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Reasoning and the Crooked Flow of Lila

August 15th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

One day, Balarama slapped Krishna, but Krishna went to Mother Yasoda and told on him. Thus, in Krishna lila we shall find that although no party is defective, still, one will find fault with another and begin a quarrel. This is the meaning of lila</em


All Rests on Balarama

August 14th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

We owe our existence to Balarama. He is the root of the service ego—bhakta abhiman mula balarama—that underlies the entire lila


Pay Any Price

August 8th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Commentary on the third verse of Sri Siksastakam by Srila Sridhar Maharaj, published in Sri Samadhi Mandir Stotra Mala. trnad &hellip


The Gift of Srila Sanatana Goswami

July 15th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

The most comprehensive divine service, in which every atom of one’s existence is utilized in the service of every corresponding atom within the Lord, such wholesale, inconceivable service has been given by Rupa, Sanatana, and their group


Returning to Srivas Angan

July 11th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj explains Srila Bhakti Vinod Thakur’s vision of Ratha Yatra in Sri Nabadwīp Dham. Srila &hellip


Why I am Not a Physicalist

July 8th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

By Peter Sjöstedt-H, PhD, originally published at The Side View. Hempel’s Dilemma It is often expected that a position be &hellip


Gundica Marjanam

July 3rd, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Just as Mahaprabhu is himself Jagannatha but nonetheless took the position of cleaning the temple, similarly it is said that when one begins to chant Krishna nama, Krishna goes into their heart and takes the role of the sweeper, removing the dirt that prevents him from residing there at all times


Love and Reason

July 1st, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

The object of reason is to help love and not to create it. Reason may be properly styled as the servant of love and must always be subject to her in all her hopes, aspirations, and holy works


The Duty of a Vaisnavi Wife

June 24th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

What Krsna spoke was from the point of dharma and what the gopis followed, was parama-dharma, also called Vaisnava-dharma, which is beyond the regular dharma


Many Combined Together

June 20th, 2019 | by Harmonist staff

Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva-Goswami explains the importance of honor and tolerance within the Vaisnava community


A Mysterious Incarnation

June 17th, 2019 | 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



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