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A Look at the U.S. Presidency — Notes from the Editor

Like all Americans, I've seen my destiny shaped by the U.S. presidents under whose rule I have lived and served. But now that I think about it, although my life…

Children’s Books with a Spiritual Theme

Children’s Books with a Spiritual Theme

By 1977 Bala Books (in Sanskrit bala means "child") was fully launched. The first book, Agha the Terrible Demon, had been prepared as carefully as possible to preserve the exact…

How I Was Saved From Being “Saved” — The Vedic Observer

Strange that these Baptists should discover, looking back at them under a shaven head marked with the twin clay lines of tilaka—the signs of a servant of Visnu—such a disconcertingly…

A Call for Strong Leadership — Speaking Out

A Call for Strong Leadership — Speaking Out

our approach is to teach people the purpose of their life. Instead of letting students waste their time carving up their desks, shooting up heroin in the lavatory, and raping…

Hare Krsna Swami in West Africa — Every Town and Village

Hare Krsna Swami in West Africa — Every Town and Village

Brahmananda Swami, who oversees ISKCON's activities in West Africa, delivered the keynote address here at the Annual Convocation of a metaphysical group called the School of Universal Law …

Tasting the Nectar of Lord Krsna’s Holy Names

Tasting the Nectar of Lord Krsna’s Holy Names

When Lord Krsna appears in the present age His complexion is golden, He is surrounded by various associates, and His mission is to teach people how to make their lives…

Srila Prabhupada’s Sister Passes Away

Srila Prabhupada’s Sister Passes Away

A few minutes past 6:00 p.m. on March 13, at the ISKCON center in Sridham Mayapur, West Bengal, Srila Prabhupada's younger sister Srimati Bhavatarini-devi dasi passed away. …

Srila Prabhupada: Chartering a New Society

Srila Prabhupada: Chartering a New Society

1966: The Lower East Side, New York. The building was humble, the membership small, yet Srila Prabhupada's vision encompassed the whole world.…

Boise Mother Follows Son — Krishna Story with a Twist

Boise Mother Follows Son — Krishna Story with a Twist

I was brought up a Catholic. I went to church every Sunday. As a young woman my only understanding of God was fear. I was told I had to do…

Can Religions Compete?

Can Religions Compete?

He considered how a religion, as a whole, measures up to narrow expectations drawn from Christianity. Thus he complained, "India has no 'expiator' [referring specifically to Jesus], no Golgotha [the…

The Key To Self-Realization — Hearing from the Right Source

The Key To Self-Realization — Hearing from the Right Source

"Oh, why shall I hear from him? I can think. I can speculate. I can manufacture something new in my own circle of friends." This is nonsense. This is not…

Back To Godhead May 1980 PDF Download

Back To Godhead May 1980 PDF Download

A Window on the Spiritual World. Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, and Radha, the personification of loving devotion to Him, display all-attractive spiritual pastimes in Their eternal abode, Goloka…

Are you a good listener? — Notes from the Editor

In human society those persons who are materially engrossed, being blind to the knowledge of ultimate truth, have many subject matters for hearing.…

A Life of Purity and Purpose in Australia and New Zealand

A Life of Purity and Purpose in Australia and New Zealand

Today ISKCON in Australia and New Zealand includes four temples and three farms totaling more than 1,200 acres. It has opened four vegetarian restaurants, initiated two drug rehabilitation programs, and…

Krsna People Defeat Deprogrammers — Every Town and Village

Krsna People Defeat Deprogrammers — Every Town and Village

Recently a federal judge approved a settlement awarding the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and one of its members $ 10,000 and court costs in a deprogramming case.…

The Most Confidential Knowledge

The Most Confidential Knowledge

Engage your mind always in thinking of Me and become My devotee. Offer obeisances and worship Me. Being completely absorbed in Me, surely you will come to Me.…

Chemical Evolution? — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Chemical Evolution? — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

The scientists say that at one point the earth, was composed of dust particles floating in some gaseous material. Then in due course this colloidal suspension condensed, and formed the…

Impressions of India

I had been present at the passing of my beloved spiritual master, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, and my mind was now exhausted from the mixture of appalling…

Srila Prabhupada — Taking on All Comers

Srila Prabhupada — Taking on All Comers

Prabhupada retired through the rear door, back up to his apartment, his guests would disappear through the front door, back into the city. Don and Raphael would turn out the…

Hare Krsna Confronts B’nai B’rith — Fighting Religious Defamation

Hare Krsna Confronts B’nai B’rith — Fighting Religious Defamation

Devotees of Krsna were surprised, therefore, when they recently found a B'nai B'rith pamphlet rife with stereotypes of Krsna devotees as cultists and brainwashed robots. Such caricatures, the devotees thought,…

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