Ramblings of an ex-monk

Tag: sannyasi

IS CON: Uncovering The Life Of A Typical ISKCON Guru

One thing that bothered me in the past decade is that I witnessed a case of one brahmacari who was shunned and kicked out from the ISKCON temple I was visiting because he fell in love with one of the matajis and married her in defiance to the authorities. The man was in love – […]

Contemplating On The Monk Life

The following article was written on Wednesday, 16 Sept 2020 and first published in my gopherspace. ———————————————————— Wednesday, 16 Sept 2020 It’s been one week since I returned from the ashrama. I still haven’t wrapped my head around everything. It’s been several years since the brahmacaris have been telling me to join the ashrama and […]

I’m Not A Monk Anymore

When I was young, I used to tell my mom, “I’m going to be a sannyasi one day!” My childhood and teenage years were spent in naive worship and obedience to a bunch of worthless hypocrites. But then I became an adult and I was exposed to a lot of information and knowledge that would […]

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