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Vedic cuisine — The Taste of Another World

Vedic cuisine — The Taste of Another World

Delicious, traditional Vedic cuisine was part of the legacy Krsna consciousness brought to Western shores. Eating, like everything else for Krsna devotees, is a part of the complete spiritual experience…

India Diary — Notes from the Editor

India Diary — Notes from the Editor

I remember Lord Krsna standing by the banks of the Yamuna River, so beautiful amidst the kadamba trees, where many birds are chirping in the gardens. And these impressions are…

Exposure to the “Cold Cruel World”

Exposure to the “Cold Cruel World”

Gurukula, "the school of the guru," has no equivalent in Western education. It is all at once a place of spiritual formation, character development, academics, and vocational training.…

Varnasrama — The Anatomy of the Social Body

Varnasrama — The Anatomy of the Social Body

The Vedic scriptures, the oldest scriptures known to man, describe four principal classes. These are (1) an intelligent class (brahmanas), (2) a martial or administrative class (ksatriyas), (3) a mercantile…

Srila Prabhupada Moves to Second Avenue, NYC

Srila Prabhupada Moves to Second Avenue, NYC

In the early summer of 1966, Srila Prabhupada was sharing a Bowery loft with a young American friend. But when the boy went crazy on drugs and drove him out,…

Pope Receives Bhagavad-gita As It Is — Every Town and Village

Pope Receives Bhagavad-gita As It Is — Every Town and Village

His Holiness Pope John Paul II received a copy of Bhagavad-gita AS IT IS, the scripture that sets forth the basic philosophy of the Krsna consciousness movement. …

Prabhupada’s Palace — “A Beautiful Setting for a Diamond”

Prabhupada’s Palace — “A Beautiful Setting for a Diamond”

As we began to work on Prabhupada's home, it began to take on the shape of a palace. This was not the original conception—the original idea was rather modest.…

Seeing Technology in a Spiritual Light

Seeing Technology in a Spiritual Light

you can use the car for reaching people with the message of Krsna consciousness. You can use everything for Krsna. That is what we teach. If there is a…

Prabhupada’s Palace—”It Looks Like Heaven”

Prabhupada’s Palace—”It Looks Like Heaven”

We didn't have, any kind of professionally drawn architectural plan. It's not a matter of what inspired the Palace. It's a matter of who inspired the Palace. That was His…

The Self Outside The Boundaries of Time

The Self Outside The Boundaries of Time

The pure consciousness, the soul, does not need to have a material body. For instance, when you are dreaming, you forget your present body, but still you remain conscious.…

Back To Godhead November 1979 PDF Download

Back To Godhead November 1979 PDF Download

The Sankirtaneros of Mexico

The Sankirtaneros of Mexico

Before I came to Krishna consciousness my life was completely impure. I was confused and indecisive about spiritual life and couldn't help myself. But after I read that book, I…

Today’s Scientists: Making Life or Taking Life

Today’s Scientists: Making Life or Taking Life

How have they created anything? They take the sand and mix it with some chemicals and make glass. They have not created the sand or the chemicals, they have taken…

The Sexual Revolution of the 60’s and 70’s — Notes from the Editor

Once we become spiritually fulfilled, we'll be finished with sexual problems. In the latter part of our lives, if not much earlier, we'll abstain to concentrate on self-realization and the…

Nuclear Near-Disaster — The Vedic Observer

That nuclear reactor on Three Mile Island is acting up. It's been leaking radioactive steam since early Wednesday morning—the largest leak in history. And now they just found a gas…

The Night-and-day Dream — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

The Night-and-day Dream — Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out

Last night you had some dream, but now it has no value. It is gone. And again, tonight when you sleep, you'll forget all these things and dream. You won't…

“Just HEAR Me” — Srila Prabhupada

“Just HEAR Me” — Srila Prabhupada

So the first thing is that one should be searching after a spiritual master, just as when you search after some school, you must have at least some preliminary knowledge…

Reality, Life, and Quantum Mechanics

Reality, Life, and Quantum Mechanics

The idea that life can be reduced to chemistry and physics has become very prominent in the life sciences. According to this idea, all living organisms, including human beings, are…

Back To Godhead May 1979 PDF Download

Back To Godhead May 1979 PDF Download

Ordinarily, no one can hold any sway whatever over Lord Krsna , the Supreme Personality of Godhead, the controller of the entire cosmic manifestation. But a great devotee like Mother…

85.5 Million Prabhupada Books in Print (1979)

85.5 Million Prabhupada Books in Print (1979)

Last year the printing total surpassed the previous year's total by thirty percent, and BBT books appeared for the first time in Danish, Greek, and Kannada (a South Indian dialect).…

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