Browsing the "ritvik" Tag

Initiation Into Spiritual Life

April 11th, 2016 | by srila-bhaktisiddhanta-sarasvati-thakur

It is inexplicable how gurus who live in open sin contrive never-the-less to retain the unquestioning allegiance of the cultured portion of their disciples


Honoring the Pure Devotee

December 4th, 2015 | by padmapani-das

As news reports from around the world become increasingly disturbing, it's quite natural to wonder just where the joy of life has gone for so many people.


Srila Prabhupada: The Prominent Link

December 1st, 2015 | by Dhira Govinda dasa (David B. Wolf, Ph.D.)

The Prominent Link is Dhira Govinda's paper on ISKCON guru tattva. It was a presentation to the GBC in an attempt to harmonize the different camps in


Using Drugs to Enhance Reality

October 28th, 2015 | by acarya-dasa

To enhance reality we took drugs like Ecstasy, LSD, magic mushrooms, speed, and pot. We experienced everything from godly visions to complete madness


Some of ISKCON’s Blind Spots

July 24th, 2015 | by Madhudvisa dasa

It is not our business to change, simply to receive the knowledge from Prabhupada and distribute it, without adding or subtracting, to the people we meet


Srila Prabhupada Guru Tattva

August 14th, 2004 | by harinam-das

Prabhupada called disciples who perform the initiation ceremonies ritvik representatives of the acharya. Direct quotes with evidence of these instructions


Preacher’s Training Camp

May 16th, 2003 | by nimai-pandit-das

There is need for intelligent young men to train them up as future leaders and preachers to go all over the world for spreading the message of Lord Caitanya



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