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On Rabbi Kushner’s book again… – Letters

After reading Ravindra-svarupa dasa's article on Rabbi Kushner's book Why Bad Things Happen to Good People, one really begins to wonder how someone who's supposed to have some religious responsibility…

On Jesus Christ — Letters

In the October issue of BTG, the "Yoga Dictionary" made a careless definition of Christ. It was stated, "The Bible speaks of Jesus Christ as the son of God, and…

The Meaning of the Mantra – Letters

Arthur Avalon [a writer on yoga] places as: Ram the mantra of the Manipura cakra (around the navel) and Ha . . . Ksa . . . for the petals…

Letters — Supporting the Secular State

"People have the right to believe in whatever they wish, and such freedom exists only in countries which uphold the ideal of separation of church and state."…

Articles about Black Devotees? — Letters

I would like to know why you never seem to write articles on Krsna consciousness in the black community? I've seen so many talented black devotees. I feel you owe…

Who am I? Where do I come from? — Letters

I read with interest some of the books sold by your vendors, and I would like to ask the following questions: Who am I? Where do I come from? What…

“I want to know more” — Letters

I want to know more. I am genuinely interested. The devotees were chanting Hare Krishna Hare Rama, and I have never seen people's faces so happy and peaceful.…

Letters — on Parthenogenetic Reproduction

Fertilization also activates the egg, initiating its development. However, a variety of artificial stimuli, including the prick of a needle—none of which contributes new material or new information to the…

The Father-Son Relationship — Letters

A father is affectionate to his son because there is some relationship of nearness between the son and the father. But that sort of affection in the material world is…

How was Man Made? — Letters

Modern scientists invent many theories about creation, but because material scientists are limited and defective in so many ways, none of their accounts are trustworthy.…

Letters on Back to Godhead Magazine

Your staff should be very proud of your achievements on this magazine. I salute you all for creating something worthwhile to read in this time of violence and madness. I…

Letter on Raja Yoga

I read in Back to Godhead that the practice of Raja Yoga is "unsuitable for the present age." Well, it's not. Just a little of the Raja Yoga practices can…

South Indian Cast Brahmana Disagrees — Letters

"In the Dvapara-yuga people should worship Lord Visnu only by the regulative principles of the Narada-pancaratra and other such authorized books. In the Age of Kali, however, people should simply…

Letters — Is Hare Krishna a destructive cult?

In Washington, D.C., on August 20th, a call-in radio show hosted Jean Merritt, who says that the Hare Krsna movement is a "destructive cult" with dubious religious status whose members…

Letters — What a happy family you seem to be!

I have known and loved Sri Krishna's devotees for many years, and though I am a Buddhist and not a member of ISKCON, I am in close touch, what a…

Letters on India

Once again, your latest edition of BACK TO GODHEAD was a smasher. I read it through with tear-filled eyes. Especially, the article "Impressions of India" was a most moving and…

The Philosophy of Science — Letters

The theory of evolution is only a reflection of a much broader philosophy—the philosophy of materialistic science. It is this philosophy that is the cause of many people's rejection of…

All Problems Can Be Solved by Krsna Consciousness –Notes from the Editor

The Krsna conscious way of life, aside from solving its followers basic social and personal problems, also overcomes the greatest problem of all—the problem of repeated birth and death. …

A Devotee’s Point of View — Notes from the Editor

There is a great need to distribute Krsna's message. So a devotee can go on enthusiastically, even if not appreciated by the public, because he knows that by spreading Krsna's…

Are you a good listener? — Notes from the Editor

In human society those persons who are materially engrossed, being blind to the knowledge of ultimate truth, have many subject matters for hearing.…

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