H.H. Jayapataka Swami-Official Health Update

Monday 18th Jan 2021 22.00 hrs (Indian Standard Time) Dear God-family, disciples and well-wishers of H.H. Jayapataka Swami Maharaja, Today Guru Maharaja is doing better. His blood parameters like inflammatory markers, blood counts, are regularly being monitored and...

Question: If we want to feed some pilgrims some prasadam at the Sulabh kitchen on Gaura Purnima or some other Ekadasi day, is it ok? I ask this because Sulabh kitchen only prepares grain prasadam and is it ok to feed the pilgrims grain on Ekadasi day?

Jayapataka Swami: Feeding Krsna prasadam is alright! The pilgrims in the Sulabh pay for the prasadam. When we give out free prasadam on Ekadasi, we would give non grain. But on the Gaura Purnima day, we fast from grains. But Srila Prabhupada authorized that we could...

Question: Could you kindly tell us how we will be able to work to do something to work along with other Gaudiya lines in South America? How we also, inside ISKCON, can do so?

Jayapataka Swami:  Same way that we are doing in India! Ha! Ha! This is a good opportunity with the present situation. We are always open to the different Gaudiya groups and the splinter groups, to work cooperatively with ISKCON.  That is Srila Prabhupada’s desire, to...