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The Education to End All Miseries

The Education to End All Miseries

Human education must not merely instruct us how to prepare for a job or how to speculate upon the imperfect views of great thinkers. Rather, it must enable us to…

Hare Krishna Devotees chanting on Fifth Avenue New York City

Hare Krishna Devotees chanting on Fifth Avenue New York City

Devotees chanting Hare Krishna in front of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street.…

ISKCON News — Festivals of Krishna Consciousness

ISKCON News — Festivals of Krishna Consciousness

THE DEVOTEES of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness are preparing for a number of important upcoming festivals that are celebrated every year. These festivals are great transcendental opportunities because…

Back to Godhead, 1974, February PDF Download

Back to Godhead, 1974, February PDF Download

This issue of Back to Godhead magazine features the devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness at the Society's temple in Los Angeles, California.…

Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers

Perfect Questions, Perfect Answers

Conversations about spiritual life between Bob Cohen, a young Peace Corps worker in India, and His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Recorded at the ISKCON International Center at Lord…

Back to Godhead, 1974, March PDF Download

Back to Godhead, 1974, March PDF Download

Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu, a scripturally predicted incarnation of Lord Krishna who appeared 500 years ago in India. showed by His personal example how to develop love for Krishna by chanting…

Krishna’s Supreme Glory

Krishna’s Supreme Glory

Although the greatest person, He likes to enjoy a little sport, some friends, a bit of affection. Krishna is not different from us in this respect; He is the Supreme…

Meditation in the age of quarrel

Meditation in the age of quarrel

Most forms of meditation are virtually impossible to perform in the modern world, and therefore one should learn to meditate by the simple method of chanting and hearing the Hare…

Holy Men & Hypocrites

Holy Men & Hypocrites

To avoid confusion, one must use careful intelligence to discriminate between the saints and the swindlers, the incarnations and the imposters, the holy men and the hypocrites.…

Breaking Through the Clouds

Breaking Through the Clouds

Distributing Back to Godhead, I could see many people around me in the position I used to be in--depressed, despite having made all arrangements for pleasure through music and drugs--and…

The Narada-bhakti-sutra

The Narada-bhakti-sutra

The Narada-bhakti-sutra is a treatise on the fundamentals of bhakti, or devotional service to the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, composed by Narada Muni, one of Lord Krishna's greatest eternal…

Avoiding Wrong Turns on the Path of Knowledge

Avoiding Wrong Turns on the Path of Knowledge

Long before the creation, personified Vedic knowledge existed. Great saintly persons accept these descriptions and the Vedic literature is still going strong all over the world. So where is the…

The Arrival of a Pure Devotee

The Arrival of a Pure Devotee

At JFK International Airport, as more than one hundred disciples royally greeted him and curious reporters thronged around him, Srila Prabhupada explained, in clear language and with fixed conviction, the…

The Flow of Attraction to Krishna

The Flow of Attraction to Krishna

The bodily effulgence of Krishna generates millions of universes. In this solar system the sun produces many planets, and due to sunshine the planets are warm and the seasons change.…

“To Me” Means to Krishna

“To Me” Means to Krishna

Krishna says: "Always think of Me and at the same time carry out your duty with your activities dedicated to Me and your mind and intelligence fixed upon Me."…

Living in the Material World — Running Out of Gas

There is enough energy--but we do not know where to get it or what nature's laws for its distribution are. And by wastefully exploiting whatever sources of energy we have…

The Tiny World of Modern Science

The Tiny World of Modern Science

Everyone knows that because the roots of trees store the sun's energy, it is possible to get fire from a tree. These scientists are tiny creatures, but they are very…

ISKCON News October 1973

ISKCON News October 1973

THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR KRISHNA CONSCIOUSNESS has recently opened centers in Birmingham, Alabama; Capetown, South Africa; Caracas, Venezuela; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Ottawa, Canada; Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico; Santo Domingo, Dominican…

Invocation

Invocation

This is the great chanting for peace. It means: "O my Lord, O energy of the Lord, please engage me in Your service." This is the one true universal and…

The Glories of Sanatana Gosvami

The Glories of Sanatana Gosvami

Five hundred years ago, Sanatana Gosvami was a central figure in the government of Bengal, but by leaving his governmental responsibilities to surrender to Lord Caitanya, he fulfilled a far…