Philosophical Articles

Understanding the return Ratha-Yatra

by Madhavananda das Part one: THE OPULENT ANSWER Many devotees ask how we are to understand the Ulta, or Bahudha ? return Ratha-yatra in Jagannath Puri?...

Endeavor for the real goal of life

by Sankarshan das tato yateta kuśalaḥ kṣemāya bhavam āśritaḥ śarīraṁ pauruṣaṁ yāvan na vipadyeta puṣkalam "An intelligent person leading this material life, who is able to discriminate right from...

Guru-Tattva

by Srila Bhakti Kumud Santa Goswami Maharaja My respected listeners, I was invited by my beloved Nandanandan to attend the celebrations being held on this occasion,...

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...

Who Ruled India

“Who Ruled India?” is an interesting question. The history of rule in India goes back to great antiquity, back and back to the days of the Mahabharata (emperors such as Yudhisthira and Pariksit Maharaja) and...

Is the Gaudiya Sampradaya connected to the line of Sri Madhvacarya?

by Prem Prayojan das As far as I have understood by the grace of my divine spiritual authorities, the cause of this conflict is not...

The Ramayana on the Need for a Proper Leader

By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp) Sometimes people think that the ancient Vedic literature no longer has any real usefulness in this day and age....

Where Real Life Begins

In order to live a carefree life, we must cross over the influence of time. The Gita tells us that this can only be done by surrendering to the reality of our utter helplessness in the face of material nature.

Nand-nandan Sri Krishna

by Bhakti Vichar Vishnu Maharaja All the avatars of Bhagavan are either plenary portions (amsha) or portions of the plenary portions (kalaa) of the Lord....

Mokshada Ekadasi

There was once a king named Vaikhanas, who was ruling Champaknagar. He had envisioned in his dream that his father had fallen to hell.