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Can she become a guru?

Can she become a guru?

By: Akincana Staff

This is a response to the video "She can become guru" for all those who want to know the arguments from both sides. More

16.02.2016 | Videos | Hits:793

Is India the Rape Capital of the World?

Is India the Rape Capital of the World?

By: Caitanya Candra das

Even before but more so after the sensational Nirbhaya gang-rape case ... More

12.02.2016 | Underview | Hits:1028

"How many likes" or "who likes"

"How many likes" or "who likes…

By: Ram Aprameya das

The social media has become extremely popular among masses today. One ... More

29.12.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:662

LEADING WITH SHASTRA

LEADING WITH SHASTRA

By: Krishna-kirti das

Dear prabhu, while you are an historic devotee who has done tremendous... More

16.12.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:670

Bamboo Skyscrapers

Bamboo Skyscrapers

By: Krsna-kirti das

H.H. Hridayananda Goswami’s Krishna West project is based on the simpl... More

25.11.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:843

Where Do the Fallen Souls Fall From?

Where Do the Fallen Souls Fall From?

By: Jayadvaita Swami

When we hear that we live in this material world because we are “falle... More

21.10.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:943

Covering The Head Has Nothing To Do With Muslims

Covering The Head Has Nothing To Do With Musl…

By: Goloka-ranjana Dasa

This is a response to a comment made by Gaura Keshava Prabhu in which ... More

17.10.2015 | Underview | Hits:2123

 Nothing Can Taint The Words Of Srila Prabhupada

Nothing Can Taint The Words Of Srila Prabhup…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

Q: Prabhu, how to distribute books if they are stolen from us by treac... More

14.10.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:617

Chastity – What Does It Actually Mean?

Chastity – What Does It Actually Mean?

By: Devaki dd

On the 26th of July we welcomed 40 ladies in Kharkov/Ukraine, who had ... More

01.10.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:2511

Krsna’s sweetness

Krsna’s sweetness

By: Kadamba Kanana Swami

I remember, one year I was with Sacinandana Maharaj and a whole group ... More

11.09.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:924

HOW TO BE IN MAYA

HOW TO BE IN MAYA

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

The history of human kind is filled with examples how with full convic... More

02.09.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:777

Aren't we sometimes....

Aren't we sometimes....

By: Madhurya-lila dd

When I was a child, there was a young boy in my neighborhood whom I sa... More

14.07.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:882

Brahmananda Prabhu  “The Mountain of our mission”

Brahmananda Prabhu “The Mountain of our miss…

By: Shyamasundara Dasa

Though I was not in constant contact with Brahmananda Prabhu I always ... More

01.07.2015 | Prabhupada | Hits:978

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Brahmananda Prabhu  “The Mountain of our mission”

Brahmananda Prabhu “The Mountain of our miss…

By: Shyamasundara Dasa

Though I was not in constant contact with Brahmananda Prabhu I always had g... More

01.07.2015 | Prabhupada | Hits:978

Addressing woman as mataji

Addressing woman as mataji

By: Akincana Staff

A father sometimes addresses his daughter in affection as “mother” and some... More

20.03.2015 | Quotes | Comments (1) | Hits:2625

Reflections on Vaisnavi-dharma

Reflections on Vaisnavi-dharma

By: Haladhara das (SRS)

I recently took up the study of Bhakti-Sastri under the instruction of my s... More

11.11.2014 | Varnasrama | Comments (1) | Hits:1988

We Are Going To Produce Vaisnava Heroes

We Are Going To Produce Vaisnava Heroes

By: AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Prabhupada: ...have discrimination because the British government, they thi... More

14.01.2014 | Prabhupada | Hits:2553

The Position of a Widow

The Position of a Widow

By: Akincana Staff

Srimad-Bhagavatam Canto 3: Chapter Twenty-three, Text 52: PURPORT It is sa... More

06.12.2013 | Quotes | Comments (1) | Hits:2529

Glories & Importance Of Srila Prabhupada’s Books

Glories & Importance Of Srila Prabhupada’…

By: Akincana Staff

As from wood, fire can be manifested, or as butter can be churned out of ... More

17.11.2013 | Quotes | Hits:5075

Srila Prabhupada On Opening Hospitals and Schools

Srila Prabhupada On Opening Hospitals and Sch…

By: Akincana Staff

It is not sannyasi business. For starting school the government is there,... More

10.11.2013 | Quotes | Hits:6543

An Offering on the Disappearance Day of Srila Prabhupada

An Offering on the Disappearance Day of Srila…

By: Krishna-kirti das

November 6, 2013 San Antonio Dear Srila Prabhupada, Let us remember you ... More

07.11.2013 | Prabhupada | Hits:2050

They are all mlecchas

They are all mlecchas

By: Shyamasundara dasa ACBSP

Srila Prabhupada sent some American and European disciples to one of his ... More

13.10.2013 | Letters | Comments (1) | Hits:2137

The Gopi Bhava Club

The Gopi Bhava Club

By: Hari Sauri dasa.ACBSP

Jagannatha dasa, the BBT Sanskrit editor has just returned from Vrndavana. ... More

16.09.2013 | Instructions | Hits:8697

Vyasa-puja Offering to Srila Prabhupada

Vyasa-puja Offering to Srila Prabhupada

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

nama om visnu-padaya krsna-presthaya bhu-tale srimate bhaktivedanta-svami... More

30.08.2013 | Prabhupada | Hits:2470

Blasphemy of Srila Prabhupada

Blasphemy of Srila Prabhupada

By: Nanda-Tanuja Dasa

Blasphemy of Srila Prabhupada - Introduction "If I were to desist from l... More

26.08.2013 | Prabhupada | Hits:2903

These are not people. These are animals.

These are not people. These are animals.

By: Ramesvara das

I remember a very important conversation on the roof of the New York buil... More

01.07.2013 | Prabhupada | Hits:2146

Devotional Memories of Pisima - Srila Prabhupada's sister

Devotional Memories of Pisima - Srila Prabhup…

By: devotees

Jayapataka Swami: “…Victorious moment, yet at the same time it is a matte... More

30.06.2013 | Prabhupada | Hits:3240

Varnasrama-dharma and Srila Prabhupada

Varnasrama-dharma and Srila Prabhupada

By: Shyamasundara das ACBSP

Although Lord Caitanya stated that varnasrama is external to bhakti (CC M... More

19.04.2013 | Varnasrama | Comments (1) | Hits:2838

Vairagya, Salaries, and Political Etiquette

Vairagya, Salaries, and Political Etiquette

By: Akincana Staff

Prabhupada: Niskincanasya. One who has decided that "This world is useless.... More

11.04.2013 | Instructions | Comments (1) | Hits:2285

"Mother," no other address

"Mother," no other address

By: Akincana Staff

The nutshell of education is defined by Canakya Pandita that "Who is pandit... More

11.04.2013 | Quotes | Hits:3485

It is a fact that we were with Krsna

It is a fact that we were with Krsna

By: Akincana Staff

Prabhupada: ...you are part and parcel of Krsna; that is our original state... More

29.03.2013 | Quotes | Hits:2221

Avoid association of serpent Mayavadis and karmis

Avoid association of serpent Mayavadis and ka…

By: Akincana Staff

The Mayavadis and other atheists do not want the Krsna consciousness move... More

27.03.2013 | Quotes | Comments (1) | Hits:2069

Lord Caitanya's magnaminity

By: Akincana Staff

Love of Krsna is not an easy thing to obtain, because by this love one can ... More

26.03.2013 | Quotes | Hits:2002

Caitanya Mahaprabhu's philosophy: enjoy with Krsna

Caitanya Mahaprabhu's philosophy: enjoy with …

By: Akincana Staff

Caitanya Mahaprabhu taught that if you want to cry for Krsna, then no mor... More

25.03.2013 | Quotes | Hits:2129

An Open Letter to Pope Paul VI from A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

An Open Letter to Pope Paul VI from A.C. Bhak…

By: Akincana Staff

The Krishna Consciousness movement is meant for overhauling the whole situa... More

18.02.2013 | Letters | Hits:2905

Prabhupada Uvaca: “ What is that – chocolate?”

Prabhupada Uvaca: “ What is that – chocolate?…

By: Akincana Staff

"What is that?" Prabhupada asked pleasantly as we offered our obeisances an... More

22.01.2013 | Instructions | Hits:6128

Do not be disturbed

Do not be disturbed

By: Akincana Staff

"Do not be disturbed. There is no cause for anxiety. You are doing your bes... More

21.01.2013 | Instructions | Hits:2829

Health, Harmony, Happiness

Health, Harmony, Happiness

By: Akincana Staff

(excerpt from Transcendental Diary 1, Sridham Mayapur by HG Hari Sauri das)... More

20.01.2013 | Instructions | Hits:2640

Srila Prabhupada on accounting

Srila Prabhupada on accounting

By: Akincana Staff

There are two things in accounting; one thing is I am receiving some amount... More

19.01.2013 | Instructions | Comments (1) | Hits:2341

The Nectar of Devotion (Vrindavan '72)

The Nectar of Devotion (Vrindavan '72)

By: Akincana Staff

Pradyumna: (reading) "The basic principle of the living condition is that w... More

19.01.2013 | Lectures | Hits:2890

Arrival Lecture (Mexico '75)

Arrival Lecture (Mexico '75)

By: Akincana Staff

Prabhupada: My dear devotees, ladies and gentlemen, I am very glad to see y... More

19.01.2013 | Lectures | Comments (2) | Hits:3271

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Is India the Rape Capital of the World?

Is India the Rape Capital of the World?

By: Caitanya Candra das

Even before but more so after the sensational Nirbhaya gang-rape case of De... More

12.02.2016 | Underview | Hits:1028

"How many likes" or "who likes"

"How many likes" or "who likes…

By: Ram Aprameya das

The social media has become extremely popular among masses today. One among... More

29.12.2015 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:662

LEADING WITH SHASTRA

LEADING WITH SHASTRA

By: Krishna-kirti das

Dear prabhu, while you are an historic devotee who has done tremendous serv... More

16.12.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:670

Bamboo Skyscrapers

Bamboo Skyscrapers

By: Krsna-kirti das

H.H. Hridayananda Goswami’s Krishna West project is based on the simple ide... More

25.11.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:843

Where Do the Fallen Souls Fall From?

Where Do the Fallen Souls Fall From?

By: Jayadvaita Swami

When we hear that we live in this material world because we are “fallen sou... More

21.10.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:943

Covering The Head Has Nothing To Do With Muslims

Covering The Head Has Nothing To Do With Musl…

By: Goloka-ranjana Dasa

This is a response to a comment made by Gaura Keshava Prabhu in which he es... More

17.10.2015 | Underview | Comments (1) | Hits:2123

 Nothing Can Taint The Words Of Srila Prabhupada

Nothing Can Taint The Words Of Srila Prabhup…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

Q: Prabhu, how to distribute books if they are stolen from us by treacherou... More

14.10.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:617

Chastity – What Does It Actually Mean?

Chastity – What Does It Actually Mean?

By: Devaki dd

On the 26th of July we welcomed 40 ladies in Kharkov/Ukraine, who had trave... More

01.10.2015 | Devotional practice | Comments (2) | Hits:2511

Krsna’s sweetness

Krsna’s sweetness

By: Kadamba Kanana Swami

I remember, one year I was with Sacinandana Maharaj and a whole group of de... More

11.09.2015 | Philosophy | Hits:924

HOW TO BE IN MAYA

HOW TO BE IN MAYA

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

The history of human kind is filled with examples how with full conviction ... More

02.09.2015 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:777

Aren't we sometimes....

Aren't we sometimes....

By: Madhurya-lila dd

When I was a child, there was a young boy in my neighborhood whom I saw ver... More

14.07.2015 | Devotional practice | Hits:882

Was Alexander the Great a Contemporary of Canakya Pandit? – the Puranic Version

Was Alexander the Great a Contemporary of Can…

By: Shyamasundara das ACBSP

Dear Maharajas, Prabhus and Matajis, Please accept my humble obeisance. Al... More

26.04.2015 | Essays | Hits:2336

In The Footsteps Of The Buddha

In The Footsteps Of The Buddha

By: Shyamasundara das ACBSP

If I were to tell you, that once, no other country, save India, revered the... More

27.02.2015 | Reader | Hits:1407

KRSNA CONSCIOUS MOTHERHOOD

KRSNA CONSCIOUS MOTHERHOOD

By: Revati devi dasi (BVKS)

(An expectant mother, who is also a devotee book distributor, submits a q... More

13.02.2015 | Devotional practice | Comments (6) | Hits:2621

GBC EC Uses Knowledge Filters  and Loaded Dice to push FDG

GBC EC Uses Knowledge Filters and Loaded Dic…

By: Shatrughna das

In 2013 the GBC resolved that a four-man committee comprising of Badrinaray... More

05.02.2015 | Underview | Comments (3) | Hits:1477

An analysis of the paper  “Some Evidence Regarding Education and Guruship for Vaishnavis”

An analysis of the paper “Some Evidence Rega…

By: Goloka-ranjana Dasa

Among scholars, the position of women in the Vedic culture is a cause for c... More

01.02.2015 | Essays | Comments (1) | Hits:1723

KURDS AND VEDIC INDIA

KURDS AND VEDIC INDIA

By: Rohini Priya dd

The mysterious relationship of the Kurds with Vedic India The Kurd peopl... More

20.01.2015 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:1422

Why We Should NOT Implement Female Diksha Gurus in ISKCON

Why We Should NOT Implement Female Diksha Gur…

By: Sesa das

Recently there was a meeting in Tirupati, India by the GBC on whether to al... More

16.12.2014 | Underview | Hits:3052

Are there different sizes of infinity?

Are there different sizes of infinity?

By: Shyamasundara dasa ACBSP

In the Purusha Sukta1.3-4 from Rig Veda 10.90 [1] it states that the materi... More

18.11.2014 | Philosophy | Comments (4) | Hits:1275

RECONCILING SEEMINGLY OUTRAGEOUS FIGURES

RECONCILING SEEMINGLY OUTRAGEOUS FIGURES

By: Madhavananda das & Hari Parshad das

Some of the numbers given in Vedic literatures seem too fantastic to be t... More

18.11.2014 | Underview | Hits:1408

The Impossible Dream: Don't Bet on It

The Impossible Dream: Don't Bet on It

By: Dravida das ACBSP

They were ordinary folks: he a 59-year-old retired steelworker, she a nig... More

07.11.2014 | Various | Hits:1471

Astrology

Astrology

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

(This is the first of a series of essays meant for eventual publication in ... More

23.09.2014 | Essays | Hits:2973

Talking Down Varnasrama - 2

Talking Down Varnasrama - 2

By: Nitai dasa

While Anuttama Prabhu directly shows his aversion to varnasrama, Nityananda... More

23.09.2014 | Underview | Hits:1898

Talking “Down” Varnasrama

Talking “Down” Varnasrama

By: Nitai dasa

During the 2014 North American GBC meetings, Anuttama Das and Nityananda Da... More

18.09.2014 | Devotional practice | Hits:2438

Origins Of Political Correctness And Its Consequent Influence Within ISKCON

Origins Of Political Correctness And Its Cons…

By: Gopinath das

For the first time in history of the so called modern, refine, advanced a... More

11.09.2014 | Underview | Comments (1) | Hits:2824

Sudama Puri Temple

Sudama Puri Temple

By: Chandan Yatra das

Birthplace and Residence of Sudama brahmana, dear-most Friend of Lord Sri K... More

11.09.2014 | Holy places | Hits:2487

Farmers becoming extinct

Farmers becoming extinct

By: Samba das

In a Srimad Bhagavatam lecture in Mayapur in 1975 Srila Prabhupada said: "I... More

14.08.2014 | Reader | Hits:1166

ISKCON, WITH ALL THY FAULTS, I LOVE THEE

ISKCON, WITH ALL THY FAULTS, I LOVE THEE

By: Srutadeva das

In May of 2006, a young man who had been born into a family of devotees, wh... More

06.07.2014 | Essays | Hits:1778

Impersonalism and Krishna West

Impersonalism and Krishna West

By: Krishna Kirti das

Both of these statements are from Hridayananda Goswami: “It’s like a rite o... More

22.06.2014 | Philosophy | Hits:3114

Announcement: Krishna-kirti das now a discipl…

By: Krishna Kirti das

Dear Devotees, please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to ISKCON F... More

12.06.2014 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:3389

HUSBAND AS GURU  –  HOW ABOUT SRILA PRABHUPADA AS GURU?

HUSBAND AS GURU – HOW ABOUT SRILA PRABHUPAD…

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

The article “Husband as Guru” presents much of what could be considered c... More

05.06.2014 | Philosophy | Comments (5) | Hits:3317

Gauda Sarasvata Brahmanas from Karnataka ended up in Bengal

Gauda Sarasvata Brahmanas from Karnataka ende…

By: Shyamasundara das ACBSP

I always wondered how the families of Rupa and Sanatana Gosvamis, who were ... More

15.05.2014 | Various | Hits:1736

How much is too much?

How much is too much?

By: Jason Heppenstall

 Editor's note: "Our farm projects are an extremely important part of our m... More

15.05.2014 | Reader | Hits:3268

Philosophy, Rules, and Krishna West

Philosophy, Rules, and Krishna West

By: Krishna Kirti das

Dear Devotees, please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Pra... More

01.05.2014 | Philosophy | Comments (6) | Hits:3164

How would you explain that the ISKCON divorce rate is greater as in the material society?

How would you explain that the ISKCON divorce…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

Unfortunately this is true. Besides that fact that "relationship between ... More

26.04.2014 | Devotional practice | Comments (7) | Hits:3689

About women separated from men

About women separated from men

By: Nrisimhananda das ACBSP

I am a liberal by my conditioning.   I was raised during a time when permis... More

20.04.2014 | Philosophy | Hits:2724

Evolution

Evolution

By: Akincana Staff

More

20.04.2014 | Reader | Hits:1398

My further response

My further response

By: Krishna Kirti das

As Maharaja has quoted me, I wrote, “But if Srila Prabhupada is fallible in... More

16.04.2014 | Philosophy | Comments (12) | Hits:2543

Kenyan parliament passes polygamy law

Kenyan parliament passes polygamy law

By: Akincana Staff

Female politicians storm out after parliament passes law that allows men ... More

06.04.2014 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:3119

Dharma as a Consequentialism

Dharma as a Consequentialism

By: Krishna Kirti das

In some recent public statements, Hridayananda Maharaja questions the authe... More

28.03.2014 | Philosophy | Hits:1770

HH Hridayananda Goswami, Krishna West, and Consequentialism

HH Hridayananda Goswami, Krishna West, and Co…

By: Krishna Kirti das

Dear Devotees, please accept my humble obeisances. All glories to Srila Pra... More

26.03.2014 | Philosophy | Comments (9) | Hits:5897

New finds take archaeologists closer to Krishna

New finds take archaeologists closer to Krish…

By: Bhama Devi Ravi

CHENNAI: The conch and the Sudarshana Chakra are unmistakable. Although the... More

11.03.2014 | Reader | Hits:2110

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Four: Sakhi Bekhi and Cuda Dhari

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Four: Sakhi Bekhi…

By: Suhotra Swami

Sakhi is a term for the confidential girlfriends of Srimati Radharani. The ... More

25.02.2014 | Philosophy | Hits:1958

Say No to FDG

By: Akincana Staff

Dear Sriman/HH/Smt. _______________ Prabhu/Maharaj/Mataji, Please accept m... More

20.02.2014 | Various | Hits:1957

Politically Motivated Wrongdoings  of the Sastra Advisory Committee

Politically Motivated Wrongdoings of the Sas…

By: Bharata das

In the penultimate paragraph of his recent article Why Women Should Not B... More

16.02.2014 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:2174

Why Women Should Not Be On The Sastra Advisory Committee

Why Women Should Not Be On The Sastra Advisor…

By: Agnideva das

On January 14, 2014 Mother Urmila posted the following on her Faceboook pag... More

05.02.2014 | Philosophy | Hits:3422

How we treat our mother cow will define the very course and future of our civilization

How we treat our mother cow will define the v…

By: Chris Fici

Wait... the cow? For most Western people, when we think of the cow we thi... More

29.01.2014 | Reader | Hits:8656

We don’t need to become complete vegetarians, but...

We don’t need to become complete vegetarians,…

By: Blaine Friedlander

U.N. report sounds alarm on farming land-use crisis. To feed the world’s ... More

25.01.2014 | Reader | Hits:3087

How come that a devotee can still feel lonely?

How come that a devotee can still feel lonely…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

To the degree we forget Krsna and Srila Prabhupada, to that degree we feel ... More

08.01.2014 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:1958

Sri Andal- A Brief Life-Sketch

Sri Andal- A Brief Life-Sketch

By: Akincana Staff

Sri Andal (a female) is  one of the twelve Alwars  who appeared on this ear... More

11.12.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:1923

Origins of Vedic Civilization: Did Aryan Invaders of India Create the Vedic Tradition?

Origins of Vedic Civilization: Did Aryan Inva…

By: Kenneth Chandler, Ph.D.

HOW ANCIENT IS THE VEDIC TRADITION and how did it begin? Was it the creatio... More

09.12.2013 | Reader | Hits:19184

Female Diksha Guru  -- some considerations

Female Diksha Guru -- some considerations

By: Basu Ghosh das ACBSP

There is a definite "push" for a female diksha guru in ISKCON that is the... More

30.11.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:3220

The Vedic Root of the Western Religious Tradition

The Vedic Root of the Western Religious Tradi…

By: Suhotra Swami

In any standard religion, including the great faiths of the West, elements ... More

13.11.2013 | Underview | Comments (2) | Hits:3417

Love versus Lust

Love versus Lust

By: Phalini devi dasi ACBSP

I never promised you a rose garden. --Joe South. In the material world, e... More

08.11.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:2160

Why did Lord Rama kill Vali?

Why did Lord Rama kill Vali?

By: Gokula-candra Dasa

This question is a concern to many people nowadays, to both those who bel... More

06.11.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:3714

Aitihya—Tradition as Authority (part 2)

Aitihya—Tradition as Authority (part 2)

By: Mukunda Datta Dasa.ACBSP

Aitihya—Tradition as Authority (part 2) II.     The word “aitihya” is ete... More

29.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:7009

Rethinking Varnasrama

Rethinking Varnasrama

By: Krishna-kirti das

Rethinking Varṇāśrama How changing our current thinking on the utility of ... More

29.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:3157

Aitihya—Tradition as Authority (part 1)

Aitihya—Tradition as Authority (part 1)

By: Mukunda Datta dasa.ACBSP

Mukunda Datta dasa is a disciple of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swa... More

27.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4240

Bhagavad Gita Catursloka Tika 10.8-11

Bhagavad Gita Catursloka Tika 10.8-11

By: Sri Baladeva Vidyabhusana

(BG 10.8)   Now, while engaged in describing the devotion of those who are ... More

22.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:9734

The Next Front In America’s War On Whistleblowers

The Next Front In America’s War On Whistleblo…

By: Jack Hogan

      Whistleblowers Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have become fami... More

19.10.2013 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:2793

Silver Foils are not Vegetarian

Silver Foils are not Vegetarian

By: Prahladananda Swami

The silver foils are not very expensive. They are sold by weight. Ordinaril... More

17.10.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:5249

Sex—the Cause of Unlimited Suffering

Sex—the Cause of Unlimited Suffering

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

“Of all kinds of suffering and bondage arising from various attachments, ... More

16.10.2013 | Philosophy | Comments (1) | Hits:3937

The New Gender Gap

The New Gender Gap

By: Michelle Conlin

Lawrence High is the usual fortress of manila-brick blandness and boxy 1960... More

03.10.2013 | Reader | Hits:8615

A response to Hari-kirtana prabhu regarding my article

A response to Hari-kirtana prabhu regarding m…

By: Hari Sauri dasa ACBSP

Many thanks to Hari-kirtana prabhu for his thoughtful response to my subm... More

09.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:3062

Srila Prabhupada said that women are less-intelligent than men. Can we support this?

Srila Prabhupada said that women are less-int…

By: Hari Sauri dasa ACBSP

Session Two of a seminar on Sri Isopanishad given in Mayapur on 31.01.06 ... More

02.10.2013 | Philosophy | Comments (1) | Hits:4292

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Three: Gauranaga Nagaris - Rasabhasa bhaktas

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Three: Gauranaga …

By: Suhotra Swami

"From the life of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu, an intelligent person engaged in... More

01.10.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4629

'TomTato' tomato and potato plant unveiled in UK

'TomTato' tomato and potato plant unveiled in…

By: BBC

Genius or madness? A plant that produces both tomatoes and potatoes, call... More

30.09.2013 | Reader | Hits:2415

Stephen Hawking: Brains Could Be Copied To Computers To Allow Life After Death

Stephen Hawking: Brains Could Be Copied To Co…

By: Meredith Bennett-Smith

One of the most popular atheists of today speculates about brain, conscio... More

25.09.2013 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:1689

The Avatar Buddha

The Avatar Buddha

By: Suhotra Swami

'How to Follow His Stream of Dharma to the Ocean of Nectar' - Siddhartha Ga... More

19.09.2013 | Underview | Hits:7279

Srila Bhaktivinoda's Grief

Srila Bhaktivinoda's Grief

By: Bhaktiviode Thakur

We are now sitting in our bhajana-kutira in Sri Purusottama-ksetra. Why hav... More

18.09.2013 | Various | Hits:2039

Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur on Christianity

Srila Bhaktivinode Thakur on Christianity

By: Akincana Staff

Thinking about the virtues and faults of this world, some moralistic monoth... More

17.09.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:1805

Srila Prabhupada’s Presentation of Srimati Radharani

Srila Prabhupada’s Presentation of Srimati Ra…

By: Satsvarupa dasa Goswami

      Knowledge about Srimati Radharani, Her relationship with Krishna, ... More

13.09.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:7627

Srimati Radharani

Srimati Radharani

By: Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Sarasvati

(The following discourse was spoken by Srila Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada... More

12.09.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2999

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Two: Prakrta-sahajiyas

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part Two: Prakrta-saha…

By: Suhotra Swami

VAISNAVAS, devotees of Lord Krsna, use the term prakrta-sahajiya to refer t... More

08.09.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:3471

A Historical Sense

A Historical Sense

By: Aatish Taseer

I had come to Sanskrit in search of roots, but I had not expected to have t... More

07.09.2013 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:2122

Necessary and Unnecessary Wars

Necessary and Unnecessary Wars

By: Carolyn Baker

As I write this article the United States is moving toward a military strik... More

06.09.2013 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:1896

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part One: Caste Gosvamis and Smarta-brahmanas

Deviant Vaisnava Sects Part One: Caste Gosvam…

By: Suhotra Swami

From time to time a devotee of Krsna is faced with touchy questions about t... More

05.09.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2965

The default position according to the Surya Siddhanta

The default position according to the Surya S…

By: Shyamasundara Dasa.ACBSP

(A response to http://www.harekrsna.com/sun/editorials/08-13/editorials10... More

02.09.2013 | Reader | Hits:2465

Jesus in the Vedas

Jesus in the Vedas

By: Swami B.V. Giri

A recent flurry of articles and website postings have been made to indicate... More

21.08.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2545

Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Pharmaceutical Drugs

Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 …

By: Sayer Ji

Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. I... More

14.08.2013 | Various | Hits:6966

How can we explain the need of Varanasrama dharma organization in human society?

How can we explain the need of Varanasrama dh…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

The need is self-evident, unfortunately not to many. Either in name of imag... More

09.08.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:4598

Ghee – An Ayurvedic Perspective

Ghee – An Ayurvedic Perspective

By: Peter Malakoff & Gilda Zucolella of Ancient Organics

The milk of cows is considered to possess the essence or sap of all plants ... More

02.08.2013 | Various | Hits:9479

The Brief, Tragic Reign Of Consumerism—And The Birth Of A Happy Alternative

The Brief, Tragic Reign Of Consumerism—And Th…

By: Richard Heinberg

      You and I consume; we are consumers. The global economy is set u... More

24.07.2013 | Reader | Hits:5786

How can one despite all the acquired knowledge still be confused?

How can one despite all the acquired knowledg…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

      With a smile Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, responded ... More

20.07.2013 | Underview | Hits:2418

Pope Francis’s Light, Alito’s Footnote 7

Pope Francis’s Light, Alito’s Footnote 7

By: Maggie Gallagher

Dear Friend, Can it really be just a coincidence that Pope Francis relea... More

11.07.2013 | Reader | Hits:5038

Unhealthy Vegetable Oils?

Unhealthy Vegetable Oils?

By: CJ Puotinen

Does Food Industry Ignore Science Regarding Polyunsaturated Oils?Implicatio... More

05.07.2013 | Reader | Comments (2) | Hits:2502

What are the benefits of an arranged marriage?

What are the benefits of an arranged marriage…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

There are many benefits, provided that there are empowered assistants at ... More

30.06.2013 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:2059

A Response to “Who is Genuine”

A Response to “Who is Genuine”

By: Shyamasundara Dasa.ACBSP

In his text Who's Genuine Grantharaja Prabhu wrote: “From this episode w... More

17.06.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4406

Draupadi Instructs Satyabhama

Draupadi Instructs Satyabhama

By: Shyamasundara Dasa.ACBSP

K.M. Ganguli Mahabharata Vana Parva Chapter 231 Vaisampayana said, “After ... More

17.06.2013 | Reader | Hits:3760

Why Do I Wear Sari

Why Do I Wear Sari

By: Rambhoru Devi Dasi ACBSP

Recently in India I inquired from a Mohammedan gentleman why their women ar... More

16.06.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:6691

Cow killing is not sanctioned

Cow killing is not sanctioned

By: Dr Hafeez Pasha

Islam is a modern and flexible religion which always teaches its follower... More

07.06.2013 | Various | Hits:1908

Why does France insist school pupils master philosophy?

Why does France insist school pupils master p…

By: Hugh Schofield

The word "philosophy" comes from the Ancient Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia... More

03.06.2013 | Reader | Comments (1) | Hits:1923

Real Humility

Real Humility

By: Damodara das

Humility doesn’t mean to be soft spoken or to be hard spoken trinad api ... More

03.06.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2389

On ignoring the instructions of His Divine Grace

On ignoring the instructions of His Divine Gr…

By: Gadadhara das & Uttara dd

Once, on Second Avenue, Srila Prabhupada was quoted as saying; “They don’t ... More

31.05.2013 | Devotional practice | Comments (5) | Hits:3228

Where The Ritvik People Are Right

Where The Ritvik People Are Right

By: Jayadvaita Swami

From my point of view, it’s easy to see where the ritvik people are wrong. ... More

29.05.2013 | Philosophy | Comments (2) | Hits:2201

Pope Francis says atheists can be good!

Pope Francis says atheists can be good!

By: Mayesvara dasa ACBSP

Want more stunning symptoms of how confused the religious leaders are in ... More

23.05.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2091

FALSE INTERPRETATIONS A Reply to a Christian Scholar's Criticisms

FALSE INTERPRETATIONS A Reply to a Christian …

By: Suhotra Swami

Arild Romarheim, lecturer at the Menighetfakultetet  (the conservative Luth... More

13.05.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:8195

The Need of vision

The Need of vision

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

Q: In order to motivate devotees,we need visions for the future. What sho... More

11.05.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:2298

The Need For Protection Of The Women In Society

The Need For Protection Of The Women In Socie…

By: Ameyatma das ACBSP

Even in a society which freely allows men to take more than one wife legall... More

09.05.2013 | Essays | Comments (3) | Hits:3128

Science - The river Ganges

Science - The river Ganges

By: Tamal Krishna Goswami

The river Ganges, flowing from the heartland of the Himalayas across the pl... More

04.05.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:5532

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

By: Trinica Sampson

On Tuesday, April 16, the Worldwatch Institute held its seventeenth annua... More

03.05.2013 | Reader | Hits:7156

Why does Krsna immorally dance with the gopis, who are others’ daughters or wives?

Why does Krsna immorally dance with the gopis…

By: Gokula Candra das

In Srimad-Bhagavatam, the same question was asked by King Pariksit to Sukad... More

03.05.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4778

Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?

Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?

By: Alan Strathern

Of all the moral precepts instilled in Buddhist monks the promise not to ki... More

02.05.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2268

Are Srila Prabhupada's disciples unique?

Are Srila Prabhupada's disciples unique?

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

As they were at the right time in the right place, Srila Prabhupada’s disci... More

01.05.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:2252

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve

By: Tamal Krishna Goswami

Christians often muse how different it would now be had Adam and Eve not ta... More

30.04.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4648

The Philosopher of Islamic Terror

The Philosopher of Islamic Terror

By: Paul Berman

In the days after Sept. 11, 2001, many people anticipated a quick and satis... More

26.04.2013 | Reader | Comments (2) | Hits:3584

You Don't Know Feminism

You Don't Know Feminism

By: Mrs. Chancey

As a woman, I do not understand how you can form a website based on such a ... More

20.04.2013 | Underview | Comments (12) | Hits:4138

Can women be public leaders?

Can women be public leaders?

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

No. One may be surprised with the quick answer, but this is Srila Prabhupad... More

15.04.2013 | Reader | Comments (22) | Hits:6694

Sounding the Alarms - Part 3

Sounding the Alarms - Part 3

By: Mayesvara Dasa.ACBSP

Part Three: Sounding the Alarms / Historic Revisionism Scholars Among The ... More

14.04.2013 | Philosophy | Comments (1) | Hits:2415

European Misappropriation of Sanskrit led to the Aryan Race Theory

European Misappropriation of Sanskrit led to …

By: Rajiv Malhotra

It is not widely known that the European quest to appropriate the highly pr... More

14.04.2013 | Essays | Hits:5796

30,000 Greek Households Lose Electricity Each Month

30,000 Greek Households Lose Electricity Each…

By: Akincana Staff

Since the Greek government enacted the remarkable law that property taxes w... More

08.04.2013 | Various | Hits:2139

Mayapur – The Land – The Vision – 1969 to 1977 part 2

Mayapur – The Land – The Vision – 1969 to 197…

By: Samba das

Value of the Land Land in the dham should not be measured in terms of mund... More

10.04.2013 | Essays | Hits:7171

Mayapur – The Land – The Vision – 1969 to 1977 part 1

Mayapur – The Land – The Vision – 1969 to 197…

By: Samba das

Acquiring the Land In 1969/70 Srila Prabhupada attempted to purchase land ... More

09.04.2013 | Essays | Hits:4912

Who is Lord Karttikeya?

Who is Lord Karttikeya?

By: Gokula Candra das

The appearance and universal position of Lord Karttikeya is described in th... More

08.04.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2154

Women in combat: Let’s get real

Women in combat: Let’s get real

By: Margaret Wente

In a milestone for gender equality, the Pentagon is finally ending the comb... More

06.04.2013 | Various | Hits:4973

All glories to Kali-yuga, sudras and women!

All glories to Kali-yuga, sudras and women!

By: Gokula Candra das

Here is an interesting account from the Visnu Purana regarding auspiciousne... More

06.04.2013 | Various | Hits:5601

World Views: Vedic vs. Western

World Views: Vedic vs. Western

By: Sadaputa das ACBSP

In The Late Eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, European scholars an... More

05.04.2013 | Underview | Hits:2453

Who is Lord Ganesa?

Who is Lord Ganesa?

By: Gokula Candra das

Lord Ganesa, with his potbelly and jolly elephantlike face, is probably the... More

04.04.2013 | Various | Hits:2685

Sounding the Alarms - Part 2

Sounding the Alarms - Part 2

By: Mayesvara Dasa.ACBSP

Part Two: Sounding the Alarms / Where Is the Evidence? Not a Thread of Evi... More

04.04.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2752

Sounding the Alarms - Part 1

Sounding the Alarms - Part 1

By: Mayesvara Dasa.ACBSP

A Critique of Dr. Gerard D.C. Kuiken Book:  “Bhagavad Gita As It Was”  – c/... More

03.04.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2535

What is the role of women in Srila Prabhupada's preaching mission?

What is the role of women in Srila Prabhupada…

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

It may  not be known to everybody that initially Srila Prabhupada wanted to... More

02.04.2013 | Devotional practice | Comments (1) | Hits:4807

Why money can't buy you happiness

Why money can't buy you happiness

By: Akincana Staff

Hope a lottery win will make you happy forever? Think again, evidence sugge... More

02.04.2013 | Various | Hits:3128

Moonshadows

Moonshadows

By: Ameyatma das ACBSP

Did We Really Go To The Moon In The Late 1960's and Early 70's? Many people... More

31.03.2013 | Essays | Hits:9419

In defense of Srila Prabhupada

In defense of Srila Prabhupada

By: Thomas J. Hopkins

By Thomas J. Hopkins, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Fra... More

29.03.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:3137

CAITANYA MAHAPRABHU IS SUPREME PERSONALITY OF GODHEAD

CAITANYA MAHAPRABHU IS SUPREME PERSONALITY OF…

By: HH Danavir Goswami

Srila Prabhupada taught us that Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu was the Supreme Pe... More

27.03.2013 | Essays | Hits:3204

Ghee’s role in the Ayurvedic Diet

Ghee’s role in the Ayurvedic Diet

By: Akincana Staff

Introduction Beyond being ideal for the yogi (see previous article in th... More

26.03.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:7023

Who is Hanuman?

Who is Hanuman?

By: Gokula Candra das

As the eternal servant of Lord Ramacandra, Hanuman has been respectfully ... More

25.03.2013 | Various | Hits:2359

What is Good About Ghee: Science Shows Benefits of Our Ancient Wisdom

What is Good About Ghee: Science Shows Benefi…

By: Akincana Staff

In my last article, I explained why many of us felt ghee was bad and why ... More

24.03.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2930

 What should a devotee-manager consider?

What should a devotee-manager consider?

By: Manidhara das ACBSP

Unfortunately instruction manuals on this issue written in the past are p... More

24.03.2013 | Various | Hits:3970

Why We Were Wrong About Ghee

Why We Were Wrong About Ghee

By: Akincana Staff

Growing up, I thought that ghee was dangerous. Uncles and aunties would say... More

23.03.2013 | Various | Comments (10) | Hits:6896

Freedom

Freedom

By: Suhotra Swami

A person is an eternal being with limited freedom of choice. His awarenes... More

22.03.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2490

Brahmacari is first class

Brahmacari is first class

By: HH Bhakti Vidya Purna Swami

  “If one can remain brahmacari that is best.” (Letter to: Mahavisnu — Bom... More

13.03.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:4723

Three lessons from the Mahabharata

Three lessons from the Mahabharata

By: Akincana Staff

  The following sastric reference indicates three things: 1) the nature... More

12.03.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2482

The Materialistic Demeanor Revisited

The Materialistic Demeanor Revisited

By: Goursundar Das ACBSP

Our eighth year of "primary education" passed in an American Dependent Sc... More

11.03.2013 | Underview | Hits:3241

Gopisvara Mahadeva

Gopisvara Mahadeva

By: Akincana Staff

Lord Siva wanted to participate in the maha-rasa, where Krsna dances and pl... More

11.03.2013 | Various | Hits:2577

Common sense as soul’s proof

Common sense as soul’s proof

By: Damodara das

Srila Prabhupada many times gave an example to disprove Darwin’s theory; ... More

10.03.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:4059

Science v/s Common Sense

Science v/s Common Sense

By: Damodara das

We all know that in science any experiment we do, we take a set of assumpti... More

27.02.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2432

“My faith is proof and your faith is blind belief”?

“My faith is proof and your faith is blind be…

By: Damodara das

When I was new in “bhakti” path, I used to read Srila Prabhupada’s book–“Li... More

26.02.2013 | Various | Comments (4) | Hits:4301

A review of the book 'Woman Diksha Guru'

A review of the book 'Woman Diksha Guru'

By: Krishna Dasa

In the following exchange between Krishna Kirti Prabhu and Kaunteya Prabhu ... More

26.02.2013 | Various | Comments (3) | Hits:4261

Where are the powerful Chinese women?

Where are the powerful Chinese women?

By: Shyamasundara Dasa (ACBSP)

In 1982 the Chinese economy was less than the Italian but if predicted ... More

23.02.2013 | Various | Comments (1) | Hits:2144

Calling women Prabhu

Calling women Prabhu

By: Sivarama Swami (ACBSP)

"Calling women Prabhu" Transcribed lecture of H.H. Sivarama Maharaja T... More

19.02.2013 | Various | Comments (2) | Hits:3432

Kullu Manali - Himachal Pradesh - India

Kullu Manali - Himachal Pradesh - India

By: Gaura Bhagavan Dasa

Kullu Manali by Adbhuta Hari Dasa      Manali is a mountain tourist’s t... More

20.02.2013 | Holy places | Hits:7715

The Ultimate Solution

The Ultimate Solution

By: Nitai Nimai Das

The Ultimate Solution  Serving Krsna is the constitutional positionOf every... More

28.01.2013 | Various | Hits:1960

Plain Reality

Plain Reality

By: Nitai Nimai Das

Plain Reality  Material Life,It’s Full Of Strife. Just Frustrating,Not ... More

28.01.2013 | Various | Hits:2243

Whose Worship is Idol Worship?

Whose Worship is Idol Worship?

By: Jayadvaita Swami (ACBSP)

Difference between idol and vigraha. An article from a 1975 Back To Godhad ... More

22.01.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2836

The Point of it All

The Point of it All

By: Suhotra Swami (ACBSP)

The question of the meaning of human existence in the totality of Being, ... More

22.01.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2615

Sex Fascination - The Disease of the Modern Age

Sex Fascination - The Disease of the Modern A…

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami (ACBSP)

Sex is the overwhelming obsession of modern society. Sexual promiscuity is ... More

22.01.2013 | Various | Hits:3045

Back to the Land

Back to the Land

By: Murari das

This article appears on the AL-Jazeera news website (under a different titl... More

21.01.2013 | Various | Hits:2330

The Spiritual Disaster of Material Attachment

The Spiritual Disaster of Material Attachment…

By: Divya-prabandha Das

An Echo from Ancient Greece by Suhotra Swami “Look upon this Oedipus, he wh... More

20.01.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:7466

Q&A: Disneyland conception of spiritual life

Q&A: Disneyland conception of spiritual l…

By: Suhotra Swami (ACBSP)

Q:  If devotees are being protected by Krishna then why do we suffer?A:  ... More

20.01.2013 | Devotional practice | Hits:3472

Broomstik for the mind, this wicked mind

Broomstik for the mind, this wicked mind

By: Akincana Staff

This wicked mind, which is never to be trusted, should be broomsticked ever... More

20.01.2013 | Various | Hits:2068

A Resigned Priest on his Deathbed

A Resigned Priest on his Deathbed

By: Divya-prabandha Das

By Frederick Heuser (Reverend Frederick Heuser is the pastor of St. James P... More

20.01.2013 | Various | Hits:4713

2013: The Space between Stories

2013: The Space between Stories

By: Divya-prabandha Das

By Charles Eisenstein (a vision of American nightmare by honest nondevotee)... More

20.01.2013 | Various | Hits:3295

Why is Lord Krsna not directly present within the material world

Why is Lord Krsna not directly present within…

By: Murari das

We like to be in company of good, nice and friendly people where we feel co... More

19.01.2013 | Philosophy | Hits:2416

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FEMALE DIKSHA GURU PROPOSAL

FEMALE DIKSHA GURU PROPOSAL

By: IIAC - ISKCON India Advisory Committee

Whereas, the body of ISKCON India leaders aka IIAC has taken cognizance of ... More

03.12.2014 | News | Hits:1430

New developments - Bangalore Ritvik temple court case

New developments - Bangalore Ritvik temple co…

By: Dayaram Dasa

The Main SLP filed by MPD on behalf of the Bangalore Society (challenging... More

26.10.2013 | News | Comments (1) | Hits:10230

Rakhe Krishna Bakrid ke…

Rakhe Krishna Bakrid ke…

By: Varada Krsna Dasa

A few days back, one devotee came up to me and told me how inspired she was... More

23.10.2013 | News | Comments (1) | Hits:6082

Need prayers for sick cows

Need prayers for sick cows

By: Akincana Staff

Recently few of the cows at our Goshala in ISKCON Bangalore, HBR Layout, Sr... More

05.10.2013 | News | Hits:2019

Krishna Consciousness in South Korea

Krishna Consciousness in South Korea

By: bh.Clemente

During His manifest pastimes, Srila Prabhupada did not visit Korea, but r... More

04.10.2013 | Reports | Hits:2601

Subuddhi das "Suicide By Cop" (?)

Subuddhi das "Suicide By Cop" (?)

By: Akincana Staff

It appears that Subuddhi Prabhu did not actually commit suicide. He was s... More

28.09.2013 | News | Hits:2583

ISKCON's Upcoming Project in Bangalore

ISKCON's Upcoming Project in Bangalore

By: Bhakta Vinay

Dear Devotees of Lord Sri Krishna, Hare Krsna!By the mercy of Sri Guru &a... More

23.09.2013 | Announcements | Comments (1) | Hits:1837

ISKCON ROCK

ISKCON ROCK

By: Bhakti Vikasa Swami

This article was written in the 90-is when some devotees in the West were c... More

14.09.2013 | ISKCON | Hits:3749

Sadhu prabhu-- told by Ajamila prabhu (neighb…

By: Akincana Staff

      Police and ISKCON security arrived shortly, returning back home la... More

10.09.2013 | News | Hits:2156

Man Hired Criminals To Kill Argentine Iskcon …

By: Akincana Staff

Mayapur, Sept. 7: Manik Das@Mahabandhu Das of Gournagar colony in Mayapur, ... More

10.09.2013 | News | Hits:2314

ISKCON temple wall collapse kills two, six injured

ISKCON temple wall collapse kills two, six in…

By: Akincana Staff

Banglaore: Two persons, including a seven-year old girl, were killed and si... More

09.09.2013 | News | Comments (1) | Hits:2538

Miscreants Hacked Argentine National At Iskcon Mayapur

Miscreants Hacked Argentine National At Iskco…

By: Akincana Staff

In a ghastly incident an Argentine National was brutally hacked with shar... More

07.09.2013 | News | Comments (7) | Hits:4029

Food Yoga

Food Yoga

By: Visnu-prasad das

Global director of the humanitarian organization Food for Life, Priyavrata ... More

06.09.2013 | ISKCON | Hits:2232

Supreme Court dismissed MPD's SLP

Supreme Court dismissed MPD's SLP

By: Dayarama das

Dear Maharajas & Prabhus Please accept my humble obeisances. All glorie... More

20.07.2013 | News | Hits:2763

MPD's Writ Petition was dismissed by the Mumbai High court

MPD's Writ Petition was dismissed by the Mumb…

By: Dayarama das

Dear Maharajas & Prabhus, Please accept my humble obeisances. All glor... More

09.07.2013 | News | Hits:1872

Madhu Pandit's auditor gets a clean chit from ICAI against all odds

Madhu Pandit's auditor gets a clean chit from…

By: Dayarama Dasa

MEDIA RELEASE ISKCON (registered in) Mumbai to appeal the decision of Go... More

20.06.2013 | News | Hits:1962

Ananta Shanti left body last night in Moscow

Ananta Shanti left body last night in Moscow

By: Vrindavan Lila dasi

Hare Krishna! dear devotees, Please accept my humble obeisancies. All glori... More

04.06.2013 | News | Hits:2277

Nrsimha Caturdasi 2013 at ISKCON Blantyre, Malawi, C Africa

Nrsimha Caturdasi 2013 at ISKCON Blantyre, Ma…

By: Akincana Staff

Wonderful celebration of Nrsimha Caturdasi in Malawi, one of the poorest co... More

01.06.2013 | News | Hits:2209

After 41 years this desire of Srila Prabhupada is getting fulfilled

After 41 years this desire of Srila Prabhupad…

By: Hari-Sauri Dasa.ACBSP

Dear BRC supporters and well wishers Please accept my humble obeisances ... More

14.04.2013 | News | Comments (1) | Hits:2085

You never know what to expect

You never know what to expect

By: bhn.Lara Orlic

Valtura Prison Camp The next day, October 11, we went to a prison in Valtur... More

22.01.2013 | Reports | Hits:2032

Prison Program (Pula, Croatia)

Prison Program (Pula, Croatia)

By: bhn.Lara Orlic

On October 10th,ISKCON had it's first program in Pula Prison. Eight devotee... More

21.01.2013 | Reports | Hits:2798

ISKCON centers

ISKCON centers

By: Akincana Staff

Check here for ISKCON world wide temple and center addresses, contacts an... More

18.01.2013 | Centers | Hits:3451

What is the GBC

What is the GBC

By: Akincana Staff

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of the... More

18.01.2013 | GBC | Hits:2789

The Hare Krishna movement

The Hare Krishna movement

By: Akincana Staff

The Hare Krishna movement is the popular name for the International Society... More

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06.10.2013 | All glories | Hits:2049

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Dear spiritual master, Please, accept my humble obeisences at your lotus f... More

13.05.2013 | Inspiring | Comments (1) | Hits:1850

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23.09.2014 | Books | Hits:1883

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By: Nitai Nimai das

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13.01.2014 | Book distribution | Hits:2290

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12.12.2013 | Books | Hits:5004

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24.11.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:1729

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14.11.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:1831

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24.09.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:2179

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20.05.2013 | Books | Hits:3437

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12.05.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:2312

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By: Bhakta Shannan

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17.03.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:2450

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14.03.2013 | Book distribution | Hits:1927

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By: Akincana Staff

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