Prayers of the Baby in the Womb

Prayers of the Baby in the Womb

One of the most important but underappreciated topics in the field of scriptural study is the topic of hermeneutics. Whether one is academically oriented or a staunch practitioner of a particular tradition, in order to gain an authentic understanding of the profound and esoteric meanings of ancient ...

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Dormant Love in Priti Sandarbha?

Dormant Love in Priti Sandarbha?

Question: Recently, I read my Gurudeva´s Vilapa Kusumanjali, verse 65. In his tika to that verse, my Gurudeva quotes a verse from Sripad Jiva Goswami´s Priti Sandarbha, Anuccheda 65: tasyā hlādinyā eva kvāpisarvānandātiśāyinī vṛttir nityaṁ bhakta-vṛndeṣveva nikṣipyamānā bhagav ...

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VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – CHANTING

VEDIC PSYCHOLOGY – CHANTING

How I can deal with old Samskaras better? When Babaji was in Germany, I had asked him what I should do when while chanting old thoughts and feelings come up, and he said I should continue to concentrate on chanting the Holy Name and not get into it. Unfortunately, I do not succeed when quite old fee ...

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New Publication: Tattva-dīpikā by Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa

New Publication: Tattva-dīpikā by Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa

For the first time, the 18th Century manuscript Tattva-dīpikā (Light on the Truth) of Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇahas now been published by Jiva Institute. This edition includes the Sanskrit text followed by a lucid English translation by Dr. Demian Martin and extensive notes. The following is a ...

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Inauguration of the Bhakti Tirtha Course at Jiva

Inauguration of the Bhakti Tirtha Course at Jiva

The room was full of excitement as Babaji’s 40 students for his Bhakti Tirtha course eagerly awaited his appearance. Even Babaji’s two brothers, Rishipal ji and Dr. Chauhan made the two-hour drive from Faridabad for this special occasion.

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