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Lord Jagannath is Krishna Himself

Lord Jagannath is Krishna Himself

Lord Jagannath is especially liberal and accessible to the aspirant devotee of Godhead. As for the history of the Appearance of the merciful Lord Jagannath, our spiritual master, A.C. Bhaktivedanta…

A Successful Life (Householder’s Autobiography)

This is a book written in Hindi as the autobiography of Shri Nagarji. The most interesting part of the book is that one can enjoy in it the pleasure of…

ISKCON Food for Life in Major Cities

ISKCON Food for Life in Major Cities

Miami—The ISKCON Food for Life program is in full swing here and in other cities across the United States and abroad. …

Practical Action in Politics? — Letters

In the face of perhaps a global nuclear holocaust, is there any scope within Krsna consciousness for practical action—say as in the realm of politics?…

Temple Needs Wood! — Simple Living, High Thinking

Temple Needs Wood! — Simple Living, High Thinking

Temple needs wood! . . . Temple needs wood!" As the call echoes across our snowcapped farm, four men and two boys hop on an ox-drawn sled and head into…

A Question Of Authority

A Question Of Authority

The Supreme Truth is beyond the power of the material senses to see or to know. So what spiritual understanding can we expect to arrive at by ourselves?…

Srila Prabhupada at New Vrindaban

Srila Prabhupada at New Vrindaban

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada arrived at New Vrindaban, West Virginia on the morning of May 21st, 1969. It was his first visit to the mountain ashram, which…

What is The International Society for Krishna Consciousness?

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness was formed in 1966 by Prabhupada A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, who came from India on the order of his Spiritual Master to preach love of…

God as a Fire in a Bush — Disgusting!

I was born and brought up in a Vaisnava family. From my early childhood, I had the privilege to learn about Krsna and worship Him. So when I came to…

Opening of Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi in Vrindavan

Opening of Srila Prabhupada’s Samadhi in Vrindavan

The two-story marble memorial, complete with ornate balconies and winding staircases and featuring photo and sculpture exhibits, stands adjacent to the Krishna-Balaram temple.…

Growing More Food Depends on God, not Tractors

To effect successful result in the attempt of agricultural enthusiasm there are five causes namely the situation of the land, the man who works in the field, the instruments or…

ISKCON in Hamburg, Germany 1969

ISKCON in Hamburg, Germany 1969

Krishna Consciousness came to Hamburg in October, 1968. Two Americans and one native German formed the team for the first center in Central Europe.…

What is the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON)?

The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was formed in 1966 by Prabhupada A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, who came from India on the order of his Spiritual Master to preach love…

ISKCON Boston 1969 in Photos

ISKCON Boston 1969 in Photos

This process is especially recommended for self-realization in this age. By performance of Samkirtan, one can achieve the perfection of human life, and the process is so simple that anyone…

ISKCON New York City in Photos 1969

ISKCON New York City in Photos 1969

In this Age of Kali spiritual life is difficult. Handicapped by short life span, poor memory, and political turmoil, few if any can take up the path of self-realization by…

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos

ISKCON London 1969 in Photos. Kirtans at Albert Hall, St. Pancras Hall, Oxford, the "Middle Earth Round House" and the "Art Lab", Interview with the BBC.…

New Temple for ISKCON Vancouver

New Temple for ISKCON Vancouver

After five years of patient effort and a heroic last-minute marathon, the devotees of the ISKCON center in Vancouver have completed building an ornate Vedic-style temple for their worshipable Deities,…

The Auto Industry: Going Nowhere Fast

The Auto Industry: Going Nowhere Fast

The 170 million motor vehicles registered in the United States pump 80 million tons of carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, and hydrocarbons into the air annually.…

Everything Belongs to Krishna? — Letters

In "The Vedic Observer" section of your October issue you say that since everything belongs to the Supreme Person, we're thieves if we claim anything belongs to us. Does that…

Boston Weddings

Boston Weddings

Accepting a wife is also considered renunciation, because the student is voluntarily sacrificing his tendency toward unrestricted sex life for a program of regulated restraint to develop his spiritual consciousness.…