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BTP article forces apology and admission of error

Back To Prabhupada, Issue 30, Winter 2010/11In BTP 28, we published an article entitled “Lord Krishna turned into cartoon fiction”, about the “Little Krishna” cartoon series (LK), which can be read here.In response to this article, the ISKCON Bangalore devotees involved in making LK (henceforward “BD”), issued a statement in the form of a series of questions and answers, which, as will be seen below, was basically just a series of admissions conceding all the main points made in our BTP 28 article. This statement was published on the “official forum of ISKCON Bangalore” on November 17th, 2010, not long after BTP 28 had been received by devotees all over the world. Extracts from BD’s statement are reproduced in the shaded panels below, with our response underneath.
Admission 1: We made great blunder "What about the use of the word “fable”?
Ans: We admit, it was a faux pas. […] We sincerely apologize to the worldwide community of followers of Srila Prabhupada for the blunder in usin…

Lord Krishna turned into cartoon fiction

Back To Prabhupada, Issue 28, Summer 2010 Followers of Srila Prabhupada accept the pastimes of Lord Krishna, and His incarnations such as Lord Rama, as narrated in the scriptures such as the Srimad-Bhagavatam and Ramayana, as being literally true historical events, wherein the Supreme Personality of Godhead and His Divine incarnations actually appeared and walked the earth, enacting Their transcendental pastimes. This is in marked contrast to other belief systems which claim that the pastimes and Godhead status of such personalities are merely fables and legends - that is, fictional, figurative and allegorical stories, told specifically for the purpose of conveying moral messages.
Promoting Lord Krishna as fiction A multi-million dollar animated cartoon series about Lord Krishna and His pastimes, called Little Krishna (“LK”), has been produced in the form of thirteen 23 minute episodes, with a DVD version which re-packages those 13 episodes into 3 larger segments. To ensure that the au…