Rishabhadeva dasa replied to cindrella's discussion Is marriage important?
"Wow... Great summary!"
May 15
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to Gopi Janavallabha DD's discussion Women's intelligence
"This is a very interesting discussion. I don't remember hearing anyone in our movement saying women are clearly superior before. I'm not offended, and I agree that women are stronger in some ways than men. The issue of women seen as sudras is irrele…"
May 15
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to simduja venkatraman's discussion demigod worship
"I think Even Lord Caitanya Himself visited a Shiva temple in Bhuvanesvara and composed a wonderful prayer to Lord Shiva. As long as we see such personalities as devotees, and in that way pray for their blessings and help in our relationship with Lor…"
May 15
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to Avneesh's discussion Devotion
"But still, surely, we also need to help and encourage those weaker than ourselves. If everyone would only seek the association of completely pure devotees, who would preach, and how would junior devotees form solid friendships with each other?

I su…"
May 15
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to Sanghmitra's discussion Chanting
"You are definitely very fortunate to have such spontaneous attraction for chanting Krsna's Holy names, since many people still find it hard to make time for japa even after many years of trying. As far as I know, there are no limitations on when or…"
May 15
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to Eternal Muser's discussion O Krishna...Deliver me! in Poems about Krishna
"wow... just wow... i wish I could write like this. And I wish I wasn't still so very enamored myself by this world. Thank you!"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to rangadevi's discussion vegeterianism
"I just found a nice quote from Srila Prabhupada on the topic -

Initiation Lecture -- Boston, December 26, 1969:

We have no quarrel with vegetarian and nonvegetarian. We are after Kṛṣṇa-prasādam. If Kṛṣṇa accepts something beyond these vegetarian d…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to sandeep Jaglan's discussion About Being Vegetarian and not eating Meat and Manu Smriti(Laws of Manu), chapter 5
"Dear Sandeep,
please dont think the manu samhita supports animal slaughter in any way. If you have read the rest of the chapter you must have seen the strict warnings given not to kill anything outside the context of vedic rituals, and you must have…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to rangadevi's discussion vegeterianism
"The first two points are rock solid, but the third one needs more explanation - plants also feel but to a much smaller level. In that body, their consciousness is reduced a lot.

But this whole point is not our argument. we are not interested only i…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa left a comment on Poems about Krishna
"of course, as long as its not copyrighted or something...
post anything you feel inspired by."
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa left a comment for sanjay krishna panda
"Hare Krishna Prabhu,
I noticed that you submitted a poem on a page somewhere, and i just wanted to tell you that i created a new group for people to share their poems. No one has joined yet since its not even a day old, but please check it out if yo…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to anirudha sane's discussion animal killing
"well, the best option obviously is to keep your surroundings so clean that you are not bothered by cockroaches, and as for mosquitos, it is better to keep them away without killing them if possible. Of course I am not setting some heavy rules in sto…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa replied to cindrella's discussion Is marriage important?
"Not compulsory, but recommended for most people. Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur was a lifelong bramhachari, but his father Bhaktivinode Thakur showed that a family man with many children and responsibilities can also be a first class devotee…"
May 14
Rishabhadeva dasa posted a discussion in Poems about Krishna
OK, I suppose i will start with some of my poems to see if I can begin some activity. These are four sonnets, and in each one, the first letter of each line spells out the subject. As you will see, I have only just started writing, so feel free to g…
May 14