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An introductory FAQ introducing some basic historical and philosophical facts about the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

An Indian living abroad reflects on the vital importance of establishing a relationship with Krishna in His Deity form.

We can't see God everywhere, even though He's omnipresent. He appears as the temple Deity just so we can see Him.

". . .despite my growing appreciation of Hindu culture, I wince whenever I hear someone refer to Lord Krishna as “a Hindu god. . .”

How Krishna—in His Deity form as Jagannath—came to the Western world, and how He came to stand on a shelf above one unsuspecting Westerner's desk.

The original mission statement of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness—incorporated in July of 1966 in New York City.

". . . I was surprised that Tokar, in his critique of centralized farming, was silent about its basic tool of destruction: the petroleum-powered tractor. . ."

“The whole world situation is degrading because people are not producing their own food. This is the problem, the real problem. . .”

This excerpt from the biography of Srila Gaura-kishora Dasa Babaji gives clear insight into the qualifications and activities of a pure devotee of Krishna.

Religion, like the sun, is one. Just as there is no “Australian" sun, or “African" sun, there is no Hindu, Muslim or Christian religion.