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Ramblings of an ex-monk

Category: Srila Prabhupada

Rethinking ISKCON

When I woke up this dawn, I was thinking about my life. I was pondering on the emptiness within my heart. This year hasn’t been quite good for me. And I think the main reason for my depression has been my departure from ISKCON. After 23 years in ISKCON, I can’t fit in anywhere else. […]

Did Srila Prabhupada Snort Tobacco?

Recently I was reading Srila Prabhupada’s letters and came across the words “snuff box”. A quick duckduckgo search showed some pretty shocking information. Here’s the definition of snuff from Urban Dictionary:- 1. Snuff: Very fine tobacco to be used for snorting, traditionally taken by the English aristocracy. The sign of a true gentleman is that […]

Was Srila Prabhupada A Pedophile?

1. Letter to: Gargamuni, Allston, Mass, 5 May, 1968 I think that your separation from Karunamayi is Krishna’s desire. So don’t be sorry for it. In this connection I may tell you my personal life experience. When I was married at the age of 21 with a wife who was only 11 years old, practically […]

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