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Winter 2003/4

In a classic case of dishonour amongst thieves, the unauthorised 80 'voted-in' Gurus have now started fighting amongst themselves. This war has been sparked by the so-called 'culture war' which has broken out in ISKCON, and which is threatening to tear it in half. The war is basically about how far the unauthorised gurus are prepared to go in order to share the ISKCON 'pie' they have stolen from Srila Prabhupada.

The fight has now boiled over into the open with Gurus taking pot-shots at each other. Please see what Bhakti Vikasa Swami, one of the 80 bogus voted-in ISKCON Gurus, has to say about Bhakti Tirtha Swami, another one of the false 80 'voted-in' ISKCON Gurus:

"My point is why is he making statements without giving evidence, eg homosexuals are considered auspicious in Vedic culture? With motherships from Atlantis, the world controlled by a Skull and Bones Society, etc., etc.,

Bhakti Tirtha Swami has a history of talking and publishing imaginative nonsense that disqualifies him from being an acarya. He should talk according to guru sadhu and sastra or take a mothership and fly off to another dimension. This nonsense must stop. It is simply cheating."
(Bhakti Vikasa Swami, 19/8/2003, PAMHO Text 7147009)

"Such a charismatic leader can at any time walk out of ISKCON along with his mesmerized flunkeys"
(Bhakti Vikasa Swami, 23/8/2003, PAMHO Text 7160564)


Indeed, Bhakti Tirtha Swami has himself taken offence at such heavy criticism:

"I will no longer participate in these discussions. Beyond a doubt HH Bhakti Vikasa Maharaj is bias toward me. I don't know how you see vaisnava aparadhas to be Guru Sadhu and Sastra or reguesting devotees to disregard the GBC as bona-fide.[...]
The leaders in Croatia are writing a letter to the EC and to HH Bhakti Vikasa Swami with complaints about his visit to Croatia, his calling me a demon, his demanding to them not to let me initiate there for he was arranging for me to be rejected as a Guru. His influence on his disciples where they spent hours talking to various disciples of mine that I was not bona-fide and that to those who were aspiring for me that they should reject me as their guru for he was going to try to petition to have me rejected as a guru. His letters that I am a crazy man are with the executive committee."

(Bhakti Tirtha Swami, 1/9/2003, PAMHO Text 7194737)

As we explained previously, this phony war is to be expected when there is no honour amongst the thieves who had previously joined together to usurp Srila Prabhupada's position and carve up his Society for themselves, with their bogus Guru programme. With the Kali-yuga tendency of the need to quarrel overwhelming them, these bogus Gurus and their supporters will always need something to fight about. Unless ISKCON returns to ONLY having Srila Prabhupada in the centre and these pretender Gurus are banished, unity will NEVER be possible, as there is no centre to unite around, only 80 competing power centres, and the 'Guru wars' will continue.

The fight has become so heavy, that Bhakti Vikasa Swami ends with the following statement:

"Thus ISKCON, which is meant to kick out cheating religion from the world, itself degrades into a cheap cult, an apasampradaya, a laughing stock, and a disgrace to Srila Prabhupada and the parampara."
(Bhakti Vikasa Swami, 23/8/2003, PAMHO Text 7160564)

We couldn't agree more.

Again we prove our case using the words of the Guru Hoaxers themselves!

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