Controversy

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...
THE GURU BUSINESS - Part 1
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.) Preface - A RUDE AWAKENING As I started to read through Srila Prabhupada's personal letters to his disciples, I was primarily...Read more...
Radanath Swami organises massive betrayal initiations
 By Hanuman das - 14.10 2019 Loyality to Prabhupada is completely gone. Oh boy, Radhanath Swami is such a deviant that I have hard time catching up with him. Joining Srila Prabhupada’s movement assumes certain responsibilities, one of them is loyalty. If you...Read more...
What Happened To Sastra Caksus?
  BY: RAJASEKHARA DAS BRAHMACARI (ACBSP) In his article entitled "Flat Earth or Spherical Earth?" published by Sampradaya Sun and ISKCON News in May 2019, Danavir Goswami has made a number of statements not supported by either Surya-siddhanta or Siddhanta-...Read more...
Slavery to Banks: A Vedic Prophecy
By Stephen Knapp (Sri Nandanandana das) - 30.4 2019 This shows how banks, especially the Central Banks, which are part of a network established in many countries, have set up a system which is increasingly controlling the economy and lives of numerous people around the world, and is gaining...Read more...
Some Concerns about ISKCON
By editor - 16.4 2019 Transcribed from a lecture by His Holiness Bhakti Vikasa Swami What follows below is a transcription of this lecture. So the topic is some of my concerns about matters in ISKCON today. What I am going to speak about specifically in response to the query that I got...Read more...
Hare Krishna Movement Details Past Abuse at Its Boarding Schools
By LAURIE GOODSTEINOCT - 5.4 2019 In its own official journal, the Hare Krishna movement has published an unusually candid expose detailing widespread physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children who were sent to live in the group's boarding schools in the United States and...Read more...
Inside the dark secrets of the Hare Krishnas
By Ralph Jones - 4.4 2019 Ralph walking down Oxford Street with the Hare Krishnas Ralph Jones investigates the cheery monks in saffron and discovers a movement with a disturbing past An ex-Hare Krishna is talking to me on the phone from Australia. “I am considered by the Hare...Read more...
Unauthorized Gurus and Spiritual Advancement
By editor - 22.2 2019 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...
The Journey Home is a Flaccid Study in Compromise
BY: KALIYA MARDANA DASA BRAHMACHARY Part Three of a series. The Journey Home, the adventures of the American Swami and ISKCON guru Radhanatha, is a leftover stew of limp noodles mixed with one rancid compromise after another. For any genuine Vaishnava such a foul goulash that stinks to...Read more...
The Journey Home is The Worst Form of Guru Aparadha
BY: KALIYA MARDANA DASA BRAHMACHARY - 15.3 2019 (L) The Journey Home by Radhanatha Swami  (R) Portrait of Muktananda by Richard Rappaport Part One I have read through The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami, which is celebrated as some sort of revelation...Read more...
Lokanatha swami molested me says Satya dasi
By Satya dasi - 27.2 2019 I am the girl that Lokanatha touched inappropriately. It did NOT just happen one time in the living room, on the sofa, but rather throughout the week that he stayed he touched me various times inappropriately. I am surprised now (at age 32) that that NASTY, VILE...Read more...
Cost of Silence II
BY: SANAKA RSI DAS - 26.2 2019   Almost two years ago the Cost of Silence documentary covered the extensive child abuse, both historic and current, that has plagued the the Hare Krishna movement, and the inadequate initiative of ISKCON’s leadership to tackle this...Read more...
What happened to the BBT
By Hansadutta das - 25.2 2019 Originally posted by Hansadutta das on August 1, 2010 My dearest Urdhvaga Prabhu, Obeisances, all glories to Srila Prabhupada. I owe it to Srila Prabhupada and to the devotees, to yourself, as having been appointed by Srila Prabhupada to act as trustee for...Read more...
Akshaya Patra Paying for Eggs
By editor - 17.12 2018 After 12 years of the NGO Akshaya Patra Foundation serving mid-day meals to schools in Odisha, the state government had found a way to serve eggs – a vital source of nutrition – to the children eating those lunches. Akshaya Patra, which provides mid-day...Read more...
The Book Changes Controversy
BY: MADHU DAS - 17.12 2018 Swami B.G. Narasingha's interview with Garuda dasa Prabhu / Ph.D. on the 'Book Changes Controversy'. See also www.AsItWas.yoga.  Read more...
The Mistake of Change
The Mistake of Change: A Critique of Dravida das Prabhu's Editorial Approach BY: GARUDA DAS, PhD - 19.11 2018 Dravida's bold claim that editing is not just copyediting but is also essentially "to change" or content editing: "If for some reason the intended...Read more...
Should Installed Deities be Modified Like Toy Dolls?
BY: JAHNAVA NITAI DAS - 12.11 2018 BHADRAK, ORISSA  Should installed deities be modified like toy dolls? Originally Mayapur Panchatattva deities were cast without eyelids and with large eyes. I am told that at some point Bhavananda didn't like the eyes and complained they were too...Read more...
Princes of the Zonal Acarya Kings, Part Four
BY: ROCANA DASA - 7.11 2018 On the Zonal Acarya king, Hridayananda. In today's segment, we will discuss the princes of the Zonal Acarya king, Hridayananda. We have presented many articles in the past about the activities of the once powerful Zonal Acarya, Hridayananda, who is now [at...Read more...
Princes of the Zonal Acarya Kings – Part Three
BY: ROCANA DASA - 6.11 2018 On the Zonal Acarya king, Bhagavan In previous articles, we've presented commentary on the lineages of Zonal Acaryas, Kirtanananda and Tamal Krishna Goswami, and today I'd like to present Bhagavan das. Many readers have responded to this...Read more...
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