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Into the Heart
January 4, 2016 – 12:33 am | 2 Comments
Into the Heart

Sincerity is most attractive in love. Call out to Krishna, call out to Gaura Nitai—they are an ocean of mercy.

The Tirobhava of Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura
December 28, 2015 – 12:33 am | No Comment
The Tirobhava of Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura

“At that time so many disciples from outside flocked together, all pale and weeping, the entire small area was filled with crying, weeping.” — B. R. Sridhara Deva Goswami

Imperfect Offerings
December 17, 2015 – 12:33 am | One Comment
Imperfect Offerings

Our sincerity and faith will catch the Lord’s attention and smooth out any bumps in the road that arise due to our imperfections as we gradually progress. We need only to remain steadfast in our pursuit of Krishna.

Why We Need to Resurrect Our Souls
December 14, 2015 – 12:33 am | One Comment
Why We Need to Resurrect Our Souls

The question of the great states of being, self and soul, is in danger of dropping off the map of human inquiry.

These Tiny Devotions
November 26, 2015 – 1:30 am | No Comment
These Tiny Devotions

A poem by Tadiya dasi.

Technology and Happiness
November 9, 2015 – 3:49 am | One Comment
Technology and Happiness

When we overlook hedonic normalization we tend to significantly overstate the extent to which technological progress will boost the happiness of future people.

Our Affectionate Guardians, Chapter Two
November 5, 2015 – 12:34 am | 2 Comments
Our Affectionate Guardians, Chapter Two

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 of Bhakti and Buddhism: Ending the Silence
November 2, 2015 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Women of Bhakti and Buddhism: Ending the Silence

Women have an amazing capacity for nurturing and compassion that can transform the world.

Pascal’s Wager 2.0
October 26, 2015 – 3:51 am | 3 Comments
Pascal’s Wager 2.0

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.

Magic
October 19, 2015 – 12:46 am | One Comment
Magic

There is no meaning in the objective world because all meaning is derived from the subjective world as perceived from the self.

Is Bhakti Dependent on Indian Culture?
October 15, 2015 – 1:33 am | 25 Comments
Is Bhakti Dependent on Indian Culture?

Why can I not be a devotee of Krishna without subscribing to Vedic or rather Indian customs?