Articles in editorials
Chapter two of Our Affectionate Guardians offers a brief glorification of Srila B. R. Sridhara Deva Goswami, written by his beloved godbrother, Srila Bhakti Promode Puri Goswami.
Women have an amazing capacity for nurturing and compassion that can transform the world.
Hope, and therefore desire, to find a higher meaning and value to their existence by making contact with a beneficent power beyond the natural world.
There is no meaning in the objective world because all meaning is derived from the subjective world as perceived from the self.
Why can I not be a devotee of Krishna without subscribing to Vedic or rather Indian customs?
Navigating the personal relationship with the guru is tricky especially with our western conditioning. It seems common that we project our ideal image of what we think a guru is supposed to be.
The history surrounding the relationships between Srila B. R. Sridhara Deva Goswami and Srila A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami and his society has been subject to many rumors and manipulation. Our Affectionate Guardians sheds accurate historical light on these crucial relationships in Gaudiya history.
A poem by Prahlada Bhakta Das
Perhaps the most amazing thing is that if we plan to die a glorious death we will end up having lived a glorious life.
Considering objectively what Srila Prabhupada did in his lifetime, we can safely conclude that he set the perfect example of sacrificing everything to satisfy Krishna.
Once the late Sripada B. S. Govinda Maharaja—spiritual heir to the Sri Caitanya Saraswata Math of Srila B. R. Sridhara Maharaja—said of the followers of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura, “We are all living on the remnants of Swami Maharaja.”