If you understand and if you have some sense of gratitude to the spiritual master, if we have some little sense of gratitude then we should try to repay that debt. How to repay that debt? Did he say that we have to put ourselves through so much suffering or give so much money or do something we can't do? No. He said that, "Just try to preach as i am doing. Try to help others."
Lord Kapila continued: This instruction is not meant for the envious, for the agnostics or for persons who are unclean in their behavior. Nor is it for hypocrites or for persons who are proud of material possessions
It is with great shock, outrage, and sorrow that members of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, (ISKCON), have learned of the horrific terrorists attacks in Mumbai, India, against hundreds of innocent people.
Whatever criticisms an individual or a group may claim to have with ISKCON, to purposefully offend a Vaishnava saint in such a blatant manner is irreconcilable with the principles of Vaishnavism, Hindu culture, morality, and common decency. We condemn any and all such acts.
Aug 12 2008 In Memoriam - Jahnavi Jennifer Haggard
Religious movements are historical, sociological, philosophical, and hopefully, divine phenomenon. They are also the sum total of the contributions, influence and sacrifices of many men and women, both big and small.
Aug 12 2008 Former Leader of Children of Krishna Passes Away
"Jahnavi told me recently," said Pavitra, "when she was only days from passing away: 'Mata, I just want you to be at peace and to go back to Godhead, to be with Krishna'-she was the one who was leaving," Pavitra said, "but she wanted me to be at peace."
While the level of humor contained in the film is crass, the comedy has drawn significant attention even before its official opening - both pro and con - and from Hindu-Americans concerned that it violates appropriate boundaries in dealing with a religious subject.
Date: February 28, 2008 Verse: Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.13.4 Speaker: HG Anuttama dasa ( transcript and audio )
â€śThe demolition of homes of innocent Hindus is outrageous,â€ť said Sonia Chopra, of the United Hindu Jain Temple Association in Washington, D.C. â€śThe hypocrisy of the Kazakh government is becoming evident, and should not be tolerated by persons who value religious freedom.â€ť
Yadubara das, the project Director, and his team have worked for 5 years on the series and will be releasing one DVD every 2 months for a total of 10, each about 2 1/2 hours in length. Yadubara das showed a pre-release version of the DVD in the Vancouver temple on Vyasa Puja evening. Devotees sat through the entire showâ€”even up to the end of the credits.
Manipur, India â€“ A Krishna temple operated by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was the victim of a bomb blast at approximately 7:00 pm India time on Wednesday, August 16th. Unknown assailants threw a hand grenade into a crowd of people sitting under a large tent outside of the temple, watching a religious dance performance depicting Lord Krishnaâ€™s pastimes.