Where: VVNagar, Gujarat, India When: 21 Feb 13 Scripture: SB 6.13.2 Language: Hindi
Question: My question is regarding deity outfits. On Nrsimha Caturdasi, at an ISKCON temple in Germany, the deity of lord Nrsimhadev was dressed/pasted with different flavours/colours of sandesh milk sweet dough instead of any sort of cloth outfit. Maharaja, my question is that is the above performed act, proper and in line with the scriptural rules of deity [...]
Question: Why do not we encourage worship of Laddu Gopala within our sampradaya? We worship Lord Krishna as Damodara (a child) during Kartik and this is not condemed in anyway or no-one questions that this is not madurya-bhava?
Where: Mayapur, West Bengal, India When: 5 May 12 Language: English with Russian translation
Where: Perambur, Chennai, India When: 19 Dec 11 Scripture: SB 1.18.12 Language: English with Tamil translation
Question: Recently I was shocked to learn that few of ISKCON temples around the globe celebrated Christmas by dressing Sri Sri Radha Krishna deities Santa Claus styled outfits. Is it acceptable to dress the Lord in such a non-traditional style or it is just a speculation?
Question: We have deity of Sri Laddu Gopalji at our residence, kindly let me know the seva restrictions for me as a female.
Questions: 1) Few devotees would like to prepare for second initiation. How shall I prepare them? Do you have some special requirements? I am aware of those standards presented on BVKS.COM. We do not have any brahminical tests in our yatra. 2) Common practice in CZ is to use flowers for several days as a decoration [...]