Philosophy

Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 63
BY: SUN STAFF - 29.6 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...
Apasampradayas: Jata-gosanis
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.6 2018 Religious Mendicants in Benares Prabhupada: "There were thirteen pseudo Vaisnavas, thirteen sects: Aula, Baula, Karttabhaja, Neda, Daravesa, Sani, Sahajiya, Sakhibheki. Sani community... You have heard that in London there is a Sani community. Sani Hindu...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 62
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part Two 1:9:3:13...Read more...
Bad Chanting
By Mahatma Das - 27.6 2018 When Bad Chanting Becomes the Norm, You’re in Trouble There is something I’ve noticed about my japa over the years: Bad habits don’t die easily. Prabhupada said chanting produces more chanting. But the question is what kind of “more...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 61
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – Third Brâhmana, Part One 1:9:3:1...Read more...
Wait Until I Am Dead
By Kavicandra Swami - 26.6 2018 Whenever a devotee leaves his or her body, we hear so much praise of them. Everyone becomes happy to be absorbed glorifying a devotee. It seems that we do not do enough of praising devotees while they are with us. Of course a devotee should not be hankering to...Read more...
The Highest Compassion
By Niranjana Swami - 25.6 2018 atmaupamyena sarvatra samam pasyati yo ‘rjuna sukham va yadi va duhkham sa yogi paramo matah TRANSLATION He is a perfect yogi who, by comparison to his own self, sees the true equality of all beings, in both their happiness and their distress, O...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 60
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – Second Brâhmana, Part Two...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 59
BY: SUN STAFF - 21.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – Second Brâhmana, Part One THE PATN...Read more...
Apasampradayas: Sani-sahajiyas
BY: SUN STAFF - 20.6 2018 Enticement of Sex Life "When Buddhism declined in India, and Hinduism had not yet risen on her horizon in the fullness of its glorious revival, when the idea of a higher life inspired by a keen sense of mortality and introspection, which was dominant spirit...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 58
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – First Brâhmana, Part Two 1:9:1:13...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 57
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.6 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 Ninth Adhyâya – First Brâhmana, Part One 1:9:1:1...Read more...
The Self: Who are we?
By Urmila Devi Dasi - 18.6 2018 Sanskrit Terms for Self: Definition and Use in Sacred Literature of the Vedas There are two basic words for self in Sanskrit, the original language of India, as well as the language of philosophers and theologians there today. The first term is ātmā or ātman...Read more...
Shankaracarya's Misinterpretation of Krsna's Personal Form
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.6 2018 Vasudeva Narayana   "Vasudeva, Sankarsana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha constitute this second quadruple. They are purely transcendental."   "Purport: Sripada Sankaracarya has misleadingly explained the quadruple form (catur-vyuha) in his...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 56
BY: SUN STAFF - 14.6 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 – Third Brâhmana, Part Three 1:8:3:...Read more...
Everything for Krishna and nothing for me
By editor - 13.6 2018 “Everything for Krishna and nothing for me.” Giriraja Swami: After hearing so many complaints from so many devotees, Srila Prabhupada called a meeting of all the devotees. Practically all the devotees in the temple came into Srila Prabhupada’s room,...Read more...
Arjuna’s Penance & Pasupataastra.
By editor - 12.6 2018 The best of the stories about the astras, is from the best story of all times, the Mahabharata, and presents two of the most excellent individuals in the pantheon of India’s puranas, Shiva and Arjuna. These epics have been written and re-written by countless...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 55
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.6 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 – Third Brâhmana, Part Two 1:8:3:11...Read more...
The Mayavada School
BY: SUN STAFF - 12.6 2018 Sri Sankaracarya "The Mayavadis say that the world created by maya is false, and that actually there is no living entity but only one spiritual effulgence. They further say that God is imaginary, that people think of God only because of ignorance, and that...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 54
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.6 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 – Third Brâhmana, Part One SÛ...Read more...
Dvaitadvaita of Nimbarka
BY: SUN STAFF - 11.6 2018 "Nimbarka's philosophical position is known as 'Dvaita-advaita' or 'Bhedabheda'. The categories of existence, according to him, are three, i.e., 'cit', 'acit', and 'Isvara'. Cit and acit are different from Isvara, in...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 53
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 53 BY: SUN STAFF - 8.6 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...Read more...
AM I THE ENJOYER?
By Vraja Bihari Das - 7.6 2018 In this part of chapter Krishna summarizes how activities are performed. There are five causes of action which are – The Place of Action, The Body, the Soul, The senses of Karma and finally Krishna. So the inherent sense of right or wrong are caused by these...Read more...
Adi Shankaracharya
Why a new encounter with Adi Shankaracharya, India’s greatest intellectual, is essential By David Frawley - 7.6 2018 In his book, Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker, former diplomat Pavan K. Varma explores the continued relevance of his teachings by...Read more...
The Kumara Sampradaya
BY: SUN STAFF - 7.6 2018 The Four Kumaras and Sri Nimbarka "Brahmaji wanted to create the whole cosmic situation as it was in the previous millennium, and because, in the last devastation, knowledge of the Absolute Truth was altogether erased from the universe, he desired that the...Read more...
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