Kṛṣṇacandra Dāsa – Śrī Vṛndāvan Dham: The FISKCON society is running scared. They are beginning to feel the heat of being exposed for their betrayal of not only His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda but also of all the members of our ISKCON society. The GBC and Gurus fear being exposed for they rely totally on the innocent rank and file members of our society being convinced that their authority stems from Śrīla Prabhupāda and their personal adhikāra and not simply due to the fact that they originally appointed themselves as Gurus and have turned their peer appointed mundane system into a corporate mundane church / ‘institution’ which is not sanctioned by Śrīla Prabhupāda and the Gaudiya Vaiṣṇava paramparā.
The GBC and Gurus know full well that so long as the rank and file devotees are convinced that their positions are authorized by Śrīla Prabhupāda , they will hold absolute power. However, this is still a very fragile link and should the rank and file devotee be educated about the full extent of their betrayal, they could lose everything that they have gained since Śrīla Prabhupāda entered into Samādhi.
The GBC & Guru Deception
They know full well that the ‘habilitation’ process or the ‘conditioning’ process is a very fragile thing, especially when the novice is changing not only their belief system but also their lifestyle and any disturbance to the indoctrination process may cause their faith to waver in the process they are being put through. This is made especially fragile for should the truth of their hostile takeover in 1977 be more widely known and accepted within our international Vaiṣṇava society, they will rapidly lose their hold on their brainwashed followers and disciples. For now they have been able to keep their followers in ignorance like mushrooms but they know that the writing of their imminent demise is on the wall as they are quickly losing their hold on the minds of their followers via the internet.
They know very well that they do not possess the spiritual realization, sastrcially authorized position or sincere intention to actually care about their followers or disciples’ spiritual, emotional or material wellbeing so they seek to keep their people in the dark and in their homes as Grhasthas to better gain their compliance in order to turn them into impersonalized resources so they can more easily give their hard earned money and/or work and so better meet the ‘guru’s’ or Temple’s needs. For this, they need to preach mixed devotional service as opposed to the pure devotional service taught to us by the Supreme Personality of Godhead Śrī Kṛṣṇa Himself in the Bhagavad Gītā etc and by His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda the Founder and Ācārya of the International Society for Kṛṣṇa Consciousness ISKCON.
Śrīla Prabhupāda’s ISKCON
Śrīla Prabhupāda brought Kṛṣṇa into our daily lives by giving us a new culture that was designed to engage followers in pure devotional service. This new culture was not new to the history of the world and has been practiced over the millennias in all yugas, all times, all places and all circumstances. It was just new to the degraded western culture which is more materialistic in orientation. To put this simply, Śrīla Prabhupāda’s teachings were aimed at using everything, which includes our body, mind and actions, along with the objects of our senses, in the service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. As we know, the term in Sanskrit is ‘yukta-vairagya or to use everything in the service of Kṛṣṇa which is diametrically opposed to the hedonistic ideology of using everything in one’s own service.
The form of raising one’s consciousness to the transcendental platform is the true form of renunciation and is existent, to some degree, in all forms of religious traditions. Renunciation for the Vaiṣṇava tradition is to renounce the material conception of life or to renounce the perception that ‘we are this material body’ and understand that we are spirit soul or an eternal part and parcel of God and our true relationship is with spirit [Godhead] not matter.
The mood of the Vaiṣṇava Ācāryas is the Brahminical mood of ‘simple living high thinking’ in a sattvic rural atmosphere where we follow the four regulative principles of self restraint – no gambling, illicit sexual connection, no intoxication and no meat eating, all the while trying our best to rectify our sinful behavior and live truthful honest lives in harmony with the law of the land, laws of nature, God’s law and each other. The Brahminical mood is an eternal mood that is always present on earth as the eternal reference point for the elevation of human consciousness and so the varnashram system is never not a viable option for mankind to follow no matter what yuga one may be living in.
The GBC’s Modernistic Agenda
Whereas the gross materialist believes that one must give themself over to the flow of modern materialistic life, reside in urban centers, enjoy the bounties of modern hedonistic life by giving full license to the senses to enjoy; and no matter what you do or how many times you do it, if you sin you will be forgiven so long as you say you’re sorry, even if you don’t really mean it. This mentality is adjusted to fit into a religious perspective in all the main religious traditions which have modernized or liberalized with the ideology that you can do what you want with restraint so long as you show remorse by confessing your sins. The confession of sins is found in both secular and non secular society in its various forms such as; the legal justice system – pleading guilty / The community – by seeking a counselor to confess your sins or bad behavior / the churches – confessing your sins to the clergy etc.
The modern liberalist approach to Kṛṣṇa consciousness adopted by the GBC and Gurus claims that the traditional methodology as espoused by the paramparā and in particular His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda is not in touch or not relevant with regards to the modern mindset and so seeks to address this perceived lack of relevance with a more liberal approach to Kṛṣṇa consciousness.
The GBC Models ISKCON on the Roman Catholic Church
In order to do so they have made many radical changes to the way in which the Hare Kṛṣṇa Movement, as founded by its Ācārya His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda established, by bringing it into line with the Judeo Christian Model which is Priest or Rabbi based. The GBC has now modeled itself on the Roman Catholic Church which possesses a multitier hierarchy of clergy, ranging from a peer elected Pope to the local Parish Priest who has a congregation of Parishioners.
ISKCON however has a multi Pope ‘God’s Representative / God on earth – system of Pope like Gurus who are also ‘appointed’ or ‘elected’ by their peers in the upper ecclesiastical body [GBC] which has nothing to do with the appointee’s spiritual adhikāra, but is a political appointment. The corporate bureaucracy also consists of a corporate infrastructure headed up by an Executive Director who is responsible for the ‘preaching’ wing of their New ISKCON Church comprised of departments for the preaching directorate whose primary focus is on controlling the rank and file devotees / congregation / parishioners.
The preaching styles of these new Pope / Gurus has been changing over the years to align themselves more with the modern liberalist churches with the view of religious syncretic integration / homogenization. That is why we are seeing Pope like Preachers like Radhanatha Swami preaching the apologetic New Age doctrines rather than preaching the absolute truth in the form of our Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇava tradition, engaging in interfaith dialogue and the academic secularization of our theological / educative orientation. The innocent public and neophyte devotees, of whatever seniority, have no ability to discriminate between this Judeo Christian model of organization and the Model that Śrīla Prabhupāda has instituted which is based on Lord Caitanya’s Sankirtan Mission.
The GBC’s Betrayal Must Be Exposed
However once the average devotee begins to see the extent of this betrayal and Maha Aparādha to His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda and our paramparā, they will begin to reject the authority of the GBC more and more vigorously and openly. This fear of exposure will be the ruination of the GBC and Gurus for as the rank and file devotee is being educated on the real history of our movement they will begin to see the full extent of these people’s utter betrayal of Lord Caitanya’s Sankirtan Movement and the generals that succeeded Him.
The GBC and Gurus Are Kali Chelas [servants of Kali]
The personality of Kali needs to destroy or cripple Lord Caitanya’s Sankirtan Mission for we are the only ones that know who he is, his family line, his powers, and his mission which is to destroy true dharma and the worship of the Supreme Personality of Godhead Śrī Krsna. To not believe or to not take into consideration that Kali is acting inside our ISKCON society is as naïve as believing that a child molester or a charlatan guru is qualified to claim a position as a dīkṣā guru and therefore represent Śrīla Prabhupāda in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s ISKCON society.
Lord Caitanya’s Sankirtan Mission is the only opposition to the personality of Kali’s reign on earth, being the only transcendental theological movement which represents the belief that God has both impersonal and personal features. Whereas all other religious faiths are impersonalistic, whether they are Abrahamic, Hindu, Buddhist etc, they represent belief systems that believe that Godhead does not possess form or the characteristics of a person and that God’s existence is impersonal, formless and unknowable.
We must bear in mind that the Abrahamic faiths have, at their heart, the concept that to worship the Deity or form of the Lord is abominable and punishable by death which prevents true harmony between our belief systems. We on the other hand can, according to our śāstra, accommodate all other faiths as being differing aspects of worshipping God according to differing realizations. In actual fact we should not go running to merge with them, we should kindly invite them to participate with us for we are inclusive whereas their anti Deity belief system excludes hundreds of millions of believers in God. This is why we, as guardians of the only personalist religious faith, must expose and rebuke any trace of the personality of Kali’s representatives inside our glorious Vaiṣṇava tradition. Their only power is to keep their disciples and followers in ignorance of Śrīla Prabhupāda’s actual purpose by actively preaching their liberalist and pluralist doctrines.
The rank and file devotees and the public deserve to know the truth
The more we advise new devotees to read and study Śrīla Prabhupāda’s books and watch his lectures and interviews on video the more devotees will begin to identify with Śrīla Prabhupāda and develop faith in his mission. For now most of them hardly know who Śrīla Prabhupāda is and rely heavily on the hearing, reading and seeing videos of these unauthorized by śāstra pope like gurus.
They need to know that Śrīla Prabhupāda’s vision of our Vaiṣṇava society is rural/agrarian based not urban based. They need to know that Śrīla Prabhupāda wanted us to be Brāhmaṇa missionaries and not parishioners who go to church and give donations. Śrīla Prabhupāda wanted us to be educated in Bhagavad Gītā and Bhāgavatam and not karmi secular humanistic education. Śrīla Prabhupāda wanted us to engage in pure devotional service and not mixed devotional service. Śrīla Prabhupāda wanted us to be full time members of ISKCON and not part time members who are living in mundane secular society. Śrīla Prabhupāda wanted everything that these people have taken away from us.
As the neophyte devotees begin to understand the real Hare Kṛṣṇa Movement as founded by His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda, they will begin to reject the unauthorized impostor movement of this present FISKCON institution along with their GBC and Rubberstamped Formula Franchised Gurus and the New Age Church they are building will come crashing down around them! Remember they have no authority from the paramparā to do this and so they rely on our ignorance and their ‘limited’ māyā shakti to create this New Church of theirs. Their plans are still in their embryonic stage and they greatly fear the torchlight of knowledge shining on them as they know that once the general public and their followers and disciples are educated about the truth of their betrayal and their criminal ways, their puny ruse will be exposed and they will lose all their power and influence.
We must keep on exposing them while pushing for the reinstatement of Śrīla Prabhupāda as the real leader, and not simply a ’figurehead’ of our glorious ISKCON society of Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavas. We must never think of leaving Śrīla Prabhupāda’s ISKCON. We must think about ways of kicking these reprobates out as traitors to the Supreme Personality of Godhead and His pure devotee His Divine Grace AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda! This ISKCON has been given to us by Śrīla Prabhupāda and we must stay and fight them tooth and nail if necessary. This is especially so for the devotees who have been born into this movement who have, as their birthright, the right to love and serve Śrīla Prabhupāda and not these impostors. The second generation who have had their futures stolen by this impostor regime need to recognize their betrayal and stand up against these impostors as opposed to being taken in by their charms and their illegally begotten positional power and influence.
Brahmans and Ksatriya inclined devotees must also begin to stand up and begin resistance against the GBC’s and Mini Pope Gurus’ hostile takeover of our glorious Vaiṣṇava society and establish the right of Śrīla Prabhupāda’s loyalists to be able to practice their dedication to Śrīla Prabhupāda by being able to serve him in his own Temples. Why should we have to bend our knees to these impostors in Śrīla Prabhupāda’s own Temples?
This is the one true fight or battle that we have and it is up to us to take up this challenge and resist these usurpers with all out heart and might.
DO NOT LEAVE, STAY AND FIGHT!