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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 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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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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Sri Rupa Manjari Pada

(from Prarthana)Narottama Dasa Thakura This bhajana is a powerful example of Vaisnava literature. There are many variations that abound. If one wishes to do advanced research this is a respectable point of departure.This is such a beautiful expression of spiritual … Continue reading

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Bhajana Rahasya

Srila Bhaktivinoda Prathama-yamaSadhanaBhajana at the End of Night Sraddha(Faith) krsna-varnam tvisakrsnam sangopangastra-parsadamyajñaih sankirtana-prayair bhajami kali-pavanam (1)nijatve gaudiyan jagati parigrhya prabhur-imanhare krsnety evam ganana-vidhina kirtayata bhohiti prayam siksam carana-madhupebhyah paridisansaci-sunuh kim me nayana-saranim yasyati padam (2) (Stavavali) By the sacrifice of … Continue reading

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