myth or Fact?

References to the Timingila fish of antiquity are to be found in numerous places. In Srimad Bhagavatam, Markandeya Rsi encounters the Timingila in his fantastic experience in the waters of devastation...

The Prema-Yuga

Spiritual emotion, bhava, is constituted of Sri Krishna's internal energy, svarupa-sakti.