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Modern and Vedic Civilization

Hiranyakasipu Syamasundara: How does modern society differ from the Vedic ideal? Srila Prabhupada: Now there is large-scale industrialization, which means exploitation of one man by another. Such industry was unknown in Vedic civilization it was unnecessary. In addition, modern civilization has taken … Continue reading

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Sri Gauranga Pranama

Çré Gauräìga Praëäma namo mahä-vadänyäya kåñëa-prema-pradäya te kåñëäya kåñëa-caitanya-nämne gaura-tviñe namaù SYNONYMS namaù—obeisances; mahä-vadänyäya—who is most munificent and charitably disposed; kåñëa-prema—love of Kåñëa; pradäya—who can give; te—unto You; kåñëäya—the original Personality of Godhead; kåñëa-caitanya-nämne—under the name Kåñëa Caitanya; gaura-tviñe— whose … Continue reading

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Sri Sanmohadan Bhasyan

Bhaktivinoda Thakura Excerpts The word bhava indicates the jiva’s forcible subjection to repeated births in this world.   Bhava is a continuous cycle of birth and death called mahadavagni (blazing fire), a raging conflagration that cannot be extinguished by any means  … Continue reading

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Transition States

Bhagavad Gita As It Is Srila Prabhupada Chapter 15. The Yoga of the Supreme Person Chapter 15, Verse 1.The Blessed Lord said: There is a banyan tree which has its roots upward and its branches down and whose leaves are … Continue reading

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NoD 6-1970: How to Discharge Devotional Service

Chapter SixHow to Discharge Devotional Service Çréla Rüpa Gosvämé states that his elder brother (Sanätana Gosvämé) has compiled Hari-bhakti-viläsa for the guidance of the Vaiñëavas and therein has mentioned many rules and regulations to be followed by the Vaiñëavas. Some … Continue reading

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Atma I

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Opposing Irrationalism

Bhagavad Gita As It Is Chapter 16. The Divine And Demoniac Natures TEXT 7 Those who are demoniac do not know what is to be done and what is not to be done. Neither cleanliness nor proper behavior nor truth … Continue reading

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