Papankusa Ekadasi (or Pasankusa)

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From the Brahma-vaivarta Purana.   Yudhishthira Maharaj said, Oh Madhusudana, what is the name of the Ekadasi that comes during the light fortnight of the month of Ashvina (September – October)? Please … Read More

The four types of karma

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  Answer to a question: There are four types of karma. – aprārabdha karma, those that have not yet begun to manifest, – kūṭa karma, those that are just about to manifest … Read More

Puede tomar discipulado de otro Maestro Espiritual sin consultarle al Guru?

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Pregunta Hare Krishna Muchas gracias Maestro. Acepte mis respetuosas reverencias! Primero quiero manifestar que mis preguntas no pretenden cometer ninguna ofensa contra nadie. Simplemente son dudas que, considero importante resolverlas para llevar … Read More

Serving the Deities

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Question Hare krishna Maharaj Please accept my humble obeisances. Right now i am engaged in serving the deities in the temple. I remember reading before that the kanistha or lower devotee takes … Read More

Pramada Japa (Inattentive chanting)

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Srila Sanatana Gosvami in his Hari-bhakti Vilasa (17.132-3) says: pralapan va japed yavat tavan nishphalam ucyate vadan na gacchan na svapan nanyam kim api samsmaran na kshuj jrimbhana hikkadi vikalikrita manasah mantra-siddhim … Read More

Mahat-tattva, Pradhana and Prakriti

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What are they? What is the difference between Mahat-tattva, Pradhana and Prakriti?   Pradhana and Prakriti We find an answer in Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.26.10. sri-bhagavan uvaca yat tat tri-gunam avyaktam  nityam sad-asad-atmakam pradhanam … Read More

What is Mayavada, the philosophy of illusion

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  Introduction Mayavada is a doctrine which teaches that everything is illusion (maya=illusion, vada=teaching). Mayavada philosophy rejects all forms and manifestations – as well as personality itself – as illusion. Advocates of … Read More

Ranga Devi, the seventh of the varistha gopis.

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Rangadevi is the seventh of the varistha gopis. She is seven days younger than Srimati Radharani, and is 14 years, 2 months and 4 1/2 days of age. Her parents are Karuna-devi … Read More

Description of Sri Krishna’s physical appearance

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  In this folder you find description of Sri Krishna physical appearance. We are going to add and correct the documents quite often, so go back reading it. In the future you’ll … Read More

Campakalata, the third of Radharani’s main sakhis

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Campakalata (or Campakamallika)   Who is she Campakalata is the third of the varistha-gopis. Physical color Her complexion is the color of a blossoming yellow campaka flower. Garments Her garments are the … Read More

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