Celebrating 10 Years of the Harmonist
March 18, 2019 – 1:33 am | No Comment

This month the Harmonist celebrates ten years online. Launched in April 2009 with inspiration from Swami B.V. Tripurari, we have published over 1,000 articles exploring the depths of Gaudiya Vedanta and how modern thought and intellectual trends interface with the tradition of Caitanya Vaisnavism.

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Book, film, and audio reviews of contemporary Gaudiya media, as well as a wide variety of media of interest to the spiritually minded.

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News from around the world with an emphasis on alternative press that is especially relevant to spiritual practitioners.

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Excerpts from classical Gaudiya texts, with and without commentaries, hosted by teachers with whom readers can interact and ask questions.

philosophy

Philosophical articles on Gaudiya Vaisnavism that focus on the tradition’s scriptural conclusions as well as its feeling for the nature of ultimate reality.

Gopi-gita and Kirtana-mahima
December 13, 2018 – 12:33 am | 4 Comments
Gopi-gita and Kirtana-mahima

Hearing King Prataparudra recite the gopis’ glorification of Krishna kirtan, Sri Caitanya awoke from his trance as if answering to a trumpet. “Go on reciting! Go on reciting!” he cried to the king.

Practice Krishna Consciousness with Love and Affection
December 10, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Practice Krishna Consciousness with Love and Affection

Our position must be a substantial position and that will be to practice Krishna consciousness with love and affection, and submission.

Why Faith is Becoming More Popular
December 6, 2018 – 12:33 am | One Comment
Why Faith is Becoming More Popular

Faith is on the rise and 84% of the global population identifies with a religious group.

Bhakti, Suffering, and Compassion
December 3, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Bhakti, Suffering, and Compassion

God may come to help the suffering jivas in the material world, but Jiva Gosvami’s point is that He is not moved by their suffering. He comes by His own will, otherwise He would become controlled by suffering.