Bhakti Charu Swami: “I don’t really understand the American culture very much. I come from a simple, innocent Indian background.”
Prabhupada told me “art means full belly,” and then he explained no one will take to spiritual life if they are starving and only surviving.
Gay PRIDE march is resurrection of self-respect through solidarity. It’s important to protect all gays from being bullied, including religious fanatics.
A lot of people think Hare Krishnas are not around anymore – but we’re around. You just might not know it!
People are not heterosexual or homosexual because of a philosophical decision, but because they are born that way. What counts is what you do.
A person with a different understanding of Prabhupāda is not automatically any of the following catchphrases: blooped, a fringie, a speculator, unchaste, independent, a puffed up scholar, or a self-appointed ācārya
Gay marriage is simply the law of the land now, and if we fight against it, the people we are trying to save will reject us.
Love often tends to degrade into lust. Reason guides love to rise higher and ascend into spiritual world.
Allowing gay citizens to fully participate in society on an equal footing, including the right to marry enables them to reach greater potential in life.
Pornography undermines the value of a women and makes it difficult to have a balanced, meaningful, and loving relationship.
Bhagavad Gita teaches that we’re a soul within the body. Ignorance of this truth is the root cause of racism, violence, terrorism, and religious bigotry.
Homophobic attitudes in ISKCON are inimical to Krishna bhakti. If Krishna consciousness is to spread, it will do so through the vehicle of love and acceptance.
The very best women in the world are in the Hare Krishna movement. If we don’t engage and encourage women in ISKCON then we will never have a society.