What is the Aranyaka portion of the Vedas?

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There are various sections of Sruti (the Vedas), some of which are the Samhitas, the Upavedas, the Vedangas, the Brahmanas, the Aranyakas, the Sutras, the Upangas etc. The Aranyakas (literally “set in … Read More

The main costitutional principles of material nature

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Question Dear Guru Maharaj Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to You and Srila Prabhupada. What are the 11 sense organs? In addition to that question, what is the significance of … Read More

The marks on Radha Krishna’s soles

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Question Dear Guru Maharaj Please accept my humble obeisances All glories to You and Srila Prabhupada In the Srimad-Bhagavatam it talks about krsna having marks on his feet. Does krsna really have … Read More

An Aksauhini

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Maha-bharata Adi Parva, Sangraha An aksauhini is a whole army consisting of 109,350 foot soldiers, 65,610 horses, 21,870 chariots 21,870 elephants The aksauhinis “The Rishis said, ‘We have a desire to know, … Read More

We’ll never die again!

  Here we have two dishonest sources of information: one is the scientist and another is the journalist. Where is the dishonesty? To lie passing off something for something else. Or, as … Read More

God, proof of His existence

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Question Bhakti Caitanya Swami cited the creation of the intelligent human being as evidence for the existence of god. He said that something so complex and intelligent must have a creator. I … Read More

Consciousness, meaning and definition

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The other day we were talking about consciousness. What is consciousness? How can we define it? The following verse from the Mundaka Upanisad (3.1.9) that we find in Srila Prabhupada’s Bhagavad-gita (2.17, … Read More

The test of advancement: you are jolly.

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Srila Prabhupada: That is the test. How you are advancing in chanting will be tested how far you are free from material anxieties. That’s all. Then real life begins. As long as … Read More

Medicines and cannabis

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  Question Hare krishna maharaj Please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to srila Prabhupada. There is a new medecine thst claims to relief many people from anxiety stress sleep etc however … Read More

What and what not

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  A very technical explanation on how to fast on this 5 days, very interesting, but also very complicated for one who has a complicated mind.   Answer It’s not necessary that … Read More

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