Philosophy

Dialectical Spiritualism: Jean-Paul Sartre, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) Hayagriva dasa: Although man has no determined nature other...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Jean-Paul Sartre, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) Syamasundara dasa: Sartre maintains that man is condemned to be...Read more...
Fluidity in Guru-tattva
BY: CAITANYA DAS - 26.9 2017 Considering guru-tattva is a very fluid principle, in the sense that Sri Guru can appear in any number of ways, diksa, siksa, and even through speakers not immediately recognised as Sri Guru, it behooves our society not to overly legislate in that regard. If one...Read more...
Teachings from Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Goswami
By Niranjana Swami - 25.9 2017 So, this afternoon I just opened up and started to read from this book Amrta-vani, teachings from Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami Maharaja. I read a lot from this book, I like different references that are given here. They are very philosophical and I...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Jean-Paul Sartre, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) Hayagriva dasa: Sartre believes that the task of existentialism...Read more...
Clear Conception of God
By His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada - 22.9 2017 By developing genuine devotional qualities, one’s understand of God becomes clear and perfectarjuna uvacasenayor ubhayor madhyeratham sthapaya me ‘cyutayavad etan nirikse ‘hamyoddhu-kaman avasthitankair...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Jean-Paul Sartre
Dialectical Spiritualism: Jean-Paul Sartre BY: SUN STAFF Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) Hayagriva dasa: Descartes and...Read more...
The Science of Shvetashvatara Upanishad
Posted by Karthikeyan Sreedharan - 20.9 2017 We have already studied the science of all the ten Principal Upaniṣads (Daśopaniṣads). Now, in this article we take up for study the Śvetāśvatara Upaniṣad which does not belong to those ten, but is considered at par with them in view of the...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Syamasundara dasa: Whereas Hegel emphasized...Read more...
Significance of Sannyasa
Bhakti Rasamrita Swami - 19.9 2017 A Deeper Understanding of the Significance of Sannyasa (in Kali-yuga) Excerpt of a lecture given by HH Bhakti Rasamrita Swami at the Sannyasa Candidate Training Seminar in Mayapura. There is a verse in the Puranas that states that sannyasa is...Read more...
The Transcendental Effects of the Holy Name
By editor - 19.9 2017 Sri Namamrta 1. The Holy Name Revives One’s Dormant, Eternal Krsna Consciousness 2. The Role of the Holy Name in the Progression of Devotional Service 3. The Holy Name Frees One from the Reactions to Sins 4. By Chanting the Holy Name, the Mind Becomes...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Syamasundara dasa: Kierkegaard sees self-realization...Read more...
Healing
Purnacandra Goswami - 18.9 2017 The following is an excerpt from Purnacandra Goswami’s “Unspoken Obstacles on the Path to Bhakti” Thrown from the Horse Have you ever experienced an emotion rearing its head and throwing you? I was thrown off a horse at the age of twelve...Read more...
Traditional Source Of The Vedas
By editor - 15.9 2017 It may be asked, how were the Vedas established? What were their origins? What is their history? How were they divided and why does it seem that there are different paths to choose from within the Vedas? First of all there are two ways to answer these questions: one...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Hayagriva dasa: Kierkegaard says that we should "renounce...Read more...
The standard of valid knowledge
By editor - 13.9 2017 (based on Sri Jiva Goswami's Tattva-sandarbha, 9-26) "Admission of ignorance is the first step in developing knowledge." Four defects of the conditioned beings Vedas as the source of transcendental knowledge Itihasas and Puranas superior to the Vedas...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.8 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Hayagriva dasa: In defining love, Kierkegaard points...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Syamasundara dasa: Kierkegaard would say that...Read more...
Analogies for Preaching
By editor - 11.9  2017 Authorities and Lawyers (2:10:51) Any question that is put forward may be answered by quoting the authority, and that satisfies the saner section. That is the system even in the law court. The best lawyer gives evidence from the past judgement of the court...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Syamasundara dasa: Kierkegaard observed three basic stages in a...Read more...
What Is Mind
By Bhanu Swami - 8.9 2017 What Is Mind? A Bhagavatam Conception of Mind 2. Story of Puranjana King Puranjana had unlimited desires for sense enjoyment. Consequently he traveled all over the world to find a place where all his desires could be fulfilled. Unfortunately he found a feeling...Read more...
Absolute Truth and Relative Topics
Murari Krsna Das - 7.9 2017 The material world is ever changing. Could the idea of an ultimate conclusion be utopia only? The whole idea in philosophy is to reach the platform of knowing or perception of the Absolute Truth, in order to achieve liberation. Ultimately, this is a problem of...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Soren Aabye Kierkegaard
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XII. EXISTENTIALISM  Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855) Hayagriva dasa: Kierkegaard, a Danish philosopher, a...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: John Dewey, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XI. AMERICAN PRAGMATISM  John Dewey (1859 - 1952) Syamasundara dasa: Dewey felt that the desirable course of...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: John Dewey, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 4.9 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. XI. AMERICAN PRAGMATISM  John Dewey (1859 - 1952) Syamasundara dasa: Dewey writes: "The good man is the man...Read more...
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