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The Attractor of Cupid — Madana-Mohana

The Attractor of Cupid — Madana-Mohana

In this material world everyone is attracted by sex. This is a fact. The happiness—the so-called happiness—of household life begins from sexual intercourse.…

God: From “The Force” to the Supreme Person

God: From “The Force” to the Supreme Person

What does our father who art in heaven look like? On the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel there's Michelangelo's painting of God as an old man creating Adam, who, by…

Abortion’s Trial—And Error

Abortion’s Trial—And Error

Even most pro-abortionists would agree that, biologically speaking, life begins at conception, when the sperm mixes with the ovum in one of the fallopian tubes. But the abortion debate hinges…

Churning Butter by Hand

Churning Butter by Hand

She pulls on the end of a rope wound around a wooden paddle, and the rotating paddle churns the cream. Soon the cream expands and thickens into whipped cream. Her…

Decoration of The Dead Body

In many countries people follow the custom of leading a procession of decorated dead body for the pleasure of the lamenting relatives and in the same way the modern trend…

The S.R.C. Catastophe

Advancement of India's freedom movement was started by some great men like Shri Aurovindo and Mahatma Gandhi. But these gentlemen got all their inspiration from Bhagwat Gita. …

Theosophy Concluded

The Theosophist knows, by his knowledge of the pattern, that men have not come together to form communities because of greed or for the purpose of self-protection; but that they…

Honor Among Thieves

Honor Among Thieves

A "briefing book" drawn up to help President Carter prepare for his 1980 campaign debate with Ronald Reagan allegedly found its way to the opposing camp. …

In Pursuit of the Highest Truth

In Pursuit of the Highest Truth

The Highest Truth: When you reach it, will you see a burning bush, a pillar of fire, or a person with unlimited, all-attractive qualities?…

Theosophy Concluded

The Theosophist believes in a Personalised Consciousness or a Directing Will behind the operation of the universal activity. This conclusion is logical as we see in every field of our…

A Spiritual Study of Greed

The Black-marketeers are almost in all cases rich merchants, millionaires, landlords etc. It would not have been possible for them to hoard such huge quantity of clothes and foodgrains if…

Devotion and Rationalism

Truth cannot be realized by unremitting study of the Scriptures, by passing examinations, testing scholarly knowledge, by dint of intellectual power, or by outwitting unsophisticated folk in verbal jugglery by…

A Study in Mysticism

A Study in Mysticism

What is ego? I am pure soul, but with my intelligence and mind I am in contact with matter, and I have identified myself with matter—and this is false ego.…

Om, Kundalini, Reincarnation, the Astral World, and More

Om, Kundalini, Reincarnation, the Astral World, and More

Om is a manifestation of the Supreme Lord in the form of sound vibration. That is stated in the Bhagavad-gita. So, Hare Krsna and om have practically the same value,…

Paradise: An Endless Love

Paradise: An Endless Love

What do we do in paradise? What makes it such a desirable place to be? The dominant image of the kingdom of God I retained from childhood is of a…

Behind The Facade Of Health Care

Behind The Facade Of Health Care

From the Bhagavad-gita we learn that no matter how much or how little we spend for health care, we're guaranteed to suffer the miseries of birth, old age, disease, and…

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Srila Prabhupada has likened the accomplishments of technological man to zeroes, which have no value. A million zeroes all added together amount to nothing. It is only when a…

The Pleasure Principle

Pleasure can be described as that condition where sense desire is fulfilled, and misery as one where it is not. It logically follows, then, that the highest state of pleasure…

The Youth Market

We have young creative people who have become "leaders" and who believe in their own rights and abilities to lead. Yet when expressing themselves, it is seen that few if…

“Religion” vs. Love of God

People often cultivate a materialistic approach to God. They pray for material possessions and worldly happiness, regarding God more as their order supplier than as their object of love. …