iMonk Top Ten

Ten of the more popular iMonk blogs over the last ten years — from 2003-2013 — based on readers' feedback, emails, and page views.

Journey into consciousness

The search for reality begins with the search for the self: it is an inward voyage of self-discovery, an exploration of consciousness.

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: March 31st, 2006

Secret Service

Inspired by Srila Gurudeva from within, attracted by the irresistible call to service of Krishna's flute, Turkish devotees come to our Math.

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: August 3rd, 2003

Srila Prabhupad's compassion

Even after he left this world, Srila Prabhupad still came back "to go near people who were lost in life, and teach them..."

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: November 14th, 2007

Srila Acharya Maharaj's miracle

Srila Acharya Maharaj fulfills Srila Gurudeva's desire to establish a Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math branch in Ekachakra.

Translated into: Turkish Published: February 28th, 2011

Grains on ekadasi

We are encouraged to do whatever is necessary for Krishna's service, even if that means disregarding a scriptural injunction occasionally.

Published: February 21st, 2013

The path not taken

The iMonk is reminded of D.H. Lawrence's dilemma in the poem, Snake, when he encounters this inscrutable creature in his path.

Translated into: Russian Published: October 21st, 2005

Budding spiritual vision

There are so many things that we cannot see, that are beyond our purview. How then, can we be expected to see the soul?

Translated into: Russian Published: April 22nd, 2004


Preparing (making ourselves fit) for Srila Guru Maharaj's Vyasa Puja celebration at the Union in Separation samadhi mandir in Navadwip.

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: October 19th, 2008

Kirtan raiser

The Vaishnava Seva newsletter was the Seva Ashram's curtain raiser for the transition from the printing press to the internet.

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: February 14th, 2009

Service life

Everyone should read these timely "reflections, reminders and guidelines of Vaishnava standards, behavior and etiquette."

Translated into: Russian | Turkish Published: March 21st, 2010

iMonk — August, 2013