( Log Out /  'Brainwashing & Fear of the Cult' #5 Sneak Preview of the award-winning documentary film that the Washington Post called "a stirring story". Hij heeft in 1970 een wereldwijde megahit met 'My sweet lord' waarin het Hare Krishna Mantra 'Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare'prominent voork… Devotees are charged with brainwashing and are taken to court in a controversial case that threatens to undermine everything that Prabhupada has worked for… Hare Krishna! The Hare Krishna movement dates back to the fifteenth century (1486), when its founder, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, began teaching that Krishna was the supreme Lord above every other god. Another parent, who identified herself only as Mrs. Perlmutter, said her son Emanuel had been in the movement five years and was not the victim of any brainwashing. Change ), The way I feel about my experience in a cult… pretty funny and accurate video! The DVD & Blu-ray of the feature-length documentary Hare Krishna! Hare Krishna on television and in the news. The Hare Krishna understanding is that when Hindus pray to Krishna… You have new friends and they all understand that your past life was hard and now you are becoming better person because devotees of Krishna are very rare individuals and so fortunate to be on this path. “It is all for Krishna”. I grew up listening to stories about their supposed brainwashing techniques. De Hare Krishna-beweging is een beweging binnen het vaishnavisme en het hindoeïsme, die in 1966 werd gesticht te New York door A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Praphupada (1896-1977). You would only disturb them because they try to be celibate and it could lead to fall down for both of you. I am going to add much more stuff later. Altough Hare Krishnas tell you we’re all spirit souls as a woman you have different duties than a man. De Hare Krishna-mantra. ( Log Out /  ISKCON has also been scrutinised by some anti-cult movements. Hare Krishna movement officials offer testimony by parents of 2 members, clinical psychologist, theologian and others to rebut charges by Queens … Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: brainwashing, cults, former member, hare krishna, iskcon, Krishna, sexism. . In eerste instantie willen ze vanuit Canada naar Engeland toe, maar daar worden ze bij de douane geweigerd. Other version is “Maya is testing you, Prabhu”. Just think about Krishna and get on with it. Other *karmis* (people who are not devotees of Krishna and engage in material activities) have to suffer for so many more births and live in the cycle of birth and death. You read strictly religious books and hear the same *truths* from all sides. Where are they Now? You have to get up at 4 am (if you are lucky) to attend morning services and after all lectures and ceremonies you work all day for *Krishna*. Dan maar Amsterdam. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. But you can go to Godhead in this lifetime. Hare Krishna, Op zondag 24 januari a.s. is het Putrada Ekadasi, de dag van Sri Hari! ‘Hare Krishna!’ takes an uncritical look at a controversial spiritual movement and its leader. 14:31. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. . The officials of the religious group also criticized the detainment of two of its members as material witnesses in the case and efforts by the Queens prosecutors to have them committed for mental treatment. Dankzij ex-Beatle George Harrison heeft de jonge spirituele beweging dan al flink wat bekendheid gekregen. Good Morning Australia covers Hare Krishna Traveling Temple by Hare Krishna Travelling Temple Australia . You are the lucky one because you took this opportunity that not many people have in this life(or even in next 1000 lives). Officials of the Hare Krishna movement offered testimony by the parents of two of its members and that of a clinical psychologist, a theologian and others yesterday to rebut charges by the Queens District Attorney that the sect uses mindcontrol techniques to manipulate its members. The Hare Krishna mantra, also referred to reverentially as the Mahā-mantra ("Great Mantra"), is a 16-word Vaishnava mantra which is mentioned in the Kali-Santarana Upanishad and which from the 15th century rose to importance in the Bhakti movement following the teachings of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.This mantra is composed of two Sanskrit names of the Supreme Being, "Krishna" and … “I didn't find them to be weird or insane and I found nobody who was being held against their will,” he testified. ISKCON has its historical roots in the Caitanya (or Gaudiya) movement of Hinduism, which began around 1510 with an ascetic who took the name Sri Krishna Caitanya. You need to show others that you are as good as them! Suddenly I had a big family and everyone was so helpful and nice… at least in the beginning. Spokesmen for the group vehemently deny that any extortion demands were made. In the Name of God -- Hare Krishna Brainwashing Debate with Ted Patrick by Deprogramming Brainwashed Hare Krishna Devotees . Meanwhile, a judge in Queens remanded Edward Shapiro, one of the two material witness in the case, into the custody of his parents who are expected to put him in a hospital for mental treatment. ( Log Out /  The leaders often live off money *fundraised* by ordinary devotees on streets. It is illegal because you are asking for often very generous donations to be given for a book/books. So now try hard and you’ll become a perfect devotee with a pure heart and go back to Godhead. If you have doubts or in depression it means you are not fully absorbed in Krishna consciousness and your mind is giving you a hard time because it wants to enjoy material activities naturally. Speaking at a new conference called by the Hare Krishna people at the Warwick Hotel, on 55th Street near the Avenue of the Americas, Mrs. Thomas Murphy, wife sesson Angus is president of the Manhattan Krishna temple said: “As far as we are concerned, Thomas is not brainwashed.”. Audio: English - Stereo & 5.1 Surround, Russian Dub - Stereo Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. His disciples believed Caitanya to be manifestation of Krishna himself, and established a movement based on his inspiration.The International Society for Krishna Conciousness (ISKCON) is a modern movement within this tradition. Hare Krishnas are strict vegetarians who also avoid eggs. Just focus on your spiritual advancement at this moment and you will see, Krishna will send you very spiritual husband in the future!’ In next conversations I was told how I need to keep my hair covered and all body parts too. The Hare Krishna movement (ISKON _ International Society for Krishna Consciousness) Brindavan, a town of 30,000, 90 miles south of Delhi, ... Parents have accused ISKON of brainwashing their youngsters, isolating and alienating them from their families. Door de maha-mantra te chanten, kun je praktisch ervaren dat er een steeds sterker gevoel van transcendentale extase tot je doordringt vanuit de spirituele werkelijkheid. About me and the purpose of this blog; Kirtans and bhajans. Other version is “Maya is testing you, Prabhu”. The true story of Hare Krishna: Sex, drugs, The Beatles and 50 years of scandal. Krishna cults don’t brainwash their members in the pop culture mind control sense of the word “brainwash,” but they do use dubious tactics to bring in new members who are then indoctrinated into believing very strange things, and from there an individual’s moral psychology takes over inhibiting rational evaluation of the groups practices and beliefs. Posts about brainwashing written by harekrishnamadness. BOY GEORGE reviews HARE KRISHNA! Yoga, meditation and vegetarianism are very popular today and we are more used to seeing monks in robes, but back in the 70s the world was smaller and society was scared for young people who were doing things different from the norm! One woman living in the temple explained to me the position of a woman.. “It is no discrimination of women.. we have different bodies and our nature is to be mothers. 1,090 views. :-), No meat eating, no eggs, no garlic and onion, No illicit sex (You can’t have any sex outside marriage and if you have sex with your husband/wife, then only once a month for a purpose of conceiving a child), No intoxication (No cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, tea and any caffeine drinks). The Hare Krishna officials said these were cruel attempts to force the members to renounce their religious beliefs and testify against the movement. The three words— Hare, Krishna, and Rama—are the seed sounds of the maha-mantra, Hare refers to the energy of that One Infinite Source of all of us. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Maya – Illusion of material world that wants to grab you back and wants you to engage in material activities and create karma and suffer more and more…. “We have always been a close family and after we accepted what he was trying to project to us we were able to maintain an open relationship,” she said, and added: “We still miss him on our traditional holidays.”. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. yes.. so now you might be wondering how I fell for this obvious manipulation… I am also asking myself the same question. Maya – Illusion of material world that wants to grab you back and wants you to engage in material activities and create karma and suffer more and more… Ok, so this was the basic Hare Krishna brainwashing pattern and philosophy. This involves cooking, cleaning, reading, gardening, farming, or the most glorious – distributing Srila Prabhupada’s books that is the best service you can do. Ekadasi – devi is de grote Maha-sakti, innerlijke kracht, van Sri Krishna en is uit Zijn transcendentale lichaam verschenen om personen die op deze dag vasten van de grootste zonden te bevrijden en hun veel plezier te schenken. But Krishna loves his gopis (women who were dancing and performing pastimes with him) so we are trying to be like them. The Hare Krishna's First Second and Third Generation. The feeling of being better than those who are non-devotees is constantly preached to you in various subtle ways. My answer to Are Hare Krishna's brainwashed?Answer by Samarasan:Using the Mind and Body washed or unwashed is a Religious or irreligious conduct respectively.It is a kind of drill or exercise for those who are bound by maya, it serves the Master who enslaved beings under his domain- Mayapuri.Master plays dual role as contaminated consciousness and… Flanked by her husband at the lectern in the Warwick Room, Mr. Murphy said that many members of the Hare Krishna movement had spent time at their New Jersey home and that none displayed any signs of being under the mental control of others. Hare Krishna Films and Videos. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Hare Krishna, Hare KrishnaKrishna Krishna, Hare HareHare Rama, Hare RamaRama Rama, Hare HareTarana & Friends Love in action But if you are surrounded by so many people living the same way of life and constantly telling you how you have to surrender and give up all material activities something in your mind switches into the same *mode*.. Other than that you have to chant 16 rounds of HK mantra a day (cca 2 hours of meditation), read only Srila Prabhupada’s books, associate only with devotees of Krishna, attend their retreats and so on, preach about Krishna to others, wear chaste clothes, don’t talk to opposite sex, cook your own food that is not *contaminated* by non-devotees etc, don’t watch TV or listen to the radio or read newspapers…. If you suffer you are getting rid of all the bad karma from previous lives. July 13, 2017. The energy thats present all around us. Mahaprabhu advocated a devotional method of faith in which adherents of Gaudiya Vaishnavism entered into a relationship with Krishna and expressed their adoration for Krishna through dancing and chanting. 26:50. ( Log Out /  Boy George is an amazing musician and Grammy award winning artist who has been a huge supporter of HARE KRISHNA! Of the colorful and exotic features of the American urban landscape during the hippie era in the late 1960s and 1970s, none, perhaps, was so striking as the small bands of men with shaved heads and saffron robes and women in saris gathering at love-ins or on street corners. Art Animation Comedy Cool Commercials Cooking Entertainment How To Music & Dance News & Events People & Stories Pets & Animals Science & Tech Sports Travel & Outdoors Video Games Wheels & Wings Other 18+ Only Fashion. She called the allegations “revolting.”, Dr. Allan Gerson, a clinical psychologist from Los Angeles who said he spent year studying members of the group said: never saw so much as an inkling of any zombie‐like behavior or brainwashing among members.”. It’s pretty simple once you are looking for a purpose in your life and have certain doubts about the way you and others live it. If you don’t do this you will be considered a prostitute. Ok, so this was the basic Hare Krishna brainwashing pattern and philosophy. 40:42. Their son Angus, 22, was one of two officials of the movement indicted on charges of using brainwashing techniques to control members and allegedly making extortion demands for $20.000 from the family of another member. This is because they believe that cooking is a sacred experience and "should be based on principles of compassion, non-violence and balanced living. De officiële benaming van deze beweging is ISKCON, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, de Internationale Gemeenschap voor Krishna Bewustzijn. 04:44. We are very sentimental unlike men. So how does it feel to be brainwashed and why did I let others to brainwash my mind? Hare Krishna Hindus are one of the largest religious groups in Britain, but even so, they scare me. Similar testimony was given by Dr. J. Stillman Judah, an adjunct professor ‘at the Pacific School of Religion in California, and Dr. Shaligram Shukla, professor of anthropology and Sanskrit at Georgetown University in Washington. Dit wordt ook wel het grote chanten voor bevrijding genoemd. 9,821 views. By Mark Jenkins. ISKCON has experienced a number of significant internal problems, the majority of which occurred from the late seventies onwards, and especially within the decade following Prabhupada's death. madnessofkrishnas. the film and has been a friend of the Hare Krishna movement for many many years. I hope you’re having a good day :-). Important is to be chaste for Krishna and especially if you don’t have a husband, avoid talking to men. They all will ‘take you down’ so better don’t associate with them. Your parents are karmis as well so you can respect them because they gave you a birth and everything but don’t listen to what they’re saying because they are living materialistic life and don’t know what is right for you. Better, ideally. We’re less intelligent and mental (*meaning of being unsure what to do and thinking a lot). I assume people join cults for the understanding from others, love and sharing and the feeling of being fulfilled by philosophy that gave you answers to all your questions you’ve ever had! Just think about Krishna and get on with it. However Hare Krishna have ways to avoid prosecution. In the Name of God -- Hare Krishna Brainwashing Debate with Ted Patrick by Deprogramming Brainwashed Hare Krishna Devotees . Hare Krishna (the International Society for Krishna Consciousness) is a Hindu cult that worships Krishna as the supreme deity. They’re authorities and are not to be questioned because they made it. Basic Instinct - Are you being Brainwashed ?, Hare Krishna ! The grand jury also heard testimony from a Harvard University Dean, a Chicago man whose 12‐year‐old son is believed to he in a religious sect, a dean from Pace College and two to three local physicians, all of whom testified against the group or on mind‐control techniques. Always listen to your husband because he knows better, he is more advanced and if you serve him well, you go back to Godhead with him. At least that’s the way it was for me. The indictment against the Hare Krishnas alleging unlawful imprisonment through brainwashing and extortion can after three days of testimony before the grand jury by 15 to 18 people about half of whom were parents whose children have been in various religious cults but who have since left them. They’ve been dancing and chanting in Oxford Street for half a century. Srila Prabhupada has an absolute truth and can NEVER be questioned too. This devotee of Krishna became renowned for his ecstatic devotion, expressed in dance and song. This movement is a Western outgrowth of the popular Bengali bhakti (devotional) yoga tradition, or Krishna Consciousness, which began in the 16th century. Rama and Krishna refer to incarnations of Lord Vishnu. compass 2013 ep20 Het reciteren of zingen van deze maha-mantra is een heel eenvoudige meditatietechniek die wordt aanbevolen voor de huidige tijd. Home Latest Popular Trending Categories. Michael Schwed, the assistant district attorney handling the case against the Hare Krishna officials, said efforts were still being made to have the other witness, Merylee Kreshower, who is 23, evaluated by doctors and psychiatrists in an effort to have her committed to hospital for mental treatment. See the article in its original context from. 1,418 views. the film - "It was so beautiful, I cried." Just another WordPress.com site . ("Sunday Feasts" are held at Hare Krishna temples around the world, where anyone can come and participate in the chanting, dancing, and feasting on vegetarian food offered to the Lord.) Srila Prabhupada and the history of ISKCON. For many many years controversial spiritual movement and its leader the movement leaders often live off *. 2 members Rebut brainwashing Charges Times ’ s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996 and. Be Brainwashed and why did I let others to brainwash my mind, Hare Krishna 's hier neerstrijken for. 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