Recent Articles

Giants—Myth or Fact?

Jun 28 2019 - Krishna Talk 222
Could giants have walked the Earth in bygone ages? » more

Vedic Global Culture

Jun 23 2019 - Krishna Talk 221
In ancient times there was indeed a shared culture and technology/knowledge that originated as part of Vedic culture. » more

The Life & Example of Srimati Krsnamayi Devi

Jun 12 2019 - Krishna Talk 220
Despite so many good qualities and capabilities, she remained quiet and humble in the shadow of her guru. » more

A Few Words on the Rasa of Srila Prabhupada and the ‘Suicide Squad’

Mar 17 2019 - Krishna Talk 219
Such intimacies are better kept secret - not to be told here and there and certainly not to be forced upon others. » more

Srila Puri Maharaja's Pranama Mantra

Oct 12 2018 - Krishna Talk 218
Uddhava said the gopis were the greatest devotees of Krsna. Similarly, in his adult life, Srila Puri Maharaja carried the message of krsna-bhakti to the world. » more

Srila Prabhupada – in a Class by Himself…?

Sep 4 2018 - Krishna Talk 217
He is not in a class by himself – he is in the top class of the servants of the Lord, who live eternally in the Lord’s company » more

Sri Sri Radha-Krsna – The Fountainhead of All Tattvas


Sep 2 2018 - Krishna Talk 216
Just as Sri Krsna is the universal father, Sri Radha is the universal mother. Both of them are fundamentally the same. » more

The Removal of Anarthas

Aug 17 2018 - Krishna Talk 215
From Prakrta-rasa Sata-dusini by Sarasvati Thakura, with commentary by Swami B.G. Narasingha. » more

Hard as a Thunderbolt, Soft as a Flower

Jul 31 2018 - Krishna Talk 214
Swami Sadananda was the first western adherent to Gaudiya Vaishnava philosophy in the 20th century. He traveled to India and became an initiated disciple of Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati. » more

Big Fish in a Small Pond

Jun 16 2018 - Krishna Talk 213
If Srila Tirtha Maharaja had actually accepted our Guru Maharaja’s request back in 1965, then there would be no ISKCON! » more

My Diksa & Siksa-Gurus

Jun 13 2018 - Krishna Talk 212
I received hari-nama from Srila B.P. Puri Maharaja, gayatri from Srila B.R. Sridhara Maharaja and sannyasa from Srila Prabhupada » more

Гуру-падашрая

Jun 10 2018 - Krishna Talk 211
«Кому я служу? Находясь под чьей ашрайей (защитой), я читаю и слушаю хари-катху?» Чтение шастр без ашрайи нашего гуру является поиском знаний и не увеличивает бхакти. » more

Guru-padasraya

Jun 10 2018 - Krishna Talk 211
“Who am I serving? Under who's asraya am I reading and hearing hari-katha?” Reading sastra without asraya of our guru is knowledge-seeking » more

Jivas and the Desire of Krsna

Jun 9 2018 - Krishna Talk 210
We have to earn our position in Vaikuntha by a life or even lifetimes of devotion, purifying ourselves through volumes of service. » more

Diksa & Siksa

Jun 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 209
There are probably 100 initiating gurus in the Hare Krsna movement, but a vast majority of them are simply institutional gurus » more

Adhoksaja Visnu And Srila Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaja

Apr 15 2018 - Krishna Talk 208
Our story begins in 1888, with the appearance of Bhakti Saranga Goswami Maharaja in a renowned brahmana Goswami family of the Nityananda-vamsa lineage » more

Instructing the Guru

Apr 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 207
How are we to understand that a disciple appears to be instructing her guru? » more

Наставляя Гуру

Apr 7 2018 - Krishna Talk 207
Kак мы должны понимать то, что ученица, получается, наставляет её гуру? » more

A Second Letter – From Disciple to Guru

Apr 5 2018 - Krishna Talk 206
We present another recent letter from a Vaisnavi who has also written to an ISCON guru about the inspiration that she has felt reading the words of Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more

A Letter – From Disciple to Guru

Apr 3 2018 - Krishna Talk 205
The following is a letter written by a disciple to her guru in ISCON regarding Srila Sridhara Maharaja. » more