On Srila Prabhupada’s 50th year sannyasa celebration (Part 1)
September 1st, 2012

Class by Niranjana Swami. Read the rest of this entry »

Taking care of devotees 3.
April 4th, 2010

H.H. Niranjana Swami’s seminar on taking care of Krishna’s devotees, part 3/3. Read the rest of this entry »

How do different ragas/tunes in which kirtan is sung affect the manifestation of the potency of the holy name?
April 3rd, 2010

Bhakta Heeren, London Read the rest of this entry »

Meher Baba didn’t understand that the essence of mauna was to speak about Krsna?
April 2nd, 2010

Bn. Georgina, London. Read the rest of this entry »

E-mail vs. letter
April 1st, 2010

SRS: The following is an article sent to me by Niranjana Swami. It is something that I have talked and thought about: how e-mail depersonalizes communication Read the rest of this entry »

Some reflections on the increasing prominence and horrors of child abuse at home, in schools and in religious institutions
April 1st, 2010

Parents need to be informed and very careful. Read the rest of this entry »

Reflections on the meaning of Vyasa Puja and those wonderful devotees who stick to their vows of initiation no matter what
March 31st, 2010
Some observations on the eating habits of devotees in Hungary and my aspirations in that regard past and future
March 30th, 2010
Postmaster’s reprieve: He avoids jail after villagers lend him £28,000 he stole
March 29th, 2010

SRS: Here is a novel, proactive and satvic way of approaching a situation that is well worth contemplating to extract its principle.
Read more Read the rest of this entry »

The syllables of the kama-gayatri mantra are Krsna’s bodily limbs
March 29th, 2010

and how Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura resolved two different counts on the mantra’s syllables. Read the rest of this entry »

Masdar: Abu Dhabi’s carbon-neutral city
March 29th, 2010

SRS: Here is an example of what people and we can do to avoid carbon emission, if they/we want to. Read the rest of this entry »

Victory over monkeys (temporarily)
March 28th, 2010

and clarifying the purpose and target audience of this web-site and my daily podcasts. Read the rest of this entry »

Krsna emphasizes speaking the truth as the austerity of the tongue
March 26th, 2010

How does that principle get applied in different circumstances, including ISKCON management? / Vrsabhanu d Read the rest of this entry »

How the Eka-patni vrata of Lord Ramacandra reflects Krsna’s inner disposition
March 25th, 2010

Reflections on Rama-navami. Read the rest of this entry »

New York Times March 22, 2010
March 24th, 2010

Hazards: Lead Found in Indian Spices and Powders
By RONI CARYN RABIN Read the rest of this entry »

March 24th, 2010

Ever since the Trojan Horse – and probably long before – men have bent their minds to developing the ultimate secret weapon. Now, at last, the Indian army just might have discovered it: the world’s hottest chilli pepper. Read the rest of this entry »

Please could you enlighten us further on this last point, that of, “They’re [today’s sannyasis] brahminical. That doesn’t necessarily make them brahmanas.”
March 24th, 2010

Vraja-kumar, Brazil

The story of Bilvamangala Thakura as told by Krsnadas Thakura and Srila Prabhupada
March 23rd, 2010
Bhaktivinoda Thakura states:
March 22nd, 2010

The four stages of bhakti are characterized by their own degree of faith, and different rules. As one leaves behind one level and progresses to the next, he should honor the rules of the latter and leave aside those of the former. Read the rest of this entry »