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Reaching the World Beyond Illusion

Reaching the World Beyond Illusion

Lord Krsna is explaining here how one can very easily enter into the spiritual world, the kingdom of God. The simple formula is that anyone who perfectly understands the transcendental…

Caitanya’s chief disciples Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami

Caitanya’s chief disciples Rupa Gosvami and Sanatana Gosvami

Two of Lord Caitanya's chief disciples were Srila Rupa Gosvami and Srila Sanatana Gosvami. They received extensive instruction from the Lord in the science of devotional service, and the books…

“Religion” vs. Love of God

People often cultivate a materialistic approach to God. They pray for material possessions and worldly happiness, regarding God more as their order supplier than as their object of love. …

Promiscuity’s Backlash

The free-wheeling sexual revolution is upwards of a decade old, and it seems there's no going back. We've shrugged off the foolish and primitive shackles of sexual restraint and opened…

Lawrence P. Fisher Mansion Detroit

Lawrence P. Fisher Mansion Detroit

Detroit's Grand New Showplace Of Krsna Culture. At the famous Lawrence P. Fisher Mansion, Indian spirituality and American ingenuity unite for the glorification of Lord Krsna.…

Chanting Hare Krsna—Only in Georgetown?

Chanting Hare Krsna—Only in Georgetown?

One Saturday night a woman stopped before our chanting party and shook her head in disbelief. Finally she exclaimed, "Only in Georgetown!" and walked off in shocked dismay.…

Letters

I studied electricity. By the time I was finished, I felt I was very much in contact with a phenomenon that lacked sensible understanding. I mean, what really is a…

Man/Machine Interface

Man/Machine Interface

The computer police bring you before the android judge, who announces that his sibling system couldn't possibly be wrong and threatens to implant a few microchips in your brain for…

Confronting The Politics of Atheism

As Marx observed, when we deny God is the ultimate proprietor, master, and friend, the powers and privileges normally recognized as His are up for grabs. And they are grabbed…

In Search of Happiness

In Search of Happiness

All conceptions of happiness have two basic elements in common: enjoyment and freedom. We can't be happy unless we can enjoy undisturbed and freely expand our enjoyment without opposition.…

Thirst-Quenching Drinks to Offer to Krishna

Thirst-Quenching Drinks to Offer to Krishna

You can make substantial beverages by combining fruits, spices, nuts, and essences with milk, buttermilk, or yogurt. Milk, also the basis for cold shakes, makes a soothing nightcap when served…

George Harrison Visits Mayapur

George Harrison Visits Mayapur

Former Beatle George Harrison, an old friend of the Hare Krsna movement, recently paid his first visit to the ISKCON center at this holy place of pilgrimage. George took part…

The Operator of the Universal Machine

The Operator of the Universal Machine

The atheist says there is no God, no operator of this big universal machine. But has the atheist any experience of a machine working without an operator?…

Come to the Light

Come to the Light

We should not let the darkness of ignorance, symptomized by the mad search for sense gratification, dominate our lives. Rather, under the guidance of spiritual intelligence, we should search out…

The Mind-Control Controversy: Brainwashing

The Mind-Control Controversy: Brainwashing

The cultist as brainwashed zombie or mindless robot, the victims being brainwashed by evil cult leaders. This new imagery led to a new kind of exorcism: deprogramming, or forcible deconversion.…

Back To Godhead July 1983 PDF Download

Back To Godhead July 1983 PDF Download

Krsna is eternally a young boy, and Radharani, His dearmost devotee, is eternally a young girl. Their pure, spiritual love is the quintessence of all devotional exchanges. …

Samosa: Indian Spiced Pastry

Samosa: Indian Spiced Pastry

Samosas are a favorite food of Krishna. As an Hors D'Oeuvre or as a course in themselves, these spice-filled pastries are always a sure delight.…

Sri Isopanisad — “The Original Person”

Sri Isopanisad — “The Original Person”

The most ancient of Indias famed Upanishads speaks with surprising relevance to the problems of technological man in this new and important translation. The author is the most distinguished teacher…

Teachings of Hasidism: “I and Thou” by Martin Buber

Teachings of Hasidism: “I and Thou” by Martin Buber

One of the best-known Jewish thinkers is Martin Buber. Called a poet, mystic and existentialist, the professor has written a number of appreciations of Hasidism, a mystical Jewish folk movement…

Initiation into Krishna Consciousness

Initiation into Krishna Consciousness

The most important celebration for a devotee to take part in is his own acceptance of initiation from the Spiritual Master. The fire sacrifice marks the climax of the initiation…