"Then take another body, rascal. This body is temporary—but after this life you will get another body..."
An unsatisfied answer from a Religion class teacher leaves the author of this article with a lingering question.
"Real knowledge is to understand, “In spite of all my so-called advancement of civilization, I am controlled.” That is the beginning of knowledge."
A scientific look at how the effects of time apply in different situations.
Being renounced doesn't necessarily mean giving up all possessions and responsibilities and going to the forest.
What is the highest law of nature? A conversation with Srila Prabhupada reveals the answer to this question.
“Whoever was hearing my prayers needed to understand that I was looking for a complete understanding of the truth.”
Srila Prabhupada: The ignorant people can learn from the learned. If you have got this idea that the creator is impersonal, that means you are not learned; you have no knowledge. And this is the simple answer.
"There was a time in my own life also when my conceptions of God as a person proved inadequate."
To say that the universe is God, is only a half- truth, since the material nature is one of God’s energies, not His personal self.
If God is unlimited, why it is so difficult for people to think of Him as a person?
Did Krishna recite the Bhagavad-gita as a representative for a higher impersonal truth? Or is He himself that truth?
This little story demonstrates one of the severe flaws in the philosophy of monism, which states that there is absolute spiritual oneness—without differentiation—among all beings, including God.
The word "Bhaktivedanta" may seem contradictory to some, but the author of this article clears up any confusion that might be encountered on this topic.
Because Krishna wants us to enter His elite group of personal associates, He is ever eager to help us develop our love for Him.
During this conversation, Srila Prabhupada discusses the body. Do we have control over it, or does it have control over us?
Srila Prabhupada discusses how with these material senses, the soul cannot be seen. However, it's actions can be seen.
Srila Prabhupada compares the soul within the body to the pilot within an aircraft.
Scientists today have advanced greatly in material science, but ultimately what use is it to them at the time of death?
But the most important person in this picture is the person you can’t see at all.
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