Controversy

Kirtan: Are there rules?
BY: RASANANDA DAS - 26.6 2016 Excerpted from the section "Notes on The Conduct of Rathayatra" of the (contemplated) second edition of the author's The Rath Construction Book. The references are all from Vedabase 2015. "How any spiritual activity should be done is...Read more...
The Perfection of Bhoga: "Hippie Seeds"
BY: JAYA MADHAVA DAS (ACBSP) - 15.11 2017 Bhoga unoffered (un-offerable) exercise yoga In ISKCON Belgium, blessed by the GBC. "The yoga practice in your Western countries, it is very popular; but that is a farce. Yoga practice is very difficult, especially in this age." (HDG...Read more...
Second Conversation With Srila Sridhara Maharaja
BY: SUN EDITORS - 1.11 2017 Today we begin a serial presentation of another historical document related to the Zonal Acarya era. This one is a transcript entitled "Second Conversation with Sridhara Maharaja, August 19th, 1980, Nabadweep, India. There were a number of important...Read more...
Meetings of Srila Sridhara Maharaja
BY: SUN STAFF - 1.11 2017 First Two Official Meetings of Srila Sridhara Maharaja with the ISKCON GBC March 1978 Known present GBC members: Tamal Krsna Maharaja, Jayapataka Maharaja, Jayatirtha Maharaja, Harikesa Maharaja, Satsvarupa Maharaja, Jayadvaita Maharaja, and others [This talk...Read more...
Massive Burglary at ISKCON Moscow Temple
BY: JAYA MADHAVA DAS (ACBSP) - 30.10 2017 Video footage points to possible inside job. Readers who've never come to Moscow and visited the ISKCON Temple here should know the following facts: The Temple is a costly rented building complex ($50,000 US $ a Month) on and in the property of...Read more...
GBC Meeting Clarifies Krishna West is Part of ISKCON
By: Madhava Smullen - 27.10 2017 Hridayananda Das Goswami and Sivarama Swami in Ujjain. Good communication brings about a healthy relationship, as ISKCON’s Governing Body Comission and ISKCON guru Hridayananda Das Goswami found this month. Hridayananda Maharaja’s Krishna...Read more...
Shared Statement of the GBC Body & HH Hridayananda Das Goswami
By the GBC Corresponding Secretary - 19.10 2017 GBC Midterm General Meeting On October 15th and 16th, HH Hridayananda Das Goswami and HG Brahma Tirtha Prabhu met with the GBC Body and a special subcommittee to discuss some mutual philosophical concerns and Krishna West. The committee...Read more...
GBC meet outlines major priorities of ISKCON
By FP NEWS SERVICE - 17.10 2017 Roles of zonal supervisors should meet standards set by Srila Prabhupada, assert members About three dozen Governing Body Commission members, including the senior sanyasi and sadhu of the ISKCON, went on a sight-seeing tour of Ujjain, under the guidance...Read more...
Are food offered through bogus ISKCON gurus not Krishna Prasadam?
Damaghosa Dasa - 4.10 2017 Below we have a concise analysis (from Srila Prabhupada's quotes) that food offered through bogus ISKCON gurus is not Krishna Prasadam. Sounds alarming? Then please read further….. Over the years, we have all seen a lot of damage to the once...Read more...
Spiritual Advancement
By Narasimha das - 27.9 2017 “All these are pitfalls of personal sense gratification. Just to cheat some innocent people, one makes a show of advanced spiritual life and becomes known as a sadhu, mahatma or religious person. All this means that the so-called devotee has...Read more...
Unauthorized Gurus and Spiritual Advancement
By editor - 27.9 2017 nama om visnu padaya krsna presthaya bhutale srimate bhaktivedanta swamin iti namine namaste sarasvate deve gauravani pracarine nirvisesa sunyavadi pascatya desa tarine ” I offer my respectful obeisances unto His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami...Read more...
Traitors in our Midst
BY: JAYA MADHAVA DAS (ACBSP) - 21.9 2017 Nothing is Sacred in ISKCON and the BBT Anymore. The Sampradaya Sun website has logically and in extreme valid details come forward as one of the few devotee webpages to bravely stick it's neck out and expose the offences of the endless book...Read more...
Luxury Boat Cruise
BY: JAYA MADHAVA DAS (ACBSP) - 14.9 2017 Bhakti Caru's Swami's 2018 New Year Luxury Boat Cruise  ISKCON's GBC head shows No Shame. Today, I saw on Facebook my sincere godbrother's huge anger /disgust at the latest off the wall activities of one of our GBC-guru-...Read more...
Vaisnava Etiquette
BY: PRAHLADA NRSIMHA DAS - 25.8 2017 We all agree with this natural principle of Vaisnava etiquette which was given to us by Srila Prabhupada, the acaryas and the Sastras. This idea is not specific to our tradition. In any society there exist principles of courtesy. We don't speak to an...Read more...
On Prabhupada’s Cadmium Poisoning
Damaghosa Dasa - 24.8 2017 Excerpted from Chapter 32: Part Four: The Forensics Breakthrough, in Kill Guru, Become Guru: The Poisoning of Srila Prabhupada’s Body. (Free E-Book available for quick download from: www.killgurubecomeguru.org/books/) Second Expert Opinion: Dr. Anil...Read more...
Poison Issue
By editor - 8.8 2017 New Website Launched Dedicated To The Poison Issue Dear devotees, A new website called Kill Guru Become Guru was recently launched dedicated to shedding light on the disappearance of Srila Prabhupada. The website can be found at http://killgurubecomeguru....Read more...
Solar Eclipses are not Caused by the Moon
By Madhudvisa dasa - 25.5 2017 According to Vedic Astronomy, the most ancient and accurate system of astronomy on the planet, solar eclipses are not caused by the Moon coming in front of the Sun as astronomers believe. Rather the Moon is described as being further away than the Sun and what...Read more...
Is the poison allegation true?
By Chaitanya Charan das - 18.5 2017 Question: Some people claim that Srila Prabhupada was poisoned. Is it true? If not, why not? Answer: The claim is patently false. Here’s a brief overview followed by the detailed answer. The Allegation Nityananda das (Niko Kyut), a...Read more...
Addressing Param Gati as "Maharaja"?
BY: KRISHNA DASA BRAZIL: ISKCON Authorities are Still Addressing Param Gati as "Maharaja" If you don't know who is Param Gati, read this: Param Gati Swami's Case.  "Factually, many devotees there continue to worship Paramgati dasa as a bona fide...Read more...
Comments on the 'Cost of Silence'
BY: SANAKA RSI DAS - 12.4 2017 Bhakti Vikas Maharaj Comments on the 'Cost of Silence' Hare Krsna Maharaj, Please accept my respectful obeisance; All Glories to Srila Prabhupada. I have just listened to the lecture you gave in the Czech Republic on August 27, 2016 wherein you...Read more...
Rotten Academia
BY: KRISHNA DASA- 4.3 2017 Rotten Academia and the Glorious Nama-sankirtana Yajna Don't let the academics in ISKCON tell you that what they are doing is higher than harinama sankirtana. Academia does not correspond to real intelligence. "So actually we don't require any...Read more...
Service – for Krsna or for Maya?
By Damaghosa das - 2.3 2017 Service – when is it for Krsna and when is it for Maya? Hare Krsna Question– If some devotee does some tangible service, in good Krsna consciousness for some years, but later comes under the spell of maya, disobeying his guru, what is the result of...Read more...
BBTi and the stolen copyrights
BY: URDHVAGA DAS - 2.3 2017  “How were the copyrights transferred to the BBTI?” ISKCON and Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. (BBTI) are NOT the authentic Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) founded by Srila Prabhupada for publishing his phenomenal works. Srila...Read more...
Who is Giridhari das?
BY: KRISHNA DASA - 20.1 2017 He is a member of GBC. To be more precise, he is GBC's Zonal Secretary in ISKCON Brazil (he's undergoing his trial period). He runs a yoga resort project called "Paraíso dos Pândavas" which is listed on ISKCON Brazil's website...Read more...
Mothers and Masters
BY: H. H. BHAKTI VIKASA SWAMI - 5.1 2017 Reply by Bhakti Vikasa Swami to Dhanurdhara Swami’s Critique of “Mothers and Masters” Based on and expanded from a talk given on Dec 28, 2016 at Kutralam, Tamil Nadu, India: http://bvks.com/11706/ (Dhanurdhara Swami’s...Read more...
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