Women in Vedic Culture

Women in Vedic Culture

Question: Are women less intelligent? Answer: This is a vague question, I must say.  Intelligence is multifaceted; there are various types of intelligence. According to Howard Gardner, Professor of Education at Harvard University, there are nine types of intelligence. Similarly, according to Steven ...

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Spiritual Traditions in Gaudiya Vaishnavism

Spiritual Traditions in Gaudiya Vaishnavism

Question: I have done spiritual research especially on Gaudiya Vaishnava philosophy for several years and would like to clarify a few things. First, are there any similarities between Vaishnavism and Vaijirayana Buddhism? I started my spiritual path with Tibetan Buddhism and see similarities. Answer ...

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Jiva-Student Hostel Under Construction

Jiva-Student Hostel Under Construction

By Joshika Devi Dasi This summer, I have the good fortune to spend two months with Babaji and Jaya in Vrindavan. I took leave from my job as a psychotherapist in Florida to start writing our much anticipated book on Vedic Psychology. Babaji has been wanting to write about his pioneering work on Vedi ...

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Bhagavān Is Not Biased (Part 2)

Bhagavān Is Not Biased (Part 2)

Commentary on Paramātma Sandarbha, Anuccheda 93, by Satyanarayana Dasa Śrī Jīva now responds to the second objection regarding the accusation that Bhagavān is biased. Earlier he established that Bhagavān acts only to give delight to His devotees, which seemingly implicates Him in bias. Śrī J ...

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Bhagavān Is Not Biased (Part 1)

Bhagavān Is Not Biased (Part 1)

By Satyanarayana Dasa The following article is part of Anuccheda 93 of Paramātma Sandarbha and my commentary (which will be posted next week). This anuccheda discusses the unbiased nature of Bhagavān. During the course of establishing this nature, Śrī Jīva Gosvāmī also explains why there is s ...

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