bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Thank you. This is very helpful."
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Yes. Myself, cheating and not following.
Take shelter.
Thank you."
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"I am not yet initiated.
I do follow the four regulative principles and chant. I still want to follow what is proper.

Why not initiated?
I have been aspiring, and temple authorities will not allow me initiation.
I have not been given the reason.
I g…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion Tulasi growing outside
"I've noticed the helpfulness of your comment.
In the past years I have brought Tulasi in to warmth based on outside temperature shown on a thermometer. I was remembering to look for the thermometer, or find the temperature shown on the computer. So…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion who shares the guilt?
"Hare Krsna

Thank you for instructing me. Please accept my apology since you find my question an offense.

The subject is written of in the Srimad Bhagavatam. I am trying to understand from shastra and devotees.

If we are not to think on these subj…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Thank you for explaining this.

Can I understand, then, that relations outside of once a month, without 50 rounds, are considered illicit even within marriage?

With the woman instructed to serve the husband, what to do when the husband requires ill…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Thank you mataji."
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Thank you.
I think I see sometimes that others are cheating, but when that is what they want, what am I to do to help?
What steps should one take, practically, if another is exploiting"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to Partha-sarathi dasa's discussion Sudden Pass away of Aindra prabhu!
"I didn't understand that individuals feel only calm and quiet. I had heard there is great joy and bliss, happiness, love, and sometimes pain of separation."
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to bhaktin carol's discussion why is a vow taken for no illicit relations?
"Thank you"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to chhabi ranu gupta's discussion meat eating
"Even the so-called vegetarians who do not take Krishna prasadam are as much sinful as the non-vegetarians. Our propaganda is different, to make people Krishna Conscious, which automatically makes them sympathetic against any kind of animal slaughter…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to Divyanshu Pandey's discussion Preta
"From Garuda Purana
The brahmana said:
2.7.89 'You have told us facts about your names; now let us know about your way of life as ghosts as well as your food.'
The ghosts said:
2.7.90-91 'We stay where people do not follow the Vedas, where there is n…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to Divyanshu Pandey's discussion Preta
"SB 10.6.27-29
The evil witches known as Ḍākinīs, Yātudhānīs and Kuṣmāṇḍas are the greatest enemies of children, and the evil spirits like Bhūtas, Pretas, Piśācas, Yakṣas, Rākṣasas and Vināyakas, as well as witches like Koṭarā, Revatī, Jyeṣṭhā, Pūtan…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to abhinav sharma's discussion about conversion of bhog in prasadam
"Can you explain about using Tulasi leaf tea for offering?
I was told tea should not be made from Tulasi. Also for us not to 'chew' the leaf when it is in portion we honor, but to try to only swallow. It is ok to chop up intended to use her for tea a…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to shridhar pandit's discussion Is it possible that two different souls are there, in a single body?
"Hare Krsna

About split-personality:
Your third question, What is the explanation of split-personality, actually, there are not two personalities, there is only change of mind. Therefore, the mind has to be fixed up in Krishna, then there is no more…"
May 15
bhaktin carol replied to shridhar pandit's discussion Is it possible that two different souls are there, in a single body?
"Hare Krsna.

I read this in Srila Prabhupada's purport to SB 11.15.34
Similarly, by birth as a fish one becomes invulnerable to water, by birth as a bird one gets the mystic perfection of flying, and by birth as a ghost one gets the mystic perfectio…"
May 15
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