‘Fall-down’ of devotees

Even though the process of Krishna consciousness is so blissful then why do senior devotees sometimes fall down or leave the movement? Yes, it is true that the process of Krishna consciousness is blissful. However one should practice in right attitude. The falldown of senior devotees should not be considered ordinary. There are two reasons …

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Cause of all causes

I read in the Srimad Bhagvatam that Lord Krishna is the creator of everything that exists including demigods. However how did Krishna come into existence. I know that He always existed before but yet there should be a time when He also got into creation. Kindly explain. It is explained in Katha Upanishad, nityo nityanam …

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Brahmana and Vaishnava

What is the line of distinction between a Brahmana and a Vaishnava? 1. Vaishnavas are pure devotees of Lord Krishna/Vishnu. Brahmanas may not be. 2. Vaishnavas are beyond the modes of nature (i.e. Ignorance, Passion and even Goodness) or in other words they are liberated souls enjoying spiritual happiness in shuddha bhakti in purified Goodness. …

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Heart and Soul

If a person undergoes heart transplant then what happens to the soul? Just as you get up from one chair and sit on another chair the soul leaves the previous heart and occupies the new heart.  As by changing the chair the person is not changed, similarly by changing the heart the soul is not changed.  …

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Meaning of Mahamantra

Would you please explain in detail the meaning of Mahamantra? In our modern age, the most recommended process to awaken our spiritual life is to chant the Hare Krishna mahamantra, Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare The word Krishna is a name of God meaning …

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Soul is always active

Please give some reference from the scriptures mentioning that the soul is always active. Here is the shloka no. 3.5 from Bhagavad-Gita As it is with complete translation and purport by His Divine A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. na hi kascit ksanam api jatu tisthaty akarma-krt karyate hy avasah karma sarvah prakrti-jair gunaih TRANSLATION Everyone is forced to act …

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Jivatma and Paramatma

What is the difference between jivatma and paramatma? What is the size, colour and shape of both? The Jivatma is atomic. (One ten thousandth the tip of the hair) (Anu). Paramatma is Infinite (Vibhu). Example: A drop of sea water(Jiva). The Ocean(Paramatma). They are one in quality but different in quantity.

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