devotee care (10)

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By Parijata Devi Dasi

The Devotee Care Directorate, together with GBC SPT is endeavoring to extend tribute to all the devotees in ISKCON who have unfortunately departed in the current pandemic due to Covid as well as non-Covid related death during this period (over the last year).

As part of this initiative, the Devotee Care team is compiling a consolidated list of these departed devotees from across the world; their names and photographs, and will display them on the official site: www.devotee

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I care by Devotee Care Committee

7824587689?profile=RESIZE_400xSometimes ISKCON members think about ISKCON as an institution, or as the “leaders” of the temples, or the GBC, or someone else other than us. We expect ISKCON to care for devotees, and we may feel hurt or disappointed when care is not given as we would expect or as we would like. ISKCON is a society made up of members. Each of us is ISKCON. When each one of us feels that we have the responsibility to care for one another, then ISKCON will be a caring organization, with a family atmosphere based

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Why is devotee care important in our society?

We have the most complete philosophy, and Srila Prabhupada has given us the wonderful process of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Part of that process is taking care of the devotees. Actually, Krishna says that He has nothing else to do but to take care of His devotees. And since His devotees are always thinking about Him, He is also always thinking about His devotees. So actually, devotee care is one of the primary angas or aspects of Krishna consciousnes

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The 12 areas of devotee care

7835588683?profile=RESIZE_400x(Adopted from the student handbook of Devotee Care Course)

1. Spiritual Life

“…if you take spiritual care, the bodily care is automatically done. Our main business is spiritual care.” (SP Morning Walk Bombay, 03/11/1975)

“These are the instruction in the Bhagavad-gita, everything [is] practical. If we follow Bhagavad-gita from all angles of vision—social, political, economic, religious, cultural—you will be perfect. This is Bhagavad-gita. We are therefore taken up this
mission, to preach Bhagava

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7817479278?profile=RESIZE_400xWhy is devotee care important in our society?

We have the most complete philosophy, and Srila Prabhupada has given us the wonderful process of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu. Part of that process is taking care of the devotees. Actually, Krishna says that He has nothing else to do but to take care of His devotees. And since His devotees are always thinking about Him, He is also always thinking about His devotees. So actually, devotee care is one of the primary angas or aspects of Krishna consciousness

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Shastric Perspectives on Devotee care



The Global Devotee Care Directorate is pleased to invite you all to a facebook live conversation with HH Bhanu Swami on Shastric Perspectives on Devotee care.

About Bhanu Swami
His Holiness Bhanu Swami Maharaja was born in Canada on the 26th of December 1948 to the most fortunate Japanese parents. HH Bhanu Swami Maharaja is one of the senior disciples of His Divine Grace A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, the founder acharya of ISKCON, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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7140914865?profile=RESIZE_400xAn interview with Giriraj Swami by the ISKCON Strategic Planning Office, July 9, 2020, via Facebook.

Gauranga Dasa: Hare Krishna. We welcome all the devotees who have joined this weekly care conversation, Vaishnava seva. This week we are very honored to have with us His Holiness Giriraj Swami Maharaja. We welcome His Holiness Giriraj Swami Maharaja, who is one of the most senior of Prabhupada’s disciples. He was very active on the GBC, and was one of the founders of ISKCON India, especially the

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The Global Devotee Care Directorate invites everyone to their weekly webinars focused on Vaishnava Seva and Devotee Care, an effort that emphasizes the culture of devotee care in our ISKCON temples and communities. We are pleased to announce this week’s discussion was led by HH Niranjana Swami Maharaj, who is the force behind one of the world’s largest thriving communities of devotees in Ukraine.
 

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About HH Niranjana Swami

His Holiness Niranjana Swami was born

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