Archive for the ‘Sanga’ Category

The Prema-Yuga

October 28th, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | No Comments

Spiritual emotion, bhava, is constituted of Sri Krishna’s internal energy, svarupa-sakti. Its awakening in the devotee’s heart signals the first ray of the sun of prema, ecstatic love of God.

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God Plays

September 20th, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | No Comments

In various forms his reality overflows into the world of our experience, and sacred texts such as the Bhagavata try to capture and relate to us the essence of that expression.

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Homosexuality and Scripture

July 18th, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | 2 Comments

“Times change and with new information new opinions form, and if they are spiritually reasonable, the task for devotees is to support them with scriptural logic—sastra-yukti—or the logic that supports the essential conclusions of revelation.”

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Crow’s Nest of Misconception

May 22nd, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | 1 Comment

The sectarianism and religious fanaticism in the name of guru bhakti that Hari Sauri’s posts represent are telling. They speak loudly to the thoughtful observer as to just how much the swan-like paramahamsa Srila Prabhupada may have flown the coop of Iskcon, while leaders like Hari Sauri seek by such posts to secure the faith of its members, clip their wings, and fear monger them to embrace their crow’s nest of misconception.

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Gaura-Visnupriya

April 25th, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | No Comments

Visnupriya is the personification of devotional service. She appeared during the advent of Sri Gaura to assist him in preaching the holy names of the Lord.

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Single-Minded Devotion

February 26th, 2010 | Sanga, Sanga 2010 | webmaster | No Comments

When one actually loves, one loves One yet all at the same time by way of seeing the multiplicity in relation to the One.

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Beyond All Our Conceptions

November 24th, 2009 | Sanga, Sanga 2009 | webmaster | No Comments

We do not understand divine faith to be the absence of reason but rather a well-reasoned conclusion that among other things acknowledges the limits of reason and empirical evidence in terms of their capacity to shed light on ultimate reality.

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A New Level of Publishing

October 22nd, 2009 | Sanga, Sanga 2009 | webmaster | No Comments

Iskcon could exponentially increase its outreach as well as gain much needed credibility by encouraging the BBT to accept for publication all noteworthy manuscripts on Vaisnavism, even those written by nonmembers.

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Karma and the Lila of Creation

September 26th, 2009 | Sanga, Sanga 2009 | webmaster | No Comments

The individual souls who participate in this lila have been doing so from time without beginning, and their beginningless interaction with material nature has the consequence of karma, the just rule of nature.

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Siksa-Guru-Parampara

August 11th, 2009 | Sanga, Sanga 2009 | webmaster | No Comments

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura traced his lineage through a succession of significant acaryas who were like lighthouses illuminating the world in different periods of time.

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