For Sivaram Swami to claim that Indian clothes are integral or essential is an invention.
There is no need for cultish personality worship. What we honor is the truth, the teachings of Bhagavan Sri Krishna.
I take offense, not just against Bhakti Charu Maharaj, Hridayananda Maharaj, but against all of Prabhupada disciples who are active in ISKCON.
It is sad to see new people joining ISKCON on the basis of Srila Prabhupada’s books but being served this Christian-ritvik soup.
Love often tends to degrade into lust. Reason guides love to rise higher and ascend into spiritual world.
Any person or institution like ISKCON or BBT to claim exclusive rights to Acharya’s contributions is not in accordance with transcendental law.
The true critic advises us to preserve what we have already obtained, and to adjust our race from that point where we have arrived in the heat of our progress.
Whatever ISKCON does must be Srila Prabhupada’s desire.
If Srila Prabhupada is autonomous Founder of the theology of ISKCON, it would be parallel to say that Srila Prabhupada is a deviant heterodox.
“Oh, you want to become one of Krishna’s queens? You can pray like that.”
The universe seems to be designed in such a way that it evokes our love for Krsna- everything made by Him is so so beautiful- and when we admire a rainbow, sunset on the ocean, a forest or waterdrops on a still pond, we are admiring Krsna actually, but in santa rasa- that is why […]
There was a very bright rainbow the other day, incredibly beautiful and brilliant, strung against a very dark background, encircled by a fainter type. Metaphorically it was like a group of brightly attired sakhis encircling monsoon-cloud Krsna, further encircled by their sakhi maidservants… Science has a less captivating version. White light, which is composed of […]