Vaishnava-dharma Is Very Liberal


Difference between Naimittika-dharma & Vaishnava-dharma There are two types of dharma or religion described by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura in his book Jaiva Dharma. One is “naimittika-dharma,” or religious practices that are circumstantial and temporary by nature (varnasrama-dharma falls within this category), and the second is “sanatana-dharma” or religious practices that are eternal and based upon […]

Srila Prabhupada and gay devotees


Over the past few years it has become commonplace for devotees to depict Srila Prabhupada as very hateful and condemning of gays. What a great disservice this has been to His Divine Grace! I suspect this is more a reflection of the mentality of such devotees themselves, and not that of Srila Prabhupada. As far […]