Topic: Bhakti-tattva

Articles on the topic of Bhakti-tattva

A Question on Love

A devotee expresses a doubt concerning the English word ‘love’ used in a translation of an article by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura. In his reply, Gaura Gopāla Dāsa Brahmacārī defends its usage and clarifies the Ṭhākura’s explanation of love.

By |August 18, 2023|Tags: |

A Devotee Does Not Engage in Violence (Sajjana – Akṛta-droha)

Sajjana – Akṛta-droha (A Devotee Does Not Engage in Violence) was written by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda and published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol. 20, Issue 3 in 1917. Continuing from his previous article (Sajjana – Kṛpālu), Sarasvatī Ṭhākura explains how a true Vaiṣṇava is never violent to others in thought, word or deed.

By |June 23, 2023|Tags: |

A Devotee is Merciful (Sajjana – Kṛpālu)

‘Sajjana-Kṛpālu’ (A devotee is Merciful) was the first in a series of articles by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda on the twenty-six qualities of a Vaiṣṇava in 1917 and published in Sajjana-Toṣaṇī magazine, Vol. 20, Issue 2. This article explores mercy, the primary quality of a devotee, and illustrates its significance for the followers of Śrī Caitanya.

By |May 5, 2023|Tags: |

The Blame Game

In this article 'The Blame Game' Gaura Gopāla Dāsa explains how suffering can lead to a search for external culprits, but the path of bhakti-yoga emphasizes personal responsibility and humility. We must understand the responsibility we have for our own suffering and how blaming others can distance us from Divinity.

By |March 10, 2023|Tags: , |
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