Leadership and Love

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Any thoughts, words, or actions that are directed toward a person’s higher self will be far more beneficial and lasting than those that are not. In your leadership role, see yourself as the caretaker of those around you rather than the proprietor, acting as you would if entrusted with a precious treasure. This approach encourages […]

Srila Prabhupada’s Transcendental Sweetness and Beauty

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Krsna Born in the Womb of ISKCON

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(Lecture given on ISKCON’s 30th anniversary New Delhi 2006) On this most auspicious day 30 years ago in New York city on lower east side Srila Prabhupada incorporated the International Society for Krsna Consciousness, popularly known as ISKCON. Somehow or other by the causeless mercy of the Lord we have all contacted this movement. By […]