marriage Tag

As members of the Grihastha Vision team, my wife and I recently attended a conference for marital educators and therapists in Orlando Florida. At one keynote address, research was presented from Joseph Unwin PhD (1895-1936) an anthologist and anthropologist at the University of Cambridge, who...

The following is a lecture by Śrila Prabhupāda that he gave during the wedding ceremony of Śrīman Hayagrīva brahmacārī and Śrīmatī Śyāma dāsī. Prabhupāda: So today's wedding ceremony between Śrīman Hayagrīva brahmacārī and Śrīmatī Śyāma dāsī is practically negotiated by me. I am the marriage maker...

Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati emphasized that householders should not be materially attached to their families, but spiritually attached to Krishna. He differentiated the grha-vrata—an ordinary worldly person addicted to the home-oriented bodily conception of existence, and thus sworn to sense enjoyment centered around marital life—from what...