Chakra Discussions

What We Wish for Ourselves, We Desire for All

by Jagad Bharat das (Brazil)

Posted December 9, 2008

The "minimal facilities" this future sannyasi is demanding should be given to all devotees living in ISKCON ashrams — or would you be happy eating the same very spiced kichri every day with some potatoes and a cup of water, living in a dirty place, no cleanliness, no care for your health? I donīt think so.

He is not demanding ghee, sweets, silk dhotis, servants, etc. He is just requesting, or suggesting, that which is necessary for a vaishnava life. Vaishnavas should be clean, healthy, in good state of mind, etc. Good food is basic for a simple life. A clean place to live is basic for a human life. So what is the problem?