From The Archive: Morality & Ethics in ISKCON Leadership

Kṛṣṇacandra Dāsa – Śrī Vṛndāvan Dham: In “On the way to Kṛṣṇa” [reference below] Śrīla Prabhupāda explains morality very clearly. The position of GBC, Sannyāsa and Temple President in ISKCON must be filled by a virtuous person who is spiritually and morally qualified. The word ‘ethics’ is commonly used interchangeably with ‘morality.’ Morality means the moral principles of a particular tradition, group, or individual which gives rise to notions such as duty, obligation, and principles of conduct while ethics is in regards to pragmatic reasoning, based on the notion of virtue in relation to moral considerations. A leader in...

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