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Yamunā Devī Dāsī was maybe the best-known, highest regarded, and most loved among Śrīla Prabhupāda’s female disciples. She became famous for her singing, cooking, Deity worship, missionary work, deep sense of dedication to Śrīla Prabhupāda, and her many saintly qualities. According to her own account,...

How may Krishna conscious women serve the Lord? "These women are not ordinary women. They are preachers. They are Vaishnavas. By their association one becomes a Vaishnava." (Srila Prabhupada, morning walk, March 27, 1974) Srila Prabhupada, India’s greatest emissary to the Western world, set up in the...

As the exemplar sannyasi and ācārya, Śrīla Bhaktisiddhānta Sarasvatī was particularly strict in dealings with women. He would meet females only if they were accompanied by their husband or a son. He tended to deal with women formally rather than affectionately, even they be his...