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Kirtan Katha

By His Holiness Danavir Goswami (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 18) Introduction      This essay is the second part to my previous essay entitled “On Chanting Question Mark” which is available online at or in print within Vaisnava Society Journal #3 at My reason for writing these essays is to guide…
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Driving for Krishna

By His Holiness Danavir Goswami You can purchase the official Driving for Krishna book here! (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 6)       From its early years to present, ISKCON has witnessed droves of devotees leave their bodies while traveling in automobiles. Although devotees don’t drink and drive, many male devotee drivers…
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Guru in the Morning

By His Holiness Danavir Goswami (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 5) Looking back to 1987, I remember trying my best to counsel several weeping ISKCON Vaisnavas when they learned that their guru had just defaulted his position. Their guru was previously a dynamic, conquering her who shone like fire through preaching, making…
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Ananta Shanti dasa

(Vaiñëava Society Vol. 17) REMEMBERING ANANTA SHANTI DASA The only Russian disciple Srila Prabhupada personally initiated was Ananta Santi dasa. Ananta Santi departed this world on June 2, 2013 in Moscow apparently due to a sudden brain hemorrhage. No one has got any philosophy nowadays, everyone is acting according to…
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Dairy Krishna

By His Holiness Danavir Goswami (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 12) In this paper, we’ll address concerns coming from devotees of Lord Krishna, vegans and others regarding the use of commercial, organic and devotional dairy products. We propose a four point plan/solution as follows: 1)      Resist the trend to boycott milk products…
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Comment on Divorce

By Krishna Kirti dasa Adhikari (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 11) I am of the opinion that the general enterprise of psychology as applied to ISKCON’s grihastha problems has these problems: a) The dominance of modern psychology in the area of social development is strongly correlated with the general discrediting of marriage…
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Brahmacari Asrama

By Danavir Goswami (Vaiñëava Society Vol. 4)   In your letter you have made it clear that you are finding some difficulty with sex desire and have asked guidance from me to instruct you how to handle this problem of the material body. First of all I think you should…
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