Death is the obligatory stage of sannyasa for everyone
September 23rd, 2010

Its Visvarupa mahotsava and answering a question from Renitha Singh on the recent disappearance of a senior devotee. Read the rest of this entry »

What does a disciple do if he sees his Gurudeva (sannyasi) living opulently by spending money on luxury items?
April 30th, 2010

How can he possibly approach his Gurudev since that could result in Guru aparadha & possibly ruin the relationship? And more on the same subject. Read the rest of this entry »

Please could you enlighten us further on this last point, that of, “They’re [today’s sannyasis] brahminical. That doesn’t necessarily make them brahmanas.”
March 24th, 2010

Vraja-kumar, Brazil

Addressing further comments on the role of sannyasis as managers
March 9th, 2010

And the observation that some sannyasis have a lifestyle beyond the rights of their asrama. Read the rest of this entry »

We find in ISKCON that there are certain sannyasis who live austerely with minimal comforts, whilst others live more “opulently”
March 4th, 2010

eg. flying business class, driving in luxury vehicles, living in fancy hotels etc. How do we reconcile this with the sannyasa dharma of living simply or explain this to others? Read the rest of this entry »