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The Case of Subhadra
Swami Narasingha
This article is called 'The Case of Subhadra' because what started off as a seemingly simple question with what would appear to be a straightforward answer, turned out to be a case study. The initial question was, "Is Subhadra yogamaya?" The answer many of us have heard is "Yes" and rightfully so.... Read More
Varna & Ashrama Rejected
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Hearing this statement from Ramananda Raya, Lord Chaitanya replied that the system of varnashrama-dharma was external and thus it was not acceptable. Lord Chaitanya also rejected the statement of Ramananda because the system of varnashrama-dharma is now jeopardized by the influence of the present... Read More
Editorial
Swami Narasingha
This third issue of Gaudiya Touchstone completes our first year of publication and we are happy to announce that our reader reception has been exceptional and we are anticipating even more success in the coming year. The cover story of this issue explores the possible reality of the UFO phenomena... Read More
Gaudiya Touchstone Issue: September 2012
This third issue of Gaudiya Touchstone completes our first year of publication and we are happy to announce that our reader reception has been exceptional and we are anticipating even more success in the coming year. The cover story of this issue explores the possible reality of the UFO phenomena... Read More
Kurukshetra
Swami Narasingha
  Kurukshetra O Kurukshetra Field of war Grand arena Fate in store Dismayed Arjuna Help implored Unto Sri Krishna O Supreme Lord O Kurukshetra Sacred ground Place of dharma Most profound Song of Krishna Truth resounds For prince Arjuna Shelter found Hear Arjuna Spoke the Lord Learn of IshvaraIn all... Read More
Art
Dominique Amendola
The background history of some very well known devotional paintings.Painting has been my lifelong passion. When I was living in France, at age sixteen I enrolled in a preparatory school for Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Arts Decoratifs de Paris and studied there two years. After passing the... Read More
What is Rasa
Swami Sadananda
[Letter (1956 ) from Sadananda to Vamandas]Translated into English with annotations is square brackets and copyright 2009 by Kid Samuelsson The worldly rasa is dependent on a special technique of the poet, who himself experiences an aesthetic pleasure and whose work creates a pleasure in the reader... Read More
Swami Sadananda
InterviewHard as a Thunderbolt and Soft as a Flower Interview with Dasadasanudasa Kishordas & KalakanthidasiDisciples of Svami Sadananda 1-Q: How did Svami Sadananda come in contact with the teachings of Gaudiya Vaishnavism? In the winter of 1933, when he was 25 years old, he met Svami Bon in... Read More
Pandita Sri Gadadhara Goswami
Swami B R Sridhara Goswami
Amongst the dear associates of Shri Gauranga, Shri Gadadhara Goswami is the topmost. Just as the position of Shri Radhika, in comparison to others, is undisputedly the topmost in the madhurya pastimes of Shri Krishna, similarly in the most magnanimous pastimes of Gaura-Krishna, in the service of... Read More
Griha-pravesha
Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati
On the morning of Friday, April 10, 1931, parama-bhagavata Sriyukta Nitya-Gopala Ghosh Mahasaya, one of the most important helpers of the preachers of Sri Gaudiya Matha, who has great faith in the Vaishnavas and who is dedicated to the Holy Name of the Lord, having finished constructing his new... Read More

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