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Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) in 1978

Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT) in 1978

A Quick Look at the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust The World’s Largest Publisher of Books on Indian Philosophy, Religion, and Culture Books. Sixty-six million of them in print—all designed to meet…

Notes from the Editor

India and America: the Lame and the Blind and the Ties That Bind This year we have witnessed a strengthening of diplomatic ties between India and America. And as the…

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Some personal recollections by his disciples. In January or February of 1971, Srila Prabhupada wrote us from India. He said that in April he would be coming back to America…

Displaying the Universal Form

Displaying the Universal Form

The Transcendental Pastimes of Lord Krsna Had little Krsna really put dirt in His mouth? Mother Yasoda decided she’d find out for herself. by Drutakarma dasa Mother Yasoda loved Krsna…

What the Scholars Say About BBT Books

“The philosophical and religious works published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust provide a golden opportunity to Western philosophers, scholars, and people in general to drink deep at the celestial fountain…

The Eyes to See the “I”

The Eyes to See the “I”

I can see my body, and in a way I can see my mind and intelligence. Now then, what about the “I” who’s doing all this seeing? Can I see…

Every Town and Village

Every Town and Village

A look at the worldwide activities of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) India’s Desai Confers with ISKCON Leaders In March three members of ISKCON’s governing board met with…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

On the “Scientific” Theory of Creation The following conversation between His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and some of his disciples took place during an early-morning walk at Venice…

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Q. What’s so special about the Hare Krsna mantra? Couldn’t you get the same…

The Vedic Observer

Houston: The Roofs Not All That’s Sliding by Jayadvaita Svami A short time back I spent a few days in Houston, Texas, and while there I visited a friend who…

God Is Light and Much More

God Is Light and Much More

A talk given by Acyutananda Svami in Los Angeles, March 1978. Translation of a Sanskrit Verse (Srimad-Bhagavatam 3.26.3) “The Supreme Personality of Godhead is the Supreme Soul, and He has…

Life and Death

Life and Death

“What is that force without which a living body becomes a dead body? That’s the one thing the experts can’t quite put their finger on.” by Mandalesvara dasa What is…

Predictions for the Age of Hypocrisy

Predictions for the Age of Hypocrisy

Fifty centuries ago a great sage looked into the future and told us just what to expect. . . An address based on the Srimad-Bhagavatam of Krsna-Dvaipayana Vyasa, given by…

Back To Godhead May 1978 PDF Download

Back To Godhead May 1978 PDF Download

During His most recent appearance on earth, some fifty centuries ago, Lord Krsna showed mother Yasoda and His other devotees that He is indeed unlimited-not just in greatness but in…

Tantra – Can Sex Be Yoga?

Tantra – Can Sex Be Yoga?

by Acyutananda Svami Ever since Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha first captured the fancy of Westerners, it has indeed caused a wave of thought and action, especially among young people. Though the…

Humanism: Giving Credit Where Credit Isn’t Due — Notes from the Editor

Man is surely great, and his real greatness lies in his ability to understand God's message: that he is made in God's image; that he is an eternal soul, part…

Lord Krsna’s Childhood Activities

Lord Krsna’s Childhood Activities

The Transcendental Pastimes of Lord Krsna To His mother and father, Lord Krsna was an endearing child. To the demons, He was death personified. Playing like an ordinary child. Lord…

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Remembering Srila Prabhupada

Some Personal Recollections by His Disciples. In October of 1971, my parents came to see me in Calcutta. Srila Prabhupada was talking with some of his disciples in his quarters.…

Letters

Dear Editor, In my opinion, the name “Rama” is a symbol of standard ethics and principles. When Lord Rama ruled the earth. His life was an excellent example of human…

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Questions People Ask About Chanting Hare Krsna

Hare Krsna Hare Krsna Krsna Krsna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Q. What are the instruments I see the Krsna people playing when they chant…

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