If Krishna is all merciful, why is there suffering in this world?

Suffering is necessary. Hardcore sufferings are also necessary. Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur gives the example of Gold, which is only gained in purity after intense hammering or beating, heating, etc. In case you are made to run for 10 km on a sunny day and at the end you are given a glass of cold water,…

Madhvacarya and Achintya Bhedabhed

Dr. Surendranath Das Gupta, a renowned Indologist, states— “The Gaudiyas do not differ from Madhva, but on the contrary, constructed in part, the superstructure of their doctrine on the basis of Madhva’s philosophy of difference between Jiva and Godhead.” Thus, though there may not be complete similarity, most of the principles are same. One of…

Does ‘Form’ limit God?Impersonalism vs Personalism.

The impersonalists often say that form limits God, the ultimate phase of Absolute truth is formless alone, He later happens to assume forms. But according to what Vaishnavas, Shastras, and logic says, It’s not “form” limiting someone, it’s matter (Pancabhootas) out of which a form is generally made of in the material world. The little…

Difference between Harivamsa & Bhagavatam

Bloggers such as Mahapashupastra state that Srimad Bhagavatam is same as Harivamsa and thus is plagiarized. His argument is that Vyasa had no reason at all for composing Bhagavatam when Harivamsa was there, or the other way. Although his article doesn’t even deserve a response, for having way weak reasoning, but for the sake of…

NARCS: The Self-Destroyers who also destroy their caretakers.

This is not a purely material topic. I recommend my fellow readers to first read my another article on “To Whom you should get married?“ From the previous article, we know the qualities of a Narcissistic person and a empath, and how to recognize a person’s nature. We’ll use “Narc” for Narcissistic. To be fully…

To whom you should get married?

Let me tell you the secret and very practical knowledge of a healthy relationship which you may never had heard before. It doesn’t matter if you are a devotee or non devotee. Life can become easy if people start to understand the nature of their partner to whom they want to get married i.e. if…

Why does the Srimad Bhagavatam say the moon is larger than the sun?

Srimad Bhagavatam 8.10.38, Srila Prabhupada says, “The Sun is supposed to be 93,000,000 miles above the surface of the Earth, and from the SB, we understand that the Moon is 1,600,000 miles above the Sun. Therefore the distance between the Earth and the Moon would be about 95,000,000 miles.”

Dating/Antiquity of Srimad Bhagavatam

The Srimad Bhagavatam. Regarded by many to be the conclusion of Vedic scripture depicting the essence of Krsna and his stories. Throughout history many have wondered about this great work and its origins. The author of this work gives an in-depth analysis through various methods as to why this scripture is regarded as not only sacred but an ancient text.

Mayavadi (Advaita) Philosophy: Roots, Analysis and refutation

OVERVIEW: 1) ROOTS OF MAYAVADA 2) ANALYSIS AND REFUTATION 2.1 Flaws in Pratibimba-vada and Pariccheda-vada 2.2 Further Refutations of Pratibimba-vada and Pariccheda-vada 2.3 Inconsistencies in Advaita Monism 2.4 Shrila Vyasadeva’s Experience Does Not Support Advaita Monism 2.5 The Meaning of Monistic Statements 2.6 Monistic Statements Need Interpretation 3) CONCLUSION [Use ‘Ocean of Devotion – 2’ android app for faster and better experience:…