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Krishna or Christ – The Name is the Same

During a recent morning walk near ISKCON’s center in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and several of his disciples were joined by Father Emmanuel Jungclaussen, a Benedictine monk from Niederalteich Monastery. Noticing that Srila Prabhupada was carrying meditation beads similar to the Catholic rosary, Father Emmanuel explained that […]

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What is meant with the title Bhaktivedanta?

Bhaktivedanta means ultimate understanding of Vedānta is bhakti, not to become impersonalist. Lecture on SB 1.1.3 — London, August 19, 1971 Many self-created masters are giving themselves names like “Bhaktipada”, “Bhaktivedanta” or “Mahāprabhu”. Bhaktivedanta is a special name given only to the chosen, for one who is in full knowledge of the Vedānta, one who […]

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