Philosophy

3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life
By  AnonHQ, Arjun Walia- 12.5 2017 3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life, Locates His Body & Identifies The Man Who Murdered Him Reincarnation has remained on the fringe of scientific inquiry for a long time, despite a number of scientists urging the mainstream community to...Read more...
Karna
By Chaitanya Charan das - 28.9 2016 Setting the record straight about Mahabharata’s Karna Speaking on the Mahabharata outside Bharata – at Princeton During my visit to Central New Jersey, on 18th September, 2016, Govinda Prabhu and I spoke at Princeton University on the topic...Read more...
Wonderful Krsna
By Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami - 19.1 2018 From Back to Godhead If God is inconceivable, as the scriptures state, can we really know anything about Him? Sri Isopanisad states that Krsna is simultaneously very far away and very close. The Vedic scripturesencourage us: The best way...Read more...
Don’t Compromise Your Principles
By Mahatma das - 19.1 2018 Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other. ~ Mark Twain The first thing Srila Prabhupada explained to a friend of mine in their three hour meeting on how to run his business was this: “Don’t compromise your...Read more...
Vedic Yoga and the Three Gunas
By David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) - 18.1 2018 Vedic Deities The Vedas present a vast pantheon of deities (devatas) on many different levels, often said to be innumerable or infinite in number. For a specific number the Gods are said to be 3339 in total. This number is clearly a play on...Read more...
Why Varna is Not Caste
By editor - 16.1 2018 The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by birth. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts: The Four Varna system of...Read more...
An Essential Service
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.1 2018 By HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, 'Back To Godhead', Nov 05, 1956, Vol. 03, No. 11. "Back to Godhead" is published fortnightly to enlighten modern leaders, religionists, philosophers and the people in general on Rational Theism. It is...Read more...
False Idea
BY: PRAHLADA NRSIMHA DAS - 11.1 2018 We all know that we came into this material world and fell down in a conditioned state because we developed envy towards Krsna. We wanted to be Krsna ourselves or we just simply refused to contribute to His happiness. There are many scenarios. Srila...Read more...
WHEN ALLAH ACCEPTS RASAGULLA
By editor - 9.1 2018 One look at Dr Zakir Naik’s fiery speech in the high-tech video, “Allah in the Vedas” and we are left wondering, “Is Allah really mentioned in Vedas?” Dr Naik emphatically claims that the four Vedas and the Upanishads that are sacred to the...Read more...
KRISHNA IN QURAN
By editor - 9.1 2018 Why the reticent Moshin from Iran is now known as Dhananjaya? He is well read in the scriptures of their native religion, but most importantly, he is open minded, and he is the fortunate recipients of the mercy of Lord Krishna. God is understood by different religions...Read more...
HAMSA RAHASYA: The Secret of Hamsa
By Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) - 9.1 2018 Shiva Yoga and Hamsa The Hamsa is one of the key concepts in Vedic, Yogic and Tantric thought. Along with the Kundalini, it holds many secrets of deeper Yoga practices. Indeed without understanding the Hamsa, the Kundalini force...Read more...
Fulfilling our longing for love
By Chaitanya Charan das - 8.1 2018 Love is our innermost longing. Gita wisdom declares that our longing for love is best fulfilled when we learn to love Krishna. Let’s understand this central Gita teaching in five parts: Loving Krishna enables our love to break free from all...Read more...
Western Esoteric Traditions
By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) - 5.1 2018 Global Esoteric Traditions Esoteric, mystical, and occult traditions have been widely connected worldwide as far back as we can trace their history. These often secret teachings cross over realms of healing, astrology, alchemy, Yoga,...Read more...
Secrets of the Five Pranas
By David Frawley - 5.1 2018 Following article by David Frawley adopted from his book Yoga and Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-realization All that exists in the three heavens rests in the control of Prana. As a mother her children, oh Prana, protect us and give us splendor and wisdom...Read more...
The Secret of the Soma Plant
By editor - 5.1 2018 Note: the following article is based upon Vamadeva’s extensive study of Vedic texts in the original Sanskrit and his work with Ayurveda and herbs. Soma is a great deity, cosmic power and spiritual principle in Vedic thought. It also had its counterpart in the...Read more...
Philosophical Problems Within Social Awareness
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.1 2018 By HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhuada, from 'Back To Godhead', Apr 20, 1956, Vol. 03, No. 04. (470th Birth Anniversary of Lord Chaitanya) Albandaru Shri Jamunacharya said in his Stotraratna (In Devanagari:) ullanghita-trividha-sima-samatisayi...Read more...
Daikshika - Initiation
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.1 2018 Hari Bhakti-vilasa by Gopala Bhatta Goswami, translated by Kusakratha dasa. Second Vilasa Daikshika - Initiation 1. I offer my respectful obeisances to Sri Krishna Caitanyadeva, the master of the worlds, by whose mercy even a dog can easily swim across the...Read more...
Teaching and Disciplining in the Modes of Material Nature
By Bhurijana dasa - 4.1 2018 According to the Bhagavad-gita, one’s activities can either be in goodness, passion, or ignorance.  There is no being existing, either here or among the demigods in the higher planetary systems, which is freed from these three modes born of material...Read more...
The God Particle
By Caitanya Carana Dasa - 2.1 2018 The God Particle – Is there Anything Godly About it There’s a particle more important than the Higgs boson, and we should be investigating it. Does ‘the God particle’ disprove the existence of God?” a young man asked me...Read more...
Catching frogs after church
By Mayesvara Das ACBSP - 2.1 2018 Any parent who has raised a child knows they will sometimes get into mischief that may even be dangerous or problematic. In my case, I drove my mother crazy because I loved to play in the water. It was readily available in the stream that flowed down...Read more...
A Brahmin's Livelihood
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.12 2017 A selection of excerpts from Sri Padma Purana. Describing how a brahmin should earn his livelihood, Lord Brahma said to Narad: "Alms, which a brahmin gets without making any demand for it is called Vritta. 'Unchhavritti' is even better than Vritti,...Read more...
Sastras and Time
BY: D. DAS - 28.12 2017 Inspired by Mathuresa prabhu's well written and detailed inquisitive reflections on different concepts of time and called "Time the Winkless God", I am presenting this short contribution as a possibly additional angle of approach to trying to...Read more...
God and Science
By Jonathan B. Edelmann - 28.12 2017 God and Science: Christian and Vaisnava Perspectives This phenomenal world or material world in which we are placed is complete in itself because the twenty-four elements of which this material universe is a temporary manifestation, according to Sankhya...Read more...
The Supreme Person
By Krishna Dharma Das - 27.12 2017 In its most recent survey on the subject of God, the National Centre for Social Research found that some ninety percent of us claim to be believers. One in five even said they had no doubts about God’s existence. Such statistics are perhaps surprising...Read more...
Where is Godhead?
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.12 2017 By HDG A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada - Back To Godhead, Jun 20, 1956, Vol 03, No. 08. Is it possible to see Him? In the Secretariat Buildings in New Delhi there is an inscription on the stone that Liberty does not descend upon a people but it has...Read more...
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