Browsing the "philosophy" Category

Yoga Psychology

August 3rd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Yoga psychology gives a practical, workable, and holistic paradigm for transformation, which thoroughly explains the effect of one’s nature, actions, environment and heartfelt devotion on the development of a healthy mind


Mystic Poetry and Yogic Enlightenment

July 30th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Enlightenment lies beyond the limits of speech. So how then can we say anything about it? Is the only solution to simply speak about that which enlightenment is not, or is there a speech that results from the inability to ever say enough


Regulated and Spontaneous Devotion

July 28th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Only worship on the raga path can result in obtaining the service of Krishna in Vraja. However, if we think on that basis that the various regulative principles of regulated devotion can be discarded before acquiring a readiness for the manifestation of raga, we will become hypocrites


A Transcendental Dialectic

July 13th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

The advent of Sri Caitanya is not simply a historical event in the phenomenal world. It is the culmination of a transcendental dialectic. The dialectic is inherent in the very nature of parabrahma or the Supreme Being


Four Dear friends

July 7th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Amongst the assembly of priya-sakhas four are outstanding and in full knowledge of all of Krishna\'s secrets. However, the priya-sakhas never reveal such secrets externally for fear of causing discord in the flow of rasa


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


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


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



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