What is the purpose of Iskcon?

What is the purpose of Iskcon?

To systematically propagate spiritual knowledge to society at large and to educate all people in the techniques of spritual life in order to check the imbalance of values in life, and to achieve real unity and peace in the world.

Is Iskcon anti Hindu?

It is recognised as part of the Hindu tradition by many diaspora Hindus. ISKCON accepts fundamental Hindu beliefs such as karma and reincarnation. However, they would argue that it is a religion in itself and not a branch of Hinduism. Some Hindus would argue that it is not a Hindu movement at all.

What are the rules of Iskcon?

There are 4 regulative principles and that are to be followed by all irrespective of your marital status.

  • No Meat eating(Fish, eggs, mushrooms etc.
  • No Gambling (It spoils truthfulness)
  • No Illicit Sex (no sex outside marriage and even inside marriage it should be regulated.
  • No intoxication (It will stop.

Is Iskcon banned in Singapore?

Singapore banned the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in the 1970s and it remains banned today. Foreign ISKCON monks as well as Srila Prabhupada, founder of the Hare Krishna movement, were barred from entering Singapore, and all attempts by followers to officially register the society failed.

Why is Mayapur famous?

The main attraction in Mayapur is the Temple of Vedic Planetarium built by ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) which is the world’s largest temple. Mayapur Chandrodaya Mandir or the main temple has 3 main altars, Sri Sri Radha Madhava, Panca-tattva and Lord Narasimha Deva.

Is Iskcon popular in India?

The biggest ISKCON temple in India is the ISKCON Bangalore temple. Also called the Sri Radha Krishna Temple; this is visited by tourists all through the year. Every year usually in August the festival of Janmashtami is celebrated.

Is ISKCON banned in Singapore?

Can we eat chocolate in ISKCON?

Chocolates contain caffeine, which is an intoxicant; therefore it is not consumed by ISKCON followers. Tea, and coffee are also prohibited for the same reason.

Is Gita banned in Russia?

A Russian court has dismissed a call to ban an edition of the Hindu holy book Bhagvad Gita, in a case that triggered protests in India. Prosecutors in the Siberian city of Tomsk wanted the edition to be ruled “extremist”.

Is chocolate allowed in ISKCON?

Which God is Iskcon Temple?

Sri Sri Radha Krishna-chandra
ISKCON Temple, Bangalore

ISKCON Temple Bangalore
Affiliation Hinduism
District Bangalore
Deity Sri Sri Radha Krishna-chandra
Festivals Janamashtami, Radhastami