As we examined in a previous article, the concept of mithyā in Advaita-vāda must be properly understood and represented. As a reminder, mithyā means sat-asat-bhinnam or “neither sat nor asat” Water seen in a mirage is neither sat nor asat. It is not asat like a son of […]
T. Krsna dasa
I am interested in Chaitanya Vaishnavism. This site is inspired by the teachings of Sri Satyanarayana dasa Babaji, scholar and practitioner.
It is very common to come across triumphant pronouncements in some modern Vaiṣṇava sects of how their gurus have refuted Advaita-vāda comprehensively. Yet a closer examination reveals that these sects do not have a clear understanding of even basic concepts of Advaita-vāda. More often than not, these sects […]
Lata Mangeshkar, singing genius and the voice of India, passed away a few days ago.
The word apauruṣeya is bandied about a lot, but few understand what it really means.
A nyāya is a logical argument that is used to establish one’s point. Śrī Jīva Goswami and Śrī Visvanatha make copious use of nyāyas to support their conclusions. Being the main tool for argument and refutation, it is important to be able to construct nyāyas without defects. Many […]
There are not 400,000 species of humans!
We examine the notoriously misinterpreted Bhāgavata 4.28.53 verse in this article.
An FAQ regarding the jīva’s svarūpa
I present a simple rule to live by for bhaktas
Below I provide links to the numerous assertions that I have examined and tried to refute on this website. I will update this post on a regular basis.
Being taṭastha śakti, no jīva has the qualification to be a gopī. The gopīs are manifestations of Bhagavān’s svarūpa śakti.
We examine Śrī Jīva’s classification of the two types of jīvas.