Archive for the ‘Refutations and questions about other philosophies’ Category



THE IMPORTANCE OF SADHU SANGA

  108 Srila Prabhupada Quotes compiled by Isa prabhu “There are many societies and associations of pure devotees, and if someone with just a little faith begins to associate with such societies, his advancement to pure devotional service is rapid.” From the Nectar of devotion by Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Chapter 19 On the Importance of […]



THE ULTIMATE REALIZATION IS BHAGAVAN NOT THE IMPERSONAL BRAHMAN

REALIZING THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH Factually, one who has got real realization, he knows the Absolute Truth is realized in three features, according to one’s capacity. The Absolute Truth is one. The example may be given: just like the sun-god, the sun planet, and the sunshine. They are one. But according to the capacity, we are, […]



LORD CHAITANYA SPEAKS OF THE HARE KRISHNA MAHA MANTRAS GLORIES

The Glories of Chanting the Hare Krishna Maha mantra, explained by Lord Caitanya. With evidences from the following authentic Vedic scriptures. There are many more. The Srimad-bhagavatam, The Laghu Bhagavatamrita,The Kurma Purana, The Skanda Purana, The Brhan-naradiya Purana, The Brahmanda Purana, The Vahni Purana, The Brhan-naradiya Purana,The Srimad-bhagavatam Mahapurana, The Vishnu-dharmottara, The Nrsingha Purana, The […]



Causeless Mercy. Taking Siksa from Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja.

Mathura – May 29, 1993 Originally published by the Harikatha team The following is Part Two of one of numerous darsanas (informal meetings) held by Srila Narayana Gosvami Maharaja for some of the ISKCON gurus and other senior ISKCON devotees. This darsana took place on May 29, 1993, in Mathura.



CHANTING THE HARE KRISHNA MANTRA IS MORE EFFECTIVE THEN MEDITATION

An interview with Srila Prabhupada SAN FRANCISCO – March 09, 1968 Interviewer: Your Grace, what is the basis of your teachings? Prabhupāda: The basis of this teaching is Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. I have already published my book, this Bhagavad-gītā As It Is. This book is not new. It is very old book, at least […]



THE PERFECTION OF ONENESS

The perfect conception of oneness in relation to the Supersoul and the soul. As explained by Srila Prabhupada. Original Sanskrit stated 5000 years ago dagdhāśayo mukta-samasta-tad-guṇo naivātmano bahir antar vicaṣṭe parātmanor yad-vyavadhānaṁ purastāt svapne yathā puruṣas tad-vināśe Srimad Bhagavatam 4.22.27 When a person becomes devoid of all material desires and liberated from all material qualities, […]



CLEARING TWO SEEDS OF APASIDDHANTA

  Clearing two seeds of apasiddhanta By Mukunda das Prabhu 1. Guru does not have to be a realized soul 2. The Ritvik System of post samadhi initiation was ordered by Srila Prabhupada . I have decided there is no better way to answer these two points of controversy than to post Srila Prabhupadas own […]



LIVING STILL IN SOUND

LIVING STILL IN SOUND by Bhagavat Maharaja Yesterday was Srila Haridasa Thakuras Disappearance day in USA. So I thought I would discuss the Poem that Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura wrote regarding his disappearance. I am in the process of writing my thesis on transcendental sound vibration, its difference from material sound and how transcendental sound manifests […]



IF HE HAD NOT COME

    By Sri Srimad Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja August 25, 2008 [This year, 2017, the auspicious appearance day of Srila Prabhupada Bhaktivedanta Svami Maharaja is on August 16 (in America). The following is a first-time-published transcription of Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Gosvami Maharaja glorifying Srila Prabhupada twelve years ago on this same day (August 28, […]



HAPPY JANMASTAMI TO ALL

Sri Krishnachandrastakam by Srila Krishnadasa Kaviraja Goswami ambudAJjanendra-nIla-nindi-kAnti-DambaraH kuGkumodyad-arka-vidyud-aMzu-divyad-ambaraH zrImad-aGga-carcitendu-pItanAkta-candanaH svAGghri-dAsyado stu me sa ballavendra-nandanaH His abundantly beautiful complexion belittles the splendour of combined rain-clouds, black eye cosmetics, and sapphires.His garments appear effulgent like a rising sun tinted like kunkum powder and enhanced by shining bolts of lightning.His perfectly-formed limbs are anointed with sandalwood paste […]