Since the topic is "abusive relationships", I would assume that it is not limited simply to marriage because abuse can occur in many k…"
This is very interesting. I have never heard this before. Do you know which sastra I can look to for to verify this information?
Can someone clarify this piont. As we know there are millions of universes in the material cosmos and there is a Lord Brahma in each as well. My understanding was that 'our' brahma in this universe is a pure devotee of krishna,…"
Please accept my respects and welcome to the wonderful world of on-line association with the devotees of Krishna!
Best Wishes in your spiritual journey.
Overall I don't think its very useful to focus on the differences between ISKCON and Gaudiya Math. From one point of view each has there institutional problems. You will find sincere people in each and you will find difficulties…"
I have also been told that the shikha is meant to distinguish the brahma-madhva vaisnavas from the mayavadis and nirvisesavadis who keep no shikha. Also, in our brahma-madhva gaudiya vaisnava tradition the size of the shikha also di…"
Can you offer any suggestions regarding the best place to aquire some lovely hand crafted radha-krsna dieties in India? I am sure that you have sold many thousands in the temple gift shop, no?
Mira Bhayander, Thane, Maharastra
Name / Initiated name
Daily number of rounds of Hare Krishna mahamantra.
When, where and how did you come into contact with the Hare Krishna Movement?
I met devotees in 1990 via the rock group shelter. I was initiated in 1993, took second initiation in 1995, and was a full-time temple devotee until 2000.
Name the nearest or most frequently Visited ISKCON temple/ centre and name few of the devotees whom you know.
ISKCON Mira Road. I don't know many devotees here because I have just moved here and do not get to the temple often due to work. But I invite any devotees from Mira Road or Mumbai to contact me for friendship.
Please describe yourself so that other like minded devotees can find you.
MA in Communication with university teaching experience in the west. I am interested in Vaisnava education and brahminical training for devotees who do not live in temples. I like to discuss the application of Krsna Conscious philosophy to contemporary social and political issues. I love to cook with Yamuna Devi, Adi Raj, Kurma and Natha Prabhus! I also love mahaprasadam sweets!
What are your expectations from this community?
To meet friendly and intelligent devotees for association and increasing the spiritual content on my life.
Describe any specific service you would love to offer to Lord Krishna & His devotees?
I would love to host devotees at home and cook for them. I would like to bridge the gap for newcomers to KC by speaking and writing about Krishna Consciousness as it relates to contemporary settings and events.