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Bhava-Bhakti

December 2nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the sixth verse of Siksastakam Sri Gaurasundara speaks to Ramananda and Svarupa with deep spiritual emotion, longing for prema

Fire of Divine Love

November 26th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the stage of ruci, a sadhaka is more attached to bhakti itself than to the object of bhakti. In asakti this balance shifts, as the object of the sadhaka’s bhajana takes his seat in the heart and the sadhaka thus becomes attached to him personally


The Sadhaka- and Siddha-Dehas

November 21st, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

As one enters asakti, the final stage of sadhana-bhakti, they are freed from the tendency to exploit and become established in a spirit of service


Pranesvara: The Lord of the Heart

November 12th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

In the latter portion of verse four of his Siksastakam, Sri Caitanya bids farewell to the Lord of the world as he moves towards Krishna, the Lord of his heart


Ruci and the Divine Drama of Krishna lila

November 5th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

When a practitioner attains ruci, the seeds of material desire are destroyed and one stands well positioned to gradually experience the full face of Krishna bhakti—prema


The Taste of Ruci

October 8th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Lesson one of verse four of the Siksastakam of Sri Caitanya. What are the primary and secondary characteristics of bhakti that is engaged in out of attachment for bhakti itself


Firm Yet Flexible Faith

September 30th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

The third and final lesson on verse three of the Siksastakam of Sri Caitanya. Swami Tripurari explains the flexible nature of the faith that has been marked as an interim goal in the spiritualist's pursuit of prema.


Humility and Bhagavata-seva

September 21st, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Lesson two on verse three of our Siksastakam classroom series further explores the humility that is so much a part of bhakti-yoga, distinguishing between the humility that arises from the mind with that which originates from the soul


The Path to Prema

September 16th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Lesson one on verse three of our Siksastakam classroom series dives into what is by his own admission Sri Caitanya's most essential teaching—the veritable path to prema


Nama Sankirtana: The Universal Panacea?

September 5th, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

The final lesson of verse two in our Siksastakam classroom speaks of the humility that arises in the practitioner in the course of identifying their shortcomings along the path


Liberation Through Sound

August 22nd, 2009 | by Harmonist staff

Lesson two on verse two of our Siksastakam classroom series addresses the ease with which nama-sankirtana, the difficulty of studying Vedanta, and the nature of Brahman



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