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Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Tithing - donating a tenth of one’s income to the Church (or any spiritual organization) - enjoys long tradition and wide acceptance in Christianity; but it’s less famous and less practiced in ISKCON.

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June 27, 2008 -- 4,422 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Due to the historically recurrent tendency of priests to go along with current trends, to avoid censure and the loss of support and approval, I am simply concerned that we don’t choose the easy way out regarding such a morally sticky issue as the death penalty.

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December 6, 2007 -- 6,405 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya dasa

The growing need to address multiple ISKCON projects in the same city/geographical area. Until now, there have been questions as to whether to encourage multiple projects and how they will fit into the authority system ISKCON has established. We felt strongly that by encouraging devotees to develop new initiatives based on their inspiration, we will increase the movement dramatically. This principle was accepted universally in our committee and also there w...

July 27, 2007 -- 4,774 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

A few days ago, at the GBC meetings, book distribution was a main focus. The GBC members met “privately” with the BBT trustees. And as far as I understand, they really wanted to have an open and frank talk on ways to increase book distribution.

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March 16, 2007 -- 4,799 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Of course, the months leading up to the GBC meetings are usually times of renewed dynamism, as we generally want to come out with new publications to present to the Governing Body Commission and to the hundreds and thousands of devotees gathered for the Gaura Purnima festival.

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March 8, 2007 -- 4,379 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

I write this as secretary of the ISKCON Congregational Development Ministry. In addition to our English site, www.namahatta.org, we started a site in Spanish: www.mundonamahatta.org. I invite whoever speaks Spanish to visit, to contribute comments and articles, and to inform other devotees.

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February 1, 2007 -- 3,081 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

A journalist pretended to be a normal Christian follower asking the confessors for absolution from his sins, or rather asking if what he claimed to be doing was sinful.

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January 30, 2007 -- 4,341 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Yes, I hear the objection: "But Prabhu, we use it only to watch videos of Krishna and Srila Prabhupada!" If this is true for you, I offer you my humble obeisances and I assure you that this article is not written for you.

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December 24, 2006 -- 10,195 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Words are conventions. As such they change their significance throughout time (and space), some morphing into different shades of the same idea, others atrophying into obsolescence or disappearing into oblivion. Some might even shift from a negative to a positive identity or viceversa.

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December 17, 2006 -- 6,052 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

Successful movements discover techniques for remaining open networks able to reach out and into new adjacent social networks. And herein lies the capacity of movements to sustain exponential rates of growth over a long period of time

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December 1, 2006 -- 6,448 views
Hare KrishnaBy Kaunteya Das

That young boy who left Ireland all those years ago had come home and there to greet him was Lord Chaitanya and Lord Jaganatha. I wondered at the thought of what it will really be like to actually go Back Home...Bact to Godhead. I had experienced a little taste that day and I can surely say, it is very very sweet.

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August 22, 2006 -- 3,807 views
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