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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

January 7th, 2021 | by Harmonist staff

In Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava theology, Kṛṣṇa is fully God and fully human, but not in the sense that he undergoes material suffering. The fullness of Kṛṣṇa’s humanity is expressed when he falls in love

Sanga: Liberating the Demons

September 10th, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

"One of the distinguishing features of Sri Krishna is that when he kills demons they attain spiritual liberation (mukti), which is a characteristic that is unique among all appearances of the Godhead."

Gopala-tapani Upanisad: The Deities of Mathura Forest

June 23rd, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

As this new section of the text begins, Brahma expresses the doubts that arose in him on hearing Narayana’s description of the twelve deities of Mathura’s twelve forests

Gopala-tapani Upanisad: The Universal Form

May 22nd, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

The dear devotee who constantly meditates on me in this way will attain liberation. Once he is liberated, I most certainly give myself to him.

Gopala-tapani Upanisad: Klim and Om

April 22nd, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

Those who are knowledgeable about Brahman utter the syllable klim in the understanding that it is one with Om. All who meditate on me, especially those in the land of Mathura, enjoy the state of liberation

Gopala-tapani Upanisad: The One Expands

March 30th, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

It is stated in the Vedanta-sutra that Brahman’s motivation for expanding himself as the universe is to express joy in the form of divine play (lokavat tu lila kaivalyam), the lila of creation (srsti-lila)

Gopala-tapani Upanisad: “I am Gopala”

February 10th, 2011 | by Harmonist staff

"Therefore, in the consciousness that 'I am the divine Lord beyond the mode of passion,' one should meditate on the self, thinking], 'I am Gopala.'"

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