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Searching for the Place of No Anxiety…

Searching for the Place of No Anxiety…

Atheist-existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre writes that because man wants to be God but cannot, he is a "useless passion" in a universe that has no purpose—and thus, he is always in…

Srila Prabhupada’s Thoughts… On Vedic Society Versus Modern Society

The prosperity of humanity does not depend on a demoniac civilization that has no culture and no knowledge but has only gigantic skyscrapers, and huge automobiles always rushing down the…

From Despair to Love (Part 2) Making the Leap of Faith

From Despair to Love (Part 2) Making the Leap of Faith

Soren Kierkegaard, the father of existentialism, said we have to make the leap of faith and he saw the goal as God. He wrote, "There is a God—His will is…

The World of Names

The World of Names

Everywhere you look there are so many names. Names for packages, names for signposts, names for places, names for plants, names for people. Names are convenient, and maybe a little…

Can We Keep Society from Going to the Dogs?

Can We Keep Society from Going to the Dogs?

Many observers feel that with corruption so common and scandal nearly standard, society is in a bad way and getting worse. What's really happening, and what to do? India's Bhavans…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Darwinian Evolution

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Darwinian Evolution

The species already exist, and the living entity simply transfers himself from one womb to the next, just as a man transfers himself from one apartment to another.…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Absolute Authority

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Absolute Authority

Absolute authority is bad when the authority is wrong. But if the authority is right, then it is good—because you can submit to one authority and receive all knowledge. It's…

Nirvana – Annihilation or Devotion?

Nirvana – Annihilation or Devotion?

German pessimist philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) thought that nirvana, (freedom from suffering) means becoming desireless—putting an end to our will. But His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada disagrees.…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Illicit Sex and Public Opinion

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Illicit Sex and Public Opinion

Society is just like a child. If a child wants to go to hell, should the father allow it? Society may want so many nonsensical things, but it is the…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Science and Belief

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out on Science and Belief

Your so-called science is also belief. If you call your way science, then our way is also science. Your belief is that life comes from chemicals, but you cannot prove…

What Thomas Aquinas Knew and Didn’t Know About the Kingdom of God

What Thomas Aquinas Knew and Didn’t Know About the Kingdom of God

Thomas Aquinas compiled the entire Church doctrine in Summa Theologica, which constitutes the official philosophy of the Roman Catholic Church. He also systematized a good deal of Platonic and Aristotelian…

Breaking the Bonds of False Fatherhood

Breaking the Bonds of False Fatherhood

Unfortunately many parents are not satisfied with this movement... However, we have no alternative other than to teach our disciples to free themselves from materialistic life. We must instruct them…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out: the Hare Krishna Puzzle

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out: the Hare Krishna Puzzle

An intelligent person is not supposed to work like an ass. If we are parasites, then a high-court judge is also a parasite. A rascal sees a judge sitting—talking a…

The Secret of the “Superman”

The Secret of the “Superman”

Friedrich Nietzsche thought of the "superman" as someone totally self-controlled, unafraid, simple, aware, self-reliant... and nonexistent. But here His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada tells us about real supermen—who…

Beyond Animal Technology

Beyond Animal Technology

Today's scientist has devised a lofty technology but essentially he knows about as much as a dog: how to eat, how to sleep, how to have sex, and how to…

A Treasury of Timeless Wisdom

A Treasury of Timeless Wisdom

Commentary by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on the Vedic Literature of Ancient India.…

Who’s the Brains Behind this Operation?

Who’s the Brains Behind this Operation?

When it comes to things cosmic, should we ask "Who"-or "What"? The Caracas Metaphysical Society interviews His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.…

Give God the Nobel Prize

Give God the Nobel Prize

The fool who concocts a scheme for creating living beings from chemicals—he is given all credit, the Nobel Prize. And nature is injecting millions and millions of souls into material…

Pseudo Christians — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Pseudo Christians — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

These pseudo religious people think, We are doing very good work, philanthropic work, godly work. We are opening hospitals, feeding the hungry. So, what is the problem if we maintain…

Feeding the World

Feeding the World

My suggestion is that people should utilize all this vacant land for crops. I have seen so much land lying dormant. For instance, in Australia and also in America, there…