GAUDIYA DISCUSSIONS - THE ARCHIVE
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NEWS AND EDITORIALS
News and editorials directly relevant to Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
RUPANUGA GAUDIYA DISCUSSIONS
Relevant announcements of upcoming programs, new publications, new websites and so forth.
Gaudiya Vaishnavism in the modern world. Dealing with the varieties of challenges we face as practicing Gaudiyas amidst Western culture.
Discussions specifically related with the various aspects of practice of bhakti-sadhana in Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
Discussions on the history and the various traditions of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, studying the roots of our tradition.
Examining a particular verse or a particular title? Looking for a certain verse? Trying to understand Sanskrit grammar? All of that belongs here.
Discussions on learning Bengali.
Discussions on learning Sanskrit.
Discussions on the nectarine qualities and pastimes of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Sri-Sri Radha-Krishna. Please don't copy and paste here without starting a discussion.
All varieties of devotional topics that don't fit under the other sections of the forums. However, devotionally relevant
topics, please - there are other boards for other topics.
Discussions on the doctrines of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. Please place practical questions under the Miscellaneous forum and set this aside for the more theoretical side of it.
If you are new to Gaudiya Vaishnavism, or if there's otherwise something puzzling you, this is the forum of choice for your questions. Remember, the only stupid questions are those made with an insincere heart.
Travelogues of life in Vraja, ponderings on life in general, miscellaneous streams of thought, sort of blogs, and whatever else you may have.
Exclusively reserved for gaudIya-sajAtiya-sAdhu-saGga!
The Srivas Angan study group.
The principle of Sri Guru. Studying Guru-tattva-vijnana of Sri Ananta Das Babaji Maharaja.
Articles and essays on devotional topics belong to this section.
Biographies of various saints.
For transcripts of discussions with and interviews of sadhus.
Relevant editorials from various news-sites.
Links to websites related with the theology and practice of traditional Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
Links to miscellaneous websites of interest.
Copy-pastes that don't fit well into any of the other categories.
Current events in the Gaudiya world, or the world out there, as long as it's relevant.
Gaudiya padavali kirtan of choice. Whenever you come across an inspiring song, post it here.
Narrations on the pastimes of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Radha-Krishna.
Verses, prayers and quotes of choice. If you come across something you find inspiring, please post it here. You can also start threads on a particular theme and regularly post in something related.
This section is reserved for all varieties of visual content. Post in a series of pictures from a sacred place, upload a video clip if you will, or a recording you made of a sweet kirtan.
Translations of various devotional texts.
Reviews of titles by Gaudiya authors, as well as by other relevant spiritual and secular authors. Tips for reading. Discussions on various books.
Growth of the online community, standards of moderation, feedback on both the content and the technicalities of the site, related announcements.
Health, travel, environment and other related topics. Tips and tricks for keeping your body in shape for spiritual life. Taking care of your health while traveling in India.
Discussions on other Vaishnava-sampradayas and Gaudiyas other than the Rupanuga-tradition should go here. This includes for example Madhva, Ramanuja, Nimbarka, Gaura-nagari, Radha-vallabhi and the such.
PC problems, recommended software, tips and tricks, coding and so forth. Things that make your life in the cyberspace easier.
If you are unsure about how to make bold text, use the quote-tag and so forth, please don't mess around in different topics. Do your experiments here.
Academic views, controversies, liberal views, eclectic discussions and so forth. Also, extended debates may be moved here. May contain discussion on views that a devotee may find objectionable.
Many participants onboard share a history as members of ISKCON or Gaudiya Matha, and therefore may need to discuss related issues. Please do not use this section as a battleground, there are other forums for that purpose.
The ultimate nowhere-land. Whatever doesn't seem to fit in any of the other categories, post it in here. For example, discussions on Mahatma Gandhi and the latest news on CNN should go here.
Whatever is left over from the archives of the old Raganuga.Com forums after most of the substantial threads were moved to the relevant areas of the main forums.
Threads that have been moved aside for one reason or another.