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  1. Re: For Proper Understanding of Srila Prabhupada's Books

    Namaskar.

    I quote from the first page



    Only a pure devotee can understand what another pure devotee means.

    Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana Maharaja,the guru that defends Srila...
  2. Conflicts between teachings of Srila Prabhupada and scientific evidence

    Namaste.

    I used to be a gaudiya vaishnava/Hare Krishna from 2007 until few months ago.

    The reason I left gaudiya vaishnavism/Krishna Consciousness is that Srila Prabhupada,the founder of...
  3. Re: Brahmacharya(chastity) without guidance of a guru(spiritual master)?

    Namaskar Viraja.

    Please note that I left permanently Gaudiya Vaishnavism/Krishna Consciousness and am trying slowly to become a Sri vaishnava.

    So I have no more reason to recite the Hare...
  4. Brahmacharya(chastity) without guidance of a guru(spiritual master)?

    Namaste.

    I have tried a few times to practice a rigid and rigorous brahmacharya(chastity), the result has always been disastrous.

    After a few weeks I was constantly having sexual fantasies and...
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    Re: Sri Vaishnava books and its sources

    Yesterday I finally bought the book on italian Amazon.

    Perhaps the next books I will buy will be "Philosophy and Theistic Mysticism of the Alvars" and "Fundamentals of Visistadvaita Vedanta" by...
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    Re: Sri Vaishnava books and its sources

    Perhaps the next book that I will buy will be "Vaisnavism: Its Philosophy, Theology And Religious Discipline" by S. M. Srinivasa Chari.
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    Re: Commentary by a not sectarian guru

    Namaskar.

    Many years ago my mother bought Bhagavad Gita with Raphael's commentary,I read the book years ago,unluckily lost the book.

    A friend of my mother and her husband used to visit Raphael...
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    Commentary by a not sectarian guru

    Namaste.

    I already know that Bhagavad Gita is a vaishnava text but I'd like to read it with commentary by a not sectarian guru.

    My question is if the commentary by Swami Sivananda(the founder...
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    Re: My prayers and hymn to Lord Krishna

    Namaste.

    This is the second hymn that wrote many years ago...this too was conceived it as the lyrics of a song that will never be sung.

    The lyrics are written in "death metal" style...death...
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    Re: My prayers and hymn to Lord Krishna

    Namaste.

    This is the first hymn that I wrote and translated in english a few minutes ago.
    I wrote it many years ago and initially I conceived it as the lyrics of a song that will never be sung.
    ...
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    Re: Sri Vaishnava books and its sources

    Yesterday I ordered in italian Amazon the Bhagavad-gita with commentary by Sri Ramanuja.

    Although I bought it in an italian site,the book is in english,in fact it will be sent from USA.
  12. Re: Question about criticism of "the Impersonalists"

    Namaste.

    I want to clarify a thing: a gaudiya-vaishnava who really understands gaudiya-vaishnavism does not hate Advaita Vedanta and advaitins.

    A few months ago I did read a book that contains...
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    Re: Post images of your shrine!

    Last week I bought a statue of Ganesha.

    Now this is my altar:
    https://i.ibb.co/XzCVCFX/DSCN0662.jpg
  14. Re: For Proper Understanding of Srila Prabhupada's Books

    Namaskar!



    Please note that it is not true that Krishna was a shudra.
    Actually He was born in a kshatriya family: his true parents were Vasudeva and Devaki.
    Shortly after birth He was adopted...
  15. For Proper Understanding of Srila Prabhupada's Books

    Namaste!

    I got the idea of this thread after reading the thread A.C. Bhakitvendenta Swami prabhupada is misogynistic

    In the following link the gaudiya-vaishnava guru Srila Bhaktivedanta...
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    Re: Post images of your shrine!

    This is my altar:
    https://i.ibb.co/VVhpNtp/DSCN0634.jpg
    https://i.ibb.co/FXkZd9w/DSCN0635.jpg
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    Re: Books about Kali

    Namaste timetraveler!

    Fortunately two books about Sri Ramakrishna are available in my first language:
    https://img.ibs.it/images/9788886020367_0_221_0_75.jpg
    ...
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    Re: Books about Kali

    Namaste Aseeker108!



    I wish to read books that talk about Kali from an hindu point of view and teach how to worship the Divine Mother.

    I wonder if the following book(that maybe I will buy...
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    Re: Books about Kali

    I ordered the following book in an italian commercial site:
    https://img.ibs.it/images/9781935387541_0_0_0_75.jpg

    Perhaps I will have the book in about two weeks
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    Re: Post images of your shrine!

    Although it is not an altar but merely the wall of my room,I post it here:
    https://ibb.co/ZBKYD59
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    Books about Kali

    Namaste.

    Unfortunately there are not books specifically about Kali in italian(my first language)

    Would you kindly suggest me books in english language?

    Please note that I have no interest...
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    Vow to not smoke anymore

    Namaste!

    More than an hour ago,I did a vow before an image(that is found on the wall of my room) of my beloved Lord Krishna: I will not smoke anymore.
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    Re: Sharing your pictures

    https://ibb.co/sPwgk4q
    https://ibb.co/zPPQncx
    https://ibb.co/0B0S2CD
  24. Question about "the three secrets" of Sri Vaishnavism

    Namaste

    Sri vaishnavas believe in what they call "the three secrets":

    1)Ashtakshara (Thirumanthra)= Om Namo Narayanaya

    2)Dwaya Manthra= SRIMAN NARAYANA CHARANAU SARANAM PRAPADYE
    SRIMATE...
  25. Thread: Tattoos

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    Re: Tattoos

    These are my tattoos:
    https://ibb.co/ctgcrRD
    https://ibb.co/ZxTjRct
    https://ibb.co/F8G2zJk
    https://ibb.co/nMyJDk8
    https://ibb.co/JyWWwDS
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    Re: What is the first Shankara's book to be read?

    Only the Upanishads commented by Sri Shankaracarya or also those that he didn't comment?
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    Re: Should I totally avoid shaking hands?

    Namaskar!



    Actually this is my problem: I don't have the possibility to meet an enlightened self-realized guru(spiritual master).

    Pranam
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    Should I totally avoid shaking hands?

    Namaste all.

    I am a white westerner who lives in Europe and apologise for my low english.

    I used to be a gaudiya-vaishnava until about a week ago...now,although I still worship only Lord...
  29. Re: Bala Raama, incarnation of Sriman Naaraayan or Adishesha?

    http://www.harekrsna.com/philosophy/radhakrsna/krsna/balarama.htm
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    Re: Sharing your pictures

    https://thumb.ibb.co/kwfXCF/DSCN0433.jpg
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    Re: Why are souls found in samsara?

    Revered elder,thanks for your interesting answers but I asked my question from a VA perspective :)

    Please note that I am not criticizing you,I respect you and your advaitic belief
  32. Re: Scriptural verses that show that Sri Caitanya is an avatara of God

    I found something.

    In this way, my Lord, You appear in various incarnations as a human being, an animal, a great saint, a demigod, a fish or a tortoise, thus maintaining the entire creation in...
  33. Scriptural verses that show that Sri Caitanya is an avatara of God

    Namaste all.

    According to gaudiya-vaishnava,what scriptural verses bear witness that Sri Caitanya was an avatara of Lord Krishna?

    Pranama,
    Orlando.

    P.S:sorry for my bad english
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    Re: Vaishnava sectarianism

    Revered vaishnava...thanks for linking the book,it is a very constructive and interesting reading
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    Why are souls found in samsara?

    Namaste all.

    According to Vishishtadvaita,why are souls found in samsara?

    Pranama,
    Orlando
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    Vaishnava sectarianism

    Namaste all.

    I hope this is right section for this thread.

    I want to share with other hindus my regret about vaishnava sectarianism.

    I used to be a gaudiya-vaishnava until a few time ago and...
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    Re: Yama and Niyama: Truth or satya

    Is true that fiction(for example reading books) is against satya?
  38. Thread: Inspirations

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    Re: Inspirations

    Abandon all varieties of religion and just surrender unto Me. I shall deliver you from all sinful reactions. Do not fear.
    (Bhagavad-gita 18:66)
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    Is Raja-yoga practicable in Kali-yuga?

    Namaste.

    According to Srila Prabhupada and other gaudiya-vaishnava guru,Astanta-yoga is not practicable in Kali-yuga.

    Is it true?

    Dandavat Pranama,
    Orlando.
  40. Thread: Bhaja Govindam

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    Re: Bhaja Govindam

    I have a question: is verse 34 a later interpolation?
  41. Thread: Tapa

    by orlando
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    Re: Tapa

    Namaste

    Austerity, the third niyama, is described in Yoga philosophy as power to stand thirst and hunger, cold and heat, discomforts of place and postures, silent meditation and ritual fasts. It...
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    NIYAMA 9 — Japa, Recitation

    Namaste.

    Chant your holy mantra daily, reciting the sacred sound, word or phrase given by your guru. Bathe first, quiet the mind and concentrate fully to let japa harmonize, purify and uplift you....
  43. Re: why is Krishna the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu ?

    Namaste Suhita.

    Since you posted in Hare Krishna forum I will answer from a gaudiya-vaishnava perspective.

    Lord Krishna is not an avatara of Lord Vishnu but His(Vishnu) source.

    I suggest you...
  44. Thread: Tapa

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    Re: Tapa

    Vaishnavas must totally avoid meat,fish and eggs.
  45. Thread: Tapa

    by orlando
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    Re: Tapa

    About fasting...I will try to observe a partial fast(not eating cereals and legumes) on ekadashi.

    I am not able to follow a complete fast.
  46. Re: Relation b/w worshiping Lord Krishna's different forms and worshipper's next birt

    Namaste follower12.

    According to Gaudiya-vaishnavism if you worship Lord Vishnu you will go to one of the countless Vaikuntha planets where Lord Vishnu is the Supreme Deity.

    If you worship Lord...
  47. Thread: Tapa

    by orlando
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    Tapa

    Namaste!

    My question is about one of the five niyamas listed in Patanjali's Yoga-sutra: what is tapa?

    Pranama,
    Orlando
  48. Re: Why cant Hindus eat Egg if it's not living and another question

    Namaste Samraat Bhismadeva Maurya:)

    Allow me to suggest you to read this link:
    http://www.harekrsna.com/practice/4regs/vegetarian/vegetarianism.htm

    Pranama,
    Orlando.
  49. Thread: Meera

    by orlando
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    Re: Meera

    Namaste.



    I believe that the answer is that Krishna and Radha are one and hence Krishna has not need to marry Him-self.

    Perhaps the following link may help you to understand my answer from a...
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    Re: A dream about Lord Krishna

    Namaste Ram116040:)



    The five vaishnava sampradayas are the following:
    Brahma/Madhava sampradaya
    Sri/Lakshmi/Ramanuja sampradaya
    Rudra/Shiva/Vallabha sampradaya
    Kumara/Nimbarka sampradaya...
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