Clarifications on Bhishma Pancaka

Question I would like to ask you if you have any information about when Bhismadeva did this 5-day fasting (Bhisma Panchaka) and what benefits he had when he did that penance.   Answer Bhishma Pancaka, as well as many of the historical and philosophical themes of the Vedic / Vaishnava tradition, would … Read More

The desert of Rajasthan did not appear few centuries ago

Briefly: Geologists claim that the desert of Rajasthan appeared a few hundred years ago. The Puranas reject this theory. In Srimad-Bhagavatam (1.10.35), written over 5,000 years ago, the journey of Krishna from Hastinapura (Delhi) to Dvaraka is told and the word “maru” is used, which means desert, referring to Rajasthan.   by … Read More

Audio and pictures: Manonatha Dasa giving Bhagavad-Gita class in Vrindavana

Audio and pictures. Manonatha Dasa (ACBSP) giving Bhagavad-Gita class in Srila Prabhupada’s house, in # Vrindavana. Verse 6.41. Soon the full video will be published here. There were many devotees, although in the photos do not appear. LINK TO THE AUDIO FILE

How Krishna was tall while Yasoda was tying him to the mortar stone.

Answer: I have never read or listened to how Krishna was tall while Yasoda was tying him to the mortar stone. Someone claims that Krishna was about 4 and a half meters tall when he reached adolescence, while the Pandavas were more than 6 meters high. As for the mortar stone we … Read More

Visnu in a human form?

Question Krishna and Ramacandra appeared in bodies similar to humans e lived as such, while Vishnu no. Are there expansions of Vishnu in human form who came to earth?   Answer Except for the four arms, Sri Visnu is very similar to the human form. Visnu expansions are limitless, some have the … Read More

News in Isvara Archive

From today you will find on Isvara Archive news about our preaching activities, mine or devotees who collaborate with our projects. You also can collaborate with Isvara Archive. There are so many things to do. Just offer your service. You could begin simply send us documents, in written format, pictures, audio or … Read More

Some etiquettes on addressing devotees

Excerpt of a private letter … About your use of the term “devotee”, like “el devoto Krishnadas” etc., it’s not an appropiate way to address devotees, although I know that in Puerto Rico is normally used. To men devotees it has to be used the word “Prabhu” after the name and Mataji … Read More


Sakty-avesa-avatara Question Haré krishna maharaj Mis obeisances Can you explain saktyavesa avatar Can Lord Brahma and siva be in this category?   Answer The word avesa means “entering into”. When a particular divine energy (sakti) enter into a living entity for a specific task, he comes to be called Sakti-avesa-avatara, that for … Read More

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