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Initiation Into Krishna Consciousness

Initiation Into Krishna Consciousness

For a typical initiation, about one hundred devotees gather in the temple. The devotees to be initiated—perhaps a dozen of them—sit in two rows, facing the devotee designated to be…

Religion: Separating the Bogus from the Bonafide

Religion: Separating the Bogus from the Bonafide

Who will say which religion is false and which genuine, which harmful and which beneficial? What we need is not someone's self-interested opinion but a reliable, nonsectarian standard for separating…

An Emergency Prayer for the Health of Our Spiritual Master

We, the fallen servants of His Divine Grace; beseech all of our Masters—Please give Srila Prabhupada more time! Time to insure the strength of this movement. Time to finish the…

Establishing the Proof: Who Is a Real Guru?

Establishing the Proof: Who Is a Real Guru?

A genuine guru must not only speak the truth; he must also live it. His character must be perfect and his behavior exemplary.…

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