Browsing the "Spiritual Master / Guru" Tag

Correcting ISKCON’s Guru System

June 7th, 2022 | by Bhakti Charu Swami

In ISKCON we have to be absolutely clear that Srila Prabhupada is the head of the institution and will continue to be that as long as the institution lasts


Srila Prabhupada: The Prominent Link

April 25th, 2022 | 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


What is Initiation?

April 1st, 2022 | 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.


Please do not Kill Your Guru

November 19th, 2021 | by HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

There is one proverb, guru-mara-vidya, you learn from him first of all, then kill him. Don't care for guru. This is demonic. Don't learn guru-mara-vidya.


Gurukrpa speaks on ISKCON History

November 6th, 2021 | by gurukripa-dasa

Tamal Krsna Swami, made this list of 11 names himself and Srila Prabhupada signed the letter. But they were only priests to act on behalf of Prabhupada


Replacing Srila Prabhupada?

October 30th, 2021 | by vyasasana-dasa

I am confussed by the state of affairs, today, when leading godbrothers are trying to replace the position of my only beloved spiritural master? Are we so quickly enlinghtened, that we can replace a great acharaya. It's Mayas illusion


The “Living Guru” Concept

October 27th, 2021 | by Madhudvisa dasa

I agree that there are so many bogus guru's out there. I am looking for a guru as well, but I still think that there must be a living guru to approach.



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