On what occasion did Madhavendra Puri and Advaita Acarya meet?

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Dear Madhavendra Puri Dasa, Please receive my blessings. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.   Sripada Madhavendra Puri is the greatest jewel of our parampara. He was the one who brought back Radha … Read More

Sanatana Gosvami and the touchstone

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Once, a poor brahmana worshiped Lord Siva to get the best benediction, hoping for the solution to all his problems. Lord Siva is known as midhushtama, the best of the benedictors, and … Read More

Therefore everyone, whether (born) dvija, woman or śūdra, should engage in worshiping the Supreme Lord

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evaṁ śrī bhagavān sarvaḥ śālagrāma śilātmakaḥ dvijaiḥ strībhiś ca śūdraiś ca pūjyo bhagavataḥ paraiḥ   “Therefore everyone, whether (born) dvija, woman or śūdra, should engage in worshiping the Supreme Lord in His … Read More

Initiation of Vrinda Kunda Devi Dasi – with pictures

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Today Bhaktin Chattravati took initiation and is now called Vrinda Kunda Devi Dasi. All the devotees please send their blessings to the new initiated Vaisnavi. Soon we’ll publish the audio recording of … Read More

Why stepping over somebody is bad

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Answer to a question: Stepping over somebody else is considered low class and even offensive. Just like you don’t step over Deities, prasadam, japa, holy books, and more, you don’t step over … Read More

Can women take sannyasa?

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Sannyasa means renunciation to material life. This can be done with or without the formal acceptance of tridanda sannyasa order. Anyone can just take the blessings of his Guru and leave home … Read More

The Apparent Paradox: Self-confidence and Humility By Mahatma Das

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How do we maintain self-confidence, yet feel ourselves a fool before our spiritual master? How can we be confident and simultaneously feel unqualified to serve Krishna? Aren’t self-confident people somewhat proud or … Read More

Who are we trying to impress? by Kadamba Kanana Swami

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(Kadamba Kanana Swami, 14 July 2012, Modra, Slovakia, Srimad Bhagavatam 1.1.1) All throughout history, people have tried to impress other people. Some men have been wearing high hats. Some ladies have been … Read More

Can women be Gurus?

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Dear Kirti Prabhu, Accept my respectuful obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada.   There is a rather heated debate on this subject on various social networks of which you are certainly aware. … Read More

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