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  • The Persistence Layer

    “It is said in the Vedic literature that innumerable universes issue forth when Maha-Vishnu exhales in His yoga-nidra, and innumerable universes enter His body when He again inhales. We have to imagine that these universes, which, according to our limited… Read More ›

  • Five Schemes Of The Mind From Recent Times

    “In dreams we sometimes enjoy eating sweet rice and sometimes suffer as if one of our beloved family members had died. Because the same mind and body exist in the same material world of duality when we are awake, the… Read More ›

  • Five People Who Dampen My Enthusiasm

    “He quickly becomes righteous and attains lasting peace. O son of Kunti, declare it boldly that My devotee never perishes.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.31) Download this episode (right click and save) क्षिप्रं भवति धर्मात्मा शश्वच्-छान्तिं निगच्छति कौन्तेय प्रतिजानीहि न मे… Read More ›

  • The Four Sanskrit Terms To Chaitanya’s Conclusion

    “Lord Chaitanya instructed the mass of people in the sankhya philosophy of achintya-bhedabheda-tattva, which maintains that the Supreme Lord is simultaneously one with and different from His creation. Lord Chaitanya taught this philosophy through the chanting of the holy name… Read More ›

  • Five Examples of Svartha

    “When your personal and supreme interests can be easily obtained from one place, it is not sensible for you in weakness to beg at the doors of others, O Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 54) Download this episode (right click and save) स्वारथ… Read More ›

  • As Spotless As The Swan

    “The individual soul and the Supersoul are both compared to swans (hamsa) because they are white, or uncontaminated. One swan, however, is superior and is the instructor of the other. When the inferior swan is separated from the other swan,… Read More ›

  • Made For The Moment

    “Savyasachin refers to one who can shoot arrows very expertly in the field; thus Arjuna is addressed as an expert warrior capable of delivering arrows to kill his enemies.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 11.33 Purport) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›

  • Five Things It Is Not The Time For

    “A human being should be inquisitive to know who he is, what the universe is, what God is, and what the relationship is between himself, God and the material world. Such questions cannot be asked by cats and dogs, but… Read More ›

  • Narasimha Chaturdashi 2022

    “Who could list the innumerable transcendental qualities of Prahlada Maharaja? He had unflinching faith in Vasudeva, Lord Krishna [the son of Vasudeva], and unalloyed devotion to Him. His attachment to Lord Krishna was natural because of his previous devotional service…. Read More ›

  • Not As Our Supplying Agent

    “O son of Kunti, all that you do, all that you eat, all that you offer and give away, as well as all austerities that you may perform, should be done as an offering unto Me.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 9.27)… Read More ›