Where: Vellore, TN, India When: 24 March 13 Language: English with Tamil translation
Where: Nanda Gokulam, AP, India When: 25 Feb 13 Scripture: SB 4.25.36 Language: English
Question: I have been speaking w various devotees about the standard for grhasthas regarding initiation. I am sure you saw my post on the sannyasa conference. One devotee wrote back to me the following: An afterthought: It strikes me that in the Gaudiya Math during Bhaktisiddhanta's time, the math was strictly a place for brahmacaris and sannyasis. My guess: [...]
Question: Is a person who is around 48 yrs old eligible for marriage? Is it recommended in the sastra or in the Vedic system?
Where: Los Angeles, California, USA When: 24 Aug 12 Language: English
Where: Silicon Valley, California, USA When: 18 Aug 12 Scripture: SB 1.3.44 Language: English
This is an advice to all grhastha devotees who often run into family problems and are in need of guidance and encouragement.
Where: Mumbai, Maharastra, India When: 27 Jan 12 Language: English
Question: While discussing with my wife, she asked–like we say, the karmas of the past decide the next birth and we say, marriage is decided in heaven–pair is made in heaven, how and what are the criteria, who would become husband and who the wife?
Question: I have heard in a class by a brahmachari devotee that brahmachari ashram is like running towards Krsna bare foot and grhasta ashram is like running towards Krsna with 100 kg weight tied to both legs. I would be grateful to you if you can express your view about this and clarify my doubt.