Spiritual World: Characteristics of the Spiritual World

                                                                  Q. What is the source of envy which brought us to this material world in the first place? I asked this question in one of our Sunday program and the speaker told me that there is no answer to this question. This really surprised me because I was thinking that Krishna could still be the source of the envy but yet unaffected by it. Just like 'maya' for which although Krishna is the source He is not affected by it. Please clarify.

                                                                  Q: Varnasrama dharma is on the material platform and daivi-varnasrama dharma is on the platform of devotional service.  Does daivi-varnasrama dharma exist in Goloka vrndavan or is it for the devotees who live in this material world?

                                                                  In Goloka, Nanda Maharaja and the Vrijavasis are cowherds, and the Yadus are kings!

                                                                  In this realm, Varnasrama is easier for people in general, who have a weaker desire or attraction for devotion to God, to relate to and thus become slowly and progressively advanced on the spiritual path. Therefore, for the sake of bringing conditioned souls to the point of Krsna consciousness, varnasrama has its place.