Philosophy

Doubt and Certainty In Krishna Consciousness
By Suhotra Swami - 12.3 2018 In this article, Suhotra Swami discusses various approaches to acquiring knowledge. He examines this phenomena in terms of the three pramanas (pratyaksa, anumana and sabda), which are the recognised sources of knowledge in the Vaisnava tradition. Suhotra Swami...Read more...
Becoming Free From The Flaw Of Envy
By editor - 12.3 2018 “The word ‘envy’ is applied in many places and is used in connection to various things – envy of another’s good fortune, being disturbed at seeing the wealth of others, displeasure and jealousy etc. are some of the various examples....Read more...
Original Sporting Propensity
By Sarvabhauma Dasa - 9.3 2018 Sri Krishna and the Original Sporting Propensity From Back to Godhead Krishna is always engaged in sport, and when we try to imitate Him, we lose. When the 2017 Super Bowl game, the summit of American professional football, was held in Houston, a devotee...Read more...
The Mystical Pothi Oracle of Achyutananda Das
By editor - 12.9 2015     The sacred oracle (tamra pothi) of Achyutananda Das is a series of blank copper pages. Once a questioner has asked his questions, the answers mystically appear engraved on the blank pages. The following is an interview recorded Wednesday July 29, 1992...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices First Adhyâya - Fourth Brâhmana, Part Two 1:1:4:13 - 13. Now in...Read more...
Srimad Bhagavatam Class
HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami - 8.3 2018 Srimad Bhagavatam Class in Mayapur: The essence of all Vedic hymns Transcribed by Ananda Manjari dd HH Bhakti Caitanya Swami Caitanya Caritamrta, Adi Lila, 7.74 February 28th 2018 Mayapur Dhama Verse: nāma vinu kali-kāle nāhi āra dharma...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 6
BY: SUN STAFF - 6.3 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 First Adhyâya - Fourth Brâhmana 1:1:4:1 - 1. He now takes the...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 5
BY: SUN STAFF A serial presentation of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices First Adhyâya - Third Brâhmana 1:1:3:1 - 1. He now prepares two...Read more...
Theoretical Physics Supports Vaisnava Philosophy
BY: GOVINDA DASA - 6.3 2018 Here are some instances where physics and Vaisnava philosophy match up. Matter Comes From Vibrations According to string theory, the building blocks of matter are not particles but tiny vibrating strings. The fundamental particles of physics are no more than...Read more...
Does Asana Equal Yoga?
By Satyaraja Dasa - 6.3 2018 From Back to Godhead Nowadays everyone knows what yoga is. Or do they? In the West yoga is more popular than ever. “It’s at the top of its game,” says Dan Gurlitz, general manager of Koch Vision, whose distribution of Yoga Zone DVDs and...Read more...
Kundalini, Reincarnation, the Astral World
BY: SUN STAFF - 5.3 2018 By HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Back To Godhead 1983, Vol. 18, No. 09 Questions and Answers On the Science of Transcendence – Part One This conversation with guests took place at the Hare Krsna center in Los Angeles in the late sixties. Srila...Read more...
The Prasadam Addict
By Taru dasa - 5.3 2018 The Prasadam Addict: The infamous “barn crew” and the Laddu Sadhu Laddu Sadhu Being addicted to Krishna prasadam is not the same as being addicted to anything else. Prasadam is completely spiritual and if anyone tastes it, he makes spiritual...Read more...
Final Words of a Dying Father
By Janakinatha Dasa - 5.3 2018 . From Back to Godhead Every December, the book marathon promises to be an exciting event. While travelling from door to door, village to village, through remote parts of India, we invariably meet someone who has been miraculously touched by Krishna’s...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 2.3 2018 A serial presentation f the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full-Moon Sacrifices First Adhyâya - Second Brâhmana, Part Two 1:1:2:18 - 18....Read more...
How to Identify an Avatar
By editor - 2.3 2018 By His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness Lecture given in New York City on December 26, 1966 Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu points to the Vedic scriptures as unerring spiritual authority...Read more...
Srimad Bhagavatam Class at Mayapur
By Radhanath Swami - 2.3 2018 Transcription by Madhumathi Pattabiraman Srimad-Bhagavatam 4.20.13 samaḥ samanottama-madhyamadhamaḥ sukhe ca duḥkhe ca jitendriyasayaḥ mayopakḷptakhila-loka-samyuto vidhatsva virakhila-loka-raksaṇam TRANSLATION My dear heroic King, please keep...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 28.2 2018 Bharadwaja Rishi  Company School, Patna, 19th c.  British Museum Collection   A serial presentation f the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New...Read more...
The Special Kindness of Lord Caitanya
By editor - 28.2 2018 From Back to Godhead Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, an incarnation of the Supreme Lord, appeared in India in the fifteenth century. His mission was to freely distribute pure love of God to everyone without considering who was qualified or unqualified. He predicted that the...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.2 2018 Bharadwaja Rishi  Company School, Patna, 19th c.  British Museum Collection A serial presentation f the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882.   First Kânda - The Darsapûrnamâsa-Ishtî or New And Full...Read more...
Satapatha-Brâhmana
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.2 2018 Bharadwaja Rishi  Company School, Patna, 19th c.  British Museum Collection A serial presentation f the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling in 1882. Today we begin a presentation Of the Satapatha Brahmana, translated by Julius Eggeling...Read more...
Motivation in Krishna Consciousness
By Rashi Singh - 27.2 2018 Some suggestions on how to stay inspired. Somehow, it happens that our motivation in Krishna consciousness may falter. Usually that faltering comes in the form of lacking the desire to do some practical service, associate with devotees, or develop our spiritual...Read more...
Samsara
By Praghosa Dasa - 26.2 2018 A common denominator for practically each of the unlimited varieties of material bodies is that the spirit soul dwelling within is to one degree or another attached to the particular body they reside in. In turn most resided in bodies have others who are also...Read more...
HAPPINESS - TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT?
By editor - 23.2 2018   When you are tired walking under the hot sun, and then enter an air conditioned room, what you feel is ‘relief.’ But after the initial relief from the heat has passed on, and the air condition is irrelevant to your other activities inside the room,...Read more...
Mantra Yoga & Primal Sound
From Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound by David Frawley - 23.2 2018 Shakti Bija Mantras Besides the mantric power of letters of the Sanskrit alphabet, there is another series of powerful bija or single-syllable mantras, which consist of several vowels or consonants. These come under the...Read more...
Finding Shelter in Times of Suffering
By Murari Gupta Dasa - 22.2 2018 From Back to Godhead Even in the most hopeless situations there is hope—when we turn to Lord Krishna. “Can you please speak to my relatives,” a doctor friend requested me after a Sunday feast program in our temple. “Their youngest...Read more...
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