Never has there been a greater feminist in Vaishnava tradition than Srila Prabhupada, who turned the hierarchy of power upside-down by giving women brahmana initiation and allowing them to live in ashramas and temples side by side with men. Only few have realized yet how revolutionary a message Srila Prabhupada’s dealings conveyed: men and women […]
About Navanitachora das
Jochen Blumenthal's spiritual training includes two initiations into Reiki by Dr. Usui. However his most formative experiences was as a Vaishnava monk, during which time he was given Brahminical initiation into the Brahma-Madhava-Gaudiya lineage. Blumenthal has closely studied Vedic texts like Bhagavad-Gita, Bhagavata Purana, and Isopanishad, and he has presented numerous lectures on the philosophy.