Dear Friends, If you haven't had the chance to see the latest in the Star Wars epics - The Latest Jedi...I mean, The Last Jedi - then don't worry...this isn't a spoiler! Terms such as the force, the dark side, and the light side have become common utterances...and we all have some idea in our minds as to what they might
We've all heard the saying, 'home is where the heart is.' But what does that mean? First of all, I've never (and never wish to) seen my heart. And secondly, although I do like the little village in which I grew up, I'm fairly sure my heart is still ticking away where it should be, and
This Thursday we are going to dig into quite a provocative question...are you a blind-faither? (Please note that the term 'faither' doesn't yet exist, but I'm putting it out there, assuming you get what I mean.) You see, no-one in their right mind wants to be caught acting on blind faith. It's probably on par with
On Thursday we will play with a rather interesting question...are you a robot? You might think this a crazy and pointless pursuit, but here's the thing...I'm good pals with a neuroscientist at UCL, and I'll have you know that he firmly attests that the evidence is overwhelmingly in favour of the fact that he, and all of
'Compassion'...what is it? Is it helping the old lady across the street? Does it necessarily involve doing something that you'd rather not, in order to help somebody else? What does it even mean to help someone? And how long can we help them for? Yes, it's a tricky subject...so let's have a good old chat
On Thursday this week, we're aiming to transform our room in Student Central into a place of tranquillity and ancient knowledge, as we read passages together from the wisdom book called 'Bhagavad Gita.' Some scholars say that the Gita was spoken in Sanskrit a long, long time ago...in fact, Thursday marks the anniversary of over
Reply to a Senior Leader Recently a senior ISKCON leader tried to refute some basic claims of Krishna West. I feel it is my duty to respond to these points. After all, the Caitanya Caritāmṛta says, “A sincere student should not neglect the discussion of [Kṛṣṇa conscious] conclusions, considering them controversial, for such discussions strengthen the mind.