Speech of the Spirit
July 19, 2018 – 12:33 am | 5 Comments

In our quest to commune with God, what will be the language of our communication?

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April 30, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment

Devotion attracts him, devotion reveals him, the Lord is influenced by devotion. Nothing is more powerful than bhakti.

Prahlada-Nrsingha and Raganuga-bhakti
April 26, 2018 – 12:33 am | 43 Comments
Prahlada-Nrsingha and Raganuga-bhakti

Bhaktivinoda Thakura initiated Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura with a Nrsingha mantra, and Bhaktisiddhanta in turn gave this mantra to some of his disciples. However, Nrsinghadeva is not a raga-marga deity.

April 23, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment

The Srimad Bhagavatam (1.2.11) shows that there is an aspect of the divine beyond even Brahman. It is paratpara, or “beyond that which lies beyond.”

Know Thyself
April 19, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Know Thyself

Know thyself. This is a concrete thing. This is not concoction, not imagination, not indulgence in mere philosophy. This is the dire necessity: how to live and how to dismiss mortality.