False Identity
November 16, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
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Six Pro Tips for Japa
June 19, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Six Pro Tips for Japa

Comic by Krsangi dasi

Irreducible Consciousness
June 15, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Irreducible Consciousness

There is nothing like consciousness in the brain, nor is there an evolutionary place for it since evolution is conceived of as a continuous process that molds preexisting properties into more complex forms but which cannot produce entirely novel properties. Consciousness is clearly such a novel property.

After New Atheism
June 12, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
After New Atheism

The atheist spring that began just over a decade ago is over, thank God. Richard Dawkins is now seen by many, even many non-believers, as a joke figure, shaking his fist at sky fairies. He’s the Mary Whitehouse of our day.

Knowledge Through Parampara
June 8, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Knowledge Through Parampara

The guru is the present presentative of the parampara, which includes the previous acaryas. The very word parampara means the conduit or medium through which the knowledge is passed from guru to disciple. In the same way, the guru represents the teachings coming from the founder of the sampradaya through an unbroken chain of guru and disciple.