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Inconceivable, Not Illogical

March 23rd, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

In the course of pursuing his own investigation into the nature of being, Sri Jiva found himself inspired to find out exactly what the fundamental nature of consciousness is

A Mysterious Incarnation

March 6th, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

After Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu took sannyasa, he went to live in Jagannatha Puri. There, he converted the greatest scholar of the day, Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya

Sri Madhavendra Puri

March 2nd, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

The greatness and importance of Sri Madhavendra Puri, however, does not rely so much in his being a mere bona fide member of the Madhva community as in his being the pioneer of the faith of transcendental love of Sri Krishna, which Sri Caitanyadeva descended on earth to proclaim

Joy of Self, Introduction

February 23rd, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

All of the major traditions of Eastern spirituality and many traditions of the West tell us in so many words that our present individual identity is based on material misidentification and is thereby false. What they do not tell us is that we have an individual identity to realize in transcendence once we have dissolved the false ego

When God Falls in Love

February 13th, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

People on the spiritual path know that God loves all beings, and they know as well what would happen if all beings loved God. Spiritual practitioners also know what happens when a practitioner falls in love. However, they may not know what happens when God falls in love

Sri Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati and Raganuga-Bhakti

February 9th, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

Sri Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati was of the opinion that practitioners without taste should adopt the methods of raganuga sadhana that they are qualified to adopt in proportion to their development of sacred greed, while following the limbs of regulated devotion

Nityananda Rama

February 2nd, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

He is the Rama \"who gives pleasure to Krsna,\" as his best friend, and appearing as Nityananda he gives pleasure to Gaura and distributes fraternal love of God

The Holy Day of Vasanta-pancami

January 26th, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

Today is the Holy Day of Vasanta-pancami, the fifth day of the light fortnight of the moon, month of Magha, when Krishna is worshiped with the new flowers of spring

Love Means Sacrifice

January 5th, 2023 | by Harmonist staff

Krishna consciousness means real love and beauty. Real love and beauty must predominate; not selfishness, or exploitation

The Life of Sri Jiva Goswami

December 22nd, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Sri Jiva turned his back on this illusory world to tell us of another, which, as it turns out, is no more than this world when viewed through eyes anointed with divine love

The Priya-Sakhas

December 19th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Śrīdāmā, Sudāmā, Vasudāmā, and Kiṅkiṇi are the foremost among Kṛṣṇa’s beloved boyfriends, being in full knowledge of all his secrets

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