Archive for April, 2012

Every Step A Dance, Every Word A Song

By Narasingha das The original article appeared in , Devarsi Find a "delicious peanut butter recipe" at the end of this article I pray to Srila Gurudeva for his blessings that I may always remember, with ever-growing gratitude and affection, his lotus feet and his words, all steeped in the love overflowing from his […]

That concocted, selfish figure within us is our enemy.

"That concocted, selfish figure within us is our enemy. The real self is hopelessly buried beneath the false ego. So great is the depth of our forgetfulness that we do not even know who we are."  bBy Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev Goswami Maharaja Srila Sridhar Maharaja Infinite Blissfulness This is Vaisnavism. If we can […]


"Whatever is subject to decay is material, not spiritual. Material gain always brings only temporary, flickering happiness." This is an exerpt from the booklet Beyond Liberation   Adapted From the Commentaries of His Divine Grace Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja and Compiled by BV Tridandi Svami.   Material Gains are not the ultimate path. By good […]

Who is Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī? by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda From The Rays Of The Harmonist, please see the foot note.   Question 1: Should sense-gratification and renunciation both be abandoned? Answer: Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu has instructed us to abandon both sense-gratification (bhoga) and renunciation (tyāga). To take in the material sensations of form, taste, scent, […]

There Is Another Nature

If this is not achieved, then all yoga exercise and all philosophical speculation are all nonsense, simply a waste of time. “There Is Another Nature” In November 1966 In New York, my Spiritual Master Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada spoke about understanding our real self interest as human beings. The verse below is from The Bhagavad […]

Some philosophers say God created this world in order to make a place where souls have an opportunity to enjoy happiness or become pious.

An excerpt from Sri Tattva Viveka An Analysis of Western Philosophies by Sri Bhaktivinode Thakura Posted on June 10, 2011 by Devarsi I always found the following words from Srila Bhaktivinodha Thakura amusing, liberating and revealing and amazingly straight forward and completely to the point. His Book Sri Tattva Viveka An Analysis of Western Philosophies […]