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Premanjana Das: We did kirtans and heard ‘hari-katha’ or pastimes of the Supreme Lord at a particular place. This whole trip will go down in our lives as a treasure and moments of love for the Supreme Lord....
May 8, 2014 -- 1,270 views
Premanjana Das: This article is based on a conversation between the writer Premanjana Das (Pranjal Joshi) and Her Grace Siddhi Lalasa Devi Dasi. This conversation took place at the ISKCON temple in Juhu, Mumbai (Shri Radha Rasa Bihari) on 1 May 2014, Thursday. ...
May 8, 2014 -- 1,190 views
Gauragopala dasa: Sexual activity rivets one to the bodily concept, even in marriage one is meant to have sex for the procreation of children, semen is very powerful substance and the only way to retain it is by engaging the mind in higher conscious activities of Krishna Consciousness which is difficult, if one can do that and refrain from passing semen then ones energy increases and one becomes very powerful....
May 4, 2014 -- 1,189 views
Dusyanta dasa: In Oxford in the UK a farmer had made a grandiose plan that began in 2012. His idea was to show and illustrate in a practical way that the whole contamination of capitalism can be defeated by individuals. As devotees this is one of the purposes of Iskcon ; to live a simple lifestyle that is natural and then to teach that to others, to escape from the ugly capitalistic influence....
April 30, 2014 -- 1,259 views
Gadi das: The world of the material body and material mind take up most of our time, they require a great deal of attention, and being situated in the bed of illusion requires creative ways to engage our fragile existence in practical devotional service in this physical world, and there is ample opportunities for good engagement....
April 27, 2014 -- 972 views
Prahlada Nrsimha das: In this life and this world, you become self-realized and so, reach suddha -sattva and because you have still some years to live in this world, you will go on advancing spiritually in the normal way, and in one sense, you are already in spiritual world, still being in this world....
April 27, 2014 -- 2,149 views
Joy Ram das: HH Subhaga Swami was personally instructed by HH Prabhupada to preach at Bangladesh in early 70’s. That was the time when Bangladesh was fighting for independence, therefore it was not possible to come and preach at that time....
April 24, 2014 -- 1,105 views
Priyavrata das: International director of Food for Life Global and food yogi, Paul Rodney Turner (Priyavrata das) made a special guest appearance on the Healthy You TV show alongside host Valerie Samuell....
April 11, 2014 -- 1,542 views
Bhakta Piyush: It its often seen that images of the Lord, Srila Prabhupada and other devotional paraphernalia are strewn about the Temple campus and surrounds. I often wonder about whether this is appropriate and what to do about this? We are taught that the Lords Name, Form and Pastimes are non different, so..?...
April 3, 2014 -- 1,185 views
Hari Parshad Das: On reading the first article, some readers raised a doubt – “the term 'dhauta' is only an adjective and it does not necessarily denote a cloth. Only when it is used with the term 'vastra' does it denote a cloth.”...
March 31, 2014 -- 1,659 views
Kasya das: There has been lot said and written about addressing Vaiṣṇava ladies as Prabhu. Discussion of this inevitably sinks when we distract our attention to material emotions and frustrations....
March 29, 2014 -- 997 views
Advaita Acharya Dasa: It is with great joy to note the publishing of the Foundational Position paper by H.G. Ravindra Svarupa Prabhu,( Dr.William Deadwyler P. hD.) and prompt support extended by the current G.B.C. in their favorable recommendation for this scholarly paper. ...
March 29, 2014 -- 902 views
Madhava Das: Srila Prabhupada's Lecturing Style and Bhagavad gita in Two lines. By Bhakti Vikasa Swami ...
March 29, 2014 -- 728 views
Jeevanmukta Das: Hurtling down the road in front of the secretariat in my SUV one day, I once nearly bounced a Nano to kingdom come. Later it struck me that it may not have been entirely the other driver's fault. ...
March 29, 2014 -- 772 views
Hari Parshad Das: If someone wants to find the original Vedic term, they will have to look for the term 'dhauta'. They can find this term in the Vedas. Especially in the Pañca-viṁśa-brāhmaṇa, the term 'dhauta' can be found. The Pañca-viṁśa-brāhmaṇa is a part of the Veda....
March 24, 2014 -- 2,139 views
Vinay Raniga: One man with a dream can change the world. Tomorrow, all across the world, people will be celebrating the inspirational life of Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr, the leader of the Civil Rights movement in America....
January 21, 2014 -- 1,865 views
Hari Narayana Das: Jakarta, January 11, 2014 was the second time for H.H. Subhag Swami Maharajaa invited by STAH (University of Hindu Religion) Dharma Nusantara to give a seminar. This time the University organized the seminar with a special topic “Implementation of Vedic Values for Hindus’ Character and Identity Building”....
January 21, 2014 -- 1,387 views
Pancharatna das: I constantly run across material from ISKCON devotees where they have spelled Krishna as Krsna without any diacritics. It's hard enough for people who are not familiar with Sanskrit diacritics to pronounce the diacritics form of Krishna, but without diacritics this is simply a misspelling....
January 18, 2014 -- 2,259 views
Mahatma das: Meditating while chanting on how right you are and how wrong someone else is, and with every mantra you become more convinced how right you are. Also know as "Pump Your Ego Japa....
January 15, 2014 -- 1,246 views
Chaitanya Charan das: Faith in Krishna as expressed through our selecting devotional engagements is a matter of human choice. Faith in Krishna as experienced through deepened conviction in our heart is a matter of divine grace....
January 9, 2014 -- 1,529 views
Balaramkrishnadas.jps: Temple first, or the devotee? Definitely a chicken first or egg first situation ...
December 20, 2013 -- 1,190 views
Hari Narayana Das: Many people think that life as householder is a happy life. This stereotype of thinking brings people to enter the householder life. A question appears here “is there really pace the happy life?”...
December 19, 2013 -- 1,566 views
Madhavendu das: It was very very difficult to get any personal seva from HG Bibhucaitanya Prabhu, even in his advanced age doesn't deterred him doing everything like cooking, washing clothes, offerings of Puja , decoration of his own Altar etc....
December 14, 2013 -- 1,342 views
William Mathew: The following is a excerpt from Sripad Aindra Prabhu’s offering to Srila Prabhupada on his Vyasa Puja in 1997 ...
December 11, 2013 -- 1,303 views
Bhakta Piyush: We should automatically have a system where all devotees irrespective of their status should be respected as Vaishnavas, until that time we need to at least NOT disrespect each other...
December 11, 2013 -- 1,008 views
Priyavrata das: Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a great supporter and believer in what Food for Life stood for...
December 6, 2013 -- 1,113 views
Aniruddha Sowale: Any person who wins a favor of Krsna has to be extremely humble, meek, reservoir of good qualities, controller of senses and totally detached from the material world. The pandvas had it all, in the 16th chapter of Bhagwat Geeta where krsna tells Arjun about the qualities of demi-gods and propensities of demons, Krsna declares there itself that “All you pandavas are born with divine qualities” ...
December 3, 2013 -- 1,406 views
Gadi das: Just changing your color will not entitle you to any more mercy than you’ve already been given…how much more do you think there is? The whole storehouse of love of Krishna has been plundered…Like you’ve been given the whole feast plate…and perhaps you just haven’t ingested it yet…. What makes you think that your digestive system will be any better as sannyasi? ...
November 28, 2013 -- 1,585 views
Parvati devi dasi: Personally, whenever anyone asks me if I am taking disciples, I always answer with, "I'll be very happy to give all the free advice you want, but I'm not giving diksa unless I get direct order from Lord Caitanya,"...
November 24, 2013 -- 1,367 views
Gadi das: The lack of discrimination in regard to the Bollywood dance performance… ( which honestly wasn’t even that good), (as far as Bollywood dancing goes), and( who am I to be an expert on Bollywood dancing)? ...
November 23, 2013 -- 1,497 views
Shakti Singh: Vegans have failed to follow their own preachings and its failing majorly as its seen forcing all vegetarians to go vegan , whereby vegetarianism is tested science which has been existing from more than 1000 years but veganism is in its infant stage ...
November 16, 2013 -- 2,237 views
Gadi das: When they come into this world, or any world in this material world, they will always set the bar at its highest point ...
November 10, 2013 -- 1,397 views
Jaganmohini dd: This instruction of yours which I heard several times from my spiritual master, founder director of BI and your beloved servant, H.H. Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami, has been largely echoing in our thoughts this year...
November 8, 2013 -- 1,936 views
Ajay Kamalakaran: The Hare Krishna movement neither has political goals nor a proselytisation agenda, says a Russian devotee based in Mumbai...
October 22, 2013 -- 1,863 views
Balaramkrishnadas: Sometimes we lead ourselves through alternate paths to our destination leaving the old trusted paths! ...
October 22, 2013 -- 1,824 views
Gadi das: Don’t expect to win! Warning for serious devotees….The current flavor of the world is the pursuance of money ...
October 9, 2013 -- 1,400 views
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