Many of the Vaishnavas CARE — Philadelphia Team along with other temple Devotees and Congregational Members who Volunteered at the Holistic Health Fair gathered for a photo after a blissful day of serving our new friends in the neighborhood.
Neighbors living near ISKCON Philadelphia spent the afternoon at the temple for a pleasant introduction to Krsna consciousness.
By Sangita devi dasi (ACBSP)
On Saturday, October 8, 2022, ISKCON Philadelphia and our Philadelphia Vaishnavas C.A.R.E. Team pre
Wikipidia defines Vaisnavism as “one of the major Hindu denominations.” This definition is misleading. To be a Vaisnava transcends any religious, social or ethnic designation. A Vaisnava can come from any caste, or any racial or ethnic group. Bhaktivinoda Thakura referred to this as “the principle of natural brotherhood.” This depicts a state when people give up their biases, hatreds, and separatist religious mentalities. And only then, Bhaktivinode explains, “the people of all castes and count
A Vaishnava does not want to criticize anyone. For example, in Vrindavan, there was one very, very exalted Vaishnava.
One day, there was a mahotsava, a festival. Many people were invited. This person noticed that one Vaishnava was not there, so he questioned what happened to him.
Somebody said that he has done this and that, so we did not invite him. This very senior Vaishnava got up and started to walk to the door. When asked why he was leaving, he said, “For such a small little fault you have
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