ISKCON Kanyakumari Deviating from Standards of Pure Bhakti set by Srila Prabhupada
BY: KRISHNA DASA
May 28, 2014 TAMIL NADU, INDIA (SUN) ISKCON Kanyakumari has deviated from the standards of pure bhakti and is openly promoting karma kanda within ISKCON. They are so audacious that they are advertising it everywhere, like on Facebook:
Loads of Karma Kanda from ISKCON Kanyakumari:
ISKCON Kanyakumari under the leadership of Vikram Govinda dasa has taken the karma kanda infestation within ISKCON to the next level. It is organizing karma kanda yagnas so that people can fulfill their material desires within the institution of ISKCON itself. Thanks to the marketing skills of Vikrama Govinda dasa, nearly 500-700 people registered for this yagna under different schemes to satisfy their different varieties material desires. A nice money spinner for the center.
If you have a Facebook account, check their Facebook page.
Description of the Yagna by Vikram Govinda dasa:
During this yagam more than one lakh aahutis will be offered to Lord, in more than five homa kundas.( Chanting mantra and offering ghee in the fire is called as aahuti.) 24 Vedic priests will be reciting vedic hymns.
50 devotees will be doing kirtan.
Go puja will be performed.
Heads of important mutts will visit on that day.
Annadhanam will be held.
12 Hours continuous yagam will be performed.
It is an effort to please the Lord and request His blessings for our personal things to improve our services to Him. Devotees who have financial problems they can perform Lakshmi Narasimha Yagam and seek Their blessings. Devotees wanting to have Krishna conscious partner in life can perform Lakshmi Narayana Yagam and seek Their blessings. Devotees want to have Krishna conscious children can perform Santana Gopala Yagam and seek His blessings. for Education Vidya Rajagopala yagam and for protection of small kids Yasoda Nandana puja. Please join us.
Facebook Status posted by Vikram Govinda dasa on 18 May 2014:
All our devotees are working sincerely for the Sarvamangala Yagam planned on 25th of May 2014 at S.M.R.V. School, Vadassery, Nagarcoil. H.H. Bhanu Maharaj will grace the function.
We seek your prayers, wishes, blessings and your presence for this program. Please be with us mentally and physically if possible.
Vikrama Govinda das
The Yagna was held on 25 May 2014.
Report of the Sarvamangala Yagna by Vikrama Govinda dasa on 26 May 2014:
Yesterday Sarvamangala yagam was conducted with 12 hours kirtan, 12 hours yagam, in the presence of Their Lordships Sri Sri Radha Madhava and Sri Sri Lakshmi Narasimhadeva, Gopal, followed by wonderful lecture on the Lord Krishna's form by H.H. Bhanu Swami Maharaj. From the morning around 1000 people visited the yagam place, and evening class was attended by 700 people. Gopuja was also wonderful. We thank all the devotees who devoted did their services for this yagam. We thank all the participants of the yagam and everyone who took a small part in this yagam and all of you who wished us all success.