January 06, 2019
Note: As the title of this post implies I wrote this for my not so computer-savvy godsisters and godbrothers, devotee friends, and whoever else might be interested. By no means do I want to insult anyone’s intelligence. However, after communicating with devotees on the subject I realised that a little guidance would be in order. Many devotees still seem to be struggling with a whole existing load of inconsistently encoded documents – legacy Vedabase encoding – side-by-side with the...

December 06, 2018
Not much text here to add – it is all in the images. These statement relate to a number of discussions on facebook in regard to ciriticism, judging, and discrimination.

November 06, 2018
After I released my most recent videos and the feedback I received I realized a few things that I would like to share here in plain text. No pictures, no video, just plain text. 1) Thoroughly honest devotees – honest with themselves and others – are a rare breed indeed. And it is a splendid thing that they do exist. I am tremendously grateful for that. 2) I am more and more convinced that most devotees – although basically nice people – are in denial even when confronted with...

November 06, 2018
Dear ISKCON leaders, in my recent posts about your mundane “inspirational” talks I think I was a bit harsh to you, for which I apologize. I realized that you are doing the right thing by concentrating on mundane topics. You deserve credit for that and I congratulate you on following your own nature. Speaking about the Absolute Truth was never natural for you. You are just not very fond of the truth in general – not even in your day-to-day dealings. I have one request, though – please...

Quote for March 2019

kṛṣṇa—sūrya-sama; māyā haya andhakāra
yāhāṅ kṛṣṇa, tāhāṅ nāhi māyāra adhikāra

 

Kṛṣṇa is compared to sunshine, and Māyā is compared to darkness. Wherever there is sunshine, there cannot be darkness. As soon as one takes to Kṛṣṇa consciousness, the darkness of illusion (the influence of the external energy) will immediately vanish..

(Caitanya-caritāmrta, Madhya-līlā 22.31)