Founder Acharya His Divine Grace
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Outreach & Activism
Feb 01, 2008
Understanding the Art and Science of Krishna Consciousness: An Attempt at Reconciliation

A quick glance at the many ISKCON-related websites tells us much, not least that there are differences of opinion about what Srila Prabhupada taught and different approaches to implementing his teachings. Naturally, we all think that our particular interpretation is "the" correct one, and that the Other is fundamentally errant.

Satyaraja Dasa
Feb 01, 2008
UK’s Channel 4 Broadcasts Krishna on Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, thousands of English people got a chance to see a little of Vrindavan Dhama in The Hidden Story of Jesus.

Kripamoya Dasa
Jan 25, 2008
What Are We Really Eating?

We live in a world of enticingly packaged, processed foods where nobody really cares what they’re eating, so long as it looks good. As a child, I remember seeing a guest on a TV chat show say that they were allergic to various products, and therefore had to check the ingredients on everything when they went shopping. “Oh my God!” the host exclaimed in horror. “That must be such a pain! I could never do that!”

Madhava Smullen
Jan 09, 2008
Lord Rama: Fact or Fiction

As of late, in the year 2007, the idea of whether Lord Rama exists or not has been called into question, by no less than some of the politicians in India. So it is a wonder how such persons can be accepted as leaders of the people of India who should be concerned with preserving and protecting the culture of the country.

Sri Nandanandana Dasa (Stephen Knapp)
Dec 31, 2007
Paramatma: God as the Source of Inspiration and Insight

According to Vedanta [summative Vedic techings], the Supreme Lord expands and accompanies each and every living entity in order to guide his/her activities. This is seen in the form of inspiration or a sudden flash of insight experienced by scientists at the time of discovery, and by poets and artists in different circumstances.

the late Dr. T.D. Singh
Dec 24, 2007
Christmas: A Whale of a Time for All But the Animals

While the news that Japan has announced it has scrapped plans to kill 50 humpback whales on its yearly whale hunt is welcomed by all, there is deafening silence in the mass media about the fate of millions of other animals who are not the subject of intense diplomatic lobbying, and who will, without any fanfare, be put to death to satisfy the palettes of Christmas revelers this year.

Deva Gaura Hari Dasa
Dec 17, 2007
The Madness of Modern Morality

When the RSPCA decided yesterday to ignore the protestations of her devotee carers and “put down” the ailing Gangotri (a 13 year-old cow living at Bhaktivedanta Manor) they were moved by compassionate considerations. Their spokesperson said, "We do understand and respect religious beliefs but at the heart of our organization is the belief that animals should not suffer." In their view the pain she felt from “infected sores” was such that the only answer was to kill her by lethal injection, which they duly administered as the horrified devotees looked on.

Krishna Dharma Dasa
Nov 09, 2007
State and Former Owner Fight Over Kazakh Krishna’s Farm

A court in Kazakhstan decided on 23 October to hand a confiscated Hare Krishna farm near the commercial capital Almaty from the regional authority's ownership into the hands of the man who originally sold it in 1999. But since the court decision, Forum 18 News Service has learnt, a battle has emerged between the state and the new "owner".

Felix Corley
Nov 06, 2007
Kazakhstani ISKCON Members Forced to Leave Homes

On November 4, 2007, the practitioners of the Society for Krishna Consciousness were informed by Mr. Ermek Abdykalykov, previous owner of the property, that they have one week to vacate their farm.

(Bhakti Bhrnga) Govinda Swami
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