vyasadeva

Preparing Tradition

“This transcendental literature is especially prepared by Shrila Vyasadeva to give the utmost satisfaction to the people in general by narration of the activities of the Lord, as instructed by Shri Narada Muni to Shrila Vyasadeva.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam,… Read More ›

Vyasa Puja 2012

“Those who are on this path are resolute in purpose, and their aim is one. O beloved child of the Kurus, the intelligence of those who are irresolute is many-branched.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.41) Okay, so you have your principles…. Read More ›

Daily Reminder

“The fallen souls are very eager to receive novel information every day, and the transcendentalists like Vyasadeva or Narada can supply such eager people in general with unlimited news from the spiritual world. In the Bhagavad-gita it is said that… Read More ›

Broken English

“Even if transcendental literature is written in faulty language, it is acceptable if it is written by a devotee, whereas so-called transcendental literature written by a mundane scholar, even if it is a very highly polished literary presentation, cannot be… Read More ›

Comparing Ramayanas

“O best of men, today, by worshiping You, Rama who is the greatest of all the gods, my religious practices have become fruitful and my ascension to the heavenly realm will surely take place.” (Shabari speaking to Lord Rama, Valmiki… Read More ›

Tradeoffs

“My dear King, although Kali-yuga is full of faults, there is still one good quality about this age. It is that simply by chanting the holy name of Krishna, one can become free from material bondage and be promoted to… Read More ›

Vyasa Puja 2010

“I offer my respectful obeisances unto my spiritual master, who with the torchlight of knowledge has opened my eyes, which were blinded by the darkness of ignorance.” (Gautamiya Tantra) How do we find God? How do we find the proper… Read More ›

Shastra and Guru

“The forgetful conditioned soul is educated by Krishna through the Vedic literatures, the realized spiritual master and the Supersoul. Through these, he can understand the Supreme Personality of Godhead as He is, and he can understand that Lord Krishna is… Read More ›