Philosophy

Impersonalism and the Doomed to Fail Attempt to Judge Sadhus
By Madhavananda Das - 22.8 2018 The proud practice of using our dull material senses to try to judge who is sadhu and who is not is the same as the neti neti endeavor of the impersonalists. The impersonalists try to understand what is spirit by using their material senses. “Net, neti...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 88
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agnyâ...Read more...
Lord Balarama: Who is He
Compiled by Sri Nandanandana Das - 20.8 2018 Sometimes people ask who is Lord Balarama? And the answer is that He is the brother of Lord Krishna. However, He does many things besides that. How we understand this is to first recognize that, according to Vedic scripture such as the Srimad...Read more...
KUBERA: GOD OF WEALTH
By editor - 17.8 2018 Kubera holds a variety of titles within Hinduism, most notably being the god of wealth and riches. He is also regarded as the god of fertility, a tutelary household spirit, the protector of sailors and god of the dead (Coulter and Turner 283). In the Satapatha...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 87
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...Read more...
Why the Warrior Form of Hanuman is Relevant Today
Dr David Frawley - 16.8 2018 If  we look deeply at the story of Hanuman he is first and foremost a great warrior who has inspired warriors and armies throughout history, including those who defended India from invaders and protected its temples from destruction. Yet unlike Arjuna in the...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 86
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agnyâdhâna...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 85
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 84
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...Read more...
​Sankirtana: Welfare for All Beings
By Dayananda Dasa - 14.8 2018 From Back to Godhead “Is chanting all that your religion does? Don’t you do welfare or anything like that?” Alex, my barber, works at the Pilatos salon in Queens, New York, on the cusp of a Hispanic neighborhood. The salon has mostly Latino...Read more...
Guru-parampara: The List of 32
BY: ROCANA DASA - 13.8 2018 Today we begin a serial presentation of the article, "Guru-parampara: The List of 32". Originally published in 2012 as a single lengthy article, we hope that this serial version will encourage our readers to again consider parampara history as it relates...Read more...
Modern Darwinism, Modern Eugenics
BY: SUN STAFF - 13.8 2018 Charles Darwin   Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was introduced to the world in the 1860's - quite recent, when considered on the timeline of modern history. Today, Darwinist theory is perhaps most commonly known for being the cause of great...Read more...
The forest of material enjoyment
By Candramauli Swami - 13.8 2018 jivasya samsrtir bahvir avidya-karma-nirmitah yasv anga pravisann atma na veda gatim atmanah TRANSLATION: There are varieties of material existence for the living entity according to the work he performs in ignorance or forgetfulness of his real...Read more...
Intelligence and Example
By editor - 13.8 2018 By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Lecture given in Hyderabad, December 17, 1976 The most learned members of society should show others by example how to live peacefully and become Krishna conscious. saktah karmany avidvamso yatha kurvanti...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 83
BY: SUN STAFF - 10.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I....Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 82
BY: SUN STAFF - 9.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agny...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 81
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agny...Read more...
Evolution Or Production?
By Jnana Dasa - 7.8 2018 From Back to Godhead Implicit in current theories of evolution are two basic assumptions: first, that the myriad living forms have come into being exclusively by chance and the action of natural laws; and second, that consciousness and all life processes are...Read more...
Caitanya’s Sannyasa, Prabhupada’s Mercy
A Talk by Giriraj Swami - 7.8 2018 There is nothing as beautiful as pure love–the pure love between the Lord and the devotee, the pure love between the spiritual master and disciple, the pure love between pure souls. Such love was the subject of the class I gave on Sunday, January 17,...Read more...
Is black beautiful?
By BA Paramadvaiti Swami - 3.8 2018 The colours of this world mixed all together produce white, and absence of colour is black. Black is different. It's the entry door to a world which cannot be seen with your eyes. Black represents darkness and light represents enlightenment, therefore...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 80
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agny...Read more...
The Logician and Lord Caitanya
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.8 2018 Back To Godhead Vol. 01, No. 48, July 1, 1972. At the age of twenty-four years, Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu accepted sannyasa, the renounced order of spiritual life, and soon thereafter He set out for the holy city of Jagannatha Puri. Jagannatha Puri is a...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 79
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.8 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The Agny...Read more...
The Flag of Devotion
By Keshava Murari das - 1.8 2018 Arjuna and Krishna preparing for battle “The emblem of Hanuman on the flag of Arjuna is another sign of victory because Hanuman cooperated with Lord Rama in the battle between Rama and Ravana, and Lord Rama emerged victorious. Now both Rama and Hanuman...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 78
BY: SUN STAFF - 31.7 2018 A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   Second Kânda - The Agnyâdhâna, The Agnihotra, The Pindapitriyagña, The Âgrayaneshti, And The Kâturmâsyâni I. The...Read more...
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