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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

Śiva, The Glance of Viṣṇu

February 28th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Out of love for all the jīvas, the Lord glances at material nature to manifest them, that they may come to meet their maker and love him. Śiva is this glance of Viṣṇu, it is the glance of love for all jīvas

Madhvacarya and Sri Caitanya

February 10th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

Although the Gaudiya sampradaya is formally connected with that of Sri Madhvacarya, the two differ in substance. But this does not mean that either needs to disrespect the other

Spiritual Progress

February 3rd, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

It may be slow or rapid, but we are to pass through different stages according to the intensity of illusion

Jīva, Buddhi, and Vṛtti

January 27th, 2022 | by Harmonist staff

How can the jīva be a witness of the mind if the mind is the very instrument through which the jīva’s knowledge capacity is actualized

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