Posts Tagged ‘radha’

The Impetus for Sense Gratification

The Impetus for Sense Gratification by Srila Bhakti Kumuda Santa Gosvami Maharaja Categories of Jivas We observe many types of jivas around us. A jiva is a conscious being: “jivati iti jivah – that which has life is a jiva.” They have been divided into five categories, namely,


"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 […]

The embodied soul

Bhagavad-gītā As It Is 2.13 dehino 'smin yathā dehe kaumāraḿ yauvanaḿ jarā tathā dehāntara-prāptir dhīras tatra na muhyati As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. A sober person is not bewildered by such a change. PURPORT Since […]