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The Sanskrit Effect
January 8, 2018 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments
The Sanskrit Effect

Numerous regions in the brains of the pandits were dramatically larger than those of controls, with over 10 percent more grey matter across both cerebral hemispheres, and substantial increases in cortical thickness.

Where is Krishna?
January 4, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Where is Krishna?

He is always with you, but still, He is not with you at all.

Changing Your Angle of Vision
January 1, 2018 – 12:33 am | One Comment
Changing Your Angle of Vision

Spiritual life is about change. It is about changing the angle from which we view ourselves and the world around us.

Buddhism and the Self
December 28, 2017 – 12:33 am | 28 Comments
Buddhism and the Self

“Many have interpreted anatta to be a metaphysical assertion that there is no self, but I argue that this is mistaken.”

Christ, Krishna, Caitanya
December 25, 2017 – 12:33 am | 3 Comments
Christ, Krishna, Caitanya

Within the Krishna conception we find Sri Krishna Caitanya, the sacrificing half of the equation of love, Krishna endowed with Radha’s love for himself. In this manifestation of the Krishna conception we also find “the way” personified. Sri Krishna Caitanya did not die on the cross, but he did forego the love of Visnupriya.

Is Krishna Unfair to Us?
December 21, 2017 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments
Is Krishna Unfair to Us?

By practicing sadhana-bhakti, the jiva becomes imbued with the svarupa-sakti, as a combination of its hladini and samvit aspects, descending into the heart of the jiva. Attaining svarupa-siddhi, the jiva becomes immersed in the endless ocean of unlimited bliss full of prema-bhakti.