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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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Historical circumstances and dress standards

Why did Prabhupada do the opposite of what the Lord told great devotees? Because the historical circumstances changed and sadhus, once respected for their poverty, are now respected in India for their opulence Historical circumstances and dress standards

What does ego really mean to you? Is ego bad?

Ego is the Greek pronoun “I”, and Sanskrit aham. In the dictionary and in our culture, it has at least one negative meaning. For Freud, of course, it didn’t have negative meaning. The ego was just a person. But it has at least one pejorative sense in our culture.  What does ego really mean to you? Is ego bad?

The difference between false ego and self-respect

I try to be fair about it, evaluate objectively.  As far as feeling bad, if we see ourselves the way God sees us, we won’t feel bad.  If you know that you are infinitely loved, that the greatest conscious being thinks very highly of you, then you won’t feel bad.  The difference between false ego and self-respect

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