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Faith unlocks the potential for knowledge, the potential for knowledge inspires our practice, our practice kindles the fire of realized knowledge, and the illumination radiating from that fire deepens our faith; the process comes full circle.
Some see the ashram as an asylum for the troubled, while others see simply a paradise on earth. What is common to both groups is that they consist mostly of people who have never actually set foot in an ashram.
To err is human. To err is inevitable for all, being not perfect. Still, no one wants to remain imperfect. There is an element within all that is animate that tends towards perfection. If it were not so, we would feel no want at all.
Does the brain create consciousness? I’m not so sure. At the very least, I know that no neuroscientist has caught the brain “red-handed” in the act of creating consciousness.
Reality eludes all efforts to reduce it too much, or to use only formalisms to describe it. It seems to be trying to tell the scientists who will listen that things in connection with one another, evolving in time, are not just different in scale from things studied in isolation but fundamentally different in kind.
Women in Krsna consciousness are an intricate, essential part of Srila Prabhupada’s legacy.
It seems almost a paradox of sorts to finds such joy at the realization of the prospect of being something the material world would think less of you for being—a servant.
You will never really know what it is like to be me and I will never really know what it is like to be you.
As I saw at the monk’s quiet, simple lives in comparison to my hectic, rushed one, I began reading about the teachings that guided their community. I discovered not only a new way of praying, but a new way of living.
Nityananda Prabhu traveled throughout Bengal making his humble appeal: “Give all your attention to Gauranga and you will be benefited beyond expectation. This is my request to you.”
“Traditional reductionist views of science, with their focus on ‘bottom-up’ mechanisms, do not suffice in the quest to understand top-down and circular causality and a world of nested processes.”