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Does SB 4.25.41 give a hint to the thing that women like men who are expert in rape?

No it doesn't say so. Translation of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 4.25.41 is as follows: O my dear hero, who in this world will not accept a husband like you? You are so famous, so magnanimous, so beautiful and ...
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What was Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's opinion on Madhvacharya?

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu belonged to the disciplic succession from Madhvacharya. The followers of the Chaitanya Mahaprabhu formed a separate sect called Gaudiya Vaaishnavas. As you have said in the ...
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What are the scriptural evidences suggesting Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was the incarnation of Lord Krishna?

First that there is a covered incarnation in Kali-yuga is known from the below verse. Bhagavata 7.9.38 itthaṁ nṛ-tiryag-ṛṣi-deva-jhaṣāvatārair lokān vibhāvayasi haṁsi jagat pratīpān dharmaṁ mahā-...
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What kind of position (importance) does Chaitanya Mahaprabhu enjoy in the sect called Gaudiya Vaishnavism?

He is the founder of the sampradaya (tradition) and the leader of it, the chief acarya (teacher) in the tradition as well. A follower of the tradition should not contradict the tenets of the tradition ...
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Why Gaudiya Vaishnavas don't accept Advaita when Chaitanya Mahaprabhu accepted Sridhara Svami?

In the above conversation we don't get the full picture. We get full picture of Sridhara Svami as seen by Gaudiya Vaishnavas in Tattva Sandarbha work of Jiva Goswami. Text 27 of Tattva Sandarbha reads ...
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What does Sri Caitanya Carita 2.15-16 mean?

Here is the structure of Chaitanya Charitamrit(CC). CC is divided into three parts Adi Leela Madhya Leela Antya Leela Adi lila deals with Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's life before Sanyas(till the age of ...
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What are the important texts of Gaudiya Vaishnavism?

I will post what I consider key books. I am limiting to very few though it is not that others are less important. For some of the books I didn't give English links, because free online versions are ...
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Why do Gaudiya Vaishnavas believe in Brahma samhita?

Anyway, if I may, I would like to explain our reasoning behind why we accept unorthodox scriptures like the Brahma Samhita. There is unfortunately a lot of misconceptions about Gaudiya Vaishnavism and ...
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Does Yamunacharya consider Brahman as vibhuti of Vishnu?

Vedanta Desika clarifies the intention of Yamunacharya in his commentary on the Stotraratna. atra brahmaśabdena śubhāśrayanityavigraha upacaryate; svarūpaparatvokteranaucityāt। iha tu - "...
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Why Gaudiya Sampradaya follow Kali-Upanishad?

Nitaibol! Gaudiya Vaishnav here. There is no mis-interpretation of the Mantra at all. All the Gaudiya Acharyas, from the time of Lord Chaitanya have quoted the Mahamantra to be: "Hare Krsna Hare ...
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Why prabhupada refers Bramhan as non-dual(advaita) in his commentry on SB?

The philosophy of Prabhupada and Gaudiya Vaishanva is Achintya Bhedabheda. (Inconceivable oneness and difference) I've mentioned/listed it's overview in my answer on Dvaita vs Advaita vs ...
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Where are the main differences between ISKCON and Jiva Institute?

There aren't many philosophical differences between ISKCON and the Jiva Institute. They both believe in Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's philosophy of Achintya Bhedabheda. And Babaji Satyanarayana Dasa, the ...
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What are the scriptural evidences suggesting Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was the incarnation of Lord Krishna?

Yes, there's a direct reference to Śri Caitanya Mahāprabhu as an avatār of Viṣṇu (specifically Kṛṣṇa's) in the Bhaviṣya Mahā-Purāṇa. Chapter 10 - Pratisarga Parva (Chaturtha Khaṇḍa), Bhaviṣya Purāṇa. ...
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Who was "Nitai" in Gaudiya literature?

The full name of Nitai is Nityananda. He was Sri Chaitanya's best-known follower and friend. Nityananda was older than Sri Chaitanya. They were like brothers. Nityananda was born in Birbhum district, ...
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What's the significance of the word "Gauḍīya" in Gauḍīya Vaiṣhṇavism?

From this blog which answers Who are Gaudiya Vaishnavas? “Gauḍīya” indicates the part of India between the southern side of the Himalayan Mountains and the northern part of the Vindhyā Hills, which ...
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