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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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Srimad Bhagvatam 1.7.16

Våndävana, September 14, 1976 Pradyumna: tadä çucas te pramåjämi bhadreyad brahma-bandhoù çira ätatäyinaùgäëòéva-muktair viçikhair upäharetväkramya yat snäsyasi dagdha-puträ [SB 1.7.16] So here, Açvatthämä, he’s born of a brähmaëa father, but his work has been proved just like a butcher. Therefore … Continue reading

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Prabhupada on Fascism

Acyuta-nanda: Yes. In Europe, when Christianity first came to Constantine, the priests would stay in the top of a river, and they marched an army through the river, and the priest put the holy water, and when the army came … Continue reading

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Caitanya Caritamrta

Madhya Lila TEXT 136TEXTsac-cid-änanda-tanu, vrajendra-nandanasarvaiçvarya-sarvaçakti-sarvarasa-pürëa SYNONYMSsat-cit-änanda-tanu—Kåñëa’s body is transcendental, full of knowledge, bliss and eternity; vrajendra-nandana—the son of Mahäräja Nanda; sarva-aiçvarya—all opulences; sarva-çakti—all potencies; sarva-rasa-pürëa—the reservoir of all transcendental mellows. TRANSLATION “The transcendental body of Çré Kåñëa is eternal and … Continue reading

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Krishna West

Hridayananda das goswami’s new Krishna West program is interesting in that it will not only create interest and criticism within Gaudiya Vaishnavism but within academic circles of which Professor Resnick aka HDG is no stranger to a he has obtained … Continue reading

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