Shekhovtsov replied to RANGA KRISHNA's discussion Killings of charioteers, horses, elephants
"Seeing that Vaikartana was about to shoot an arrow, the great-spirited king of the Madras said to him, "This arrow, O Karna, cannot reach Arjuna's neck; try to take another one, one that is really capable of taking off the enemy's head!" And Karna,…"
Sunday
Shekhovtsov replied to RANGA KRISHNA's discussion Killings of charioteers, horses, elephants
"Similarly, Krishna Himself received many wounds during the 18 days of battle while driving a chariot. The most egregious case is described in the Karna Parva of the Mahabharata, where it is described how Karna shot at Krishna when He pulled out…"
Sunday
Shekhovtsov replied to Ritwik's discussion Is playing poker without money considered gambling?
"- What you will remember, you will achieve. At the very last moment, whatever you remember, that's what you'll turn into, and that's why He says: "Therefore, Arjuna, you must always remember Me. You should always remember Me just in case, because…"
Apr 27
Shekhovtsov replied to Sumeet Razdan's discussion Difference between the Gita published in ISKCON & Ramanujacharya (Sri Sampradaya)
"Which verse and chapter are you referring to? Here is a site where the whole Bhagavad-gita with comments on 4 Vaishnava sampradayas: http://www.bhagavad-gita.org/Gita/chapter-03.html
But it is better of course to read ISKCON literature. Here advises…"
Jul 22, 2023
Shekhovtsov replied to Ankush Bhattacharya's discussion Beef in YouTube videos
"Hare Krishna Ankush prabhu!
If the description of the video indicates that there are no people eating beef and other meat, then such a video is spiritually useful. And in general, you should not meditate on non-vegetarians or people about whom you…"
Jul 6, 2023
Shekhovtsov replied to Shekhovtsov's discussion Why did the Vaishnavas not wage a merciless war against Muslims and British invaders of foreign land?
"Hare Krishna, obeisances to you and the Guruparampara!
As far as I understand, the Bhagavad-gita, Srimad-Bhagavatam and this forum give the right to ask about what disturbs and does not allow to do sadhana.
After all, a fairly simple question - if…"
Mar 23, 2023
Shekhovtsov posted a discussion
 What is religious fight? Religious fight means you have got right to kill your aggressor. If somebody takes your property, if somebody sets fire in your house, if somebody kidnaps your wife or somebody is trying to kill you, they are called…
Mar 3, 2023
Shekhovtsov posted a discussion
In 2006, a female student of Moscow state University, who is interested in the teachings of Osho, came to our temple for the first time. And this guest, staying in the ISKCON temple, saw on the wall of the staircase leading to the guest room a…
Dec 26, 2020
Shekhovtsov replied to Pankaj Nand's discussion Start Goshala
"You personally castrate bulls for yourself or call the professionals? With a scalpel or bloodless?"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Shekhovtsov's discussion Which Sanskrit variant of Bhagavad-gita is correct - 6.8 - loṣṭa or loṣṭra?
"The question is not about Western languages, but about Sanskrit. I want to know what Krishna said on the battlefield - loṣṭā (lump of earth) or lostra (pebble)? 
In Sanskrit, each letter, accent, and pronunciation is revered. The more that…"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Puneet Soni's discussion Can Somebody help me with my downfall???
"Voluntary control of sexual life is possible when a person is engaged in ministry Lord. When devotees of the Lord are attracted by beauty transcendence, they refrain from sense enjoyment.
Forced abstinence doesn't work for long. Human must to…"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Shekhovtsov's discussion Which Sanskrit variant of Bhagavad-gita is correct - 6.8 - loṣṭa or loṣṭra?
"I checked "Bhagavad-Gita as it is" in both editions - in 1971 and in 1983. To verse 14.24 there are no questions - there is a lump of earth. But in 6.8, both the Bhagavad-Gita says about pebbles. And on your site in 6.8, too, is worth "pebble."  But…"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Shekhovtsov's discussion Which Sanskrit variant of Bhagavad-gita is correct - 6.8 - loṣṭa or loṣṭra?
"In 2016, Russia published "Bhagavad-Gita in the tradition of Bengali Vaishnavism" with comments Viswanatha Chakravarti Thakura and there in 6.8 and 14.24 is a "lump of earth" - loṣṭa. If in 14.24 - one, and 6.8 other, then there must be some…"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Shekhovtsov's discussion Why create nine lakes from the blood of sinners?
"3. i don't really know ... long time ago whole world was one landmass, so he could collect all blood by flowing in one place, might have been winter so blood didnt evaporate
If he was on the planet, it is logical to expect that large lakes such as…"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to 2dzpfaglqzy8e's discussion born into a sikhism family
"The truth is that the Prasada of the Sikhs contains onions? You can repeat two mantras, but what about food restrictions?"
May 15, 2019
Shekhovtsov replied to Pankaj Nand's discussion Start Goshala
"Is there exact instructions on how to castrate young bulls? This is consistent with the principle of Ahimsa? Unless the bull is the personification of religion? Is it true that you can only plow on the outside, not on the bull? How many kasteroids…"
May 15, 2019
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