Controversy

Srila Prabhupada Guru Tattva
By Sriman Harinam Prabhu - 24.9 2021 It is widely known that Srila Prabhupada instituted a ritvik or representative (proxy) initiation system throughout ISKCON as early as 1971 in order to meet the growing need to initiate his disciples worldwide. However what is not widely known is that he...Read more...
Can Creation Come from Chaos?
By Madhava Dasa, Sadaputa Dasa and Svarupa Damodara Dasa A challenge to the prevailing scientific view  that life comes from a chance combination of material elements. Although scientists would like to assume that in the past, inert chemicals combined to produce life, as yet no one...Read more...
Did We Land on the Moon?
By editor - 22.7 2021 According to a Gallup poll, about 6% of Americans believe that man never went to the moon; they endorse conspiracy theories in which these landings were supposedly staged in a studio. This post is not about such conspiracy theories. I will discuss why we cannot go...Read more...
How India Went from Earth-Circle to Earth-Globe (And Back Again)
BY: MAYESVARA DASA - 16.7 2021 In this paper we shall argue that the ancient Vedic conception of the Earth known as Bhu-mandala (literally "Earth-circle") was the original and dominant conception of the Earth that existed in Indian society right up until the nineteenth century,...Read more...
Former Paramadvaiti Swami dismissed as leader of the WVA
By editor - 29.6 2021 Recently there was a meeting with the leaders of the World Vaishnava Association – Vishva Vaishnava Raj Sabha (WVA -VVRS), where former Paramadvaiti Swami (Ulrich Harlan) was asked to hand over all the WVA Organisations formal documentation in his possession,...Read more...
Lokanath Swami Case
BY: ISKCON NORTH AMERICAN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Lokanath Swami Case to ICPO - May 8th, 2021 Dear North American Devotee Community, Please accept our respectful obeisances. All glories to Srila Prabhupada. There has been a great deal of recent discussion on the Internet and social media...Read more...
Drutakarma Das Working on New Book About Extreme Human Antiquity
By: Madhava Smullen - 24.11 2020 Drutakarma Das (Michael Cremo), co-author of Forbidden Archeology, is at work on a new book, tentatively titled “Extreme Human Antiquity.”  The book, Drutakarma says, “Is composed of new cases of archeological evidence that are...Read more...
ISKCON Guru Sivarama Swami - Attacks ISKCON Gurus.
By editor - 28.10 2020 [PADA: OK so Sivarama swami is voted in as guru by -- the other GBC's "gurus." These are his co-gurus, and gurus who are the sum total of the demigods and God's spokesmen on earth. Yet he complains his co-gurus are making bogus statements and written...Read more...
Changes In Prabhupada's Books
BBT Revisions Review Panel to Examine Changes In Prabhupada's Books By: Krishnarupa devi dasi - 1.7 2020 Many ISKCON members are aware of the formation of the Revisions Review Panel (RRP), but they may not be informed of how it came about and exactly what its task is. This article...Read more...
Gurus Support Vaishnavi Diksa-Gurus
Senior GBC / Gurus Support Vaishnavi Diksa-Gurus in New Video By: ISKCON News Staff - 16.6 2020 Gopal Krishna Goswami, one of the GBC members featured in the video. In a video released today featuring Gopal Krishna Goswami, Bhakti Charu Swami, and Jayapataka Swami, these three...Read more...
Where I Differ From Garuda dasa
BY: AJIT KRISHNA DASA - 11.5 2020 If you are involved in the controversy about the posthumous changes made to Srila Prabhupada's books then I guess you know who Garuda Dasa (Graham M. Schweig) is. Otherwise you can easily inform yourself by searching the internet. To avoid any...Read more...
BIO-ENGINEERED VACCINES / WARFARE
By editor - 27.3 2020   “Disturbances similar to those created by Hiraṇyakaśipu are now taking place all over the world because of demoniac governments. As stated in the Twelfth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, the men of the governments of Kali-yuga will be no better than...Read more...
Ghosts - FAQ
By bh. Jan Mares - 26.3 2020 "Whenever someone tries to convince me that ghosts don't exist, I challenge them to take a walk through a cemetery at midnight and they turn pale." (anonymous) "The only cure for non-belief is the mystical experience." (Thomas...Read more...
Vaishnavi Diksa-gurus
By editor - 2.12 2019 Resolution of the ISKCON Governing Body Commission (GBC) Regarding Vaishnavi Diksa-gurus October 15, 2019 Whereas in 2009 the GBC Resolved: 1. The GBC accepts the philosophical conclusion presented in the SAC's Female Diksa Guru Paper that a mature,...Read more...
Apollo Zero
By editor - 22.11 2019 Apollo Zero seeks to prove that no man has ever really walked on the moon. Think about this: to date, only three countries have been able to put a man merely in Earth orbit – the United States, Russia, and China. That speaks to how difficult it is just to get...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 11
Author:  Sulocana das - 19.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) APPENDIXES  - Number 5 - Letter of Radhanatha Dasa to his "guru," Satsvarupa.  - Number 8 - Rohini...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 10
Author:  Sulocana das - 19.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER TEN THE KIRTANANANDA EXPOSE A CRAZY MAN INTRODUCTION This chapter is an expose on one of the new "gurus" in...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 9
Author:  Sulocana das - 19.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER NINE ISKCON'S WOMEN PROTECTED OR EXPLOITED? CONTENTS PART ONE GENERAL PRINCIPLES ON WOMEN INTRODUCTION 1....Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 8
Author:  Sulocana das - 14.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER SEVEN A VERY HUMAN STORY THE LILAMRTA-PLANTING THE WEED Devotees often react to our statement that Lilamrta...Read more...
A woman is not supposed to take sannyāsa
Damaghosa das - 15.11 2019 SB 3.24.40 Purport– Kardama Muni followed the Vedic injunction that no one in sannyāsa life can have any kind of relationship with women. But what is the position of a woman who is left by her husband? She is entrusted to the son, and the son promises that...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 7
Author:  Sulocana das - 14.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) Chapter Six LET THEM DIG THEIR OWN GRAVES Introduction: The Lesser Etiquette Must Retire This review is a page-by-page analysis...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 6
Author:  Sulocana das - 14.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER FIVE JUST TO CHASTISE THE EVIL-DOERS ...BUT IF THERE IS NO SOLUTION, WE MUST ACT. "Regarding the outlaws, why...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 3
Author:  Sulocana das - 11.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER TWO "DO NOT DISHONOR ME" HOW THE PERSONAL AMBITION OF THE "TOP MEN" HAS RUINED EVERYTHING "...Read more...
A Call To Wake Up For All Hindu’s
By Stephen Knapp - 8.11 2019   From the information that has been provided, we can fairly safely say that since Islam existed only from 622 A.D., the majority of Muslims in India and Bangladesh today are descendants of captured, mistreated, or distressed Hindus. A blatant example of...Read more...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 2
Author:  Sulocana das - 8.11 2019 (Sulocana das was murdered May 22nd, 1986, 1:00 a.m., Los Angeles, two days after this story was written.) CHAPTER ONE THEY WILL JUST BE SHOWBOTTLE PURITY IS THE REAL FORCE "Now I want that we shall concentrate on making our...Read more...
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