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As one of the most senior and respected spiritual leaders of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Hridayananda das Goswami (Howard J. Resnick, Ph.D.) is an early pioneer and renowned teacher of bhakti yoga in the Western world. At the forefront of contemporary religious dialogue, he is celebrated for his unique ability to adapt the wisdom of ancient Indian philosophy into teachings that are comprehensible for Western audiences.

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“Importantly, our Founder-Ācārya, Prabhupada, wrote hundreds of letters to women in which he addressed them by their names, pure and simple.
I am simply reporting what I found in Śāstra, and in Prabhupada’s personal example. It seems that we have no direct evidence from Śāstra that calling women in general ‘mother’, ‘mātājī’ etc., is the preferred, normal, default, or obligatory term of address.”

H. D.  Goswami
Mother?  How Men Address Women in Shastra Essay
December 30, 2021
@hdgoswami.com

#bhakti #inspiration

“Importantly, our Founder-Ācārya, Prabhupada, wrote hundreds of letters to women in which he addressed them by their names, pure and simple.
I am simply reporting what I found in Śāstra, and in Prabhupada’s personal example. It seems that we have no direct evidence from Śāstra that calling women in general ‘mother’, ‘mātājī’ etc., is the preferred, normal, default, or obligatory term of address.”

H. D. Goswami
Mother? How Men Address Women in Shastra Essay
December 30, 2021
@hdgoswami.com

#bhakti #inspiration
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Once attaining the spiritual world, one does not return to the material world…

Once attaining the spiritual world, one does not return to the material world… ...

“Often the problem with japa is that devotees don’t fully grasp its significance. It is not just a rule or requirement, but rather it is your personal, intimate, quality time with 
Lord Krishna.”

H. D. Goswami
Questions and Answers 
October 6, 2023
@hdgoswami.com

“Often the problem with japa is that devotees don’t fully grasp its significance. It is not just a rule or requirement, but rather it is your personal, intimate, quality time with
Lord Krishna.”

H. D. Goswami
Questions and Answers
October 6, 2023
@hdgoswami.com
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Advanced devotional service…

Advanced devotional service… ...

“When you do this, you become situated in your real nature.”

H D Goswami
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Series@hdgoswami.com
October 1, 2004
San Luis Obispo

“When you do this, you become situated in your real nature.”

H D Goswami
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Series@hdgoswami.com
October 1, 2004
San Luis Obispo
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“We have a powerful choice to make”

“We have a powerful choice to make” ...

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How can I develop more affection for chanting the Holy Names?

Often the problem with japa is that devotees don’t fully grasp its significance. It is not just a rule or requirement, but rather it is your person, intimate, quality How can I develop more affection for chanting the Holy Names?

ISKCON Education Ministry

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