Farm-asrama debate with a happy ending

How often do you hear varna asrama being discussed and implemented in corporate ISKCON? Not much. Only Bhakti Raghava Swami and Bhakti Vikasa Swami are talking about it. Why? Because Srila Prabhupada talks about it every 10 pages or so in his books. But, being offender and envious fault-finder, I allowed myself to be dragged into varna asrama discussion. It was pretty heated at one point, but it ended up nicely. Person that I was discussing with is Srila Prabhupada disciple who got carried away into joining another sampradaya, but still he is knowledgeable and more intelligent that average ISKCON follower who thinks it is offensive publicly expose sannyasis with girlfriends. (more…)

Astounding differences

Do you remember varna asrama? Well, if you are reading Prabhupada's books, you surely remember that word, since something regarding varna-asrama is mentioned every 10 to 15 pages in Prabhupada's books. But the interesting thing is to notice the astounding difference how various Prabhupada's disciple approach this topic. (more…)