Sometimes, as a journalist, I get some low- rez adolescent snark some “better watch your back” voice messages and an occational death threat text. Sometimes, however, resonating at a higher frequency… there’s unexpected surprise… like this one: I’ve been reproduced in ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) NEWS WEEKLY several times now. The idea that these Vedic scholars… devotees of Prabhupada, would consider anything I’d written worthy of including is amazing to me.
ISKCON NEWS WEEKLY
The News Agency for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
By Sam Slovick for LA Yoga Magazine on 14 Mar 2009
…“Where we are in this Kali Yuga…we’re so low down the food chain of being able to perform austerities…if we can just have sex in marriage, it’s considered saintly in this day and age,” Vedic scholar Nrsimhananda tells me.
Also read THE GITA ON SKID ROW article at: ISKON NEWS WEEKLY
THE GITA ON SKID ROW
By Sam Slovick for LA Yoga Ayurveda & Health Magazine on 18 Nov 2007
“My first experience spending time on Skid Row was in 1972 when I stood on street corners chanting Hare Krishna,” Nrsimhananda says. “We used to visit the area once a week and distribute prasadam (spiritual food) to the “less fortunate.” We were outsiders, and so were they. We opted out of the 9-5 rat race; so had they. We slept on the floor; they were asleep on the sidewalk. We liked to get high on chanting the names of God; they had their drug of choice.
read entire article at: ISKON NEWS WEEKLY