Why Tara, Mandodari, Damayanti and other women married twice or more?

Posted or Updated on April 26th, 2021Why Tara, Mandodari, Damayanti and other women married twice or more? A devotee asked like this (Name hidden): “HARE KRSNA.PRABHUJI pls accept my obedience. I have a question according to manu smriti window woman shouldn’t remarry. What about the marriage in the intihaas as RAMAYAN N MAHABHARATA. BALI WIFE … Continue reading “Why Tara, Mandodari, Damayanti and other women married twice or more?”

Being a brahmana or Vaishnava – which is recommended for kaliyuga?

Posted or Updated on February 11th, 2021Being a brahmana or Vaishnava – which is recommended for kaliyuga? A devotee who requested anonymity asked like this: “Prabhu. I wish to become a brahmana. Please give me ways. Bhagavatha purana says you cannot see brahmanas in kali. why?” REPLY: A brahmana is one who Preach the Vedic … Continue reading “Being a brahmana or Vaishnava – which is recommended for kaliyuga?”

What should be the Vaishnavas’ approach with women and others?

Posted or Updated on February 9th, 2021What should be the Vaishnavas’ approach with women and others? (As said by H.H.Bhakti Charu Swami) A vaishnava has to be very careful in dealing with the opposite sex, grahasthas and others.  H.H.Bhakti Charu Swami spoke about it.  This is the Last pat of his speech: (i)  In SRIMAD … Continue reading “What should be the Vaishnavas’ approach with women and others?”

DRESSING & BEHAVIOUR OF VAISHNAVA IN PUBLIC PLACES!

Posted or Updated on February 5th, 2021DRESSING & BEHAVIOUR OF VAISHNAVA IN PUBLIC PLACES! (As said by H.H.Bhakti Charu Swami) Always remember that you are representing Srila Prabhupada. Srila Prabhupada never compromised the Absolute Truth. However, he was always the perfect gentleman. This is Krishna Consciousness. While dealing with people we have to sacrifice our … Continue reading “DRESSING & BEHAVIOUR OF VAISHNAVA IN PUBLIC PLACES!”

VAISHNAVA ETIQUETTES EXPECTED FROM THE VAISHNAVAS!

Posted or Updated on February 3rd, 2021VAISHNAVA ETIQUETTES EXPECTED FROM THE VAISHNAVAS! (As said by H.H.Bhakti Charu Swami) A few important parts of Vaishnava Etiquettes from the speeches of H.H.Bakthi Charu Swami: “Now here are some basic principles and points that I’ve compiled from Hari Bhakti Vilas and the Nectar of Devotion about the proper … Continue reading “VAISHNAVA ETIQUETTES EXPECTED FROM THE VAISHNAVAS!”

Three types of Dhaan (Donations) as said by Krishna in Gita? How to do it?

Posted or Updated on August 29th, 2020Three types of Dhaan (Donations) as said by Krishna in Gita? How to do it? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna, Dandavats pranam Prabhuji.  I am supporting for devotional services regularly. With your blessings, I got my job in a nationalized bank. Should a donor … Continue reading “Three types of Dhaan (Donations) as said by Krishna in Gita? How to do it?”

Dealing with a rude devotee without Vaishnava offense – Best Tips!

Posted or Updated on February 14th, 2020Dealing with a rude devotee without Vaishnava offense – Best Tips! A male devotee asked like this: “why some Krishna devotees are very rude to other Krishna devotee? The devotees do not know that anger leads to destruction of there mind and self? 2nd question is that some Krishna … Continue reading “Dealing with a rude devotee without Vaishnava offense – Best Tips!”

Devotees should be Humble, Not Coward! – An Interesting Analysis!

Posted or Updated on February 13th, 2020Devotees should be Humble, Not Coward! – An Interesting Analysis! Being humble is really a good nature.  But, it should not go to the level of allowing ourselves to be cheated.  If anyone intends to cheat us, we should not allow that since he is a devotee or a … Continue reading “Devotees should be Humble, Not Coward! – An Interesting Analysis!”

Is sanyasa for woman allowed if she is unmarried at 50 without caretakers?

Posted or Updated on December 10th, 2019Is sanyasa for woman allowed if she is unmarried at 50 without caretakers? A woman devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna. I am a follower of ISKCON since 2012. Am 48 years female , single unmarried. Looking after my old parents. I read that female should be … Continue reading “Is sanyasa for woman allowed if she is unmarried at 50 without caretakers?”

Are women Priests, Sanyasis and Gurus allowed in Sanathana Dharma?

Posted or Updated on November 27th, 2019Are women Priests, Sanyasis and Gurus allowed in Sanathana Dharma? A Girl Devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Hare Krishna prabhuji. Does shastra allow women to be priests? Recently many women are conducting marriage ceremonies as priests. Is this allowed? If not then why did the vedas refer to … Continue reading “Are women Priests, Sanyasis and Gurus allowed in Sanathana Dharma?”

Can one really follow Krishna Consciousness in family life?

Posted or Updated on November 8th, 2019Can one really follow Krishna Consciousness in family life? “A male devotee” (Name hidden) asked like this: “Dear sir, I am new to this site. I fear for quitting the family if I follow devotional life. Please tell me, if I can follow krishna without quitting the family.” REPLY: … Continue reading “Can one really follow Krishna Consciousness in family life?”

Should I send my children to the Gurukuls to protect his devotion?

Posted or Updated on October 5th, 2019Should I send my children to the Gurukuls to protect his devotion? A woman devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Prabhuji i have a question..if we get success in inclination of a child in krishna conciousness. 1.how we are supposed to create krishna conciousness environment around him/her if he … Continue reading “Should I send my children to the Gurukuls to protect his devotion?”

How to dedicate ALL actions to Krishna as said by Krishna?

Posted or Updated on September 21st, 2019How to dedicate ALL actions to Krishna as said by Krishna? Roshini Dubey asked like this: Hare Krishna Anna. I want a detailed explanation of SB 11.2.36 . Will you please explain it to me. REPLY: Srimad Bhagavatham (11-2-36) says like this: Support this Service that enlightens you & … Continue reading “How to dedicate ALL actions to Krishna as said by Krishna?”

Why many sadhus grow hairs in head, beard, moustache but Brahmanas and Vaishnavas shave?

Posted or Updated on May 4th, 2019Why many sadhus grow hairs in head, beard, moustache but Brahmanas and Vaishnavas shave? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krsna prabhu ji. I have a doubt.. most of sadhus in India have long beards, moustaches. In ISKCON they look at me differently if I have … Continue reading “Why many sadhus grow hairs in head, beard, moustache but Brahmanas and Vaishnavas shave?”

Grahastha Rule of ONLY ONCE A MONTH relations and Childlessness! – A Case Study!

Posted or Updated on April 15th, 2019Grahastha Rule of ONLY ONCE A MONTH relations and Childlessness! – A Case Study! A woman devotee who requested anonymity asked like this : “Hare krishna.. I am telling this to you thinking you like my brother.   I am the wife of a devotee husband  who is  not initiated … Continue reading “Grahastha Rule of ONLY ONCE A MONTH relations and Childlessness! – A Case Study!”

Has Srila Prabhupada really said that kshatriyas can kill and eat animals?

Posted or Updated on February 17th, 2019Has Srila Prabhupada really said that kshatriyas can kill and eat animals? “A Girl devotee”  asked like this: “Can  I pls get  reference for where Srila prabhupada has mentioned about kshatriyas being allowed to take meat?  I wud like to know this so that  i can ground my understanding.” … Continue reading “Has Srila Prabhupada really said that kshatriyas can kill and eat animals?”

How should a brahmachari behave to avoid offenses?

Posted or Updated on January 1st, 2019How should a brahmachari behave to avoid offenses? A male devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “How would an aspirant of bramhacharya behave in public? Especially if he is a teenage boy” REPLY: Brahmacharya does not mean just being unmarried. Support this Service that enlightens you & Be dear … Continue reading “How should a brahmachari behave to avoid offenses?”

PROS AND CONS OF BRAHMACHARYA AND GRAHASTHA (MARRIED) LIVES!

Posted or Updated on December 24th, 2018PROS AND CONS OF BRAHMACHARYA AND GRAHASTHA (MARRIED) LIVES! A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: Hare Krishna Prabhu, pamho, dandavathpranam, please describe, only pros of Brahmacharyam and only cons of Grahastha. Please enlighten me with your encourgament, supporting Brahmarcharya. All glories to Vaishnavas!! REPLY: You have asked a … Continue reading “PROS AND CONS OF BRAHMACHARYA AND GRAHASTHA (MARRIED) LIVES!”

VARNASHRAMA DHARMA – CAN ONE FOLLOW IT IN THE PRESENT  SOCIETY?

Posted or Updated on October 9th, 2018VARNASHRAMA DHARMA – CAN ONE FOLLOW IT IN THE PRESENT  SOCIETY? A Girl devotee asked like this (Name hidden): Hare Krishna Prabhu, Thank you very much for sharing a post related to Varnashram and the difference between Brahmin and Vaishnavas which i too had a doubt.Now ,I have a … Continue reading “VARNASHRAMA DHARMA – CAN ONE FOLLOW IT IN THE PRESENT  SOCIETY?”

My Vedic Brahmana family is against ISKCON way of devotion. How to explain?

Posted or Updated on October 6th, 2018My Vedic Brahmana family is against ISKCON way of devotion. How to explain? A woman devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krsna Prabhuji, I keep reading your posts. They have changed my life. As u mentioned many times in your post, that You come from a Vedic Brahmana … Continue reading “My Vedic Brahmana family is against ISKCON way of devotion. How to explain?”

WHO IS CALLED AS VAISHNAVA?  WHAT ARE THE CLASSES OF VAISHNAVAS?

Posted or Updated on August 17th, 2018WHO IS CALLED AS VAISHNAVA?  WHAT ARE THE CLASSES OF VAISHNAVAS? A GIRL DEVOTEE ASKED LIKE THIS: “Hare Krishna Prabhu.Thank u for ur explanation. Can you please clarify my doubt.I wanted to know who is a Vaishnava? One who is chanting 16 rounds daily and eating no onion and … Continue reading “WHO IS CALLED AS VAISHNAVA?  WHAT ARE THE CLASSES OF VAISHNAVAS?”

How to deal with the erring devotees without Vaishnava Offence?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018How to deal with the erring devotees without Vaishnava Offence? A girl devotee asked like this: “How to tolerate situation when we see that brahmachari is doing partiality.  And if we put forward our right  then is it vaishnava offense.  How to beg forgiveness for this vaishnav offense. If … Continue reading “How to deal with the erring devotees without Vaishnava Offence?”

What is Vaishnava Aparath? How to get relieved from it?

Posted or Updated on August 22nd, 2018What is Vaishnava Aparath? How to get relieved from it? A male devotee asked like this: Radhe Radhe Prabhu ji? What is Vaishnav apradh ? And how to remove Vaishnav apradh? REPLY: Vaishnava aparath means insulting, defaming, or treating the vaishnavas without care and humbleness.  If we do this … Continue reading “What is Vaishnava Aparath? How to get relieved from it?”

Is the caste a hurdle for the marriage between a boy and girl of same religion?

Posted or Updated on May 11th, 2018Is the caste a hurdle for the marriage between a boy and girl of same religion? Actual Question from a girl devotee: Two families follow sanatana dharma. In this case, is caste a hurdle for a girl and boy to marry from the families? What does caste mean in … Continue reading “Is the caste a hurdle for the marriage between a boy and girl of same religion?”

DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE FOR MEN AND WOMEN – VERDICT OF INDIAN SCRIPTURES!

Posted or Updated on February 16th, 2018DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE FOR MEN AND WOMEN – VERDICT OF INDIAN SCRIPTURES! Actual Question by a woman devotee (Name hidden): “Are men allowed to marry second time, for what reasons as per Scriptures?  Thank you for enlightening us through your counselling. It has certainly changed my life in lot … Continue reading “DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE FOR MEN AND WOMEN – VERDICT OF INDIAN SCRIPTURES!”

Should we accept a living guru instead of a deceased guru?

Posted or Updated on February 15th, 2018Should we accept a living guru instead of a deceased guru? A devotee (Name hidden) asked like this: “Hare Krishna, A very important question. Must the guru be one of the guru’s in Iskcon or can the Guru be also from another Brahma Sampradaya or some other vaisnava sampradaya? … Continue reading “Should we accept a living guru instead of a deceased guru?”

Inter Caste marriages for the devotees and non devotees! A Research!

Posted or Updated on March 7th, 2021Inter Caste marriages for the devotees and non devotees! A Research! Actual Question from a devotee boy who loves a Brahmin girl: “Hello sir jai shri radhe Krishna. I’m asking my second question from you after being answered the first one, few months ago. Sir my question is that … Continue reading “Inter Caste marriages for the devotees and non devotees! A Research!”

GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES: CAN GIRLS AVOID MARRIAGE AND STAY IN THE TEMPLES? A TEST FOR YOU!

Posted or Updated on July 23rd, 2018GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES:  CAN GIRLS AVOID MARRIAGE AND STAY IN THE TEMPLES? A TEST FOR YOU! A girl devotee whose name is hidden asked like this: “hari bol sir i wanna to ask a question.dat i want to come to the temple for live.so may i come there. nd … Continue reading “GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES: CAN GIRLS AVOID MARRIAGE AND STAY IN THE TEMPLES? A TEST FOR YOU!”

GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES : WHO SHOULD COMPULSORILY MARRY? WHY?

Posted or Updated on July 23rd, 2018GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES : WHO SHOULD COMPULSORILY MARRY? WHY? Question from a male student devotee: “hare krishna prabhu.  dandavat pranams.  AGTSP.  my thoughts does not allow me to marry.  i am doing m.b.a in ………….university.  problem is, i see many girls are not serious in knowing about krishna consciousness.  … Continue reading “GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES : WHO SHOULD COMPULSORILY MARRY? WHY?”

GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES: WHO SHOULD AVOID MARRIAGE? WHY OTHERS SHOULD MARRY?

Posted or Updated on December 11th, 2017GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES: WHO SHOULD AVOID MARRIAGE? WHY OTHERS SHOULD MARRY? (A) WHO SHOULD AVOID MARRIAGE? The following persons should not enter into marriage without telling the fact to the spouse before marriage: (1) Primarily, THOSE WHO NEVER GET INTEREST IN MARRIAGE EVEN AFTER CONSIDERING ALL THE FACTORS FROM … Continue reading “GUIDE FOR DEVOTEES: WHO SHOULD AVOID MARRIAGE? WHY OTHERS SHOULD MARRY?”

Should a devotee marry or not to marry or settle in temples? A-Z Tips!

Posted or Updated on February 13th, 2021Should a devotee marry or not to marry or settle in temples? A-Z Tips! Actual questions from two devotees:  (1) A male devotee (Name hidden): “Hare krishna Prabhuji PAMHO I am 25 years old now(not initiated but in Sadhana Ladder). I got introduced to Krishna Consciousness at the age … Continue reading “Should a devotee marry or not to marry or settle in temples? A-Z Tips!”

TREATING KRISHNA AND HIS DEVOTEES – RIGHT WAY! BEST TIPS!

Posted or Updated on December 14th, 2020TREATING KRISHNA AND HIS DEVOTEES – RIGHT WAY! BEST TIPS! TREATING KRISHNA These THREE golden Rules will help you to know treating Krishna and His devotees in a proper way: (A)  RULE-1:    WE MUST TREAT KRISHNA WITHOUT ANY EXPECTATIONS FROM HIM AND CONDITIONS FOR HIM AND JUST TO … Continue reading “TREATING KRISHNA AND HIS DEVOTEES – RIGHT WAY! BEST TIPS!”

Why Krishna recommends Animal Sacrifice through Vedas?

Posted or Updated on November 24th, 2020Why Krishna recommends Animal Sacrifice through Vedas? Actual Qn by a Girl devotee: “Hare Krsna!  My name is ——–.  Sir,  I have a doubt regarding sacrifices.  So many types of sacrifices were done during Lord Krsna’s time in  Dwapara yuga.  Does it mean animal sacrifices as well?  If animal … Continue reading “Why Krishna recommends Animal Sacrifice through Vedas?”

Did Krishna create caste system to divide the society as said by atheists?

Posted or Updated on September 16th, 2020Did Krishna create caste system to divide the society as said by atheists? Question in detail: “Hare Krishna anna. One of my college friend passes abusive words about Krishna telling that he is the person who started caste system. What reply I should give him?” REPLY: The view that … Continue reading “Did Krishna create caste system to divide the society as said by atheists?”

Eight forms of Subtle Relations with women a brahmachari should avoid!

Posted or Updated on June 12th, 2020Eight forms of Subtle Relations with women a brahmachari should avoid! Qn in detail from a devotee: hare krishna prabhu ji,pranam!!dandavat!!in this srila prabhupada letter, “There are eight kinds of subtle sense gratification life. If you see one beautiful woman and if you appreciate, “Oh, how nice the face … Continue reading “Eight forms of Subtle Relations with women a brahmachari should avoid!”

Work Renouncement (Sanyasa) and Karma Yoga – Which Krishna says, is better?

Posted or Updated on May 1st, 2020Work Renouncement (Sanyasa) and Karma Yoga – Which Krishna says, is better? Qn. In detail from a devotee: “I have a question. According to ‘Gita ‘, Lord said that we should do our own ‘karma ‘ by withdrawing the result of that.  Then why someone wants to be ‘sannyasi’ … Continue reading “Work Renouncement (Sanyasa) and Karma Yoga – Which Krishna says, is better?”

How to get relief from Vaishnava Aparath (offense)?

Posted or Updated on March 22nd, 2020How to get relief from Vaishnava Aparath (offense)? Qn. In detail by a girl devotee (Name hidden): Hare krishna prabu…if someone hurts the devotees of krishna very badly…krishna punishes them or not…dont show my name prabu REPLY: Out of all the offences by the devotees, vaishnava aparath (offense) hurting … Continue reading “How to get relief from Vaishnava Aparath (offense)?”