Akincana

Devotional practice

Do I Have Cancer?

And naturally, the second time around it is all not so frightening any more, and the diagnose of cancer is not as shattering. Indeed, it feels good to get a little reminder every ten years that time is gradually running out.

“How many likes” or “who likes”

The social media has become extremely popular among masses today. One among the different jargons that are used is “like” or many versions of it in different social media websites. It is a common practice to write something for the world to see and...

HOW TO BE IN MAYA

The history of human kind is filled with examples how with full conviction leaders and followers in the name of material and spiritual progress find themselves fully engulfed in the illusory energy of the Lord, marching towards their destruction...

KRSNA CONSCIOUS MOTHERHOOD

KRSNA CONSCIOUS MOTHERHOOD

(An expectant mother, who is also a devotee book distributor, submits a question to H.H. Bhakti Vikasa Swami. He gave a short answer and asked one of his female disciples to give further advice.) QUESTIONS  Dear Guru Maharaja Please accept my humble...

Talking “Down” Varnasrama

During the 2014 North American GBC meetings, Anuttama Das and Nityananda Das shared a platform in a presentation; their topic was Varnasrama.  They talked “down” varnasrama. Key quotes by Anuttama Das, current chair of the GBC, as he said it, are...

Love versus Lust

I never promised you a rose garden. –Joe South. In the material world, especially among young girls, the hope prevails that marriage will be a pleasurable affair and that the pleasure will never end.  “Happily ever after” is a...

Silver Foils are not Vegetarian

The silver foils are not very expensive. They are sold by weight. Ordinarily, you can buy a packet of 160 foils for a price between Rs.100 to 200. That is, approximately one rupee per foil. Not only the sweets, now a days it is also applied on...