A week of thorough investigation brought the implicated members in line. Whatever we may be doing in this life, everything will be finished with the end of the body. If the real guru Krishna consciousness they will reject him and search out a cheater.
Please note that the beads are sacred and therefore should never touch the ground or be put in an unclean place. This is why Srila Prabhupada often mentions that this word is the world of the cheaters and the cheated.
Those involved minimized the seriousness of the relationship, though for some it had been going on for as long as five years.
Some devotees living outside the temple buy Hare Krishna literature and distribute it to their friends and associates, or they engage in a variety of services at the temple.
Bhagavad-gita As It Is 6. Interest in America and Europe began later, in the early s. Marriage is highly recommended and married women can also "advance Krishna consciousness motherhood and devotion to their husbands in the tradition of stri dharma, the wifely duty of submission to the husband and the bearing of sons" but is not entirely Krishna consciousness.
Hing, or asafetida, is a tasty substitute for them in cooking and is available at most Indian groceries or from Temple Services. Apart from the taste, even the fragrance pleases the mind and makes one forget any other fragrance. Remember that because Krishna has accepted it, it is nondifferent from Him, and therefore by eating it you will become purified.
There is no more violent activity that can be exerted on another person than falsely posing as a spiritual leader for some personal benefit. They were four to five percent more likely to die than those sleeping six hours. He does not want to go the highest planet, Goloka. He has seen so much through the top of his well and has developed his version of science.
Actually it is not possible to understand Krishna consciousness by practicing austerities, by following regulative principles, by chanting a certain number of rounds; even by reading books one can not understand Krishna consciousness.
I offer my repeated obeisances to the Personality of Godhead, known as Krishna and Govinda. The Hare Krishna monks and young devotees caring for the children had no training in the task and often resented having to perform it, the report said.
Actually most people do not want a real guru. A picture of Lord Caitanya and His associates. Actual Krishna consciousness means that one must know his constitutional position as the living entity and act accordingly.
These eleven "Western Gurus were selected as spiritual heads" of the ISKCON afterhowever "many problems followed from their appointment and the movement had since veered away from investing absolute authority in a few, fallible, human teachers",  however of these eleven, the first three have remained prominent leaders within the movement, as was Tamal Krishna Goswami until his death in a car accident in March That is the prime objective of human life.
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada By the process of chanting Hare Krishna the sound incarnation of the Supreme Lord becomes manifest so we can realize God simply by chanting and hearing Dr. Practicing yoga can be a powerful tool for stepping outside the ego and cultivating Krishna consciousness.
In addition to the brainwashing claim, the 4th District Court of Appeal dismissed claims that they intentionally caused Robin George emotional distress and libeled her. Early morning hours are ideal. November 21st, by Prahlad-Nrsimha dasa "Excuse me sir, these books are years old about God, the soul, consciousness.
A small group of prominent ISKCON leaders were closer to his association and Srila Bhaktivedanta Narayana made no effort to conceal his relationship with them, which as time went on became increasingly intimate.
The scriptures teach that sex is the most powerful force binding us to the material world. This is condemned in the shastra: If the whole [Krishna] is satisfied then automatically the part [the living entity] will also be satisfied. Srila Prabhupada on his Godbrothers September 12th, by mahesh-das Although my godbrothers knew that Prabhupada liked me very much, because I am grhastha, I was known as paca-grhastha.
Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Narada Muni saw a hunter behind a tree. Everything will remain theoretical for us and we will have no taste for Krishna consciousness and we will still in our minds be desiring sense gratification.
Even unmarried women are referred to as mothers".Krishna consciousness is our original consciousness: Whatever we may be doing in this life, everything will be finished with the end of the body.
My position, my wealth, my family, my "this" or "that" - everything will be finished, because I'll have to accept another body. We especially ask you to spare just a few minutes taking part in our survey on how YOU came to devotional service and help ISKCON be more effective in its mission of spreading Krishna consciousness to every town and village of the world.
Hare Krishna, Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna, Hare Hare Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma, Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare You can chant these holy names of the Lord anywhere and at any time, but it is best to set a specific time of the day to regularly chant.
Krishna Consciousness Krishna consciousness, or bhakti-yoga, means how to act in harmony with ultimate reality—the Supreme Person.
Bhakti —“devotional service”—is how the bhakta —“devotee”—and Bhagavan —“God, the possessor of all opulences”—relate.
Historically speaking, “Krishna Consciousness” in its exact current form began in West Bengal, India towards the beginning of the Modern Era of human history at the end of the fifteenth century.
The founder was Sri Krishna Caitanya, more simply called “Mahaprabhu,” the Great Master. We have created this site to inspire you and to learn how people come to Krishna Consciousness.
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