Saranagati - Tattva Monthly



Last month’s article, “Part One: Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya,” focused on the various categories of the Lord’s incarnations, descriptions of the yuga-avatāras, and the modes of worship in each yuga. It concluded… read more
The desire of the Lord to appear in Kali-yuga as Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was born from a twofold purpose: internally, to experience the super-excellent love (mahābhāva) of Śrīmatī Rādhārāṇī, ; and… read more
Last month’s article focused on the nine expressions of prema and their interrelationships with the five primary rasas, culminating in the topmost stage of prema—mahābhāva in mādhurya-rasa—the mood of… read more
In the previous edition we introduced the various categories of dharma, the transmigration of the living entities, the five levels of consciousness, and the sādhya-sādhana of daivī-varṇāśrama. The intention… read more
For many of us, trying to understand the subject of varṇāśrama-dharma can be difficult and confusing; therefore, we tend to discuss it in basic terms as the four occupational (varṇas) and four familial… read more
The following is a shortlist of prominent terms used in Vaiṣṇava literature to define the word “dharma.” Being familiar with these terms—and in what context they are used—will aid in understanding the real… read more