What is your opinion on this video? Is Gurvastakam only for Prabhupada?

Question Hare Krishna prabhu! Please accept my humble obeisances! All glories to Srila Prabhupada! What is your opinion on this video?   Answer The main issues are: Is the Gurvastakam (the samsara davanala song) intended for Srila Prabhupada? Is it only for him? Could disciples of other gurus meditate on their own … Read More

Advaita Acarya knew who were going to be Sri Caitanya’s parents?

Question Advaita Acarya knew that Jagannatha Misra and Mother Sachi Devi were going to be the parents of the next incarnation of Krishna before Lord Caitanya was born?   Answer: Advaita Acharya (also known as Kamalaksha) appeared long before Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu. He was born in 1434 in Navagram, Bengal, and disappeared … Read More

On what occasion did Madhavendra Puri and Advaita Acarya meet?

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 Krishna prema-bhakti in this world after it had been hidden away. Madhavendra Puri was the disciple of Laksmipati Tirtha, who … Read More

Why stepping over somebody is bad

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 bodies, where the jivatma and the Paramatma are situated. What to speak about stepping over the Supreme Lord’s transcendental body. … Read More

Can women take sannyasa?

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 to go live “in the vana”, as Srimad-Bhagavatam says, meaning Vrindavana, as Srila Prabhupada explained.   Therefore both men and … Read More

Can women be Gurus?

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. I follow it a bit distractedly. Without this wanting to give the impression that I think to be smarter than … Read More

Saksi Gopala

Saksi Gopala King Vajra was the son of Aniruddha. So he was the great grandson of Lord Krishna. Vajra had 16 Deities of Krishna and other gods carved from a rare, imperishable stone called Braja and built temples to house these Srimurtis in and around Mathura so as to feel the presence … Read More

My literary projects, an answer to questions.

My literary projects, an answer to questions.   I was little more than a child, and while most of my peers barely knew how to write a few sentences I already used to write fluently. It was a passion I was born with. Over time I wrote numerous articles and books. Some … Read More

Should We Offer a Peacock Feather on Lord Caitanya?

The is a video by Jananivasa Prabhu saying that Srila Prabhupada authorized Lord Caitanya wearing peacock feathers. In case Srila Prabhupada actually said so, then the controversy, as far as I am concerned, ends here. However in the past I remember somebody bringing evidences on the contrary. Of course we all know … Read More

Why different sampradayas (or parampara) and why they do not mix?

Question Hare Krsna! Maharaj. Accept my humble and respectful obediences, all glories to Srila Prabhupad! 🙏 Let me ask you another question! Let’s talk about relationships between devotees! 1-Why then are there different sampradayas or different spiritual lineages? 2- Why those sampradayas do not mix one with another? Your servant: Mukunda madhava … Read More

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