Vraja-kumara Dasa asks
October 28th, 2015

What should a devotee make of a senior disciple of Srila Prabhupada propounding that when Srila Prabhupada says something that is not from shastra, it can be disregarded (and as a consequence, act otherwise)?

A brief report of our GBC, Organisational development and strategic planning meetings here at GEV, Mumbai
October 19th, 2015
Questions from Adkosaja Krsna like why do karma-less animals get run over
October 1st, 2015
Reporting in on developments of the Organisational Development meetings specifically in regards to guru – GBC emphasis in ISKCON
February 3rd, 2015
Should disciples give diksa to devotees – accept disciples – in the physical presence of their own diksa guru?
January 11th, 2015
The infallibility of the acharyas, the need for excepting a guru and our obligation to read the acharyas’ books
December 27th, 2014
Bhakta dasa asks: How to respond to a senior Vaisnava criticizing one’s guru
May 9th, 2014

What about: eating veg fake meat dishes, non-alcoholic beer, special treatment for non-practicing children of devotees Read the rest of this entry »

On ISKCON’s acceptance of new initiating gurus I learned a lot in Zagreb this weekend and more from devotees in Krsna Valley this morning
May 16th, 2012

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The substance of accepting a spiritual master
June 6th, 2011

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April 27th Skype conference with Russian disciples on topics of siksa guru, blood milk and chanting Hare Krsna
May 3rd, 2011

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April 27th Skype conference with Russian disciples on topics of siksa guru, blood milk and chanting Hare Krsna (Russian/English)
April 28th, 2011

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Radha Govinda dasa asks
March 21st, 2011

Why ISKCON has a tradition of writing Vyasa Puja offerings for spiritual masters when scriptures say that we should hide our relationship with our guru. Read the rest of this entry »

Minimuni quotes from Bg 2.29
November 22nd, 2010

And asks who is Brahma’s teacher and how could the oldest being have a teacher at all. Read the rest of this entry »

B. Andrey asks about computer games
November 8th, 2010

B. Summon about Dantavakra’s parents and B. Richard whether it is worth to continue chanting even though one knows he/she is not up to initiation in this life, at which time it is said one really receives the holy name? Read the rest of this entry »

Questions by Madhupati, B. Andrej, B. Paris, Krsna-kanta, Nagy Richard, Tejasri on topics raging from gaya-sraddha to caring for a dying dog
October 19th, 2010
Bhakta Nimai asks
June 28th, 2010

“We are told that guru takes us to Krsna. Sometimes we hear literal examples of this. How do we understand this in our tradition? Does Srila Prabhupada or his disciple – whom we have taken shelter of as our guru – take us?” Read the rest of this entry »

Karma for ISKCON leaders and following 3-1/2 principles for initiation
June 25th, 2010

Skype conference with Russian disciples (English/Russian) Read the rest of this entry »

The miraculous effects of associating with and serving great devotees
June 14th, 2010

Sugita-vani dd asks
June 3rd, 2010

“If our diksa guru cannot be present in our local area to give sufficient guidance, should we accept a siksa guru or should we remain faithful to the principle that the diksa guru is the primary spiritual force in a disciple’s life?” 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 »