[UPDATE 12:30 GMT] Breaking news: The GBC has approved female diksa-gurus for areas self-determined by regional governing bodies. This means that the devotees responsible for ISKCON in a given geographic area will be able to say whether they will allow women to act as diksa-guru (mantropadesh guru) within their zone. The measure passed by only two votes, and there were two abstentions. 29 members of the GBC were present for the vote. Before the measure becomes official, it will be voted on by the SABHA and then will need to be vetted by ISKCON’s legal office before becoming final. The measure is expected to pass.
There is a Bengali saying that “when the pure devotee comes, he brings order to chaos. When he leaves, chaos returns”. Srila Prabhupada told us that when Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati came on the scene, Vaisnavism had fallen into a degraded position. He fought hard to dispel so much nonsense and
Akiñcana, Akiñcana means do not possess anything material. Akiñcana-gocara. Queen Kuntī, when she was receiving Kṛṣṇa, she said, “My dear Kṛṣṇa, You are Akiñcana-gocara. You are realized by a person who has no material possession. And You have given us now so much material possession. How we can understand You?”
Through bhakti-yoga we can finally reunite with the person we’ve wanted all along. A lecture given on December 12, 2000, at 26 Second Avenue in New York City, ISKCON’s first temple. WE’LL READ TONIGHT from the Sixth Chapter of Bhagavad-gita, which discusses dhyana-yoga, or meditative yoga. Texts 13-14 say: “One should hold one’s body, neck, and head erect
Lecture on Srimad-Bhagavatam 7.11.2 by HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami. Recorded on 05.June.2019 at ISKCON Jamnagar, Gujarat, India Is Varnashrma-Dharma is eternal to know please watch? When Varnashrma becomes asura Varnashrma to know, please watch? How to see if somebody loves their work or not to know, please watch? Who