Archive for the ‘Sanga 2004’ Category

Meditation on Siddha Deha

December 25th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura characteristically did not discuss in detail the emergence of a disciple’s siddha deha, but emphasized its realization through kirtana of Krishna nama and the smarana that arises naturally from this.

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Taking Shelter of Krishna

December 15th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

When we approach Krishna for a favor, our good fortune lies in the fact that we are developing the tendency to take shelter of him.

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Gaura Krishna and Krishna Nama

November 26th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

The Caitanya avatara is Krishna’s acarya-lila, in which he teaches by his personal example. What did he do? Krishna varnam, he uttered the syllables krs-na. We are to follow this example and by it worship Gauranga.

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Brahma Gayatri and the Sacred Thread

November 10th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

Gayatri Mantra’s identification with Srimad-Bhagavatam and the transcendental sound emanating from the flute of Sri Krishna, as well as the fact that Kama Gayatri comes from Brahma Gayatri should dispel all doubts about the spirituality of Brahma Gayatri.

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Adi-Guru and Founder Acarya

October 21st, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

Srila Prabhupada himself never explained the terms adi-guru and founder acarya in the way that you have done. So from the start we are left to accept the explanation of these terms with no supporting evidence. Indeed, there is evidence to the contrary.

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Sri Guru: Free from Karma

October 7th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

The guru, being free from karma, does not again come under the influence of karma when he or she initiates disciples. Nor does the guru have to suffer karma.

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The Demons Within

September 23rd, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

Without desiring to overcome impediments while chanting, progress will be very slow. Sadly, we see this all too often. Despite chanting for years, many experience that their taste for chanting the name of Krishna has not increased.

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Ista Devata

August 23rd, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

Initiation is not completed in a day. It is completed when knowledge of one’s relationship with Krishna is realized and one’s devotional orientation to life is thus complete.

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The Rasa Dance of Balarama

August 12th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | 2 Comments

Live in the poetic world of Srimad-Bhagavatam. Study the book with your intellect. It is a commentary on the logic of Vedanta-sutra. It brings out the hidden heart of the Sutras and leaves no room for lust in our hearts.

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Sri Caitanya is Krishna Himself

July 26th, 2004 | Sanga, Sanga 2004 | webmaster | No Comments

The objective is to demonstrate that Sri Caitanya is Krishna himself. The benediction is that the readers taste the gift of Sri Caitanya, the brightest jewel of aesthetic rapture (rasa).

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