Chief of Staff

“In some of the palaces He (Krishna) was found consulting with ministers like Uddhava and others on important matters of business.”  (Krishna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vol 2, Ch 14) In modern day politics, pollsters and campaign advisors play… Read More ›

A Flourishing Society

“There can never be a kingdom where Rama is not the monarch. That forest where Rama will reside will flourish into a monarchy.” (Sage Vashishta, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 37) In the modern age, the most popular style of… Read More ›

High Class Respect

“No brahmana will dwell in your dominion; such is the ungracious deed you are going to do.” (Sumantra speaking to Kaikeyi, Valmiki Ramayana, Ayodhya Kand, Sec 35) In the classical Vedic system of varnashrama dharma, society is to be divided… Read More ›

The Population Bomb

“By performance of yajna we can have enough food, enough milk, etc.-even if there is a so-called increase of population.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita, 4.31 Purport) Many leaders throughout the world are concerned with the issue of overpopulation. As birth rates… Read More ›

Falling On Hard Times

“One who cannot deliver his dependents from the path of repeated birth and death should never become a spiritual master, a father, a husband, a mother or a worshipable demigod.” (Rishabhadeva, Shrimad Bhagavatam 5.5.18) The U.S. economy has fallen on… Read More ›

Ideal Leadership

“People in general always require a leader who can teach the public by practical behavior. A leader cannot teach the public to stop smoking if he himself smokes. Lord Chaitanya said that a teacher should behave properly even before he… Read More ›

Red Tape

It seems that if you want to get anything done in today’s world, you’re forced to encounter endless bureaucracy and red-tape. Take owning a car for example. After putting in hours of practice and passing a road test to obtain… Read More ›