Philosophy

Chakras
By editor - 15.11 2017 The connection between subtle and gross bodies             Many alternative forms of medicine in their analysis and treatment of disease now stress the connection between the subtle and gross bodies.  In...Read more...
 Vedic Cosmography and Astronomy
 Sadaputa das - 14.11 2017 Roughly speaking, by the "dimensionality" of space we mean the degree of access to other places that is possible at any given place for a conscious observer. This degree of access depends on the sensory arrangement of the observer, and thus we...Read more...
Choosing Your Authority
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 14.11 2017 One of the most fragile aspects of devotee interaction is the subject of obedience. Obedience to authority and obedience to devotee consensus is not always easy. Cooperation need not be blind. Lord Chaitanya showed us how. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was most...Read more...
After the Disappearance of Sri Guru
By Sri Srimad Gour Govinda Swami Maharaja - 13.11 2017 Part One: The Greatest Sorrow Edited by Madhavananda Das In Caitanya-caritāmṛta, madhya 8.248, it is mentioned how once Mahaprabhu asked Ray Ramananda, duḥkha-madhye kona duḥkha haya gurutara?— “Which...Read more...
IS HINDUISM CASTEIST
By editor - 8.11 2017 A perspective on the old allegation against Hinduism. Recently my attention was drawn to a political contro versy in South India. A few ‘lower caste’ men led an agitation. demanding the right to touch the deities and perform worship in a famous Krsna temple...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 11
BY: SUN STAFF The last in a series of Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Jung writes: "It is...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 10
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.11 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: In one of his last books. The Undiscovered...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 9
BY: SUN STAFF - 3.11 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Jung classifies five types of rebirth. One...Read more...
Reiki History and Practice
By Bhanu Swami - 2.11 2017 History In the mid 1800’s Mikao Usui, began his quest to discover the secrets of healing.  He spent some time as a child in the Tendai Buddhist monastery and later utilized his knowledge from Buddhism.  It is said he found certain texts, which...Read more...
Kartika does not end on the last day of Kartika!
By Giriraj dasa - 2.11 2017 There so many benedictions for the month of Kartika and we get constant reminders via email, messages on mobile and so many other mediums. The list grows only bigger by the day. “In the month of Kartik, which is very dear to Sri Hari, one who bathes early...Read more...
Misunderstood Renunciation
By Kesava Krsna Dasa - 2.11 2017 Does anyone aspire to become a sannyasi? Simply having this ambition in the first place is not the desire of a truly renounced person. On the other hand, all those who relish genuine taste in Krishna consciousness, will know what proper renunciation is. For...Read more...
Wonder of Creation
By Pran Gopinath Das - 31.10 2017 The universe around us appears to be orderly and symmetrical. The planets rotate perfectly in their orbits. Our bodies possess complex circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems. Even the atoms are highly structured. All this suggests that the universe...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 8
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Syamasundara dasa: Jung noticed male and female...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 30.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Jung believes that we are reborn because we...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Jung speaks of the paradox of death: from...Read more...
Controlling our urges
By Subhag Swami - 27.10 2017 Question: Maharaj, sometimes we try to restrain our urges such as eating less. For some time we can but after a while we feel dissatisfied and cannot continue with our practices. How can we practically apply this in our lives and maintain the standard? Answer:...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 25.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: When in Calcutta in 1938, Jung met some...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 24.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Recalling his difficulties in understanding...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 23.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Syamasundara dasa: Jung states that there are two basic...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.10 2017  Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Syamasundara dasa: Psychologists say that the...Read more...
Words of wisdom from Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura
By Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura - 19.10 2017 1. We are put to test and trial in this world. Only those who attend the kirtana of the devotees can succeed. 2. Every spot on earth where discourses on God are held is a place of pilgrimage. 3. Possession of objects not related to...Read more...
Brahma sutras (Vedanta sutras)
By editor - 18.10 2017 The Brahma sutras consists of 555 aphoristic verses (sutras) in four chapters. These verses are primarily about the nature of human existence and universe, and ideas about the metaphysical concept of Ultimate Reality called Brahman. The first chapter discusses the...Read more...
Three modes of material nature
By Chirag Dangarwala - 18.10 2017 In Bhagavad-Gita 14th Chapter, Lord Krishna explains the three modes of natures that are controlling the activities of all the living entities in the material world. Lord Krishna says, sattvaḿ rajas tama iti guṇāḥ prakṛti-sambhavāḥ nibadhnanti mahā-...Read more...
REINCARNATION – FACT OR FICTION?
By editor - 17.10 2017 Who am I? The science of the soul- of our Journey of Self Discovery course at the Ruparel College, a young boy raised his hand and claimed to be a case of reincarnation. An uneasy silence filled the room; is this someone trying to grab attention? But for those who knew...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Carl Jung
BY: SUN STAFF - 17.10 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XIII. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961) Hayagriva dasa: Jung gave the following criticism of...Read more...
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