Category Archives: Society of Devotees – Disciples of Srila Prabhupada

Response to Bhakti Caru Swami

[Hansadutta’s response was also posted at ISKCON Bangalore’s website] Dear Bhakti Caru Maharaja, Please accept my most humble obeisances, all glories to Srila Prabhupada. It’s been some years since we met and associated in person (Mayapur 2003, later in Berkeley, … more

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What I found in Srila Prabhupada’s rooms at Radha-Damodar Temple

Last month I was in Vrindaban and visited Srila Prabhupada’s rooms at Radha-Damodara temple. This time, there was a piece of paper lying on the table in front of Srila Prabhupada’s murti. I bent down to read it. It looked … more

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DOM is a sideshow – BBT is at the center

Just yesterday, Praghosa Prabhu forwarded a copy of his email to Rocan das regarding the GBC and the Direction of Management (DOM). This is a discussion as to the constitution of the GBC and managerial duties related to ISKCON and … more

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Everyone Become Guru: Don’t take it out of context

January 30, 2013: Dear Bhakti Vikasha Maharaj, Please accept my humble obeisances. All Glories to Srila Prabhupada. Over the years I have noticed that you have stepped forward to speak with “frank” and “bold” statements regarding issues that you think … more

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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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Battlefield Commission

Dhristadyumna das relates his memories of Srila Prahbupada.more

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