Mahadeva Siva and Vaishnavism
February 23, 2017 – 12:58 am | 28 Comments

Regard for Siva and regard for Krishna are not at odds with one another. If we read and study the Bhagavatam we can find so much room to understand, accommodate, and appreciate Lord Siva.

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Srila Prabhupada’s Dedication and Empowerment
September 22, 2016 – 12:30 am | 20 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.

September 19, 2016 – 12:33 am | 3 Comments

The purpose of mysticism in all major religious traditions is to realize all of the implications of what it means to be consciousness: self realization and God realization. This subjective experience is arrived at by invoking a great deal of objectivity within what could be called a first person introspective discipline. The objectivity takes the form of detachment from sense objects through a gradual process of external withdrawal and internal focus.

The Bhagavata and Bhaktivinoda
September 15, 2016 – 12:30 am | 86 Comments
The Bhagavata and Bhaktivinoda

Bhaktivinoda sought to revive and continue that tradition of enlightened reform exemplified by Caitanya, whose message of bhakti to Krishna challenged caste barriers and brought the Bhagavatam forward as the “ripened fruit of the tree of Vedic knowledge.”

Srila Jiva Goswami
September 12, 2016 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments
Srila Jiva Goswami

He has said, “So that no one makes any offence at the supremely glorious, supramundane feet of my Gurus, and so that everyone understands the greatness of my Gurus, first of all I have had to raise my head.”