Jungle dispatch



Spring Has Sprung in the Jungle!

What a long, cloudy, rainy winter it has been. Today, Jahnava and I took the vinyl windows off our yurt until fall. It’s 94 F inside with the ceiling fan going full and 78 outside. The sun is shinning brightly, the birds are singing, the wind blew the vog away and life is about as […]


An Experimental Approach to Faith and Reason

The existence of God-dess cannot be conclusively proved or disproved. God-dess exists beyond time, space, reason, and conception as well as in time, space, reason, and conception. Therefore, we can know God-dess to the degree we comprehend his-her self-revelation at the moment. So, it comes down to faith aided by intuition and reason. Faith is […]


Major Christian Influences

As I have said, Universalist Radha-Krishnaism is strongly influenced by progressive Christian thought.  Some of the major Christian influences are: Matthew Fox: Original Blessing, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ — drew me to Christianity with his interfaith, panentheistic, life-affirming mystical views. He demonstrates that original sin is not biblical and that life is a blessing. […]


What Do We Mean by Universalist?

God-dess is present in other religions, but usually in a more limited stage of realization. For example, the Abrahamic religions tend to focus on a male creator God who started out as sort of a storm god, war god or tribal god who gradually evolved to become a more universal God as Karen Armstrong nicely […]


Considerations on the Context of Universalist Radha-Krishnaism

Some ideas of how to understand where Universalist Radha-Krishnaism fits into a variety of different contexts. As Universalist Radha-Krishnaism is based in fluidity, I encourage further thinking about and critique of what I have here written.


A Concise Summary

The material world is not a punishing apparatus, and we did not fall from paradise.


Easter Reflections

After weeks of dismal clouds and rain, I woke up this morning with the rising sun on my face. I felt quite blissful and blessed like a true Easter miracle happened. I understood perfectly why people worship the sun–the source of light and life. Later in the morning, the sun was covered by clouds again, […]


Why the name “Jungle Dispatch”

I live in the jungle of South Puna on the Big Island of Hawai’i, hence the name “Jungle …


Welcome to Universalist Radha-Krishnaism

Aloha. Welcome to the new home of Universalist Radha-Krishnaism. I am Steve Bohlert / Subal Das Goswami, the founding teacher. Universalist Radha-Krishnaism is the culmination of my life’s work as a spiritual leader of the Vedic, New Age, and Christian paths. It is a hybrid of these traditions with a few others thrown in for […]


I’m really here

First reactions to this site.