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.
Troubled by her sons’ “extreme” commitment to Krishna, a mother discovers ISKCON’s true importance when she's diagnosed with cancer.
Does true spirituality require a specific hairstyle, clothing style, vocabulary, and a diet of curried vegetables?
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