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Ramadasa Vipra

May 9th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Mahaprabhu simply saw the extent of Ramadasa Vipra\'s devotion and was very pleased with that


Living Under the Glance of God

May 5th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

You are under the vigilant eye of your guardian, and that great eye is as living as the sun; its glance is just like that of the sun which is over your head


Gadadhara Pandita: Radharani Pursuing Her Essence

April 28th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Krishna in the form of Mahaprabhu has drawn the bhava, the essence, from Gadadhara, and Gadadhara, like a shadow, is following Mahaprabhu everywhere. As one’s shadow follows him, Gadadhara is following Mahaprabhu—Radharani trying to get her essence back


The Ostentatious Vrndavana dasa Thakura

April 25th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Because Vrindavana Thakura has in such an ostentatious way apparently committed some wrong against that particular unbelieving section, it will draw Krishna’s attention


Positive Universality

April 21st, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

In devotion to Krishna, we do not encounter the fanaticism that holds to only one spiritual revelation, for Krishna includes all forms of the Godhead and thus all varieties of love of God. Nor do we encounter the abstract rationalism that evaporates the essence of religion into a fog of indeterminate concepts


Balarāma’s Romantic Life

April 14th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Because Balarāma is Kṛṣṇa’s older brother, this precludes his being directly involved in the romanticism of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa that is central to the Vṛndāvana līlā


Anartha and Atma

April 7th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

The real cause of our life and the whole satisfaction of our very existence will be found only in connection with the universal wave of the whole Absolute


Visistadvaita of Sri Ramanujacharya

April 4th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

In Ramanuja’s view, a special relationship exists between Brahman, the jivas, and the world. He calls this relationship aprthak-siddhi, or inseparability. With this term Ramanuja seeks to logically explain the identity and difference of Brahman


Go Within or Go Without

March 31st, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Ascetics are known for distancing themselves from the world by their austerity, but while ostensibly it is a life of deprivation, asceticism declares just the opposite—\"Go within, or go without.\"


The Compassion of Sri Caitanya

March 17th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu has shown by his own example how compassionate love for all animation arising in the context of the culture of uttama-bhakti precedes the attainment of bhakti-rasa</i



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