Govinda's Restaurant Sells Coffee

ASK BVKS | May 21, 2011 |

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Question:

Is It alright for Govinda's restaurant of ISKCON to serve coffee in their menu. Kolkata Govinda's have it in their menu. Why is Gurusaday road premises in Kolkata being rented out for marriage parties who also serve tea coffee to their guests, Is Prabhupada happy with these activities? If not let us stop it.

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