Life is not all struggles, failures, pain & suffering!

QUESTION Very often the learned speakers in ISKCON try to broach the point that this world and life are full of sufferings only. This way they want to bring home a belief that the world and life here are worthless and have been imposed on us because of our birth. I, however, do not get…

Love bound by rules?

Question Why are there so many rules and regulations when it comes to serving God? Isn’t pure love and devotion enough?  Reply Training is necessary As a general principle, rules and regulations help us in training ourselves for a particular task in case of lack of expertise. In case of trying to serve God, most…

Accepting food from a non believer?

Question Why are there rules that mention that a devotee should not eat food cooked by a non-devotee. What if a non-devotee offers a devotee food out of love? Is the devotee supposed to say no? A true devotee sees God in everyone then how can this be true? Reply Ungrateful – A great fool…