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“KK asks a question: At the same time, would it not also be wrong not to fight a court case that tried to financially destroy all of ISKCON in North America (began with +400 million dollars in damages) and portray Srila Prabhupada as someone who set up [...]
I just posted this comment over at the Hare Krishna Cultural Journal:
(There’s a new “moderation” policy there, I don’t know if it will pass the etiquette test. But anyway, here’s what I wrote.)
I find it interesting to see that the response to TR’s comments has focused on the way he expressed [...]
—–Original Message—– From: Danavir Goswami (USA) Sent: Saturday, October 29, 2005 5:27 AM To: Modern Culture in Relation to Varnashrama Subject: Notice
SUN OR RAHU?
From Danavir Goswami
Several devotees have asked for my opinion about a news site named Sampradaya Sun (SS) which has recently begun to broadcast ISKCON-related topics on the internet. The [...]
The Hare Krishna Cultural Journal is back, and there’s an interesting discussion going on HERE.
This is what I had to say: ………………………………………..
This seems exactly correct to me:
ISKCON has such a long history of scandals that it becomes a matter of public celebration when a leader leaves this world without a scandal to [...]
A devotee submitted this comment, and I e-mailed the following in reply:
Thanks for writing. I hope you don’t mind if I try to clarify what I’ve said.
The CPO ruled in 2002 that there was a stipulated penalty against Vakresvara whereby he could not have any association with ISKCON or ISKCON affiliated [...]
Here’s a download (.PDF) of the legal complaint filed against ISKCON on June 12, 2000:
Plaintiffs’ Original Complaint
You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader, or something like it, to read it. Most everyone has Acrobat Reader, but let me know if you need help.
TECHNICAL NOTE: This document was originally a scan of the complaint, I [...]
Last night I “accidentally” found a copy of the legal complaint filed on June 12, 2000, by the former gurukulis against ISKCON. I read only a small portion of it, since I was getting sleepy, but it’s really bad stuff.
I woke up this morning sick with a terrible headache, thinking about [...]
As if my ordeals with ISKCON haven’t been enough, I’ve been getting e-mails from some disciples of this guy “Guru Kurt.” It started with his commentary on the ten offenses against the Holy Name. It might be interesting for those who care to read it, but I didn’t have much time for it. I skimmed [...]
The Letter He Didn’t Ask Me To Write by Radha Krsna dasa, Mexico City
As did many of you, I followed Bhakti-Tirtha Swami’s illness from its inception last year until his recent demise. During that time, I began to reflect on what meaning could be drawn from his condition. My first [...]
In the post below this one, I mentioned the Gita-nagari Vision Statement that was under development. The quote below was what was sent out, and was getting a lot of support by the other board members. They apparently spent several hours writing it.
Under the auspicious glance of Their Lordships, Sri Sri Radha-Damodara,Gita-nagari aspires to [...]