Grihastha Ashram: Responsibilities of a Grihastha

                                                                  Q. I am a Mother, Wife, Daughter (in-law), Sister (in-law), Teacher, Friend and a human being. I believe in the Almighty, especially in the form of Lord Vishnu. I believe that He listens to me and guides me spiritually.

                                                                  Q.1. What is the purpose of marriage as viewed by ISKCON?

                                                                  The purpose of marriage is to provide an opportunity for all the members in the family to properly support one another to peacefully practice and grow in their Krishna Consciousness. In Vedic scriptures, the institution of marriage is referred to as an "ashram" or a sacred place of purification.

                                                                  Q. Why do brhamacharis at ISKCON get into grhastha ashrama? After knowing the philosophy so well and also convinced that the samsara sagara is so deep and full of suffering. It does not make any sense in getting in the grhastha ashrama