Topic: Varṇāśrama

Articles on the topic of Varṇāśrama

Markaṭa Vairāgī (Monkey Renunciates)

Markaṭa Vairāgī (‘Monkey Renunciates’) was first published in Sajjana Toṣaṇī, Vol.8, Issue 10 in 1897. In this article, Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura discusses Mahāprabhu’s instructions to Raghunātha Dāsa Gosvāmī as well as the two types of fake renunciates found in both the gṛhastha āśrama and the sannyāsa āśrama.

By |October 6, 2023|Tags: |

Grow More Food!

This short article, “Grow More Food” by Śrīla A.C. Bhaktivedānta Swami Prabhupāda was first published in Back To Godhead magazine, Vol. 3, Issue 6, on May 20th 1956. Śrila Prabhupāda discusses agricultural endeavours by the materialists and states that the main factor for growing more food is not more machinery, but the divine will, or ‘daiva.’

By |April 21, 2023|Tags: |


In the following lecture which was first published in The Gauḍīya, Volume 11, No.22, January 1933, Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvati Ṭhākura describes the duties and position of a real tridaṇḍi-sannyāsī and delivers a scathing attack upon so-called sādhus and tridaṇḍis. This article was translated into English by Swami B.V. Giri.

By |August 31, 2009|Tags: |
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