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Srila Prabhupada’s Disciple Speaks Out – On Life After Death

A true scientist would never prematurely declare, "I do not believe that I have a soul or spirit that survives my death." Rather, if he really wished to perceive the…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Darwinian Evolution

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Darwinian Evolution

The species already exist, and the living entity simply transfers himself from one womb to the next, just as a man transfers himself from one apartment to another.…

Every Town and Village: Fiji Welcomes a Dancing Krishna

Every Town and Village: Fiji Welcomes a Dancing Krishna

There's a striking new landmark in Lautoka, the second largest city in the Fiji Islands. It's the Krishna-Kaliya temple, opened last August 28 by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.…

Binding Krishna, the Butter Thief

Binding Krishna, the Butter Thief

Mother Yasoda reached her naughty child and captured Him. She then thought she would bind Krishna (Damodar) with a rope, to prevent Him from creating any more mischief.…

Religion: Separating the Bogus from the Bonafide

Religion: Separating the Bogus from the Bonafide

Who will say which religion is false and which genuine, which harmful and which beneficial? What we need is not someone's self-interested opinion but a reliable, nonsectarian standard for separating…

Madhvacarya – Great Spiritual Masters Throughout History

Madhvacarya – Great Spiritual Masters Throughout History

Madhvacarya (acarya means "one who teaches by his life") lived in thirteenth-century India and appeared in the Brahma-Gaudiya Vaisnava-sampradaya—the disciplic chain now represented by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami…

From Despair to Love

From Despair to Love

Soren Kierkegaard was a mid-nineteenth-century Danish philosopher who is generally regarded as the father of existentialism. A devout Christian, he believed that religious truth is not innate within man, and…

Chant and be happy… At Laguna Beach

Chant and be happy… At Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach—vacationers visit this southern California haven to enjoy the sun, surf and exotic shops. But the devotees at the Radha-Krishna temple there know a much better way you can…

Back To Godhead October 1977 PDF Download

Back To Godhead October 1977 PDF Download

After five thousand years, people all over India still cherish the memory of Lord Krishna stealing butter from the ladies of Vrindavan village. Here we see Mother Yasoda about to…

The Weather Emergency – Why and What to Do?

The Weather Emergency – Why and What to Do?

In the middle of one of the worst droughts ever, our scientists are resorting to "cloud seeding"-—but they can't find any clouds to seed… Could it be that amid all…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Absolute Authority

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Absolute Authority

Absolute authority is bad when the authority is wrong. But if the authority is right, then it is good—because you can submit to one authority and receive all knowledge. It's…

An Open Letter: One Christian’s Comment: “ISKCON Is of God.”

There are many false cults that pretend to be "of God," but I assure you ISKCON is not one of them. I strongly believe this, because Jesus said: "A good…

Every Town and Village: ISKCON Goes on the Air in Memphis

Every Town and Village: ISKCON Goes on the Air in Memphis

Every Tuesday night in Memphis, Tennessee, the transcendental sounds of a two-and-a-half-hour Hare Krishna radio show fill the Southern airwaves, courtesy of station WEVL, 90.3-FM.…

The Mantra for Everyone

The Mantra for Everyone

"In the age of Kali (Quarrel and Hypocrisy) the chanting of the holy name is the best means of God-realization. There is no other alternative, no other alternative, no other…

Compassion Means Spreading Krsna Consciousness

Compassion Means Spreading Krsna Consciousness

Seemingly devout Hindus say, "Why are you teaching of Krishna in America? To follow the Vedas you have to be born in India." Is Krishna's message, then, just for a…

Nirvana – Annihilation or Devotion?

Nirvana – Annihilation or Devotion?

German pessimist philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) thought that nirvana, (freedom from suffering) means becoming desireless—putting an end to our will. But His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada disagrees.…

Chant and be happy… In St. Louis

Chant and be happy… In St. Louis

The scriptures and the saints and spiritual masters through the ages all say that chanting the Lord's holy names is the best way to make spiritual advancement in this difficult…

Back To Godhead September 1977 PDF Download

Back To Godhead September 1977 PDF Download

in Vrindavan, the land of Lord Krishna, the gopis [cowherd girls] are concerned that He might hurt His lotus feet on the forest trail, and they're feeling such intense separation…

The Brahmana Boy Who Strode the Universe

The Brahmana Boy Who Strode the Universe

With the whole universe as his realm, King Bali gladly promised to give the little brahmana boy just three steps of land… . No one could have foreseen how colossal…

Abortion: Setting the Matter Straight

Abortion: Setting the Matter Straight

Abortion is a grave transgression of the laws of nature and of God. So those who are anxious to enjoy sexual pleasure, yet wish to avoid the responsibility of rearing…