Should we bathe in Radha Kunda?

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Answer The answer to this question would be quite long and technical. Here I’ll give just a few short hints. “Of all the gopīs, Rādhārāṇī is the dearmost. Similarly, the lake known … Read More

On the use of the word prostitute

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Answer to a question There is some misunderstanding on the use that Srila Prabhupada does of the word “prostitute” and the concepts deriving from it. Our common understanding of the word prostitute … Read More

What Prabhupada said of a woman without a husband.

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  Question Also if you can clarify that Srila Prabhupada said of a woman without a husband…   Answer Srila Prabhupada’s general indication is that in a Vaisnava society all women should … Read More

Is Jesus our Guru?

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Question Hare Krishna, your Grace grant me Your blessing and allow me to be on your lotus feet. I was reading the Bhagavad-gita, chapter 4, verse 35 about the relationship we should … Read More

On Bhava, transcendental emotions

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Introduction smarantaḥ smārayantaś ca mitho ‘ghaugha-haraṁ harim bhaktyā samjātayā bhaktyā bibhraty utpulakāṁ tanum “When devotees discuss subjects dealing with the Supreme Lord, who can cleanse the heart of His devotee from all … Read More

The pure devotees feel pain?

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Question I would like to know if a pure devotee of Srila Prabhupada’s level experiences the conditions of suffering and happiness that the body receives in this world. Someone is telling me … 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

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

On defending and the other necessities of the material body

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Answer to a question Dear devotee, Srila Prabhupada mentions various times the four necessities of the soul identified with a material body, which are eating, sleeping, mating and defending. In Caitanya Caritamrita … Read More

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