Author: HH Bhakti Vikas Swami

  1. Imagined dinosaurs

    Devotee: Srila Prabhupada, the other day we were talking about proving different assumptions through archeological findings. Prabhupada: That is also bogus. Archeological findings is bogus. Brahmananda: But it seems that big skeletons of all these big dinosaurs. Prabhupada: That we have already information. We have got timingala. Just like big house. They can swallow up, […]
  2. Demons fighting demons

    Prabhupada said, “The ksatriyas fought on religious principles. They were noble warriors, not murderers.” “What about the modern soldiers?” Yasomatinandana inquired. “Do they go to the heavenly planets when they die on the battlefield?” Prabhupada shook his head. “They are simply demons fighting demons for economic reasons. How can they go to heaven? They go […]
  3. Krsna likes preaching sadhus

    Sadhu does not mean that he is alone enjoying the fruits of his spiritual life. Sadhu means who is trying to make others sadhu. He is sadhu. Krsna likes such sadhu, as He has described in the last portion of Bhagavad-gita, na ca tasman manusyesu kascin me priya-krttamah. From Srila Prabhupada’s lecture on SB 6.2.12-14, […]
  4. Misconception re marriage

    But the proposal that marriage will solve the question of lust, is not practical. Neither wife should be accepted as a machine for satisfying our lust. The marriage tie should be taken as very sacred. One who marries for subduing lust is mistaken. Srila Prabhupada; letter to Hayagriva — Seattle 7 October, 1968
  5. The beginning of sinful life

    As sense control is the beginning of pious life, illicit sex is the beginning of sinful life. One should not engage in illicit sex, or sex for any reason except having a child with one’s wife. Marriage is meant for begetting children, and in that sense it is a religious institution. Lord Krsna confirms this […]
  6. University professors as croaking frogs

    The education cultivated by so-called learned scholars who do not believe these statements of Sri Caitanya-caritamrta is like the tumultuous croaking of frogs. The croaking of the frogs in the rainy season resounds very loudly in the forest, with the result that snakes, hearing the croaking in the darkness, approach the frogs and swallow them. […]