Everything you need to become Krishna conscious at home
Home » Archives by category » Devotees (Page 3)

The Transformed Face of Indian Culture

The Transformed Face of Indian Culture

I'm in a peaceful little village, seventy kilometers north of Pondicherry. But while I write, trying my best to concentrate, the villagers we're staying with have gathered in the next…

Padayatra: On the Road With Lord Caitanya

Padayatra: On the Road With Lord Caitanya

We want to introduce Srila Prabhupada as the specially empowered representative of Lord Caitanya who fulfilled His prediction that the holy name of Krsna will be preached in every town…

The Many Loves of Auto Man

The Many Loves of Auto Man

There's a long history to bumper stickers. It began with Stone Age cave dwellers, who sometimes painted pictures on the walls of their homes. Later on, the Egyptians invented pyramids…

Puris—Pure and Simple

Puris—Pure and Simple

We would sit together and eat fresh hot puris with hot milk. For me it is hard to see how Westerners enjoy dry bread when there is something as wonderful…

Sankirtana, The Divine Sound

Sankirtana, The Divine Sound

Because there is no difference between Krsna and His name, the holy name of Krsna is as pure and as perfect as Krsna Himself. The chanting of Hare Krsna will…

The Disciplic Succession

The Disciplic Succession

Many times, when people inquiring about Krsna consciousness hear from us about the importance of disciplic succession, they are not able to grasp what we are talking about. We say,…

On Pilgrimage

On Pilgrimage

Traveling north from Kanya-kumari, in a few days we come to the village of Tirukkurungudi, once visited by Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu nearly five hundred years ago.…

Medicine for Maya

Medicine for Maya

Nobody will agree to work to satisfy someone else's senses, because everyone is thinking, "I want to satisfy my senses." But if that is the position, then we have to…

The Joy of Cooking Badas

The Joy of Cooking Badas

Badas in India were one of my favorite dishes, but in Oregon it was such an ordeal to make them that my taste for them dramatically waned. Making badas with…

Removing the Bewildered Condition

Removing the Bewildered Condition

The individual soul needlessly accepts material body after body to enjoy in assorted avenues of sense gratification within the material world. Ignorant of his true nature, he becomes attracted…

The Urgent Need for Krsna consciousness

The Urgent Need for Krsna consciousness

Human society is being misled by leaders who are blind, for they do not know the aim and objective of human life, which is self-realization and the reestablishment of our…

Krsna Is

Krsna Is

Quotes by Srila Bhaktsiddhanta Sarasvati Thakur from Srimad-Bhagavatam and Bhagavad-gita on the nature of Krsna.…

KRSNA Is Nondifferent From His Name

KRSNA Is Nondifferent From His Name

Krsna consciousness is the perfect process for solving all the problems of life because it can at once end our illusory separation from Krsna, the Supreme Lord. Krsna is present…

Sleepers Awake! Summer 1966 Part Two

Sleepers Awake! Summer 1966  Part Two

When Srila Prabhupada walked in to begin kirtana, he looked at the newly decorated temple and showed surprise. "Ah, you are advancing," he said. "This is very nice. This is…

A Revival Of Vedic Arts

A Revival Of Vedic Arts

For so long I'd been hearing the devotees in Mayapur talk about terra cotta panels, terra cotta tiles, terra cotta bas-reliefs, terra cotta statues, terra cotta this, terra cotta that.…

Dear Srila Prabhupada

Dear Srila Prabhupada

One of my fondest recollections of you is of how you were always uncompromising. During the late 1960s, for example, many of the young people around you were influenced by…

Association With Saintly Persons

Association With Saintly Persons

Lord Caitanya says that one should always try to associate with saintly persons because if one establishes a proper association with a saintly person, even for a moment, he attains…

Munificent Lord Caitanya

Munificent Lord Caitanya

The most sublime opportunity You've given to us, the fallen souls To quit this material connection And accept our eternal roles.…

New York City 1966: Sleepers Awake!

New York City 1966: Sleepers Awake!

It was almost like following a Martian down the street. Somehow Srila Prabhupada floated through it all, seemingly unaware of the stares, comments and general sensation he was creating.…

The Purpose of Human Life: To Uncover the Soul

The Purpose of Human Life: To Uncover the Soul

Human life is meant for cultivating transcendental knowledge. By the process of evolution we have passed through so many kinds of bodies and have now come to this human form.…