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Interpolation of Scripture

June 3rd, 2024 | by Harmonist staff

That there are different manuscripts of the Srimad-Bhagavatam is evidenced by the fact that acaryas have cited variations that are not present in other manuscripts. More importantly, however, the very nature of the Puranas lends itself to variation over time


The Philosophy of ‘Her’

May 27th, 2024 | by Harmonist staff

Are non-biological creatures capable of consciousness? If so, does that mean that we humans might one day be able to upload our own minds to computers


Female Gurus in Gaudiya Vaisnavism

May 16th, 2024 | by Harmonist staff

It is really quite striking that during Mahaprabhu’s times women served as gurus even though the socioreligious norms were much more conservative than today


The Ostentatious Vrndavana dasa Thakura

May 2nd, 2024 | 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


Sri Balarama Rasayatra

April 22nd, 2024 | by Harmonist staff

Balarama’s confidential talks with Krishna’s gopis made Krishna fully manifest in the hearts and minds of the gopis. In this exchange, Balarama has the mood of a servitor of Krishna. He is fully representing Krishna with no desire to enjoy Radha’s group for himself in any way


Hridaya-Parikrama: The Spiritual Pilgrimage Within One’s Own Heart – Part 2

April 18th, 2024 | by Harmonist staff

If there is a conscious noticing of being the perceiving witness of whatever is perceived, then there is the immediate opportunity to utilise one’s always-available natural ability to drop interest and withdraw attention, thereby breaking the first link of a ‘chain’ which generally follows to ‘bind’ attention in the absence of such conscious awareness



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