The Regulative Principles


All initiated devotees must attend morning and evening classes

Must not be addicted to any kind of intoxicants including coffee, tea and cigarettes

They are forbidden to have illicit sex-connection

Must be strictly vegetarian

Should not extensively mix with non-devotees

Should not eat foodstuff cooked by non devotee

Should not waste time in idle talks nor engage himself in frivolous sports

Should always chant and sing the Lord’s Holy Name

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna

Hare Hare

Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama

Hare Hare


Thank you,

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami


International Society for Krishna Consciousness

26 Second Avenue

New York N. Y.

Dated November 25th 1966