Philosophy

Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 50
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.6 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Eighth Adhyâya – First Brâhmana, Part Two 1:8:1:16...Read more...
The God particle: A Vedic Perspective
By editor - 1.6 2018 The Higgs — famously dubbed “the God particle,” is so fundamental to the universe that, in its absence, nothing could exist. The subatomic particle is thought to create a sort of force field that permeates the cosmos and imbues other particles with the...Read more...
The Story of Chanakya's Death
Mahaveer Sanglikar  - 1.6 2018   Although his existence is disputed, Chanakya is a very popular figure in India. Thousands of books have been written on his life in various Indian languages, as well as dramas, TV serials, and few movies. But the Chanakya discussed there is based...Read more...
The Intrinsic Incompatibility of Scientific Discoveries
BY: D. DAS - 31.5 2018 Quite recently I was accosted and forcibly made to hear about a discovery in genetics which is seemingly disproving any need for the generally despised and doubted law of karma: "....the genetic imprint in our DNA caused by memory inherent in our cells is what...Read more...
The Siva Sampradaya
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.5 2018 Lord Siva as Guru, Visnuswami and Vamana Avatara "Lord Siva is described here as caracara-guru, the spiritual master of all animate and inanimate objects. He is sometimes known as Bhutanatha, which means "the worshipable deity of the dull-headed."...Read more...
Ramanujacarya's Visistadvaita-vada
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.5 2018 Srivaisnava Thirumann   "This representation of Namam on the Vaisnava's forehead is known as Thirumann, which means the sacred earth (dust). Namam consists of three vertical lines joined at the base, the two outer white lines signifying the worship...Read more...
The Laksmi Sampradaya
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.5 2018 Laksmi and Sri Ramanujacarya "The Ramanuja-sampradaya, they are called Sri-sampradaya. They worship Laksmi-Narayana. Everyone worships the Lord and His potency, spiritual potency. Just like we worship Radha-Krsna, similarly, the Ramanuja-sampradaya, they...Read more...
“I Thought Vipralambha-Seva Is The Highest Thing”
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 28.5 2018 We may read or hear some gurus say that Sri Vrndavana Dhama is the land of Sambhoga, or meeting with Lord Krishna. Devotees might think this is at odds with what Srila Prabhupada taught us in Krishna Book and Srimad Bhagavatam tenth canto. Does not...Read more...
The Tattva-Vadis
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.5 2018 Raghavendra Swami, Madhava Tattva-Vadi Proponent "The only qualification that I see in your sampradaya is that you accept the form of the Lord as truth." "Purport: Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu wanted to point out to the Tattvavadi acarya, who belonged...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 46
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part Three 1:7:3...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 45
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part Two 1:7:3:...Read more...
Lord Caitanya's Tattva: Acintya-bhedabheda
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.54 2018 Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu accepted the doctrine of Sri Madhvacarya, while at the same time recognizing certain important aspects contained in the tattva of the other three Vaisnava sampradayas. Lord Caitanya brought these teachings together in the perfection of...Read more...
Dvaita of Madhvacarya
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.5 2018 Sri Madhvacarya   The line of the Brahma Sampradaya. vede ramayane caiva purane bharate tatha adavante ca madhye ca visnu sarvatra giyate Harivamsa "In the Vedas, Ramayana, Puranas and the Mahabharata, from the beginning till end, and also in...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 44
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part One...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 43
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Second Brâhmana, Part Two 1:7:2:...Read more...
The Brahma Sampradaya
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.5 2018 Lord Brahma and Sri Madhvacarya "Brahma is mahajana. Or there are twelve, twelve mahajanas stated in the sastras, and Brahma is one of them. Svayambhu. Brahma's name is Svayambhu. The other day we were discussing Svayambhu. Or Atmabhu. Atmabhu. Because he...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 42
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.5 2018   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – Second Brâhmana THE CHIEF OFFERINGS. 1:7:2:1 - 1. Verily, whoever exists, he, in being born, is born as (owing) a debt...Read more...
The Four Vaisnava Sampradayas
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.5 2018 Vaisnava Sampradaya Acaryas Lord Caitanya with Acaryas: Sri Nimbarka, Sri Ramanujacarya, Sri Madhvacarya, Sri Visnuswami (from top center, clockwise)   "Vamana, Brahma, Ananta Sesha and Sanaka Kumara will appear as brahmanas by the order of Visnu,...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 41
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Seventh Adhyâya – First Brâhmana 1:7:1:1 - 1. He (...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 40
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Sixth Adhyâya – Fourth Brâhmana SPECIAL...Read more...
The Serpent Kaliya – The Hidden Meaning
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.5 2018 By HDG Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur, published in Sree Sajjanatoshani (The Harmonist), May 1932. "There is a beautiful lake of very sweet water in the Yamuna, which bears the name of Kaliya. This lake happened to be infested by a most...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 39
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Sixth Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part Two 1:6:3:23...Read more...
How Much Can You Tolerate?
By Giriraj Swami - 14.3 2018 As long as we are in the material world, we must suffer–pain caused by others, pain caused by our own bodies and minds, pain caused by acts of nature. And unless we can tolerate, we cannot live in this world. But how much can a person tolerate? Should we...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 38
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.5 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices Sixth Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana 1:6:3:1 - 1....Read more...
Pancaratrika-vidhi versus Bhagavad-vidhi
By Nrsimha Kavaca dasa - 11.5 2018 The world around us is changing at an ever-increasing rate. The notion of keeping up with the changing world may have relevance in devotional service. But is this perspective relevant in all areas of our practices of bhakti? Are there some elements of...Read more...
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