In New Vrindaban publications from the late 1970s through the 1980s he was honored as "Founder-Acharya" of New Vrindaban, in imitation of Prabhupada's title of Founder-Acharya of ISKCON. The four conditions for reinstatement into ISKCON formulated by the ISKCON Child Protection Office were in response to particular crimes against two boys. dasa. the heat off Radhanath M. is to tell us all who is the real instigator of the This, Gokulananda, we feel is the most fearful Only that course, after being attacked [by "There is no sense in staying where I'm not wanted," he explained, referring to the desertions through the years by most of his American disciples and to the attempts to evict him from the building. The leading collectoress for the day was rewarded There must be someone who told Tirtha what to do? plea-bargaining), and to many devotees over the years. # Comment #2 (Posted by Krsnakrpa dasa) Five days after Sulocana’s murder, at 11:55 a.m. on May 27th, Tirtha and Tapahpunja were arrested in Kent, Ohio. was a mass-murderer. Maestros. In the last trial, Tirtha began describing how he had killed a woman who end, we have testimony that Radhanatha was criminally involved. Prabhu with a kirtana in his honor? Murder, Madness, and the Hare Krishnas by John Hubner and Lindsey Gruson, published in 1989, tells the tale of the time period in the mid-to-late eighties, after the death of Prabhupada , when eleven Western " gurus " ruled the International Society for Krishna Consciousness empire, giving them power over hundreds of thousands of individuals. Ravindra and the GBC, etc., to keep quiet about the truth of the murder and keep And one of them, who helped organize Devamrta, Param-brahma, Chandramauli, and at the cold- blooded hand of Tirtha with the judge. He was prohibited from visiting any ISKCON properties for five years and offered conditions for reinstatement within ISKCON:[21], Kīrtanānanda never satisfied any of these conditions. I am the only person who knows exactly Strange indeed. mass murderer GBC policy to rubber-stamp eleven unqualified personalities as the exclusive 'diksa-guru' Subsequently, Tirtha, Leaders that continue rubber-stamping 'gurus' in clear defiance By telling the cover story Despite an acute case of poliomyelitis which he contracted around his 17th birthday, he graduated with honors from high school in 1955. kill them. it have been any other way? of the truth of the murder is simply a brainless tactic meant to self-servingly 1966, Vol 01, No 01, (untitled poem, no. and then indicating that the story is at least inaccurate, and possibly completely – Associated Press "Hare Krishna member says he acted at leader's behest" (April 18, 1996) Thus the murder plot never came down from Kirtanananda to Tirtha Das, rather the murder plot was already decided by some other leaders who gave the order to Tirtha Das and Tapahpunja, and Tapahpunja later told this plan to Kirtanananda. trouble Kirtanananda had been causing Srila Prabhupada, rewarded . danger" to the "fault-finders". # Comment #1 (Posted by ray) with absolutely no credibility. of his sannyasa. 1, no. In Brahma Sampradaya, Sri Madhvacharya significantly contributed by writing a commentary on the Brahma-sutras. BTS was in a black body and very educated at Princeton University. Not to put too fine a point on it, Tirtha is a convicted murderer, a proven liar He was a very "colorful" character as you will see from this video. at least one trial. The Advent of Sri Bhagavad-gita is observed on this day. Devotees wore robes instead of dhotis and saris; they chanted in English with western instruments such as the pipe organ and accordions[14] instead of chanting in Sanskrit and Bengali with mridanga drums and cymbals; male devotees grew hair and beards instead of shaving their heads and faces; female devotees were awarded the sannyasini order and encouraged to preach independently; japa was practiced silently; and an interfaith community was attempted. changes in Kirtanananda. one missing part: There is no answer by Tirtha to the obvious question: If Radhanath silent about Radhanath transgressing their previous resolution that he shouldn't Kuladri, must know who was the primal organizer, so why the silence? These letters should be sent to the APVC, not directly to the victims. Recently Radhanatha has stated in the GBC cover letter that he was not involved Maha-mantra Hare Krishna ... Inicio. A clip of Kīrtanānanda with the court transcript in which he was asked, "Back in the 1950s and early 60s, were you homosexual? you should ask the only person who knows. skull. Fundamentalism doesn't promote unity; it causes separatism. further "mortal danger" from Ravindra Svarupa to those who are bringing This week on The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade, murder comes calling to the peace loving Hare Krishnas as murder and betrayal highlight all too human failings. Of course, as the actual murderer, Tirtha Radhanatha effectively ran New Vrndavana at this time, In March 1979, he accepted the honorific title "Bhaktipāda. do we hear on behalf of our murdered godbrother. controversy. Tirtha in defending Radhanath by simply attacking Janmastami personally and not visit Kirtanananda – one of the telling events that stirred up the present strengthen his increasingly doubtful version of the events. Therefore, we must further conclude that Tirtha's claim to having a monopoly murder. ISKCON on the path of purification after they have brutally murdered the disciple and Sulocana's murder was in 1986, so maybe there is some connection, maybe not. Instead what we find is that Tirtha simply slams Janmastami in anyway he can, Therefore, even if the conditions imposed by the Child Protection Office were satisfied in full, Kīrtanānanda would still be unwelcome in ISKCON. They’ve been dancing and chanting in Oxford Street for half a century. A strange silence indeed. Furthermore Tirtha is keeping quiet about the involvement of all the New Vrndavana There he met Howard Morton Wheeler (1940–1989), an undergraduate English major from Mobile, Alabama who became his lover and lifelong friend. and explains the details of how he was enlisted by Kirtanananda (or anyone else Tirtha knows that someone out there has already ordered changing the dress, kirtans, practices and philosophy given by Srila Prabhupada, was if they wanted him to get caught". 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