This text is written by somebody who, in 1972, joined a movement where the struggle between feminist-minded and chauvinistic-minded "devotees" didn't exist. We all learned that we are not this body, and we also learned what kind of body we are not.
Having forgotten the Supreme Personality of Godhead for millions of lifetimes, our return to Krsna Consciousness must carry a certain amount of pathos.
This text may be disappointing to some, but indeed, even for those who are enthusiastically and devotionally following the gradual process of Krsna Consciousness purification, some things will not change.
All glories to Sankirtan, the congregational distribution of Srila Prabhupadas books! All glories to Sankirtan devotees!
Accepting a spiritual master is a condition. The Supreme Personality of the Godhead is established for those who would like to see Him. Quite contrary to the sahajiya understanding of many, God cannot be realised on the basis of our intuition or by the strength of our mental and sensual perception. After all, to indulge in illusory concepts is one of the basic qualities of the conditioned soul. God is real; our perception may be illusory.
"The system", a magic word for any demoniac totalitarian regime, is operated by system creators and system guardians...
As a hungry man sees the need to lecture about food, a cruel man writes volumes of books about love, and an asocial man may present himself as the ultimate social mediator, one may wonder why some among the ISKCON leaders stress the need for absolute forgiveness so rigidly as if seeking some amnesty for themselves.