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The Remnants of Srila Prabhupada
September 4, 2018 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments
The Remnants of Srila Prabhupada

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.”

Krishna’s Supernatural Birth
September 3, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Krishna’s Supernatural Birth

Krishna, a spiritual body, came and showed himself being born physically. It was an imitation, a show, like a drama or a play.

How India Gave Us the Zero
August 30, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
How India Gave Us the Zero

“[T]he creation of zero as a number in its own right, which evolved from the placeholder dot symbol found in the Bakhshali manuscript, was one of the greatest breakthroughs in the history of mathematics. We now know that it was as early as the 3rd Century that mathematicians in India planted the seed of the idea that would later become so fundamental to the modern world. The findings show how vibrant mathematics have been in the Indian sub-continent for centuries.”

Srila Prabhupada’s Dedication and Empowerment
August 27, 2018 – 12:33 am | 23 Comments
Srila Prabhupada’s Dedication and Empowerment

Prabhupada’s empowerment in krsna-sakti was so extensive that Krishna nama would appear on the tongue of even those who simply saw one of his disciples.

Haladhara and His Horn
August 23, 2018 – 12:33 am | 7 Comments
Haladhara and His Horn

With his buffalo horn, he leads the world of divine service and with his plow he prepares the field of our heart where the seed of that seva is first planted.

Be Like Water
August 16, 2018 – 12:33 am | 7 Comments
Be Like Water

Every day we should be living for movement on the inner landscape; every day, practice in such a way that you are more eager for spiritual progress. Then you will be able to gravitate towards the essence, the heart of the whole thing: to be a devotee of Caitanya Mahaprabhu.