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Journey to Navadvipa — Spiritual Places

Journey to Navadvipa — Spiritual Places

Time has all but stopped in Navadvipa - or so you'd think, seeing the ancient-looking riverboats and temples. Five hundred years ago in this transcendental land. Lord Caitanya appeared and…

With Srila Prabhupada in Vrndavana

With Srila Prabhupada in Vrndavana

Vrndavana, India, the land of Krishna five thousand years after the disappearance of the Supreme Person, is invaded by eighty American and European disciples of Srila Prabhupada. The white and…

Vrindavan: The Land Where Krishna Lives

Vrindavan: The Land Where Krishna Lives

If there was ever a turning point in our lives, this month in Vrindavan must have been it. John had always been neutral on spiritual matters, but I was an…

The Glories of Sridhama Mayapur

The Glories of Sridhama Mayapur

Sridhama Mayapura is the home of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. In this abode, apparently located in the district of Nadia, West Bengal, the Supreme Personality of Godhead wonderfully appeared…

Sridhama Mayapur — A Holy Pilgrimage

Sridhama Mayapur — A Holy Pilgrimage

At Mayapur the devotees will chant and visit the places where the Lord performed His pastimes. But most importantly, they will hear from their spiritual master, Srila Prabhupada.…

Vrndavana—Land of No Return (Part 2)

Vrndavana—Land of No Return (Part 2)

One morning we suddenly came upon a particularly beautiful spot. The cool sands were thick with foliage; the tall trees full of singing birds. As the sun brightened the clear…

The Heroes of Vrindavan Forest

The Heroes of Vrindavan Forest

Accompanied by the cowherd boys and Balarama, Krishna brought forward the cows and played on His flute throughout the forest of Vrindavan, which was full of flowers, vegetables, and pasturing…

Vrindavan—Land of No Return

Vrindavan is bounded on three sides by the Yamuna River. The slow-moving cows look like ancient sages silently meditating as they chew. Parrots decorate the trees, cascading pleasant songs into…

Vrindavan, Krishna’s Transcendental Abode

Vrindavan, Krishna’s Transcendental Abode

Vrindavan is a simple village unlike all other places in the world, for this is where Lord Krishna, the Supreme Godhead, comes to earth with His associates to display His…

Vrndavana, the highest paradise

Vrndavana, the highest paradise

VRNDAVANA is the transcendental dwelling place of Krishna. Being a manifestation of His intrinsic energy, it is a part of Himself. It consists like Him of the attributes of existence,…

An Address of Welcome in Vrindavana

An Address of Welcome in Vrindavana

We take it for granted that you are one of us in Vrndavana. We are sure that wherever you travel you must carry with you the impression of Sri Vrndavana-dhama.…

How Krsna Came to Udupi

How Krsna Came to Udupi

The holy town of Udupi lies on the Arabian Sea in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The town is famous as a place of pilgrimage because of the temple…

Himalayan Pilgrimage

Himalayan Pilgrimage

The sacred Ganges, glorified for her connection with Lord Krsna's pastimes, inspires an arduous journey to her historical, mystical source.…

Back To Godhead July 1984 PDF Download

Back To Godhead July 1984 PDF Download

BACK TO GODHEAD is the monthly journal of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. When Srila Prabhupada began the Society (in New York City, in 1966), he put into writing…

The Miracle of Mayapur

The Miracle of Mayapur

On the Ganges plain ninety miles north of Calcutta, the world headquarters of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) rises in Mayapur, the land of Lord Caitanya's birth.…

Sri Dham Mayapur, The Most Holy Abode

Sri Dham Mayapur, The Most Holy Abode

In Navadvipa the identical realm of Goloka Vrndavana on the bank of the Ganges, Gauracandra who is Krsna, the Entity of pure cognition makes the process of pure unalloyed devotion…

Goverdhan Hill

Goverdhan Hill

It was the Lord's grace to perform the superhuman feat of lifting Goverdhan on His little finger, to act as an umbrella for His friends and kinsmen. He thereby showed…

God’s Playground Vrindaban

God’s Playground Vrindaban

The small village in north central India pictured on these pages is in reality the very Vrindaban of the spiritual sky, the supreme abode of the Lord. At this location…

Rishikesh — the Sacred Temple City of the Ganges

Rishikesh — the Sacred Temple City of the Ganges

Rishikesh is a heaven in itself, and the beautiful Deities at Swargashram, a temple situated on a nearby peninsula along the Ganges, make it even more perfect.…

A Cause for Jubilation

A Cause for Jubilation

The Krsna consciousness movement is the sankirtana movement, the movement for spreading the chanting of the Hare Krsna mantra. This chanting may appear to be the repetition of some ordinary…

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