Writings: Siddhanta

Jaya Radha-Madhava

Nov 13 2012 - Krishna Talk 151
Krsna does not punish people forever in any kind of hell. If any God does that then He is not God - He is a demon. » more

Sri Saradiya Puja

Oct 21 2012 - Krishna Talk 149
On the eve of Durga Puja, we present the following article by Srila Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja, » more

Mayavada and Buddhism – Are They One and the Same?

Aug 23 2012 - Krishna Talk 146
It would seem that Sankara’s detractors were correct in assessing that his philosophy was crypto-Buddhism. » more

Questions and Answers on Baladeva Tattva

Aug 1 2012 - Krishna Talk 144
We assume that Balarama shouldn’t side with Duryodhana because Duryodhana was a demon. But Duryodhana wasn’t a demon. » more

Greater Than the Upanisads and the Vedas

Jul 5 2012 - Krishna Talk 143
When it has come in the consciousness of Bhaktivinoda Thakura, it is not transitory. It is all eternal truth. » more

Anadi (For Advanced Philosophers)

Jun 26 2012 - Krishna Talk 142
Although it is told as anadi (beginningless), still it has got adi (a beginning) in the spiritual record. » more

Grha-Pravesa – Entering a New House

May 19 2012 - Krishna Talk 141
Grha-pravesa should only be performed by the devotees – non-devotees should not perform it! » more

Pandita Sri Gadadhara Gosvami

Apr 20 2012 - Krishna Talk 140
Amongst the dear associates of Sri Gauranga, Sri Gadadhara Gosvami is the topmost. » more

Tad Visnoh Paramam Padam

Mar 28 2012 - Krishna Talk 139
We are under the watchful eye of the Supreme at all times – therefore there is no need for fear. » more

Envy

Feb 24 2012 - Krishna Talk 137
Whoever feels pleasure at the distress of others can never display mercy to the jivas. » more

Ekalavya and Arjuna

Nov 23 2011 - Krishna Talk 134
The aspiration to become greater than the Vaisnavas is not devotion – it is anti-devotional. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 5

Oct 5 2011 - Krishna Talk 132
The fifth and final installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 4

Aug 10 2011 - Krishna Talk 129
The fourth installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 3

Jul 30 2011 - Krishna Talk 128
The third installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 2

Jul 4 2011 - Krishna Talk 126
The second installment of Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani. » more

Prakrta Rasa Sata Dusani Part 1

Jun 22 2011 - Krishna Talk 125
This publication, Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusani by Srila Sarasvati Thakura with the Anuvrtti of Swami B.G. Narasingha is being presented in five parts. » more

Armonía – Real y aparente

Dec 23 2010 - Krishna Talk 118
Mucha interpretación filosófica errónea se ha enraízado profundamente y difundido dentro de las ramas de nuestro propio parampara. » more

Harmony – Real and Apparent

Dec 23 2010 - Krishna Talk 118
Many philosophical misconceptions have become deep-rooted and widespread within some of the branches of our very own parampara. » more

Vikriditam Vraja Vadhubhir...

Nov 25 2010 - Krishna Talk 116
if we are only eager to hear about the rasa-lila for the sake of listening without discretion then we will fall into a state of severe illusion. » more

Dasa Gosvami and the Unique Position of Govardhana

Nov 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 115
Raghunatha Dasa realized that when Mahaprabhu gave him the Govardhana-sila He was telling him that his eternal place of residence was at Govardhana and that his service should be performed at Radha-kunda. » more

Srila Sridhara Maharaja and the Gem of All Conceptions

Oct 29 2010 - Krishna Talk 114
The following is a transcript of a class given by Srila Narasingha Maharaja on Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Deva Gosvami Maharaja’s appearance day in Vrndavana at Sri Sri Radha-Damodara Temple on 12th October 2009 » more

Heresy, Inquisition, Jihad, Fatwa and the Hare Krsnas

Jul 19 2010 - Krishna Talk 110
What do heresy, the Inquisition, jihad and fatwa have in common with some Hare Krsnas? » more

Sriya Suka

Jul 11 2010 - Krishna Talk 109
If you have been attending extensive hari-katha in recent years then you may have heard or read the story of Radha’s parrot generally known as Sriya Suka. » more

Faith confirms the Absolute

Feb 6 2010 - Krishna Talk 106
In his illumination on the eighth verse of Sri Upadesamrta, Srila Sridhara Maharaja discusses faith in relation to what faith is and what it is not. This is the Vedic process of learning. When you learn about something you must also understand what it is not. Take gold for example – when you learn... » more

The Definition of Faith

Dec 19 2009 - Krishna Talk 102
Faith is the basis of all things and as we advance spiritually then our faith also develops and grows. In Vedic philosophy faith is not an abstract or impersonal concept, it is not a state of mind but an energy that stimulates the heart and confirms the spiritual path for the devotee. Faith in its... » more