Writings: Siddhanta

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

Devotional Principles

Dec 12 2009 - Krishna Talk 101
After wandering in this material world for many lifetimes, by the mercy of guru and Krsna, the seed of devotion is awakened within our heart. The process starts with a little faith (adau sraddha) and this faith leads us to seek answers (pariprasna) and the association of devotees (sadhu-sanga),... » more

The Self-Defeating Philosophy of Mayavada

Sep 18 2007 - Krishna Talk 70
The idea of Mayavada has always been present since the decline of the Vedic age. It is born from the minds of those jivas who have been envious and desired to usurp the position of God. These jivas, having lost touch with the highest ideal of serving God as an individual part and parcel, have... » more

Temple of Understanding

Jan 15 2004 - Krishna Talk 49
I have heard whispers that the temple being built in Mayapura, called the "Temple of Understanding," in some ways falls short of the proper conception of Gaudiya Vaisnavism. I have also heard that this Temple of Understanding is thought by some devotees to be the Adbhuta Mandira predicted by Sri... » more

The internal meaning of rathayatra and nama-bhajana: Part 2

Jul 19 2002 - Krishna Talk 31
One has to first engage in hearing the Names of the Lord so that the mind and intelligence are purified. After this one can begin hearing about Krsna's form through which one's qualifications to visualize it becomes possible. » more

The internal meaning of rathayatra and nama-bhajana: Part 1

Jul 19 2002 - Krishna Talk 30
Now today, after so long, there is a solar-eclipse here in Kuruksetra. It is as though a great holiday is taking place in our country. It has been so long since there has been a solar-eclipse. All this royalty has come to Kuruksetra on this occasion looking to fulfill their innumerable material... » more

Víra je naším skutečným bohatstvím

Jan 1 2001 - Krishna Talk 108
Proč naše vědomí sestoupilo dolů? Proč nemáme ponětí o vyšší, duchovní existenci? A proč se místo toho naše pozornost zaměřuje na materiální záležitosti z této hmotné úrovně? Myslíme si, že existuje nějaká pilulka, nebo dokonce snad nějaká omamná látka, která nám může pomoci. » more

Conversations on Om

Date Unknown - Article
The letter 'A' denotes Balaram , the son of Rohini, who is the substratum of the entire universe, who is the supersoul of the universe. The letter 'M' denotes Anirudha, who is the supersoul of each individual being in the universe. And the 'dot' above the 'M' denotes Sri Krishna, the fountain head... » more

Secret of Prema - Rasika or Sahajiya?

Date Unknown - Article
One evening as we sat at Srila Puri Maharaja's lotus feet hearing about what it means to be a genuine Vaisnava, we were astounded when suddenly Srila Puri Maharaja said, "There is a wave of sahajiyaism coming to the Western world and you must preach against this misconception." » more