Recent Articles

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

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

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

Change, Change, Change!

Apr 2 2018 - Krishna Talk 204
It seems that the conditioned souls of this world are infected with the disease of ‘change’ – addicted to changing everything—change, change, change! » more

The History of the Bhagavad Gita

Nov 30 2017 - Krishna Talk 203
The following article is presented on Sri Gita Jayanti, the 5144th anniversary of Sri Krsna speaking the Bhagavad-gita. » more

An Open Letter to the Iskcon GBC

Nov 10 2017 - Krishna Talk 202
The following is a letter written in response to an Iskcon GBC in relation to the recent Krishna Talk article 201, “Gaura-Radha-Madhava and the Temple of Misunderstanding”. » more

Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava And the Temple of Misunderstanding

Nov 1 2017 - Krishna Talk 201
The main drift of this article is to recall to memory the establishing of the Deities of Sri Sri Gaura Radha-Madhava at Mayapura by His Divine Grace Srila Prabhupada during his manifest lila, and to draw attention to how the present institution of ISCON has unfortunately gone astray from the proper... » more

The Mystery of the History of the Lila of Damodara

Oct 27 2017 - Krishna Talk 200
Devotees throng by the tens and hundreds of thousands every year, and especially during the month of Karttika, to have darsana of Sri Sri Radha-Damodara and to circumambulate the temple. The Deity of Damodara with Sri Radha to His left and Sri Lalita to His right is the eternal blackish form of Sri... » more

The Attainment of the Dust of Vraja

Oct 21 2017 - Krishna Talk 199
At first, he went to New York City via Boston and started preaching the holy name with the accompaniment of mrdanga at Tompkins Square Park. Slowly, good people became attracted to his mission in large numbers. » more

The Disappearance of Srila Sridhara Maharaja

Jul 22 2017 - Krishna Talk 198
Today we are also immersed in an ocean of sorrow after losing one of the most worshippable associates of Prabhupada. His position cannot be filled in any way. » more

The Sindhu River – How India Got Her Name

Sindhu river
Apr 17 2017 - Krishna Talk 197
The Sindhu River is one of the great holy rivers of India, from which the name of India is derived. » more

The Appearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu – the Golden Avatara. The Advent of the Holy Name and the Sankirtana Movement

Mar 10 2017 - Krishna Talk 196
The following is a compendium of verses and quotes about the apppearance of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu and the advent of the Holy Name and the Sankirtana Movement, compiled by Swami B.G. Narasingha Maharaja and Swami B.V. Giri. » more

Become Guru!

Mar 22 2016 - Krishna Talk 195
You become a guru. Don't adulterate krsna-upadesa like a rascal or nonsense. Present it as it is, Bhagavad-gita. » more

Srila Prabhupada Lila-Smarana-Mangala-Stotram & Purport

Srila Prabhupada
Nov 18 2015 - Krishna Talk 194
Let us always remember our Divine Master, His Divine Grace, as an eternal servant and resident of the eternal pastimes of Sri Sri Radha-Govinda. » more