Browsing the "Devotees" Category

Is the Hare Krishna Movement a Cult?

September 20th, 2017 | by dr--j--gordon-melton

ISKCON is a representative of the main stream of Indian Vaishnava religion. They follow teachings and practices which have a venerable tradition in India


Prabhupada on Socrates — Part Two

September 16th, 2017 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Socrates pictures the wall of the cave and everyone is sitting in the cave absorbed in these imitation forms. Prabhupada: That means darkness


Honoring the Pure Devotee

September 14th, 2017 | 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

September 10th, 2017 | 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


The Richest Frog in the World

September 6th, 2017 | by madhusudhan-rs

A story told by Bhaktisiddanta Saraswati illustrating how one can become proud of a little material opulence and lose perspective of the reality of life


Ganesh Worship?

September 1st, 2017 | by prabhu

Praying to Ganeshji for MATERIAL advancement deepens your materialistic bonds and does not free you for attaining the highest perfection of human life


Aerosmith Gets A Book

August 30th, 2017 | by irm

Steven Tyler, lead singer with the big rock band Aerosmith had just walked past us. I nipped over and gave him a book. He seemed to appreciate it


Are the Hare Krishnas a Cult?

August 25th, 2017 | by urbox

Another thing which makes me think that this is a cult is the number of white people I see following you. How is this possible? How were they all converted?


Srila Prabhupada’s Trees

August 18th, 2017 | by h-h--giriraj-swami

Prabhupada struggled very hard to build the Juhu temple. First struggle was to get the land; the next struggle was to get permission to build the temple


What is Initiation?

August 17th, 2017 | by roy-barrios

It seems a simple question since so many devotees are initiated. But I have asked a few devotees and they seem not to understand what is initiation is.


Arshya Prayoga Part II

August 16th, 2017 | by locanananda-das

We challenge BBT to produce a letter from any scholar stating Prabhupada's books are full of mistakes and need to revision for his message to be understood



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