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Jagadananda Das
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Prema-bhakti sadhaka.
Prema-bhakti sadhaka.

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Bhagavān Can Only Be Realized Through Bhakti
Being forced to work on one task to the exclusion of allowing my brain to free range is the kind of painful discipline that has been absent from my life. It is in all likelihood the reason for my relative lack of accomplishments. My entire being seems to fi...

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Theology at 120 degrees.
Vishakha posted the following excerpt from Prof. Klaus Klostermaier 's book Hindu and Christian in Vrindavan, from the chapter entitled “ Theology at 120 degrees Fahrenheit .” She must have been feeling the onset of the hot season herself. It is now here in...

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Theology at 120 degrees.
Vishakha posted the following excerpt from Prof. Klaus Klostermaier 's book Hindu and Christian in Vrindavan, from the chapter entitled “ Theology at 120 degrees Fahrenheit .” She must have been feeling the onset of the hot season herself. It is now here in...

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For all places and all times
I spoke the other day about the Bhakti Sandarbha and the explanation given there of the verse etāvad eva jijñāsyaṁ tattva-jijñāsunātmanaḥ anvaya-vyatirekābhyāṁ yat syāt sarvatra sarvadā One who is inquiring into the truth of the Self should inquire only unt...

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Humility and Prema
I was listening to some devout Christian fundamentalist thoughts of "revival" and was struck by one dominant thought that pervaded the discourse. It might be said to be the essence of the sadhana this particular sect proposes. In Christianity, one cultivate...

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Compassion means Krishna katha
I mentioned yesterday that I have started a new regime, only coming on line once a day. Prior to that, I was watching a number of Christian websites and videos and getting a bit of a feel for various branches of Christian thought. I found out that for some,...

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Hot season in Vrindavan... and bhajan
Going through Bhakti Sandarbha 115, coincidentally on the same day my Internet prepaid ran out... This verse stood out for me... sā hānis tan mahac-chidraṁ saḥ mohaḥ sa ca vibhramaḥ yan-muhūrtaṁ kṣaṇaṁ vāpi vāsudevo na cintyate Even a moment, even an instan...

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Yugal bhajan diagram
I have been sitting on the following diagram for several weeks now, but got caught up in various distractions, but lately some additional insights have come and so I now come back to it and share it, for the pleasure of the devotees. I have been working on ...

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What is Sex For?
Truth Dig published an interesting excerpt from a book by Robert Jensen called “The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men” , which begins with the question of sexual equality and prostitution. "How can a society achieve a meaningful level of justice i...

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New Introduction Jiva Tirtha Sanskrit
This book is the first draft of a Sanskrit text book that was used in the 2016-2017 academic year at the Jiva Institute in Vrindavan. It is still in need of revision and refinement, which will be undertaken during the next academic year of the Jiva Tirtha c...
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