Category Archives: Ritvik

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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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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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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Prabhupada’s direct order

Bringing prior instructions given by Prabhupada to contradict a later direct order – such as the letter of July 9, 1977, the formal directive designating ritvik representatives – is crazy. SRILA PRABHUPADA: “I may say many things to you, but … more

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