Not a "Hindu Mission"

    Posted on March 9, 2016

When we refer to something as being "Hindu", this is unintelligent; neither is "Hindu" a Vedic word. Many small, sectarian religions have sprung up, diverting from the original Vedic principles. They are also going on as "Hindu", but they are all started within countable years, not more than 1,000 years ago. Swamiji wants to preach the oldest of the Vedic scriptures, the Bhagavad Gita. If we present the Bhagavad Gita as it is, the people of the world will accept it. But if we put something as "Hindu Mission," others may not like it.

(Letter from Mukunda, quoting Srila Prabhupada, 7 Dec 1969.)

 

See also:

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Don't think these boys' life is being spoiled
Effects of reading KRSNA book
Srila Prabhupada inherits a curse (and passes it on)
The difference between Western and Eastern culture
Srila Prabhupada's chilhood and Krsna's childhood
Part demon, part devotee
Effect of sincere chanting
Shining Devotees
Difference between demigods and demons
Srila Prabhupada's mercy on technologists
Why are there daily calamities?
No draft board in Krsnaloka
University education
Chanting "mango" and chanting "Krsna"
 

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