Monthly Archives: December 2012

Brahmin initiation and women gurus

After the first Brahmin initiation ceremony (Boston 1968), I asked Prabhupada, “What is the significance of this Brahmin Initiation?” Prabhupada gestured dismissively and said, “It is not very important. My Guru Maharaja introduced this ceremony of Brahmin initiation, because in … more

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Arjuna versus Ekalavya

by Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī Ṭhākura Prabhupāda Many people regard Ekalavya’s guru-bhakti as that of the ideal disciple. But one special consideration must be observed…

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