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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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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Prabhupada created ISKCON as an institution for all his disciples so that they can work together to spread Krishna Consciousness together. Through it we have all facilities (temples, ashrams, kitchen etc.) to live together in peace and communion so we can practical understand what it means to be a devotee of the Lord. But now many […]
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