Why Do Devotees of Krsna Proscribe Drug Intake?

Why Do Devotees of Krsna Proscribe Drug Intake?

[The following is a question raised by a congregation member and answer by the Bhaktabandhav editor.] Question: Why do devotees of Krsna proscribe drug intake? Answer: There are four legs of dharma: satya or truth, sauca or cleanliness, tapa or austerity, and daya or...
World Peace

World Peace

by Prof. Nimananda Sevatirtha Attempts are made from time to time to make the Kingdom of Heaven descend on earth. They are of different characters. One set of such attempts is being constantly directed to effect the world-peace. Peace is a most blessed thing. There...
The Fire of a Vaisnava’s Merciful Chastisement

The Fire of a Vaisnava’s Merciful Chastisement

[et_bloom_inline optin_id=optin_1] People don’t know the meaning of compassion until they’ve been roasted by the fire of a pure Vaisnava’s chastisement. Those who surrender to and live nearby such Vaisnavas get a good roasting of such compassionate chastisement on a...
Govinda-Damodara and the Mahamantra

Govinda-Damodara and the Mahamantra

This article is in response to those lovely devotees questioning Sripada Premananda Prabhu’s statement in the book Sri Guru Darsana As It Is, that the Govinda Damodara Madhaveti kirtan is greater than the Mahamantra, and on the basis of that, criticizing him in...