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As one of the most senior and respected spiritual leaders of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Hridayananda das Goswami (Howard J. Resnick, Ph.D.) is an early pioneer and renowned teacher of bhakti yoga in the Western world. At the forefront of contemporary religious dialogue, he is celebrated for his unique ability to adapt the wisdom of ancient Indian philosophy into teachings that are comprehensible for Western audiences.

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“Krishna emphasizes that the highest path is to devote oneself fully  to Him in bhakti yoga, the yoga of pure love.”

H D Goswami
Comprehensive Guide to 
Bhagavad-Gita, p. 146

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhupada #iskcon
#krishnawest #bhaktiyoga #purelove #simpleliving #highthinking #science
#selfrealization

“Krishna emphasizes that the highest path is to devote oneself fully to Him in bhakti yoga, the yoga of pure love.”

H D Goswami
Comprehensive Guide to
Bhagavad-Gita, p. 146

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhupada #iskcon
#krishnawest #bhaktiyoga #purelove #simpleliving #highthinking #science
#selfrealization
...

Chandan Yatra Das, a disciple of Radhanath Swami, has spent many years in India, compiling intensive devotional information about the holy places there, which he has added to his recently updated website. 
Holy Pilgrimages.com is a treasure trove of historical facts, photos, interesting pastimes, fascinating stories, and wonderful videos of these sacred pilgrimage sites. 
Please visit this website (link below) to to expand your understanding of how important these sanctified places are, now and in the future. 
https://www.Holy-Pilgrimages.com/

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhupada #iskcon 
#krishnawest #bhaktiforthinkers 
#sacred #places #purify #holy #pilgrimage

Chandan Yatra Das, a disciple of Radhanath Swami, has spent many years in India, compiling intensive devotional information about the holy places there, which he has added to his recently updated website.
Holy Pilgrimages.com is a treasure trove of historical facts, photos, interesting pastimes, fascinating stories, and wonderful videos of these sacred pilgrimage sites.
Please visit this website (link below) to to expand your understanding of how important these sanctified places are, now and in the future.
https://www.Holy-Pilgrimages.com/

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhupada #iskcon
#krishnawest #bhaktiforthinkers
#sacred #places #purify #holy #pilgrimage
...

“For him who constantly meditates upon My presence within all persons, the bad tendencies of rivalry, envy, and abusiveness, along with false ego, are very quickly destroyed.”
 
Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 11, Part 5, Ch.29, Text 15

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhpada #iskcon #krishnawest #bhagavatam
#infallible #spiritual #knowledge
#giving #true #freedom

“For him who constantly meditates upon My presence within all persons, the bad tendencies of rivalry, envy, and abusiveness, along with false ego, are very quickly destroyed.”

Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 11, Part 5, Ch.29, Text 15

#hdgoswami #srilaprabhpada #iskcon #krishnawest #bhagavatam
#infallible #spiritual #knowledge
#giving #true #freedom
...

“One should take shelter of holy places where My saintly devotees reside, and one should be guided by the exemplary activities of My devotees, who appear among the demigods, demons, and human beings.”

 Purport

Narada Muni is one of the great devotees of the Lord 
who appeared among the demigods. Prahlada Maharaja appeared among the demons and many other great devotees, such as Ambarisha Maharaja and the Pandavas, appeared among the human beings. 

Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 11, Part 5, Ch. 29, Text 10

The 10th, 11th, and 12th Cantos of Srimad Bhagavatam were translated from Sanskrit and explained by H D Goswami, who was assisted by Gopiparanadhana Das and team, as service to Srila Prabhupada after he departed from this world.

Photo found:  @krishna.west.london, Instagram

“One should take shelter of holy places where My saintly devotees reside, and one should be guided by the exemplary activities of My devotees, who appear among the demigods, demons, and human beings.”

Purport

Narada Muni is one of the great devotees of the Lord
who appeared among the demigods. Prahlada Maharaja appeared among the demons and many other great devotees, such as Ambarisha Maharaja and the Pandavas, appeared among the human beings.

Srimad Bhagavatam, Canto 11, Part 5, Ch. 29, Text 10

The 10th, 11th, and 12th Cantos of Srimad Bhagavatam were translated from Sanskrit and explained by H D Goswami, who was assisted by Gopiparanadhana Das and team, as service to Srila Prabhupada after he departed from this world.

Photo found: @krishna.west.london, Instagram
...

News & Updates

Can I practice Krsna consciousness if I am in a monogamous homosexual relationship?

There are many ISKCON devotees with a homosexual orientation. Many years ago, ISKCON did not have such an enlightened view on the matter, but today most devotees, including leaders, are simply happy to see a person taking to Krishna consciousness.  Can I practice Krsna consciousness if I am in a monogamous homosexual relationship?

Mother?

I present here evidence from Śāstra regarding how men address women in Vaiṣṇava/Vedic culture. I will first present the main forms of respectful address, and then give evidence that men also call non-wife women by name in Vedic culture.
1. ‘Bhadre’ is the vocative (direct address) form of bhadrā (masculine bhadra) which means: Mother?

Can we date the Bhagavad-Gita?

Generally, scholars claim that Buddhism is older than the Gita because the Gita uses the word nirvāṇa five times. Several years ago, I sent the following message to the main academic Indology discussion group, called Indology, with leading scholars from the best universities:
 Can we date the Bhagavad-Gita?

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