Feb 252017
 

We have become first class imitator “We have become first class imitator,” Prabhupada told the devotees during a Bhagavatam class in Vrndavana in 1976. Then he told a story. It was 1914. World War I was in progress and the high court judges in Calcutta were on their tiffin hour. “Mr. Mukerjee,” an English judge, […more]

Feb 242017
 

Noel, the taxi driver, had stopped visiting the temple on the plea of philosophical doubts, but Janne, the movie actress, was coming around more often. Janne enjoyed the chanting, and especially relished the prasadam — hot milk flavoured with nutmeg and bananas, and the slices of orange and figs, served after the mid-week classes. She […more]

Feb 242017
 

  In Yama’s court, Yamaraja roars loudly to the sinners, like clouds at the dissolution of the universe, threatening them with his black staff or club. He has 32 arms, his girth is 3 yojanas or 24 miles is size and he has curved fangs. His two scribes are Citra, who writes down the virtuous, […more]

Feb 242017
 
The Root of Anger

From Back to Godhead By Arcana Siddhi Devi Dasi A therapist draws on Lord Krsna’s teachings to help a child control his rage. THE HOSPITAL ROOM SMELLS strongly of antiseptic as I walk in. Chris sits on his bed, immersed in rapidly pushing buttons with his thumbs. “Nintendo?” I ask nonchalantly, breaking his concentration. “Play […more]

Feb 232017
 

  Srila Prabhupada’s amazing contribution in spreading Krishna consciousness all over the world, beyond the frontiers of English speaking countries, is without precedent. February 15 was his fifth preaching day in Mexico City, in his second visit to the country, at the Hare Krishna temple in Mexico City. His Divine Grace was an elderly gentleman, […more]

Feb 232017
 

On 12thApril, the Sydney daily newspaper The Sun Herald published a comprehensive report on the Sydney devotees. The article, entitled “Hare Krsna ‘Temple’ at Potts Point”, was accompanied by a photo of an austere-looking Bali-mardana sitting cross-legged on the floor with a mrdanga drum, speaking to the bearded reporter who sat submissively nearby. Upendra sat […more]

Feb 222017
 
This subject has divided opinions among devotees

Any comments on the ”supposedly” November launch of a robotic spacecraft that will go to the Moon, land there, gather rocks and dust, then return to Earth This subject has divided opinions among devotees, some accept Prabhupada’s comments they cannot go to the Moon while new generation believe the evidence is just too strong. They […more]

Feb 222017
 

To go the Moon planet’s heavenly dominion you must be qualified with pious activities, no mechanical means can enter the Moon’s heavenly kingdom Srila Prabhupasa – “Big, big asuras like Ravana, he also wanted to be happy himself and others by material adjustment. He proposed that ‘There is no need of acting piously to go […more]