varnashrama dharma

Honor Ascends

“According to the three modes of material nature and the work ascribed to them, the four divisions of human society were created by Me. And, although I am the creator of this system, you should know that I am yet… Read More ›

Perfection of Occupational Duty

“The perfection of one’s occupational duty, whether in the sphere of duty to oneself, one’s community or one’s nation, is judged by the degree to which the Lord is satisfied.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 3.2.32 Purport) Download this episode (right… Read More ›

Muscle Memory

“This institutional function of human society is known as the system of varnashrama-dharma, which is quite natural for the civilized life. The varnashrama institution is constructed to enable one to realize the Absolute Truth. It is not for artificial domination… Read More ›

The Saintly Class

“Let me offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Krishna, who is the worshipable Deity for all brahminical men, who is the well-wisher of cows and brahmanas, and who is always benefiting the whole world. I offer my repeated obeisances to… Read More ›

A High Birth

“A person’s conduct and character explain whether they are from a high or low family, whether they are heroic or just falsely proud and arrogant, and whether they are pure or impure.” (Lord Rama, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 109)… Read More ›

Class Distinctions

“The common religion of all classes of human beings, regardless of whosoever and whatsoever one may be, is devotional service. Even the animals may be included in devotional service to the Lord, and the best example is set by Shri… Read More ›

Krishna is For Everyone

  Question: “How can you (Krishna’s Mercy) support a military that commits violence in order to protect a society which revolves around materialism?” Answer: God and His teachings are for everyone. One shouldn’t make distinctions as to who is allowed… Read More ›