There is no direct evidence in the scriptures that Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu is Bhagavān Himself. What direct evidence exists is from sources like the dubious Caitanya Upaniṣad. This book is likely a modern invention because none of the six Goswamis cited it anywhere. Later writers like Śrī Viśvanātha […]
T. Krsna dasa
I am interested in Chaitanya Vaishnavism. This site is inspired by the teachings of Sri Satyanarayana dasa Babaji, scholar and practitioner.
The Sandarbhas are *the* siddhānta, and the litmus test for any claims in the Caitanya tradition.
A surprisingly common misconception among modern adherents of Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism is that the guru ‘takes’ one’s karma. At the time of initiation, the guru is imagined to take on all karma of the disciple, akin to how Jesus takes the sins of his followers. From thereon, the guru […]
Review of Śrī Babaji’s Bhagavad-Gītā
Śrī Babaji’s new book Jīva tattva is a compilation of question and answers. The questions were put to Babaji over almost a decade. Many questions were repeated constantly, so he decided to write a book to address them once and for all. Owing to the propagation of many […]
Bhagavān Śrī Kṛṣṇa is seen to punish the asuras such as Jarāsandha and to assist the devatās like Brahmā. As Brahmā has a predominance of sattva guṇa and the asuras have rajas and tamas, this appears to indicate that Śrī Kṛṣṇa is ‘controlled’ by the guṇas. This goes […]
The prayers of Śrīmatī Devakī to Śrī Kṛṣṇa appear in the Śrīmad Bhāgavatam SB 10.3.24–28. In it, she establishes Śrī Kṛṣṇa as the Supreme Reality, the ultimate object of achievement. We present Śrī Babaji’s translations below. रूपं यत् तत् प्राहुरव्यक्तमाद्यं ब्रह्म ज्योतिर्निर्गुणं निर्विकारम् सत्तामात्रं निर्विशेषं निरीहं स त्वं […]
The line of Paṇḍit Goswami
One of the frequently asked questions in Caitanya Vaiṣṇava circles is about one’s svarūpa.
Bhaktas lack the capacity to perform immoral acts
Reader Aryan Paladin requested information about Maharajji. Below, I list links to information about him.