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

What the word Gayatri means?

…What the word Gayatri means? ………. Briefly, Gayatri is the feminine of Gayatra. Gaya comes from Gi, song. Tri comes from trai, which means to rescue. Gayatri therefore is the transcendental song for liberation from the material world. In the future I’ll write a comprehensive article on Gayatri and Gayatri Mantra.   … Read More

Why would Krishna not give mercy to someone struggling in bhakti-yoga?

QUESTION I don’t mean anything extravagant, but at least whatever is enough to feel happy with the process and hopeful about pleasing Kṛṣṇa.   ANSWER Krishna gives mercy to everyone, devotees or non devotees. In general, most people have a difficult time to understand, recognize and accept what mercy is. Non devotees … Read More

The result of offenses is sent by the demigods or by Krishna?

Question Hare Krishna Guru Maharaja. I have a doubt. The result of offenses in the Holy Dham, temple or within the altar is sent by the demigods or is Krishna himself sending the payment of karma to the person?   Answer Dear Madhavendra Puri, Please receive my blessings. All glories to Srila … Read More

Why 16 rounds and not another number?

Why 16 rounds of japamala and not another number?   QUESTION Manonatha Maharaj, please accept my humble obeisances. What is the significance of the number 16? Why are we instructed to chant 16 rounds of Japamala and not some other number? B. Divya   ANSWER Dear Bhaktin Divya, Please receive my blessings. … Read More

Inventory of Isvara Archive, 1st of January 2019

Dear devotees and friends, Here is the inventory of Isvara Archive at the 1st of January 2019. Books   36,685 Articles   22,272 History   26,234 IMG   14,150 Audio   3,710 Video   3,232 For a total of 106,283 documents. To this we have to add 81,088 documents who are in … Read More

On the practice of Japamala

Questions Hare Krishna Prabhu. Please accept my most humble and sincere obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. A question about the recital of the Maha Mantra. I chant it when I have time and often not in optimal conditions keeping in mind the number of recited Mantra. Most of the time I … Read More

One should neither praise nor criticize the conditioned nature and activities of other persons

The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: One should neither praise nor criticize the conditioned nature and activities of other persons. Rather, one should see this world as simply the combination of material nature and the enjoying souls, all based on the one Absolute Truth. Srimad Bhagavatam (11.28.1-2) We find this instruction of … Read More

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