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KRISHNA — The Lifter of Govardhana Hill

KRISHNA — The Lifter of Govardhana Hill

The inhabitants of Vrindavan were simply astonished to see Krishna holding up Govardhana Hill with the little finger of His left hand.…

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…

Farming With Krishna in Mind

Farming With Krishna in Mind

“Human prosperity flourishes by natural gifts, and not by gigantic industrial enterprises, “says His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who has founded many Krishna-conscious farming communities all over the…

Every Town and Village: New Era For ISKCON in India

Every Town and Village: New Era For ISKCON in India

When Bhakti Vikash Maha-yogi Maharaja saw the vigorous missionary work of the ISKCON devotees, he knew that they and their spiritual master Srila Prabhupada are bona fide followers of Srila…

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Christianity and Cow Killing

Srila Prabhupada Speaks Out On Christianity and Cow Killing

Jesus Christ said, "Thou shall not kill." So why is it that the Christian people are engaged in animal killing? The Bible does not simply say, "Do not kill the…

Discovering the Transcendental Taste

Discovering the Transcendental Taste

From cow's milk, says Srila Prabhupada, you get butter and so many other things, and you can add fruit, vegetables, and grains to make hundreds and thousands of preparations--that is…

Great Spiritual Masters Throughout History: Madhavendra Puri

Great Spiritual Masters Throughout History: Madhavendra Puri

Before Madhavendra Puri, most Indians worshiped Lord Krishna in a ritualistic fashion, according to strict rules and regulations. Such formal worship is necessary for those who have not awakened their…

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…

Chant and be Happy… At ISKCON’s Farm Communities

Chant and be Happy… At ISKCON’s Farm Communities

None of us had ever designed a building or worked with marble or anything like that. But we chanted Hare Krishna, and gradually Krishna revealed these skills.…

Back To Godhead November 1977 PDF Download

Back To Godhead November 1977 PDF Download

In this issue of BTG we feature two of ISKCON's farm communities: New Vrindavan near Wheeling, West Virginia and Gita-nagari near Port Royal, Pennsylvania.…

Krsna Celebrations Draw Thousands

Krsna Celebrations Draw Thousands

Recently, Western and Indian devotees came together at ISKCON centers worldwide to celebrate the day, some fifty centuries ago, when Lord Krsna made His appearance on earth.…

The Weather Emergency – Why and What to Do?

The Weather Emergency – Why and What to Do?

In the middle of one of the worst droughts ever, our scientists are resorting to "cloud seeding"-—but they can't find any clouds to seed… Could it be that amid all…

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…

An Open Letter: One Christian’s Comment: “ISKCON Is of God.”

There are many false cults that pretend to be "of God," but I assure you ISKCON is not one of them. I strongly believe this, because Jesus said: "A good…

Every Town and Village: ISKCON Goes on the Air in Memphis

Every Town and Village: ISKCON Goes on the Air in Memphis

Every Tuesday night in Memphis, Tennessee, the transcendental sounds of a two-and-a-half-hour Hare Krishna radio show fill the Southern airwaves, courtesy of station WEVL, 90.3-FM.…

The Mantra for Everyone

The Mantra for Everyone

"In the age of Kali (Quarrel and Hypocrisy) the chanting of the holy name is the best means of God-realization. There is no other alternative, no other alternative, no other…

Compassion Means Spreading Krsna Consciousness

Compassion Means Spreading Krsna Consciousness

Seemingly devout Hindus say, "Why are you teaching of Krishna in America? To follow the Vedas you have to be born in India." Is Krishna's message, then, just for a…

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.…

Chant and be happy… In St. Louis

Chant and be happy… In St. Louis

The scriptures and the saints and spiritual masters through the ages all say that chanting the Lord's holy names is the best way to make spiritual advancement in this difficult…

Back To Godhead September 1977 PDF Download

Back To Godhead September 1977 PDF Download

in Vrindavan, the land of Lord Krishna, the gopis [cowherd girls] are concerned that He might hurt His lotus feet on the forest trail, and they're feeling such intense separation…

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