Saints

He chose to be publicly beaten rather than give up chanting the Hare Krishna mantra.

Vaisnava authors are not like the literary stars on the bestseller lists. They write about eternity, for eternity. In Part One of this episode of Lives of the Vaisnava Saints, host Chaturatma introduces the great Vaisnava poet, songwriter, and author, Locana das Thakura.

Chaturatma Dasa speaks about Advaita Acharya, among others, in this Lives of the Vaishnava Acharyas Video episode.

Chaturatma dasa talks about Jiva Goswami, the greatest philosopher of all time.

What makes one qualified to write about God? High academic credentials? A big vocabulary? Lightning fast typing skills? Um, no.

They threatened to kick people in the head. They slapped people with flutes. The action-packed lives of two devotional writers.