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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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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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Don’t Change Prabhupada’s Books Like You Change Your Underwear!

Talks with Shyama dasi, Berkeley, California, August 31, 2011 Why did Prabhupada publish all these books? HANSADUTTA: The important thing is… The Harinam initiation is important. It’s the first initiation, it’s the most important. But in Kali Yuga it’s also … more

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Make Your Own Field and Continue to be Rittvik

Srila Prabhupada would say many things on many subjects, but unless a particular policy was written in letter form, or some other legal document, such discussions on different matters were not accepted as final.more

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More Vaishnava Acharyas Accept Ritvik

The following was published on VNN, February 9, 1999 (VNN2979), and brought to our attention by Tamohara Prabhu Guru-Sadhu-Shastra corroborates Srila Prabhupada’s appointment of Rittvik Representatives.

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Living Guru

What is your idea of living? A moving body? A warm body? The body is never living. It is the soul, the spirit within the body. … The spirit of Srila Prabhupada is there in his book. The spirit of … more

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