June 20th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Modernity cannot reveal to humanity where we stand in what has been called existential space, in the hierarchy of universal existence. It therefore cannot provide \"orientation,\" for to orient our lives means to know where we come from, where we are to go, and most of all who we are
June 13th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Prabhupada Bhaktisiddhanta incorporated the Brahma Gayatri and sacred threads into Gaudiya practice in order to make an impression on the society in which those practices were significant. Now, in a different time and in different societies, are these practices still useful
May 17th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Many people don\'t realize that science basically involves assumptions and faith. But nothing is absolutely proved. Godel showed logically that to prove something, there must be an overall set of assumptions, but that we can never prove that the assumptions are even self-consistent
May 7th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
There is an old saying, going back to David Hume, that you can’t derive ought from is. And Hume was right! You can’t derive ought from is. Yet people insist on trying
April 29th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
\"Among the modern societies, only those that are able to introduce into the secular domain the essential contents of their religious traditions which point beyond the merely human realm will also be able to rescue the substance of the human.\"
April 23rd, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
The devotees serve Goloka Bihari Purusottama very happily in this month, the month when the materialists are very silent in their activities
April 14th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Everyone, every unit, even the smallest unit of the world is always hankering after rasa, happiness, ecstasy, and all possible phases of rasa are personified in Krishna.
April 7th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Sometimes it is thought that the first chapter of the Bhagavad-gita is inconsequential, but intuition moves us to suspect that chapter one’s status as such is not without reason. Perhaps there is indeed more meaning to be drawn out than a superficial reading reveals
March 29th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
\"That which is night for all sentient beings is like day for one whose senses are controlled. That which is the time of awakening for a sentient being is like the night for the introspective sage who sees.\"
March 24th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Life is about death, and in understanding death, there is life
March 18th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Were Meher Baba and Bobby McFerrin on the right track with their now-famous slogan? The Bhagavad-Gita says yes, with a little tweaking
March 15th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff
Moving from the sense of \"my\" that characterizes material existence to the sense that \"Krishna is mine\" that characterizes prema bhakti</em