Krishna Consciousness Archive

Why so many religions?

By Ajit Krishna Dasa Question: “If there’s one God, why are there more than 4,000 religions?” My answer: You could also ask: If there

Vedic Epistemology Properly Understood

By Ajit Krishna Dasa   Krishna consciousness is self-authenticating (svatah-pramana). It cannot be independently proven by any outside evidence. It is itself the only

Intelligence is Proof of God

  “The Personality of Godhead Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa is in every living being along with the individual soul. And this fact is perceived and

ISKCON Slogan or “Prabhupada Said”?

We often hear that Srila Prabhupada said “Preaching is the essence, purity is the force, books are the basis, utility is the principle” as

Almost Initiated by False Guru

By Ajit Krishna Dasa I started my Krishna consciousness in 1998 and knew more or less right away that I would try to dedicate my life

Philosophers by Default

We wake up in this world realizing we have two urges that are irremovable parts of our nature: The urge to live and avoid

Logical Fallacies and Logical Ways of Thinking Explained by Srila Prabhupada

Prabhupada: "Vicara means you just try to understand the gift of Lord Caitanya by logic, vicara. Don't follow blindly. Following blindly something, that is

Sitting, Standing or Walking While Chanting?

"So standing up or walking while chanting is all right, but it is a lowering of the standard."

On the Highway to Krishna

Imagine that the practice of Krishna Consciousness is like driving on a highway where we gradually get closer and closer to our destination –

Who Belongs to the Krishna Consciousness Movement?

Prabhupada: “Suppose if somebody, if you say that “We are Kṛṣṇa conscious persons.” So one may challenge you, “First of all, explain what do