Krishna is the adi-guru
PADA Newsletter Mar. 01, 2000
Date: 01. Mar. 2000
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (pada)
1) CHAKRA THREATS TO VNN
2) CARIBBEAN UPDATE (Letter to SDG)
Dear folks, PAMHO. AGTSP.
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CHAKRA THREATS TO VNN
"CHAKRA has noted that VNN is reposting our GBC articles on their anti-ISKCON web site. CHAKRA articles are copyrighted and may not be re-published by VNN without written permission from the CHAKRA staff. CHAKRA 28-Feb-2000"
PADA: Well, both of you folks ripped off our 1980s idea for a "news service for devotees," when our first newsletters came out. Anyway, PADA's view is that ALL of the "news" belongs to the public and should be available for one and all to consider, i.e. the forum should be wide open. Let us open things up here? Why the closed shop GBC mood? Have we not seen how this mood creates more problems than solutions? PADA friends are right, open forums (istagosthi style) are the only way to resolve all of these problems. pada
2) CARIBBEAN UPDATE (Letter to SDG)
Dear Maharajas and Prabhus,
PAMHO. ALL GLORIES TO ISKCON FOUNDER ACARYA HIS DIVINE GRACE A.C.BHAKTIVEDANTA SWAMI PRABHUPADA, MAHA BHAGAVATA SAVIOUR OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
As a *disciple* of Satsvarupa Maharaja for the last 19 years, I was kicked out of the temple for breaking the GBC LAW: --*JUST FOLLOW AND ASK NO QUESTIONS.* It is interesting to know that they have made such laws, essentially "spritually banning" Srila Prabhupada from his own movement. I have donated $100,000 over the years, and in 1997 and 1998, I had started donating $1,000 US per year for Satsvarupa Maharaj. (please refer to letter dated Jan. 10th 2000. --*Srila Prabhupada and His ISKCON under siege*.)
There are now factions amongst the GBC'S and Gurus. And the *good part of the GBC* has asked for "more time" to "clean up" their mess, so the American court cases would not take place? Our philosophy is that there should be no spite, hate or revenge. You hate the *sin* and not the sinner. Otherwise how can we move foward. Consider this -- "So this movement is so important. Somehow or other if you can engage them in chanting and dancing, the whole world will be united. What the United Nations has failed, THIS MOVEMENT CAN DO -- if it is not checked by the rascals. But the rascals are ready to *check* this movement. That is the difficulty. Otherwise, God, Krsna, is always ready to help us." (SP.Lecture SB. 3.26.18 Bombay, Dec. 27th 1974) courtesy of Kapindra Swami.)
So the Truth Must Prevail. Because my service is not just 19 days, I have a right to speak out. I would like Satsvarupa Maharaj to clear the picture, if I am offending him, or everyone else in ISKCON is offending Srila Prabhupada, due to a deviated system. In this regard (B.Gita ch.10 T.4-5 Purport) "NOTHING should be accepted BLINDLY; everything should be accepted with care and with caution ...The TRUTH should be spoken in a straight-foward way, so that others will understand actually what the facts are ...Although sometimes the truth is unpalatable, one should not refrain
from speaking it."
(1) Did Srila Prabhupada prove that He is the Self-effulgent Acarya, fulfilling the prediction that the Holy Names will be spread to every town and village????
(2) Are you aware that Srila Prabhupada wrote Rupanuga on 4/28/74, making these extremely important points below: (a) He never recomended anyone to be Acarya of the Gaudiya Math. (b) They disobeyed and put forward one "Acarya," Vasudeva, who fell down badly. (c) Acarya are not to be nominated amongst the Governing Body (GBC). (d) Srila Bhaktisiddanta said openly you make a GBC and conduct the mission,and self-effulgent Acarya would be automatically selected (i.e.
revealed by his "self-manifest" divine qualities). (e) Therefore we may not commit the same mistake (of making false gurus) in our ISKCON CAMP. (all iskcon followers, Srila Prabhupada needs your help).
(f) Actually amongst my Godbrothers, no one is qualified to become Acaryas.
(3) Why were the alleged: *Appointment Tape*; July 9th 1977 Final Order Directive; The *Will*; The letters; The 1977 and other conversations; Eye-witness testimony; The poison complaint, and so on, hidden? And it was not until 1984 that some of this was exposed, but by then about 5,500
disciples had left in disgust since 1977????
(4) Why, when Satsvarupa was a GBC in 1977, and Yasodananda Prabhu and Dr.Sharma had been placed in charge of the Gurukula by Srila Prabhupada, were they immediately kicked out? And bad people were then placed by SDG as the school's leaders, and you did nothing until this date?
(5) Were you (SDG) in anyway partly responsible for the death of Sulochana Prabhu, when Kirtananda took his wife and children and he was fighting, you wrote in---- BTG 21/1/86 (Tribute to a pure devotee) --- you compared Kirtananda to Jesus, Haridas Thakura and Prahlada Maharaj?
(8) And are you aware that Sulochana told Puranjana that your writing was his death certificate -- you wrote (Journal and poems books) -- *that Sulochana is a blasphemer, ...ISKCON attacker ...poison pen,*
(9) Why, as a renounced sannyasi, you collected $200,000 US to re-write the Srimad Bhagavatam and Chaitanya Caritamrta in 1995, although Srila Prabhupada said---- *that His Books are the basis for mankind for the next 10,000 years and as such they should not be changed???? (I have 2 copies of
your bhagavatam and 1 copy of your Cc.) Anyway I am not Sulochana.
In "Among Friends" Vol.6 #2 pg26 you wrote:
I am on a guru trip-
I can kill my followers.
And perhaps I can't sleep
because a disciple has publicly renounced
denounced me, although
he plans to keep his name.
There are rough waters ahead, I am told-
And page 37
When I say door, I could mean to the yurt or to the heart. Mail can kill you; it could happen today. Nature is both cruel and beautiful.
So in New York I did speak openly that Srila Prabhupada left THE JULY 9TH 1977 FINAL ORDER DIRECTIVE, that 11 named representatives would do the ceremonial formalities of initiation (diksa), on *Srila Prabhupada's behalf* and *not on ones own behalf,* henceforward, onwards (that is the
meaning of officiating or representing.) Also I was told in a letter by you, not to distribute the *FINAL ORDER* and mail letters.
Inside information is that you told the devotees to call me *Maha-Kutta*. I do not feel offended, because I am a big dog for Srila Prabhupada. The whole of ISKCON is the judge. Recently, you wrote a devotee inquiring about the TRUTH stating --"My request is that you don't be misled by persons who are attacking ISKCON ...Receiving your letter is a disturbance and a disappointment ...You should have enough *trust* in me, and in the way I have dealt with you over the years, not to believe that I was involved in a conspiracy against Prabhupada."
SDG, your position presently is that you are an *Emirate*, who is higher than a GBC, and you are de facto actually dictating to the entire GBC'S.
"So My Guru Maharaj will be very, very much pleased upon you [....] IT IS NOT THAT HE IS *DEAD AND GONE*. THAT IS *NOT *SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING [....] HE IS SEEING. I NEVER FEEL THAT I AM ALONE." So Satsvarupa Maharaj has a *disciple* in Guyana, Rshabadeva Dasa. He has about 50 initiated *disciples* on his behalf. So deviation breeds deviation. "Satan cannot correct sin". The GBC forced them by way of letter not to use Srila Prabhupada pictures on television. So they formed "Andolan Sanatan Dharma" movement. If ISKCON follows Srila Prabhupada's Final Orders, these nice devotees will automatically join in Sri Harinam.
(SP.Phalgun Krsna Pancami 1961) (23)"If everyone just initiates, then there will only be a contrary result. As long as this goes on, there will only be failure." Srila Prabhupada didn't even start ISKCON as yet. And the GBC'S have the audacity to introduce a voted-in Multiple Acarya Successor System,
totally against the will of Srila Prabhupada. This makes one wonder what this Appointment Tape is all about, with 6 men in a locked up room with Srila Prabhupada.
This is the tape that the *11 Mahabhagavatas* used to stage the *Coup* and caused 5,500 disciples to leave in disgust. They all taught that Srila Prabhupada *betrayed* them. Jayadvaita swami, Mukunda swami, Ravindra Svarupa, Sulochana Prabhu, Puranjana Prabhu, Nityananda Prabhu, Yasodananda
Prabhu and Gauridasa Prabhu, all asked for this tape, luckily getting it 7 years after. Srila Prabhupada's plan was to have thousands of qualified Brahmanas to initiate on His behalf, within 6 years. (SP.Letter to Kirtanananda 12/1/69)
"By 1975, all of those who have passed all of the above examinations will be specifically EMPOWERED TO INITIATE AND INCREASE THE NUMBER OF THE KRSNA CONSCIOUSNESS POPULATION." What is so wrong in being a trained Vaishnava Brahmana, performing Ritvik duties for Srila Prabhupada???? At least Guru Prasad Swami told me he prefers to be a Ritvik than to be like Harikesh, who is blaspheming Srila Prabhupada and says to call him by his karmi name. And Kundali Prabhu will have to study the Final Order, to know if Srila Prabhupada offended the Six Goswamis by setting up a Ritvik System.
When you are convinced that He is the personality that was predicted by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura, to spread the Holy Names of Lord Sri Krsna Chaitanya in every town and village all over the World, Kesi Satru Prabhu in Grenada (your prabhu datta desa) is waiting for you to make the whole of
Grenada followers of Srila Prabhupada. I will sponsor a team from Trinidad and join you to chant and be happy. Are you not ashamed that you are a big schlor,and there is no temple in Grenada. These people are suffering.
Everyone is a potential candidate for Krsna Consciousness. Put your TV ON CNN WORLD NEWS and see how the people in Mozambique are suffering. Yes, it's their Karma. But we can have at least monthly Harinams and Food For Life there, and all over the World. And that will bring auspiciousness and good karma to the people and their country, and eventually they will become devotees.
DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN SRILA PRABHUPADA WAS CRYING WHEN A BOY AND A DOG WAS FIGHTING FOR FOOD, IN MAYAPUR? FOOD FOR LIFE STARTED AT THAT POINT.
IT PAINS WHEN WE READ ON PURANJANA'S LETTERS, THIS GUY FROM BBT-I HOW HE IS STEALING MILLIONS OF SRILA PRABHUPADA'S MONEY. ANY ONE CAN ANSWER WHERE THESE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS COLLECTED FOR THE PAST 23 YEARS OF BOOK SALES HAVE GONE????
Srila Prabhupada's mercy is still there, but the leaders don't know how to receive it. The first thing is to try to apply this verse in their daily lives --"na dhanam na janam na sundarim"-- *O almighty Lord, I have no desire to accumulate wealth, nor do I desire beautiful women, NOR DO I WANT ANY NUMBER OF FOLLOWERS. I only want your causeless devotional service, birth after birth.*
"BEST NOT TO ACCEPT ANY DISCIPLES."(C.c madhya,7.130. puport). Srila Prabhupada --"The GBC'S are controlling too much men and money. Better all the GBC'S take sannyasa and preach."(puranjana, Betrayal). In this present situation, it is another way to say --*ALL THE GBC'S SHOULD RESIGN, LIVE SIMPLE AND PREACH.*
(SP.Letter to Kirtanananda 67-2-11 below) "I wish that each and every Branch shall keep their independent identity and cooperate keeping the Acarya in the *Center*. On this principle we can open any number of Branches all over the World. The Ramakrishna mission works on this principle and thus as organization they have done wonderfully." (courtesy IRM Final Order) The Ramakrishna mission achieves achieves "this principle" that Srila Prabhupada wants to be followed IN *HIS ISKCON* through a Ritvik System.
"So we are opening hundreds and thousands ...Not thousands, we have opened about 102 centres all over the world. But we want to open thousands. But we are in need of assistance. But nobody is coming. Anyway, the Europeans, Americans, some of them have joined. Still, we require many thousands because Caitanya Mahaprabhu's mission is --prthivite ache yata nagaradi grama: He wants to spread this Krishna Consciousness Movement not in this city or that city but nagaradi grama. Just like here we have opened a center in Gandhigram. But in Bombay such hundreds and thousands centers can be opened. It is so big city. Similarly, there are other cities. It is required. That is Caitanya Mahaprabhu's mission." (SP.Lecture from SB.3.25-30. Bombay Nov.30th, 1974)
(from the book --All Of Us Should Hear Prabhupada) courtesy Kapindra Swami
In Guyana, Bhutadi Prabhu took back his 2 three story buildings and is running it as a Prabhupada Temple, fully Ritvik. All Glories. Unfortunately, a Guyana devotee (?) -- cuffed him down. His family, who is a devotee from Trinidad, went to *chop him up* and he seriously apologised to that devotee, even buying clothes as gifts. (I request Adridharan Prabhu to give a copy of this letter to the Honorable Magistrate in Calcutta High Court, so that His Honor will know what we are up against.) This reminds me when Jayapataka swami sent 6 of his goondas in Malasia to beat up Radha Pran Prabhu. And when he carried 800 men to take back the Bangalore Temple.
There is now a Restraining Order that he cannot enter Bangalore. And Jayananda Prabhu from NY had to warn him. Madhu Pundit Prabhu has clearly stated, that anyone using violence against any honest reform devotees, WILL BE BANNED FOR LIFE FROM ENTERING INDIA. This is why all the silent honest American and Western devotees within ISKCON, must speak up and pray for an *out of court* settlement, before the Indian Government decides to ban all western Hare Krishnas, thinking we are all homosexuals and pretenders.
A last Ritvik point. Sridhar Swami was against the Ritvik System in both the 1930s and 1970s and so he helped mislead ISKCON and its leaders (other than the 11 acaryas), but in his book "Sermons", he said that Srila Prabhupada had made ritviks and he also left Govinda Maharaj as his Ritvik representative (check Gauridas for more info)
This is the stage now in ISKCON, if it is not corrected according to Srila Prabhupada's orders. Gaura Govinda Swami left his body. According to ISKCON'S deviated system, his disciples should all be diksha gurus, but the GBC forbids this. Why his *disciples* can't be *Diksa Gurus*???? And then they all break off and form their own movements. This system is only producing a pack of OPPORTUNISTS. History repeats itself. All are just waiting for the present *Acarays* to die, so we can take over their "zones" and all become big time *Gurus*.
We can't deliver our own selves, but we want to deliver others. A man who can't Swim but wants to jump in to save someone. So Srila Prabhupada made His *Will* and other legal documents, duly registered, because he had faith in the legal system, to protect His Movement after giving up His Body. Being A Pure Devotee, He knew that His disciples would Betray Him. I still think that if affidavits are signed, making sure that all cases are closed, if the GBC'S surrenders to Srila Prabhupada Orders, it will be a happy and glorious *out-of-court*settlement. SRILA PRABHUPADA SAID----" DON'T MAKE ME LIKE ALEXANDER THE GREAT." THANK YOU. HARE KRISHNA. your insignificant servant in the service of Srila Prabhupada, sudarshan dasa.
I leave you all with some of the sound vibrations from Srila Prabhupada.
Srila Prabhupada --"THE RAVANA WILL KILL AND RAMA WILL KILL. BETTER TO BE KILLED BY RAMA! Eh? That Marica --if he does not go to mislead Sita, he'll be killed by Ravana; and if he goes to be killed by Rama, then it is better." (VNN 4096 14/6/99)
Srila Prabhupada --"That is my only request, that at the last stage don't torture me and put me to death."(Nov. 3rd 1977)
Srila Prabhupada --"So as Krsna was attempted to be killed ...And Lord Jesus Christ was killed. So they may kill me also. (May 3rd 1976, Honolulu)
Srila Prabhupada --"Vahi bat ...je koi hamko poison kiya." (The same thing that I said, that someone has poisoned me.) (Nov. 10th 1977) Srila Prabhupada --"These, these rascals, they thought that *Jesus had a material body. Let us kill him.* So Jesus Christ bewildered them more, to remain rascal, that they will continue to think that Jesus had a material body." (June 15th 1974 Paris.)
Srila Prabhupada --"A sadhu, who has got the shelter of Krsna, if he is placed in the severest type of dangerous condition, he is never disturbed." (July 18th 1973 London)
JAI JAI JAI JAI JAI PRABHUPADA