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“Where reasons ends, humble practice begins.”
“Researchers and policy makers generally don’t see the earth that predates humans as an optimal original state. ‘Obviously the best thing for the environment is to kill ourselves,’ Jahn says.”
Amara Das Wilhelm offers a window into the current state of gender and sexuality issues in the global Gaudiya Vaishnava and broader Hindu world.
“However it so happens that the beasts manage to live not only at ease within the great chain of being but also in concert with the tides and the season and the presence of death, it is the great lesson they teach to humanity.”
You are older at this moment than you’ve ever been before, and it’s the youngest you’re ever going to get. The mortality rate is holding at a scandalous 100 percent.
Every class, we worked on our breathing – in and then out, in and then out, in and then out – until our minds went blank in a cascade of bliss.
Except for my mind.
It just didn’t work for me.
To discern the essence of service to Srila Prabhupada one must only discern the essence of his teaching, conveyed loyally as it was in guru-parampara, and adherence to which was the only ground in which Prabhupada ever staked his authority.
“I was astonished to see him chanting the entire Ratha-yatra chapter from Sri Caitanya-caritamrta continuously from the Jagannatha temple all the way to Gundica.”
“The plain fact is that the materialist picture of the body and brain as the producers, rather than the vehicles, of human consciousness is doomed.”
The privatization of moral, religious, and philosophical views in liberal democracies and the cultural relativism that often underlies Western multicultural agendas are a much greater obstacle to a culture of debate than religion.
Madan Gopal dasa responds and sheds light on this recent action.