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“Krishna’s Number One” at Ohio State University

“Krishna’s Number One” at Ohio State University

The chanting began and people began to sway with the beat of the drums, clapping their hands and chanting Hare Krishna. We too began to feel the beat of the…

Ohio State University Welcomes Prabhupada

Ohio State University Welcomes Prabhupada

Srila Prabhupada and poet Allen Ginsberg filled a campus auditorium at Ohio State University in Columbus to twice the capacity. About two thousand students flooded the stage and aisles and…

Observations on “The Vedic Observer”

Regular readers of BACK TO GODHEAD will notice the new format for "The Vedic Observer." These articles and pithy illustrations offer Krsna conscious commentary on the issues of the day.…

Ox Cart Sankirtana

Ox Cart Sankirtana

The devotees at our Krishna-Balaram Mandir in Vrndavana had already heard of our ox cart sankirtana, and they were enthusiastic to help us. The head priest came forward and offered…

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Cooking for Krsna, offering the prepared foods to Him with devotion, and tasting this offered food—the prasadam—stimulates our dormant love for Krsna.…

Lord Shri Chaitanya, His welfare activities (and His Teachings)

Everyone who is born in the holy land of Bharat Varash or India must engage himself in the welfare activities for the human society. One desirous of doing welfare activity…

The Buffalo Lectures of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

The Buffalo Lectures of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami

If you try to hear about Krishna Krishna will help to cleanse away these contaminated things, accumulated during years and years of darkness. Because the very hearing is piety, therefore…

Prayers to the Six Goswamis

Prayers to the Six Goswamis

I offer my respectful obeisances unto the six Goswamis, named Sanatan Goswami, Rupa Goswami, Raghunath Bhatta Goswami, Raghunath Das Goswami, Jiva Goswami and Gopal Bhatta Goswami, who are always engaged…

Sree Vyas Puja Homage and Offering

Sree Vyas Puja Homage and Offering

Sixty-two years ago, on this auspicious day—the Acharyadeva made his appearance by the call of Thakore Bhakti-Vinode at Sree Kshetra Jaggannathdham at Puri.…

Mystic Experience and the Name of God

So it is not by his own initiative that anyone may chant the Name, but it is the Name which takes the initiative and out of His own prerogative descends…

The Great Soul Who Walks Among Us

The Great Soul Who Walks Among Us

Swamiji has said that what is important is sincerity. Not the rules and regulations, but sincerity. To the sincere devotee, Krishna from within the heart reveals, and everything is taken…

Fathers and Sons

A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami once explained the transcendental situation of father-and-son: You have accepted me as father, so I have also accepted you as my dear and real son. This relationship…

Decoration of the Dead Body

Mahatma Gandhi started this Harijan movement with a view to uplift the position not only of the Bhangis and Chamars or low grade human beings but also to uplift the…

The Mahatma and the Mahajan

A broad minded gentleman is known as Mahatma, Sadhu or Mahajan. 'Mahat' means broad, 'Atma' means soul. The term 'Mahat' is viewed from different angles of vision by the materialist…

A Fish Out of Water

A Fish Out of Water

Fish lived a very ordinary life beneath the waves of the Ocean. But one day he noticed on the beach there were finless creatures having fun. So he rode in…

What It’s Like to Be a Devotee of Krsna

Because of their unusual dress, the men's shaved heads, the behavior of chanting and dancing, and the preaching of a philosophy little known to most, devotees of the Hare Krsna…

Political Activist becomes Bhaktitirtha Swami, a Hare Krsna

Political Activist becomes Bhaktitirtha Swami, a Hare Krsna

John Favors, alias Toshombe Abdul, had become Bhaktitirtha Swami of the Hare Krishna movement. He had set aside the politics of the revolution and adopted the life of a monk.…

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

This month we're presenting an excellent vegetarian source of protein: karhi sauce. It contains yogurt, a complete protein, and chickpea flour, an incomplete protein that becomes complete in conjunction with…

CHANT Hare Krishna!

CHANT Hare Krishna!

Five centuries ago, while spreading the maha-mantra throughout the Indian subcontinent, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu prayed, "O Supreme Personality of Godhead, in Your holy name You have invested all Your transcendental…

A Young Journalism Student’s Path to Krishna

A Young Journalism Student’s Path to Krishna

My interest in the Hare Krsna movement goes back to when I was a freshman at Southern Illinois University. When those strange-looking people with the orange robes and shaved heads…