Browsing the "philosophy" Category

The Perennial Philosophy Revisited

July 5th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Perennialism proposes that all major esoteric spiritual traditions ultimately culminate in and are equally capable of delivering one to a singular spiritual experience. Sounds good, but is this truly the case


It’s All Good

July 2nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Through every incident, the will of the Absolute is approaching us. With sincere attention we must try to read our environment like this. With a deeper vision we will detect that everything is positively good


Inconceivable, Not Illogical

June 30th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

The acintya of the Gaudiyas is not an illogical notion seeking to do away with logical discourse on the nature of being. It is central to an angle of vision in which, arguably, something more about the Absolute is revealed than that which we learn from other forms of Vedanta


Computerized Gods

June 29th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Those who venerate the machine as superior to the human, who themselves can’t see what seems so perfectly obvious —that there is a difference between humans and machines— risk becoming full conspirators in the murder of God


Positive Universality

June 22nd, 2009 | 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


Dark Energy Anyone?

June 18th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

If the multiverse is as wildly speculative as even its advocates acknowledge it to be, then might the theory be an instance of science being led more by metaphysics than physics


Gaura: Krishna in Crisis

June 14th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

While pursuing the highest love during his earthly lila, Krishna was dumbfounded to experience the measure of Radha’s love, for it exceeded anything that he had ever experienced. Because he always considered himself the king of love, this experience threw Krishna into an existential crisis


The Bhagavata Leans Left

May 26th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Irrespective of its theological, philosophical, or literary features, the Bhagavata provided and still provides significant resources for potentially revolutionary social change



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