Srila Prabhupada’s Transcendental Sweetness and Beauty


What a week of Vaisnava sadhu-satsanga this has been! I leave the richer, having exchanged with my family members, old and new, Godbrothers, Godsisters, nephews and nieces. While I feel most unqualified to speak to you today, I am honoured and privileged to join my Godsisters in voicing my concerns as a woman in ISKCON. […]

Non-Sectarian Vaisnava-Dharma – Food for thought from the Visva Vaisnava Raja Sabha


Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur on the nature of sectarianism from the introduction to the Sri Krsna Samhita: The people of India and other countries may be divided into two categories- the asslike and the swanlike. Of these two, the asslike are in the majority. The swanlike are in the minority. Swanlike people abstract the purport of […]

Bookworm – On Reading “Non Krishna Conscious” Books


This highly elusive thing, pure devotional service, I want it. I want it so badly it creates and ache in me. It is becoming almost the only thing I can talk about and because of this I can see that people are thinking I have made advancement in Krishna consciousness. I wish I had. It […]

Jaya Kesava Das – Spinning the Wheel of Fortune in the Service of Krishna


You heard it on National Inquirer first. Our very own Jaya Kesava Das Prabhu is alleged to be in a “special relationship” with the son of the Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White. The 19-year-old  bodied son who attends the University of Arizona and goes by the nickname “Nikko” is rumored to be in a gay […]