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Letters: The Vedas really disagree with modern science

How in the world can you say that the Vedas don't really disagree with modern science? First of all, modern science says the moon is closer to the earth than…

Every Town and Village – Devotee Foils “Deprogrammers”

Every Town and Village – Devotee Foils “Deprogrammers”

Titled "Deprogramming Failure," the Post article recounts twenty-four-year-old Megha-devi dasi's kidnapping, her attempted "deprogramming," and her successful effort to fool her captors and return to the Washington, D. C., Radha-Krishna…

Every Town and Village: Deprogramming smashed in courts

Every Town and Village: Deprogramming smashed in courts

ISKCON has defeated a highly publicized challenge to the authority and value of its spiritual teachings. On March 17, New York State Supreme Court Justice John J. Leahy threw out…

Matchless Gifts

Matchless Gifts

I attended the first meeting in the little storefront with two of my friends. I was surprised to see half a dozen people there. The storefront was narrow and squalid.…

Every Town and Village: India’s Nightingale Sings for Krishna

Every Town and Village: India’s Nightingale Sings for Krishna

Lata Mangeshkar, the world's most prolific recording artist (with more than twenty thousand songs to her credit), recently went on a rare concert tour of North America.…

The Best of Both Worlds…

The Best of Both Worlds…

"Why have you come here?" they asked him. "Your America is so wealthy—why have you come here?" Yes, why had twenty-five-year-old Tracy Ladd adopted an ancient Indian life-style and ventured…

Deprogramming ~ Deep Trouble

Deprogramming ~ Deep Trouble

Deprogramming groups have convinced police, judges, and district attorneys to bend the law. And deprogrammers have abducted not only Hare Krishna members but also Catholics and Protestants, among others.…

Parents Proud of Krishna Movement

Parents Proud of Krishna Movement

"Do I think that my son is brainwashed? I can best answer this by asking the question, 'Is our very society not being brainwashed daily by the advertising media (liquor…

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

Natural Living: Plain and Simple

People of all ages, especially young people, are investigating country life as a way around dependence upon oil and machinery and the health hazards of artificial fertilizers and insecticides.…

ISKCON Festival in Calcutta

ISKCON Festival in Calcutta

Three chariots carrying Jagannatha, Balarama, and Subhadra, along with five decorated dioramas depicting the Vedic heritage of Bengal, recently journeyed through this city as part of ISKCON's annual Ratha-yatra festival.…

A New look at Lord Krsna

A New look at Lord Krsna

Krsna is a name for God. It is a Sanskrit word that means "the all-attractive one." In other words, God is the one who has created all the qualities that…

Vancouver Vedic Style ISKCON Temple

Vancouver Vedic Style ISKCON Temple

We faced so many difficulties, but gradually we saw how Krsna assembled a varied and competent crew to build this temple. "The devotees saw the project as a labor of…

Academic Conference on ISKCON

Academic Conference on ISKCON

Twenty-five top scholars from the United States, Canada, and Great Britain assembled here in mid-July for a major academic conference titled "Krsna Consciousness in the West: A Multi-Disciplinary Critique."…

From the Reservoir of Knowledge

From the Reservoir of Knowledge

Since 1966, Srila Prabhupada has written literally thousands of personal letters to his disciples, answering their questions, giving them encouragement and opening their eyes to newer and newer realizations of…

One Scripture For The Entire World

One Scripture For The Entire World

Bhagavad-gita, or the Song of the God, is the most ancient, widely read and authoritative religious scripture known to man and is a book of spiritual knowledge surpassing all others…

A Transcendental Invitation

A Transcendental Invitation

By chanting Hare Krsna, one will naturally come to dance in ecstasy, and after chanting and dancing one can rest and relish the taste of the many varieties of spiritual…

What benefit will we derive from our son being a devotee?

What benefit will we derive from our son being a devotee?

I'm interested to hear from you what benefit you think my family will derive from Michael's being a devotee that we could not know or have if he lived as…

The Vedic Observer

The Vedic Observer

Although Union Carbide has stopped manufacturing methyl isocyanate in Bhopal, Union Carbide and other companies continue to produce the deadly gas at five sites in the United States.…

Philadelphia Mayor Dedicates Food for Life Center

Philadelphia Mayor Dedicates Food for Life Center

The Mayor said, "I would like to express my appreciation to the Hare Krsnas for their involvement here—for this shelter and their food program."…

From a Catholic Priest — Letters

Having seen many false things in my life as a Catholic and as a priest, I wanted to be sure that what I saw was genuine. I came to the…