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Is Krishna Unfair to Us?
December 21, 2017 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments
Is Krishna Unfair to Us?

By practicing sadhana-bhakti, the jiva becomes imbued with the svarupa-sakti, as a combination of its hladini and samvit aspects, descending into the heart of the jiva. Attaining svarupa-siddhi, the jiva becomes immersed in the endless ocean of unlimited bliss full of prema-bhakti.

The Life of Sri Jiva Goswami
December 18, 2017 – 12:30 am | 10 Comments
The Life of Sri Jiva Goswami

Sri Jiva turned his back on this illusory world to tell us of another, which, as it turns out, is no more than this world when viewed through eyes anointed with divine love.

Gopi Vastra-harana Lila: Part Two
December 14, 2017 – 12:33 am | 6 Comments
Gopi Vastra-harana Lila: Part Two

Krishna asked the girls to wear only their smile as they came out of the water. Similarly, we should never begrudge one who asks us to bare our soul.

How to Find Your Guru
December 11, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
How to Find Your Guru

Whose instructions and impressions do you find to satisfy the innermost demand of your heart? Then, you are to select there. You are to decide that such deep, such spacious, such sweet, instructive waves are coming from a particular place and that they will be wholesome for you.