You never know what to expect

Holly jail

Valtura Prison Camp

The next day, October 11, we went to a prison in Valtura a town nearby  Pula. This place was the open-type where mostly offenders with traffic accidents were held. There were no walls,guards or bars, just a few houses in a farm-like environment. read more

The Point of it All

What's the point of it all

The question of the meaning of human existence in the totality of Being, this fundamental question of philosophy, gains its true and practical importance through man’s total discovery of death. (
Jacques Choron, Death and Western Thought, Collier Books 1963, pg. 27)

“The totality of Being” means universal existence: the immeasurable expanse of time and space compared to which the human world is absurdly insignificant. read more

Sex Fascination – The Disease of the Modern Age

Sex is the overwhelming obsession of modern society. Sexual promiscuity is so unrelentingly stressed that anyone who does not appear to the highly interested in it is generally considered to be a crank. Social pressure induces people to try to maintain juvenile lustiness long after the sensual high of youth has subsided. Thus millions of people remain emotionally immature all their lives. It is a sick world.

Prison Program (Pula, Croatia)

Prison

On October 10th,ISKCON had it’s first program in Pula Prison. Eight devotees were present.HH Candramauli Swami gave the lecture. A very special person was also with us, Candra Prabhu from the U.S., who is employed in Oregon state jail as a counsellor, and also volunteers as a religious counselor. Mother Saci Mata did the translating, Divya Prabhanda Prabhu played harmonium and lead kirtan, Namacarya Prabhu played mridanga.Organizers of the program and also the karatal players were Nadia Nimai Prabhu and his wife Mother Malati Mala.And me, with the special task of writing a report on the event.

We arrived one hour early,the guards were a bit surprised, but they let us in after after the normal rountine check.Inside we were led into a wide, long hall where the program was to be held. The old jail building dated back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire period. read more

A conversation with a muslim student

Islam

A Muslim boy visited us yesterday and said he was doing a study on comparative religion.  He said that he was reading Zakir Naik’s writings. He started to ask us some questions.

Muslim student: Our respected Dr. Zakir Naik says there is no such thing as the Hindu religion. It’s supposed to be called varnasrama dharma. Or the followers could be called Vedantists, followers of the Vedas. read more

Back to the Land

Village life

This article appears on the AL-Jazeera news website (under a different title): People in the country of Greece have started leaving the cities and going back to the Land.

At the end of another year of painful austerity and mouting debts, Greece’s battered economy is seeing over 1,000 workers lose their jobs every day. read more

Questions & Answers

If you have some question about Krishna consciousness or philosophical doubts, something that you would like to learn or that may required assistance and guidance, please let us know. We’ll be more that happy to provide informations and render service to help you progress in Krishna consciousness.

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On speaking strongly

On Speaking Strongly in Srila Prabhupada’s Service was written for the perusal of all members of Srila Prabhupada’s ISKCON, especially for devotees who feel impelled to follow Srila Prabhupada’s example of preaching Krsna’s message in a strong, clear, and provocative manner.