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Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama Dasa

Ujjain, India; October 11—Zonal Supervisors, an important leadership role created by the Governing Body Commission (GBC) to improve management in ISKCON around the world, was the first topic of today’s GBC meeting. Working directly under an individual GBC member, a Zonal Supervisor assists that GBC member by supervising a number of temples and projects within a particular geographical zone. Currently most GBC members directly oversee all the temples in their zones. Some GBC members have intermediate managers under them, with different titles such as “Regional Secret...

Oct 13, 2017 -- 1,828 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

The second day of the Governing Body Commission (GBC) Mid-Term Meeting began with a report of a one-year study of how to improve the effectiveness of GBC meetings. Members were presented with a 94-page document or “Meetings Manual,” and a second 23-page guide on “Decision Making.” Both texts were drawn from research conducted by the GBC Strategic Planning Team (SPT). In preparing the manuals the SPT underwent a detailed analysis of Srila Prabhupada’s teachings on management as well as a review 40 professional studies and books on meetings and decision-making. V...

Oct 12, 2017 -- 2,526 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama Dasa

The Mid-Term Meeting focuses on strategic, organizational and development issues, whereas the Annual Meeting focuses primarily on proposals for new legislation to become ISKCON Law. This morning’s meeting began with an update on the progress of the GBC Organizational Committee (Org Dev). Org Dev’s role is to serve the devotees of ISKCON by building ISKCON’s administrative capacity; understanding that while ISKCON has grown substantially in its first 50 years, its administrative elements have not kept up. Org Dev reported it is working on multiple issues.<...

Oct 10, 2017 -- 5,292 views
By Anuttama dasa

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."

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Feb 22, 2012 -- 2,818 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

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

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Feb 22, 2010 -- 3,599 views
By Anuttama Dasa

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.

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Nov 28, 2008 -- 4,723 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

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.

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Nov 22, 2008 -- 6,607 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

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.

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Aug 12, 2008 -- 4,754 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

"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."

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Aug 12, 2008 -- 4,572 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

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.

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Jun 21, 2008 -- 8,856 views
Hare KrishnaBy Ananda Tirtha das

Date: February 28, 2008 Verse: Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.13.4 Speaker: HG Anuttama dasa ( transcript and audio )

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Feb 29, 2008 -- 4,079 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama Dasa

“The demolition of homes of innocent Hindus is outrageous,” said Sonia Chopra, of the United Hindu Jain Temple Association in Washington, D.C. “The hypocrisy of the Kazakh government is becoming evident, and should not be tolerated by persons who value religious freedom.”

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Nov 30, 2006 -- 4,018 views
Hare KrishnaBy Anuttama dasa

Manipur, India – 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 Krishna’s pastimes.

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Aug 18, 2006 -- 4,127 views
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