Author Archives: Harmonist staff

Ancient Text, Modern Commentary: A Daunting Task

June 18th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In this review of an English translation and commentary of the Narada-bhakti-sutra, Brighupada assesses the success of the author in presenting a contemporary rendition and explores the difficulties inherent in modern commentary.

Being the Change

June 15th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

I eventually began to sense that I must become the change I wait for so helplessly. It is far too easy to sit on the sidelines of spiritual life and point out the defects of others, but becoming an example to the contrary is another matter entirely.

Gaura: Krishna in Crisis

June 14th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

While pursuing the highest love during his earthly lila, Krishna was dumbfounded to experience the measure of Radha’s love, for it exceeded anything that he had ever experienced. Because he always considered himself the king of love, this experience threw Krishna into an existential crisis

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