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One has to pay for animal killing

Created by Parasurama Dasa
Every living creature is a son of the Supreme Lord, and He does not tolerate even an ant’s being killed. One has to pay for it. So indulgence in animal killing for the taste of the tongue is the grossest kind of ignorance. A human being has no need to kill animals, because God has supplied so many nice things. If one indulges in meat-eating anyway, it is to be understood that he is acting in ignorance and is making his future very dark.

Varnasrama explained by Bhismadeva

Created by Parasurama Dasa
The conception of four castes and four orders of life, as planned by the Lord Himself (Bg. 4.13), is to accelerate transcendental qualities of the individual person so that he may gradually realize his spiritual identity and thus act accordingly to get free from material bondage, or conditional life. In almost all the Purāṇas the subject matter is described in the same spirit, and so also in the Mahābhārata it is more elaborately described by Bhīṣmadeva in the Śānti-parva, beginning from the Sixtieth Chapter.

In the beginning... start a Varnasrama College - Srila Prabhupada

Created by Parasurama Dasa
So in the beginning if we start a varnasrama college to teach internationally students from all over the world to learn to be educated as brahmanas, as Ksatriyas, as vaisyas, as sudras, by quality and work, that will be the basic principle of Krishna Consciousness. It is the duty of the government to see that everyone is employed. This is only possible when varnasrama is established.

Varnasrama College for Men

Created by Bhakti Raghava Swami
The primary goal of Varnasrama College ONLINE (VCO) is to train and educate young men in the traditional Vedic lifestyle and sacred values known as Varnasrama Dharma. The success of VCO will be demonstrated in the practical establishment of 1) local Varnasrama Colleges, 2) traditional Gurukulas, and 3) Vedic Eco Villages. Our website offers courses as well as a repository of resources to support the development of Varnasrama communities locally.

Health and COVID-19 Prevention

Created by Webmaster das
COVID-19 ​is a pandemic currently ravaging almost every country in this world and as of 6th April 2020, over 1.3 million people have been infected and nearly 72,700 deaths have occurred. We, at the ​Prabhupada Research Institute for Integrative Medicine (PRIIMe), have compiled this handbook from various sources online and print material. We believe that this handbook would be a good manual in the hands of our learned devotees.

Difference between Human and Animals

Created by Krishna Das

Vedic scriptures describe the creation in details. The universe is filled with countless living entities and they are categorized as under 8,400,000 species. Visnu Purana gives the details as below Species Type Species Number Aquatics 900,000 Plants and trees 2,000,000 Insects and reptiles 1,100,000 Birds 1,000,000 Four-legged animals 3,000,000 Human beings 400,000 Total 8,400,000 All these 8,400,000 species may not be present on the earth, but are spread throughout the universe.